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Picks of the Pen: The Immortal Zim Bear

... save statisticA and offers a few ideas on how relief pitchers can be better evaluated. Joe Soriano wrote aboutA Cole Hamels' contractA negotiatio ns A or lack thereof and the implications of Hamels wanting a $100 million contract because that's the ...

via Call to the Pen
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 pm

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How the Landscape of the NL East Has Changed This Offseason

... L Cox, USA TODAY Sports Jeremy Hellickson figures to bolster a Phillies rotation that will be hurt without Cole Hamels for a full season. Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY Sports Ken Giles: Relief Pitcher traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the same ...

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@ Sun, Jan 24th, 2016 5:00 am

Philadelphia Phillies will not extend GM Ruben Amaro Jr.'s contract

... moves (though they surely received the blessing of the incoming MacPhail) were to trade former franchise icons Cole Hamels and Chase Utley for prospects. A new era is definitely on the way in Philadelphia, and for suffering fans it's not a moment ...

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@ Fri, Sep 11th, 2015 12:00 am

Are Philadelphia Phillies bluffing about Chase Utley situation?

... with what was being offered, this could be a way of trying to get one of the suitors to up the ante. Utley isn't Cole Hamels , however, and is not going to bring back a package bursting with top-rated prospects. He could still possibly net the ...

via Call to the Pen
@ Wed, Aug 19th, 2015 12:00 am

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Infante leads Marlins over Phillies 6-2

Sanchez allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings, outpitching two-time All-Star Cole Hamels .

via HeraldNet
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 pm

Lidge says he's still a Phillies fan

... won five consecutive seasons, is more open this year. "I still think at end of the year Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Vance Worley, [Kyle] Kendrick, [Joe] Blanton, whoever else they have out there, they are going to win a lot of games," ...

@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am

Omar Infante Homers TwiceSeriously, He Hit Two Home Runs

... the pitching staff lying to wait, ready to deliver a knockout blow to the upstart team with the crazy manager.A Cole Hamels looked dominant at times, as evidenced by his nine strikeouts.A He also looked like he was struggling, as evidenced by the ...

via That Balls Outta Here
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am

The Face of a Rivalry

... what makes and breaks it. The players don't really care about rivalries, because most of those guys are friends. Cole Hamels doesn't have any problem with Logan Morrison, and Josh Johnson doesn't lay awake at night thinking about how he is going to ...

via NBC Philadelphia
@ Wed, Apr 11th, 2012 5:00 am