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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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An Early Look at New York Yankees' Top 10 Offseason Targets

... in 2015. With a weak crop of free agents available, the Yankees might want to explore a trade for left-hander Cole Hamels. The Philadelphia Phillies need to trade their assets. They're in a worse boat than the Yankees, and bringing back prospects to ...

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@ Sat, Sep 6th, 2014 5:00 pm

An Early Look at the Boston Red Sox's Top 10 Offseason Targets

... Boston Globe 's Nick Cafardo wrote the following about the Philadelphia Phillies ' possible interest in sending Cole Hamels (8-6, 2.50 ERA, 1.15 WHIP) to the Red Sox: Don't think in 30 years of covering baseball I've ever seen a team (the Phillies) ...

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@ Thu, Sep 4th, 2014 5:00 pm

Boston Red Sox: an Early Free-Agency and Offseason Primer

... available. (subscription required) are among the number of writers who expect the Philadelphia Phillies ' Cole Hamels to be a prime target for Boston in the offseason. Rather than dealing for a top starter, the Red Sox could elect to pursue one via ...

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@ Thu, Aug 28th, 2014 5:00 am

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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 ...

via MSNBC
@ 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