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Rehab gives Howard more time to swing

... So, that's a big "If" for the player Manuel calls the Big Piece. Like Jayson Werth in 2010, cornerstone players Cole Hamels and Shane Victorino are entering a season with free agency on the horizon. Manuel said he expects Hamels to "come up big" ...

@ Fri, Jan 27th, 2012 5:00 am

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Aaron Nola pitches well but regrets one mistake

... pitches in the first two innings. But, in the third, he was erratic. Nola was the first Phillies starter since Cole Hamels on July 19, 2014, to strike out nine or more batters without allowing a walk. . . . The Phillies fell to 3-10 in home openers ...

@ Tue, Apr 12th, 2016 5:00 pm

A look at the Phillies' minor-league teams

... them in Phillies uniforms before the 2016 season is over. Williams, a 22-year-old outfielder acquired in the Cole Hamels trade, could see time at all three outfield spots. The catcher Knapp, 24, impressed Phillies officials with his polished swing ...

@ Thu, Apr 7th, 2016 5:00 am

Brooky: Rupp has chance to secure catcher's spot

... Valley as Baseball America's 96th-ranked prospect. Jorge Alfaro, who joined the organization as part of the Cole Hamels trade last season, was No. 67 on that list at the start of last season. He will open the year at Reading. "Prospects are ...

@ Wed, Apr 6th, 2016 5:00 am

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Phillies Files: Pence, Phils agree to one-year deal

... The Phillies have now come to terms with all four previously salary arbitration eligible players (Kyle Kendrick, Cole Hamels, Pence and the now-traded Wilson Valdez). Amaro had said at Tuesday's Winter Banquet in Wyomissing he was hopeful the two ...

via The Morning Call
@ Fri, Jan 27th, 2012 5:15 pm

ADP Talk: Late January, Pitchers

... The Phillies currently have three of the top-8 guys according to ADP: Roy Halladay (14.8), Cliff Lee (20.3) and Cole Hamels (31.6). Zack Greinke at 51.1 is solid - he pitched much better last year than some of his numbers show. Still, it's ...

@ Fri, Jan 27th, 2012 5:00 pm

Best Phillies Games of 2011: The Dom Brown Timeline of Futility

... to get it on this list. One thing -- or two, actually -- elevated it from "great" to "best." Let me back up. Cole Hamels was trying to get to nine wins, a mark only two other pitchers had reached thus far. The poor Marlins had lost 10 of 11 games on ...

via The Good Phight
@ Fri, Jan 27th, 2012 5:00 pm