Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Cole Hamels lived up to lofty expectations; Amaro hasn't

Sunday, August 2, 2015, 12:44 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge cartoon Following a pretty good week, it seems everyone thinks Phillies GM Ruben Amaro might have saved his job by successfully trading problem child Jonathan Papelbon, underwhelming Ben Revere and beloved Cole Hamels. Columnist Mike Sielski points out it was Amaro... Read more

Ben Revere: 'It’s been a fun ride'

Friday, July 31, 2015, 4:17 PM
THE PHILLIES beat the deadline Friday with their third trade in four days: Ben Revere is taking his career to Toronto for two minor league pitching prospects. Revere broke the news himself when he was surrounded at his locker stall at Citizens Bank Park a half hour before yesterday's 4 p.m. nonwaiver... Read more

Phillies trade Ben Revere to Toronto

Friday, July 31, 2015, 3:41 PM
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. was interrupted by his phone’s ringtone on Friday afternoon as he discussed the team’s trade of Cole Hamels to Texas. Amaro had a message. Another trade - the team’s third in four days - was near completion. Ben Revere was being sent to Toronto... Read more

Officially, Cole Hamels is a pitcher for the Texas Rangers

Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:05 PM
The Phillies finally announced their blockbuster trade with the Texas Rangers on Friday afternoon, officially ending Cole Hamels' 13-year tenure with the organization that drafted him 17th overall in 2002. Hamels is expected to arrive in Arlington Friday and will make his Rangers debut there Saturday... Read more

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
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