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MLB Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Must Lock Up Cole Hamels Long-Term

The Philadelphia Phillies need to make sure they do the right thing and lock up elite left-handed starting pitcher Cole Hamels long-term before he hits the open market this offseason.

via BleacherReport
@ Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012 5:00 pm

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Pete Mackanin, Phillies Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

... poor season didn't come as a surprise. Philadelphia is a team in transition as it works to move into a new era. Cole Hamels and Chase Utley were among the veterans traded as part of the retooling process. Keeping Mackanin, a baseball lifer who's ...

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@ Wed, Sep 23rd, 2015 12:00 am

5 Biggest Takeaways from Week 23's MLB Action

... best work as a general manager may have been his most recent. Over the past few months, the Phillies turned Cole Hamels and Chase Utley into three top-100 prospects (Jake Thompson, Nick Williams, Jorge Alfaro) and the eighth-best second base ...

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@ Sat, Sep 12th, 2015 12:00 pm

Phillies' Long Overdue Ruben Amaro Jr. Firing Opens Door for New Era

... unspectacular prospects from the Los Angeles Dodgers . The same holds for Papelbon and, to a much lesser extent, Cole Hamels, both of whom Amaro shipped out this summer, but whose names popped up in frequent rumors last year as well. One of the ...

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

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Wolever promoted to assistant general manager

... with this promotion." Wolever oversaw the drafts that brought Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and pitchers Cole Hamels, Kyle Kendrick, Vance Worley and Mike Stutes to the team. Those drafts also supplied the players who would go on to be used in ...

@ Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012 5:09 pm

Wolever promoted to assistant GM, amateur scouting

... McNesby, making this 370-page compendium a must-own for all fans. , who oversaw the drafts of Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels and others, has moved up the front office chain to become Assistant General Manager, Amateur Scouting. Wolever served as the ...

via Beerleaguer
@ Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012 5:00 pm

2012 Phillies Player Preview: Shane Victorino

... the past few seasons, it's fair to label the high-energy Victorino as injury prone at this point. As much as Cole Hamels's impending free agency looms over spring training and the season, should an extension not be negotiated, the Victorino contract ...

via The Good Phight
@ Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Phast Phive: How About that Brian Schneider?

... electric feel of chewing tobacco and early-onset mouth cancer. Of course, the big story in Phillies camp is the Cole Hamels extension, which was amply covered by theA New York Times A (please try to ignore their liberal bias) and byA Ken Rosenthal A ...

via That Balls Outta Here
@ Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Halladay legend grows on and off mound

... I think any player would want that. With Halladay anchoring a staff that features two other aces - Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels - the Phillies are strong favourites to win their sixth straight NL East title. Winning another World Series is all that ...

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@ Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012 5:00 pm