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Shane Victorino: ‘I’ll Take Cole Hamels (On Red Sox) In A Heartbeat’

This embed is invalid" /> Shane Victorino has offered his sales pitch. Victorino, who played parts of seven seasons with Cole Hamels in Philadelphia, is among those who would love to see the left-hander land with the Boston Red Sox this offseason. “I’ll take Cole Hamels in a heartbeat as one of our starters,” Victorino recently told’s...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels wants to go to a team that wants to win

  Cole Hamels hasn’t done much winning in recent years, and he wants that to change soon. It’s becoming more and more evident that change isn’t going to come with the Philadelphia Phillies, which is a big reason why the left-handed pitcher has been the subject of trade rumors for a long time. Wherever Hamels is on Opening Day, one thing is clear: he wants to be in...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Astros Potential Hamels Trade Partner?

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Houston Astros have joined the ranks of teams that are interested in Cole Hamels. Cafardo calls the Astros a “dark horse” trade partner candidate alongside other presumed potential trade partners in the Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, and Rangers. Cafardo also lists the Giants as a possible destination for Hamels. Analysis: The...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Ace Cole Hamels Speaks: Prefers Trade To West Coast, Midwest

View image | This offseason has been filled with trade chatter about Phillies ace pitcher Cole Hamels. Hamels has been linked at one point or another to the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, and the Houston Astros. Hamels himself has really...
Via Philliedelphia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Storyline: Connecting Phillies’ Dots

The dizzy pace of the Winter Meetings are in the rearview mirror for the Philadelphia Phillies, and Cole Hamels is still on the 25-man roster. Now, Ruben Amaro Jr. is home with more possibilities to tweak and/or consider. There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week. This review is an additional and updated posting. Please, scroll down for this edition of Genuine...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox expected to pursue Cole Hamels

With Jon Lester having signed with the Chicago Cubs, the Boston Red Sox are now in serious need of a No. 1 or No. 2 starting pitcher. If Boston can find a way to replace Lester with Cole Hamels, fans might not know the difference. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Red Sox...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Reportedly Have Not Discussed Cole Hamels At Winter Meetings...Yet

The Phillies and 29 other teams are converged to San Diego, California for this year's Winter Meetings. With the rebuilding Phillies expected to make a number of deals this offseason, this seems like prime trading time. However, discussions about their most tradeable asset do not appear to be taking place....
Via Philliedelphia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Relative Trade Value of Samardzija and Hamels

A fiery topic of contention this offseason has been how much trade value Cole Hamels actually has. The Phillies reportedly think he’s worth a bundle of a team’s best young talents, while many of us around here happen to think he’s worth quite a bit less than that, due to the fact that his contract […]
Via Fangraphs
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies rumors: Cole Hamels edition

Pitching for the lowly Phillies in 2014, Hamels had only 9 wins despite a 2.46 ERA With a team that acknowledged it won’t be competitive until 2017, a premier pitcher in his prime in 2015 does not do much good. Cole Hamels is 31 and by the time the Phillies hope to be competitive again, not are guaranteed to be, he will be at least 33, if not older. In short, Hamels value to the...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Storyline Update: Phillies’ Trade Destinations

During the Winter Meetings that begin on December 7 in Cole Hamels‘ hometown, the brain trust of the Philadelphia Phillies will explore roster-improving avenues at an insane pace. Then, Ruben Amaro Jr. will return to Philly with some possibilities to revamp his squad for 2015 and beyond. There will be a published Storyline and/or Red Alert each week. This review is an additional...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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