Cole Hamels

Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart
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Nick Friar
April 17, 2019 - 11:06 am
At one point, it looked like Blake Swihart had a lot to offer the Red Sox . Of course, there was the hope he could become the catcher of the future, having the offensive edge over Christian Vazquez. Clearly, that hasn’t panned out like Boston thought it would. There was another option, too. Swihart...
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Wilmer Flores
July 30, 2015 - 6:23 am
As the trade deadline gets closer and closer teams are beginning to make their final efforts to get things done before Friday's deadline. -- The Pirates acquired pitcher Joe Blanton from the Royals on Wednesday for cash considerations. --- On Thursday morning, the Indians and Cardinals made a one-...
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Cole Hamels
Rob Bradford
July 29, 2015 - 5:23 am
With sources confirming late Tuesday night an earlier ESPN report that the Phillies were asking teams for their last and best offer on Cole Hamels, it appears the Red Sox aren't a likely landing spot for the pitcher. According to one major league source, Hamels' no-trade clause -- that prevents the...
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Cole Hamels
Ryan Hannable
July 28, 2015 - 9:05 am
According to Jayson Stark of ESPN , the Phillies are notifying teams with interest in lefty Cole Hamels that they would like to receive their best offers by Wednesday. Hamels is scheduled to start Thursday, but there's a chance he is dealt before then. Friday is the non-waiver trade deadline. There...
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Tyler Clippard
July 28, 2015 - 5:41 am
With the trade deadline looming, teams are scrambling to get deals done towards a rebuild or a playoff push. The Mets added Tyler Clippard from the Athletics on Monday according to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. Mets beat writer Adam Rubin said the Mets had been trying to package Clippard with Ben Zobrist...
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Cole Hamels
Ryan Hannable
July 25, 2015 - 4:36 pm
One of the biggest names on the trade market is Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels and as of earlier in the week the Red Sox were still in on the 31-year-old. Making possibly his last start in a Phillies uniform, Hamels went out in style as he threw a no-hitter in a 5-0 win over the Cubs at Wrigley...
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Cole Hamels
July 22, 2015 - 10:29 am
Though Cole Hamels' career with the Phillies isn't definitely coming to an end, ESPN's Jayson Stark wrote that executives around the league could see either fate playing out for the pitcher. Some have been "willing to bet that Hamels will still be a Phillie on Aug. 1" while others would be "beyond...
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Cole Hamels
July 20, 2015 - 1:14 pm
Even though the trade deadline isn't for another 11 days, the rumors are just getting started. According to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, the Red Sox still have an interest in pitchers Cole Hamels and Johnny Cueto. The top priority for the Sox is a young pitcher under team-control, but the issue remains...
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Cole Hamels
Rob Bradford
May 31, 2015 - 7:51 pm
According to a major league source familiar with the Phillies' way of thinking, Philadelphia recently has altered its approach in regards to dealing Cole Hamels ... somewhat. Per the source, the Phillies now are willing to take on more of Hamels' remaining salary than they had been earlier in the...
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Cole Hamels
Rob Bradford
April 29, 2015 - 7:37 am
In times like these, Red Sox fans should take note of all the travel plans for every top Phillies talent evaluator. That's why the Philadelphia Daily News report suggesting Charlie Manuel (now an adviser for the Phillies) will be venturing down to Salem, Virginia, to take a look at Red Sox top...
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