Tag Archives: Cole Hamels

Heyman: Yankees were “never close” to getting Cole Hamels


Yesterday, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported the Yankees were the closest to acquiring Cole Hamels according to a Phillies source. Well it turns out, that might not have been the case. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting the Yankees were never close to acquiring Cole Hamels. In fact, Heyman said the Yankees and ...

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Report: Yankees were the closest team to acquire Cole Hamels


All offseason, one of the main names on the trade market was none other than Cole Hamels. Hamels had been linked to many teams, from the Boston Red Sox to the Texas Rangers and even the San Diego Padres. But believe it or not, none of those teams were close to making a deal with ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees inquired, but not in serious pursuit of Cole Hamels


  There are quite a few teams Cole Hamels left off his no-trade list and the Yankees were one of them. However, just because the Yankees are on the list Hamels can be dealt to, doesn't mean they're interested. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees have called the Philadelphia Phillies to inquire about Hamels, ...

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Pros and cons in trading for Cole Hamels

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It's not a secret the Yankees are in dire need of starting pitching with a rotation full of question marks. And while the Yankees tried to to add insurance by trading for Nathan Eovaldi and re-signing Chris Capuano, the rotation isn't ready to compete for the 2015 season. So what could the Yankees do in case ...

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Yankees begin their transition to the youth movement


  The main Achilles heel in the Yankees organization hasn't been the starting pitching, bullpen or even the offense. It's their lack of young talent in the Yankees farm system. However, this offseason the Yankees finally started a youth movement and have made trades that brought back young quality arms--and a very young shortstop. “We’re much deeper ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Cole Hamels gives Yankees, eight other teams permission in trade talks


Cole Hamels has a no-trade clause in his contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, but after reports came out Hamels wanted to venture elsewhere, he started listing the few teams where he wouldn't mind being traded to, and the Bronx Bombers were on the list. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, Cole Hamels gave the Yankees and ...

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Hot Stove: Could the Yankees afford to trade for Cole Hamels?


It's no secret the Yankees need pitching and if the Yankees can't find anything in the free agent market, they always could dig into the trade market. But which team has a pitcher the Yankee could potentially inquire about? How about a National League team in the process of rebuilding after signing one of their pitchers to ...

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Who could the Yankees acquire before the trade deadline?


With the injury to Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees rotation is in dire need of help. Brian Cashman said the Yankees are looking to be aggressive during the trade deadline and there are a few names that are reportedly on the trading block. Here are a few names I compiled that could be a fit for ...

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