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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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Jake Thompson, Jorge Alfaro and More to Phillies: Trade Details, Scouting Report

Following weeks of speculation, the Philadelphia Phillies agreed to trade Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers in exchange for a package of prospects that includes pitcher Jake Thompson, catcher Jorge Alfaro, right-handed pitcher The Phillies will also reportedly send cash and reliever Jake Diekman to the Rangers in the blockbuster while receiving veteran pitcher Matt Harrison from Texas. - he's owed $13 million in each of the next two seasons before the Phillies are presented with a club option wor

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@ Thu, Jul 30th, 2015 5:00 am

MLB Rumors: Trade Buzz on Cole Hamels, Aroldis Chapman and More

... time to find out how serious they are: The Philadelphia Phillies have told several teams interested in acquiring Cole Hamels that they'd like to get their "best" offers by Wednesday, sources told ESPN.com. The team would then make a decision about ...

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@ Wed, Jul 29th, 2015 5:00 pm

MLB Trade Deadline 2015: Date, Time and Latest Rumors on Top Names

... considers itself one offseason away from contention. This time, things seem different at face value thanks to Cole Hamels. The usual suspects have interest, but few expected the Houston Astros to enter the fray. Fox Sports' Ken Additional ...

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@ Wed, Jul 29th, 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 ...

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@ 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