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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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Philadelphia Phillies: Roman Quinn wants to stick

... well, unless his bat doesn't come around. Outfielder Nick Williams , who was part of the package obtained in the Cole Hamels ' trade with the Texas Rangers last season, played in Triple-A this year. He performed decently at the plate, but wasn't ...

via Call to the Pen
@ Sat, Sep 17th, 2016 5:00 am

Texas Rangers: Carlos Gomez Homers in First At-Bat

... a three-run homer. The crowd erupted as Gomez rounded the bases and put Texas up 3-0. With Cy Young candidate Cole Hamels on the mound, that was all the Rangers would need as they went on to route Cleveland 9-0. Gomez posted a .210/.272/.322 slash ...

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@ Sat, Aug 27th, 2016 5:00 am

Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow is Mad at the System

... Sports. Nightengale details the Houston Astros recent string of bad luck when it comes to no-trade clauses, from Cole Hamels turning down a move to Houston in favor of in-state and divisional rival Texas, to Jonathan Lucroy vetoing a deal to the ...

via Call to the Pen
@ Sat, Aug 20th, 2016 5:00 pm

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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