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Agent says Cole Hamels won't sign for Jered Weaver money

Cole Hamels and the Phillies avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $15 million one-year deal yesterday and afterward his agent made it clear that the 28-year-old left-hander won't be signing a Jered Weaver -like extension with free agency waiting next offseason.

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@ Wed, Jan 18th, 2012 5:00 pm

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Phillies GM Ruben Amaro: "I think Cole Hamels is going to be in our uniform, frankly"

Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reported last week that the Padres, Cardinals, Rangers, and Red Sox have all engaged in serious trade discussions for Phillies ace Cole Hamels , but obviously nothing has come together yet and Ruben Amaro Jr. doesn't seem inclined to lower the current asking price. "I think Cole Hamels is going to be in our uniform, frankly," the Phillies' GM told Jake Kaplan of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday .

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Rangers had "in-depth" trade talks about Cole Hamels before the Yovani Gallardo deal

The Rangers officially acquired right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Brewers this afternoon in exchange for infielder Luis Sardinas and right-handers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan, but they looked into a more high-profile addition before deciding on the trade. FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Rangers and Phillies had "in-depth trade talks" about left-hander Cole Hamels .

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@ Tue, Jan 20th, 2015 5:00 am

Now with Max Scherzer, Nationals' rotation could be historically elite

... threat to the title for best rotation occurred in 2011 with the Phillies (Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee , Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels ), but their aggregate 2.86 ERA ranks 10th. Adjusted for park factors and league strength, however, they do move up a few ...

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@ Mon, Jan 19th, 2015 5:00 am

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Cole Hamels and Philadelphia: Perfect Together

Cole Hamels will make $15 million this season for throwing a baseball. If he makes 30 starts, that's a half-million per start.

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@ Wed, Jan 18th, 2012 5:00 pm

Philadelphia Phillies: Why Does Roy Oswalt All of a Sudden Seem an Afterthought?

... through a so-so 2011? Or the one you hope will round out your rotation for the rest of your buoyant future (Cole Hamels)? Is it the one with a creaky back who's only going to get worse? Or the one brought in to fortify the core of your lineup for ...

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Phillies: Inside the Cole Hamels Deal

PHILADELPHIA - Phillies' LHP Cole Hamels avoided arbitration yesterday by agreeing to a one-year deal worth $15 million .

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@ Wed, Jan 18th, 2012 5:00 pm

Hamels Numbers Warrant Big Contract

"Yes, that will be $1 million for each 'You know' I use during a post-game news conference this season." One thing we know for certain: The Phillies will have Cole Hamels in their rotation to start the 2012 season, and he'll be paid pretty well for the work he does.

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@ Wed, Jan 18th, 2012 5:00 pm

Philadelphia Phillies: Does Cole Hamels' 1-Year Deal Mean It's Time to Panic?

The Philadelphia Phillies signed former World Series MVP Cole Hamels to a one-year, $15 million deal avoiding arbitration.

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@ Wed, Jan 18th, 2012 5:00 pm