Report: Rangers are front-runners for Cole Hamels

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

As Friday's Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, the rumors are coming fast and furious. One report on Tuesday caught our collective eye, as it appears the Texas Rangers will try to land a big fish this week. Bob Nightengale is reporting that the Rangers are "now the clear-cut favorite" to ...

Dodgers and Phillies still talking about Cole Hamels

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The Los Angeles Dodgers are set on acquiring a front-line starting pitcher before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline and have already picked out their top target. The Dodgers have continued to talk to the Philadelphia Phillies about lefty Cole Hamels and appear intent on landing him. Jon Heyman reports the Dodgers and ...

MLB Rumors: Chicago Cubs to pursue Cole Hamels

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

It's no secret that Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs are fans of Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels. During the 2014 season they claimed Hamels off revocable waivers but couldn't work out a trade with the Phillies. Now reports have surfaced indicating that the Cubs plan to pursue a trade for ...

2014 MLB Trade Deadline Rumor Roundup

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The 2014 MLB trade deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. ET and as we approach it rumors are flying around wildly. With baseball's division races wide open tons of teams are looking to add ammunition for the stretch run. As rumors come fast and furious we'll update you with what the ...

MLB Rumors: Starting pitching market is bare

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Several contenders are looking for starting pitching as Major League Baseball's trade deadline approaches, but according to sources we've talked to and reports around the web, they're not finding it. Teams that appeared willing to deal certain players two months ago are now more inclined to hold on to their top-end ...

MLB Rumors: Phillies telling teams Cole Hamels isn’t available

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies are a team that is most definitely a "seller" as the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. After Monday night's 7-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Phillies are 43-56 and sit 12 games out of first place in the National League East. Despite that, Philadelphia is ...

Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee Now on the Trading Block

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The Philadelphia Phillies made big news on Wednesday by locking up Cole Hamels with a six-year, $144 million contract. While the deal gives both Hamels and the Phillies security long-term, Philadelphia still appears to be in sell-mode. That means fellow starting pitcher Cliff Lee could be on his way out ...

Philadelphia Phillies, Cole Hamels Talking Long-Term Deal

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

For most of the season it was assumed that the Philadelphia Phillies would trade left-hander Cole Hamels at some point, since the three-time All-Star will hit free agency when the year is over. The conventional wisdom was that the Phillies couldn't afford to be competitive for him money-wise because of ...