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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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Cole Hamels Trade Suitors with Chips to Pull off Huge Winter Trade

Cole Hamels is the definition of an ace, having made at least 30 starts in seven consecutive seasons while eclipsing 200 innings all but once during that time frame. During his nine-year career with the Phillies , the left-hander has pitched to a 3.27 ERA , 8.53 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.26 walks per nine innings in 1,801.1 innings, good for a 34.4 Hamels, who turns 31 in December, will make $96 million over the final four years of his contract .

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@ Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 5:00 pm

Projecting the Domino Effect If MLB's Biggest Hot Stove Rumors Come True

... too long" - for their decision to become clear. The Cubs strike a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies for Cole Hamels, agreeing to pick up all the money left on his deal in exchange for not surrendering Javier Baez, Kris Bryant or Addison Russell in ...

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@ Thu, Nov 20th, 2014 5:00 am

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Justin Upton, Cole Hamels and More

... make the trades necessary to go into full rebuild mode? One name out on the market during the offseason has been Cole Hamels. Not much has come out about the starter recently, but Nick The Boston Red Sox have been an up-and-down team over the last ...

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@ Tue, Nov 18th, 2014 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