Cole Hamels spent the first nine-plus seasons of his major league career with the Philadelphia Phillies, so when the southpaw was traded to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, he decided to show his appreciation for Philadelphia fans on his way out of town. Show More Summary
Cole Hamels understood not getting to finish the eighth inning of his debut with the Texas Rangers.
Big trades involving David Price, Yoenis Cespedes and Cole Hamels were among the most noteworthy moves made prior to Friday's trade deadline, but it's not too late for teams to improve themselves or divest themselves of big names with the hope of getting better in the future. It's just a more complicated process. Show More Summary
Mets land slugger Yoenis Cespedes. Pirates acquire starter J.A. Happ from Mariners.
With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond.
The San Francisco Giants didn't land Cole Hamels, David Price or any of the 2015 trade season's other top pitching targets. But they did reel in Mike Leake. And while that might not grab as many headlines, it does make a lot of sense...Show More Summary
According to ESPN.com, the Philadelphia Phillies have dealt Cole Hamels, who will undoubtedly go down as one of their greatest pitchers in franchise history. The Texas Rangers now add a proven ace to their rotation but had to give up...Show More Summary
Hamels would become the first pitcher in major league history traded during a season immediately after throwing a no-hitter.
So, um, what happened last night? In case you missed it, a whirlwind of trades have taken place within the last 24 hours. Cole Hamels will be a Ranger. Alex Wood and Mat Latos will be Dodgers. Carlos Gomez was going to be a Met, until he wasn't. Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies traded Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers, taking one more pitcher off the block as we get closer to Friday’s trade deadline. Here are five pitchers still available, but not all can or will make an impact for a contending team.Read full article >>
The MLB's July 31 trade deadline is rapidly approaching, and already we've seen a flurry of action on the trade market around the league. Among the names that have already been on the move include Cole Hamels, Johnny Cueto, Troy Tulowitzki,...Show More Summary
Not that it took Philadelphia forever to deal Cole Hamels, but if you check the timeline, I’m pretty sure the Phillies’ agonizingly protracted trade talks date back well before the arrival of the Liberty Bell in Philly. That said, good for them. Show More Summary
No offense to the Texas Rangers, but this is disappointing.We should be clear about this: Any trade for lefty Cole Hamels, the former World Series MVP of the Phillies and the only marketable commodity from baseball’s salad days in that city, had to be about more than this season. Show More Summary
Philadelphia, which sent Jonathan Papelbon to Washington on Tuesday, will acquire five prospects and the left-hander Matt Harrison, according to an official with knowledge of the talks.
After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending.
The Texas Rangers have acquired starting pitcher Cole Hamels in a multi-player trade with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to multiple media reports on Wednesday.
The Texas Rangers are closing in on a trade for left-handed starter Cole Hamels from the Philadelphia Phillies, per T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, and Jayson Stark of ESPN. Pitchers Jerad Eickoff, Alec Asher and...Show More Summary
The Phillies, with the worst record in baseball, are in full rebuilding mode and in need of farm-system replenishment. Cole Hamels helped out with that process by increasing his already considerable trade value with a no-hitter in last start.Read full article >>
The Los Angeles Dodgers have been on the prowl for a big-name starting pitcher ahead of the trade deadline, and word is they've acquired one not named Cole Hamels or David Price. But that's not a reason to be disappointed. The Dodgers haven't landed a big fish, but they've landed a pretty good fish. Literally, in this case. Show More Summary
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 Jerad Eickhoff,...Show More Summary