Tag Archives: Cole Hamels

Rumor: Phillies likely to extend or trade Hamels

One of the biggest potential free agent pitchers of this offseason, Cole Hamels, is currently negotiating a contract extension with the Phillies, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. Salisbury reports that the Phillies are likely willing to offer up to $24 million per year that it would take to keep Hamels off the free agent market, ...

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Trade Rumors: Yankees not actively looking to deal for pitchers

There could be a few big name starting pitchers expected to be traded later this month - Matt Garza, Cole Hamels, and Zack Greinke, but according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Yankees aren't expected to make a move on any of them. Rosenthal says that the Yankees are wary that Greinke could pitch in ...

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10 starting pitchers the Yankees could trade for

When discussing the trade deadline earlier in the week, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said that he preferred to do nothing at all rather than deal prospects and spend money on players just for the sake of trading. Yesterday's injuries to CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte may have changed things, but Cashman still insists he'd prefer ...

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If Phillies become sellers, the Yankees should “buy” on Hamels

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Ruben Amaro had this to say to CSN Philadelphia after being swept by the New York Mets: “July is so far ahead,” Amaro said. “We just have to get on track. But if July comes and we’re playing like this, we’ll be sellers. How we play now will determine whether we’ll be buyers or sellers in ...

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How Matt Cain’s $112.5 million deal affects the Yankees

The Giants made a big splash when they signed their right handed pitcher Matt Cain to a five-year $112.5 million extension on Monday. Believe it or not, that signing affects the Yankees pretty significantly. First of all, the signing is a sign of the days. The gap between the rich teams and poor teams has shrunk ...

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Yankees fans learned their lesson and treat Cole Hamels right

When Cliff Lee spurned the Yankees and signed with the Phillies last offseason one of the reasons he supposedly didn't want to come here was because Yankees fans treated his wife poorly when she was a visitor during the playoffs. Now whether or not that is true is debateable, Lee denied it during the press conference ...

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Rumor: Phillies have money to re-sign Hamels next year

As the Yankees resisted signing big name free agent pitchers this offseason they very well may have had an eye on next year's class that includes Phillies' Cole Hamels. However, if they are going to bid on the young lefty they are likely to have competition from the Phillies themselves. Phillies team president David Montgomery told ...

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Quote: Hamels has sights set on free agency

Cole Hamels reached a deal Tuesday on a one-year $15 million deal to avoid arbitration in his final year before free agency. That in itself is a big deal as the two sides could have negotiated for a long-term deal rather than let him hit the free agent market next winter. But it's a bigger deal ...

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