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Cliff Lee, Jamie Moyer and 5 Successful Pitching Approach Changes

... up through the minors, with some flaws. When Worley got to Philadelphia, he buddied up with Phillies third ace Cole Hamels, where he learned a cutter, a pitch that has been the backbone of Hamels' success thus far. Worley mastered the pitch, and in ...

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@ Fri, Mar 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

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MLB Offseason Report Card Grades 1 Month from Spring Training

There is still at least one big chip to fall this offseason in free agent James Shields, but after the signings of Max Scherzer, Colby Rasmus and Nori Aoki over the past few days, the remainder of the offseason is expected to be fairly quiet. Now that could obviously change if the Philadelphia Phillies pull the trigger on trading Cole Hamels or the Washington Nationals decide to move one of their starters following the Scherzer signing.

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MLB Rumors: Latest Trade Talk on Nationals Pitchers, Craig Kimbrel and More

... be smart to bet against Desmond's departure. Boston has long been the most likely destination for Phillies ace Cole Hamels. The Red Sox have a sizable need in the rotation, a solid farm system and are in the midst of a win-now push. Their ability to ...

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

MLB Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Buzz on Cole Hamels and Dan Haren

With most of the big names in free agency signed, sealed and delivered, teams in need of pitching or hitting have now turned to the trade market to improve their squad. Two of the big names making the rounds right now are Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels and a rather unhappy Dan Haren , who seems unlikely to ever pitch for the Miami Marlins.

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@ Sun, Jan 11th, 2015 5:00 pm

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The Phillies Zone: Manuel 'in no hurry' to play Utley

... start Polanco on Monday against New York. Polanco is also targeted for extra rest this spring. Saturday: Cole Hamels vs. Ivan Nova in Clearwater, 1:05 p.m. (CSN) Sunday: Roy Halladay vs. Freddy Garcia in Tampa, 1:05 p.m. (MLBN) Monday: Joe Blanton ...

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@ Fri, Mar 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Service time catching up with Chooch, too

... yet to be picked up. Beerleaguer: There've been a couple of stories this week on what it would take to retain Cole Hamels and Shane Victorino. Chooch is another guy who's inching toward the end of his deal. It's highly unlikely, but possible (and ...

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@ Fri, Mar 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Fan Fare: Grab a Bite at the Ballpark

As Cole Hamels , Ryan Howard and Jimmy Rollins take the field to open the Grape Fruit League schedule against the Yankees, fans will surely be snacking in the stands throughout Spring Training.

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@ Fri, Mar 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Shane Victorino Aiming for Five-Year Deal

Much of the pending free agent talk regarding the Philadelphia Phillies has surrounded starting pitcher Cole Hamels .A While Hamels is a significant player, the Phillies have another that could potentially hit the open market next winter; center fielder Shane Victorino .A The Flyin' Hawaiian made it clear this week that he'd like to remain in ... (more)

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@ Fri, Mar 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

MLB Spring Training 2012 Schedule: What to Watch for on Opening Weekend

... be among the favorites in the National League, thanks to the continued presence of Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels atop their rotation. Not to be outdone, the Atlanta Braves and the Detroit Tigers will give their fans a glimpse at a ...

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