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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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Red Sox have already shot down a couple of Cole Hamels trade proposals from the Phillies

In his Sunday column for the Boston Globe, Nick Cafardo writes that we should expect the Red Sox and the Phillies to reopen trade talks involving starter Cole Hamels even after the Sox have already turned down a couple of trade proposals from the Phillies. The Phillies are officially buying into the idea of a rebuild and Hamels represents an efficient way for them to restock their minor league system quickly.

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@ Mon, Nov 17th, 2014 5:00 am

Rival executive says the Phillies are "trying to blow the whole thing up"

... what we have to do for the longterm viability and sustainability of our club, that's what we'll try to do. Cole Hamels (with four years and $96 million remaining on his contract) is the Phillies' best trade chip and would get their rebuilding effort ...

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@ Tue, Nov 11th, 2014 5:00 am

Cole Hamels updating his 20-team no-trade list

Phillies starter Cole Hamels could be traded this winter, but the lefty's contract includes a 20-team no-trade list. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that Hamels is updating the list, due on November 1. Currently, the teams to which Hamels can be traded are the Dodgers, Angels, Padres, Cardinals, Nationals, Braves, Yankees, Red Sox, and Rangers.

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@ Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 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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@ Wed, Jan 18th, 2012 5:00 pm

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