Just when it seemed like Texas left-hander Cole Hamels was starting to struggle Friday night he flipped a switch. After that it was all over for the Baltimore Orioles. Hamels had his best performance since being acquired from Philadelphia last month as the Rangers opened a key series with a 4-1 victory. The win moved the Rangers four back of Houston in the American League West and...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Cole Hamels delivered his best performance yet for the Texas Rangers, striking out 10 in eight innings Friday night during a 4-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Star outfielder Adam Jones started for the Orioles, a day after he ran into a wall and was forced to leave, but Baltimore lost for the eighth time in nine games. Hamels (2-1) gave up one run and two...
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On July 31, the Texas Rangers sat 50-52, seven games back in the American League West. Their month featured a five-game losing streak and two three-gamers. It seemed the Rangers, who had hung around the fringes of playoff contention for most of the three months of the season, were running out of gas, done in by a patchwork rotation. When Cole Hamels was added at the deadline, it...
Cole Hamels has begun to pitch well for the surging Rangers Behind the Toronto Blue Jays or New York Yankees, who are in a very heated race for the AL East crown, there is a very cluttered race for who will take the 2nd wildcard. The 2nd wildcard is currently occupied by the Texas Rangers, who hold a 1.5 game lead over both the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels, a 2...
Cole Hamels was officially traded to the Texas Rangers Wednesday. Here's what the Hamels trade means to the Philadelphia Phillies, Rangers and the fans. The post What Is The True Price Of Rebuilding? Evaluating Cole Hamels To Texas appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
The Philadelphia Phillies traded pitcher Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, but they may have been forced to turn down a team that was offering a better package. That team is the one that is currently eight games ahead of the Rangers in the AL West division, but Hamels blocked the trade....Read More
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 land Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels. The Rangers are currently...
Phillies southpaw Cole Hamels fired the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years on Saturday, and the reactionary effect is already in full throttle. Barely 12 hours after watching their beloved Cubbies get incapacitated by the Philadelphia ace, Chicago fans posted the following ultimatum across the street from Wrigley Field. The message across...Read More
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