Thursday, July 30, 2015

Ford: Did Cole Hamels live up to expectations?

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:29 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford looks back on Cole Hamels’ career the day after the Phillies ace was traded to the Texas Rangers. Read more

Cole Hamels deserved more love here

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 11:57 AM
Cole Hamels will leave town as one of the more under-appreciated athletes in Philadelphia sports history. Phillies fans adored Cliff Lee. People fell head over heels for Roy Halladay. I don’t blame you one iota. They were stellar in Philadelphia. But Hamels was the World Series MVP. He had as... Read more

MLB trade deadline tracker

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 1:04 AM
Follow the latest MLB trade news with this stream of tweets from beat writers and insiders. Read more

Whom did the Phillies acquire for Cole Hamels?

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:36 AM
The Phillies cashed in on their biggest bargaining chip on Wednesday night with the agreement to trade ace pitcher Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers. The deal, according to multiple reports, will bring back to Philadelphia six players, including five minor leaguers, three of which Baseball America regards... Read more

Sources: Phillies trade Cole Hamels to Texas Rangers

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 10:26 PM
TORONTO - The Phillies agreed to a trade late Wednesday that would send Cole Hamels, the franchise's best homegrown pitcher since Robin Roberts, to the Texas Rangers, baseball sources confirmed. Five prospects, including three of the Rangers' most touted, and 29-year-old lefthander Matt Harrison are... Read more

Aaron Harang to rejoin Phillies' rotation on Thursday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 1:49 PM
TORONTO --- Aaron Harang, who missed nearly a month because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot, will rejoin the Phillies rotation and start Thursday night's game against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. Cole Hamels was originally scheduled to pitch Thursday but the Phillies wisely pushed... Read more

Phillies project Nick Pivetta as a No. 3 to No. 5 starter

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 9:54 PM
Ruben Amaro Jr. said the Phillies project Nick Pivetta, the pitcher acquired Tuesday from Washington in exchange for Jonathan Papelbon, as a “middle to the bottom of the rotation type of pitcher.” Pivetta, Amaro said, can be as high as a No. 3 starter and as low as a No. 5. “A lot... Read more

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon traded to Nationals for double-A pitcher

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 3:12 PM
TORONTO - Twenty-four Phillies players bided their time in the Rogers Centre visitors clubhouse Tuesday afternoon until it was time to take the field for the 5:20 stretch. All the while, the uniform-filled locker stall for Jonathan Papelbon remained untouched. The veteran closer will no longer need... Read more

Cubs fans are ready to trade for Cole Hamels

Sunday, July 26, 2015, 10:54 AM
Yesterday, fools' cries were silenced as Cole Hamels shut down the Cubs in his first career no-hitter. Prior to that performance, plenty had been whining that Hamels, whose last few starts had been far from stellar, was somehow not worth much via trade. Given that Hamels was - and remains - the Phillies'... Read more

Aaron Nola, Kyle Schwarber face off Sunday in first battle of 2014 draftees

Sunday, July 26, 2015, 10:30 AM
CHICAGO --- Aaron Nola on Tuesday became the fifth 2014 draftee to debut in the major leagues. The list has since grown to six, after Michael Conforto's Friday promotion to the New York Mets. But Sunday afternoon, when Nola makes his first major league road start at Wrigley Field, will signify the... Read more
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