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Philadelphia Phillies: How Matt Cain's Signing Affects Cole Hamels

The bidding war for the services of LHP Cole Hamels is set to begin, and it isn't going to be pretty.

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@ Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012 5:49 pm

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Rangers Have Shocked the Baseball World in Becoming 2015 Wild-Card Threats

... focused and not let it get away from us." When the Rangers pulled off the blockbuster trade deadline deal for Cole Hamels last month, they finished that day 50-52 and three games out of the second wild-card spot, with four teams ahead of them. For ...

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@ Mon, Aug 24th, 2015 12:00 pm

How Moving MLB Trade Deadline Could Shake Up the League

... get about 11 regular-season starts out of him (what the Tigers got from Price in 2014). A team trading for Cole Hamels in early July might get as many as 17 (what the Brewers got from CC Sabathia when they got him on July 7, 2008). There's nothing ...

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@ Sun, Aug 9th, 2015 5:00 am

10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 18's MLB Action

... now also has old friend Mike Napoli back, the Rangers have the bats to stay where they are. And if new addition Cole Hamels can help settle what's been a volatile pitching staff, the Rangers will have the arms for the job, too. "There is a lot of ...

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@ Sat, Aug 8th, 2015 5:00 pm

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HBT: Giants, Cain agree on $112.5M extension

... least 190 innings in each of his six full seasons. On a related note, the Phillies would no doubt be thrilled if Cole Hamels accepted a five-year, $112.5 million deal. Hamels has better secondary numbers than Cain and has pitched in a ...

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@ Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012 5:19 pm

Mets Season Preview: Who Could Finish Behind the Mets?

... a good chunk of this season, it's just near-impossible to deal with that rotation. Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, and Cole Hamels (pitching in his free-agent walk year) is too much for the rest of this division to take. The Phillies and everyone else in ...

via New York Magazine
@ Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Matt Cain and the Giants agree to $112.5 million extension

... least 190 innings in each of his six full seasons. On a related note, the Phillies would no doubt be thrilled if Cole Hamels accepted a five-year, $112.5 million deal. Hamels has better secondary numbers than Cain and has pitched in a ...

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@ Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Lakewood Blue Claws ready for another season

... players move on to the major leagues in the past 10 years. Marquee names like Ryan Howard a National League MVP, Cole Hamels the 2008 World Series MVP and Carlos Ruiz have all played in Lakewood and now play for the Phillies and have the World ...

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@ Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm

Cullen: Value on MLB win totals for 2012

... baseman Ryan Howard and second baseman Chase Utley , but the Phillies' rotation of Roy Halladay , Cliff Lee , Cole Hamels , Vance Worley and Joe Blanton should be good for 95-plus again this year. The risk is that an injury to Halladay, Lee or ...

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@ Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012 5:00 pm