MLB Rumors: Cole Hamels Comments On Chances Of Returning To Phillies As Free Agent

At the age of 35, left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels is now a free agent for the first time in his long MLB career, after the Chicago Cubs decided against giving him a qualifying offer ahead of Monday’s deadline. While it’s still far from clear where he may be signing in free agency, the veteran hurler […]

Chicago Cubs Pitcher Cole Hamels Adds To Rivalry With Brewers With Strong Comments

Cole Hamels has been a perfect addition for the Chicago Cubs since being acquired ahead of the MLB trade deadline. He has proven himself to be more than capable of being an ace. That is a huge upgrade from the washed-up pitcher that many thought the Cubs were acquiring to help power their postseason push. […]

Cubs Acquire Cole Hamels From Texas Rangers For Prospects

The Chicago Cubs closed a deal with the Texas Rangers for starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Despite Hamels’ dismal numbers this season and a hefty paycheck, the former ace was in demand by several teams. At some point over the past week, Hamels had been linked to possible deals with the Yankees, Red Sox, Braves, Cubs, […]

MLB Trade Rumors: The Rangers And Yankees May Get A Deal Done For Cole Hamels

With the trade deadline quickly approaching and Cole Hamels still scheduled to pitch for the Rangers on Saturday, the time to get a deal done is now, if Texas is really going to move him. Several weeks ago, interest in Hamels was at its peak. There were no less than nine teams that were kicking […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Pitchers On Their Radar, Carlos Martinez Leads The Pack

The Yankees steered clear of spending big to land Manny Machado, and instead have their focus on pitching as GM Brian Cashman said was the plan all along. There’s no shortage of arms on the market that are available for the right price, but Cashman has been adamant that the Yankees will not overspend, and […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Seattle Mariners Discussing Cole Hamels Trade With Texas Rangers

Cole Hamels is going to be one of the most talked about starting pitching options ahead of the MLB trade deadline this year. After a few good seasons with the Texas Rangers, it appears that he could be on his way out of town if the right suitor came along. There is reportedly one team […]

New York Yankees’ Trade Rumors: Yankees May Seek Cash From Rangers In Cole Hamels Trade, Per ‘’

The MLB trade rumor mill keeps suggesting that the New York Yankees are looking at Texas Rangers’ star Cole Hamels to shore up their pitching rotation. While the Yankees and Cole Hamels seem to be a fit for each other, there are some reasons to put a pause on trade talks. The Yankees’ financial status […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Have Yankees And Phillies Among Suitors, According To ‘Dallas Morning News’

Cole Hamels is destined to be traded by the Texas Rangers prior to the MLB trade deadline. Where Cole Hamels gets traded will be interesting. Less than six weeks remain before the MLB trade deadline happens and the Rangers are certain to entertain a bidding war for Cole Hamels’ services. There will be several suitors […]

New York Yankees To Shop For Pitching After Losing Jordan Montgomery To Tommy John Surgery

There is news that season-ending elbow surgery for New York Yankees’ starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery will take place this week. It has put the Yankees in a bit of a bind. Due to the timing of Montgomery being lost for the year. the Yankees could be forced to expedite their search for rotational depth. According […]

MLB Rumors: Cole Hamels Could Make His Way Back To Phillies, According To ‘FanSided’

The Philadelphia Phillies are in search of quality arms to help their rebuild after acquiring the services of Jake Arrieta this offseason. The Phillies believe that their young bats can get them through the season, but it’s the pitching rotation that could get them to the playoffs. With the signing of Jake Arrieta, the Phillies […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Chase Utley Drawing Interest From San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants may be looking to bank on Chase. While the team is doing their best to not panic with second baseman Joe Panik on the disabled list, the Giants had scouts in attendance over the weekend to watch the returning Chase Utley, according to Jim Salisbury of Utley, 36, has spent […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: James Shields May Be Headed To The Yankees

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, a major trade target of the New York Yankees has been placed on revocable waivers and could attract the attention of the Bronx Bombers before August 31. This player would add talent and depth to a New York Yankees rotation that has been all over the place […]

Chicago Cubs Trade Rumors: Chase Utley May Be Headed To The Cubs

According to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Cubs are considering pursuing a player that would strengthen not only their infield defensively, but offensively as well. The Chicago Cubs are ranked 23 in runs this season, with 396. The Chicago Cubs may pursue Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley prior to the August […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Mike Leake May Be Headed To The Yankees

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the New York Yankees may be looking to add a pitcher to their starting rotation after fellow American League East contender, the Toronto Blue Jays, have been making waves after acquiring David Price and Troy Tulowitzki. As of Wednesday, the New York Yankees lead the Blue Jays by […]

Texas Rangers Trade Rumors: Did Rangers Just Land Cole Hamels?

Texas Rangers trade rumors have the team picking up a huge arm for their rotation. Left-handed starter Cole Hamels is said to be headed to Texas as soon as Thursday. writer T.R. Sullivan has tweeted that the Philadelphia Phillies and the Rangers are close to a deal that would send Hamels to Texas. Rangers […]

San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: James Shields May Be Headed To The Giants

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the San Francisco Giants are now the frontrunners to land a pitcher that would make their starting rotation one of the best in baseball. This acquisition would aide a run at the postseason. As of Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants are just half a game back of the Los […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers Acquire Mat Latos And Michael Morse

The Los Angeles Dodgers have upgraded both their starting rotation and bench situation after acquiring starter Mat Latos and first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse from the Miami Marlins, as first reported by Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times. Source: Latos, Morse to Dodgers for prospects. At least one competitive balance pick also to Dodgers. W/ Latos […]

A Hamels Hump Day: Phillies Want ‘Top’ Hamels Offers By Wednesday

As Tuesday’s trade deadline madness continued to bring news, what-if’s, and how’s, the Cole Hamels lottery is winding down. ESPN’s Jayson Stark reports that Phillies management is requesting all final offers for Cole Hamels be signed, sealed, and delivered by Wednesday, although that doesn’t rule out potential deals beforehand. There are numerous teams which have […]

MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox Trade Shane Victorino To Los Angeles Angels

Perhaps the first of many moves for the last place Boston Red Sox, the team has sent outfielder Shane Victorino and cash to the Los Angeles of Anaheim in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports. And Red Sox just announced Victorino and cash to Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. […]

Texas Rangers Favorites To Land Cole Hamels

Plenty of speculation will swirl between now and Friday’s trade deadline, although it appears the Texas Rangers lead the Cole Hamels sweepstakes by a slim margin. The Los Angeles Dodgers are also actively engaged with Phillies management regarding the services of the 31-year old lefty, but talks have hit snags due to L.A.’s inability to […]

Trade Deadline Rumors Heating Up In Final Week

With roughly five days until trade deadline pandemonium ends at 4:01 p.m. Friday, teams are scrambling to make landmark deals that could carry them into October. The Royals, Astros, and Mets have struck first, but who else intends on buying big before July 31? We examine the leading bids and current activity to expect as […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Trade Offer Made, Yankees Won’t Overpay

New York Yankees trade rumors indicate the team still wants Cole Hamels. In fact, the Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies further discussed a trade for the starting pitcher, but again the Phillies may be asking for too much. A report from CBS Sports late Sunday, July 26, indicates that the Phillies asked for top pitching prospect […]

Chicago Cubs Dismal Weekend May Prove Costly

Chicago Cubs’ young team were outscored 41-8 in three games. 21 extra base hits were allowed by their best three pitchers and support staff. And the best performance this weekend from the lovable Chicago Cubs’ stocked lineup came from catcher David Ross, who pitched an inning of relief then slapped a solo shot the very […]

LA Dodgers Trade Rumors: Is Yasiel Puig Off Limits In Trade Talks?

LA Dodgers trade rumors now directly address the Yasiel Puig situation. Even though prior Dodgers rumors had indicated the team might be willing to part with the All-Star outfielder, some interesting news has been revealed in a report from CBS Sports. MLB analyst Jon Heyman states that the front office in Los Angeles has told […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Mat Latos May Be Headed To The Yankees

According to Joe Frisaro of, the New York Yankees look to be interested in making a trade that would give their starting rotation some much needed consistent depth. The New York Yankees are among a few other teams interested in adding Mat Latos of the Miami Marlins, who is apparently being shopped. The other […]

Cole Hamels Pitches No-Hitter Against Chicago Cubs, Increases Trade Value For Phillies

Cole Hamels just pitched a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs. Hamels pitched the game of his life for the Philadelphia Phillies, shutting down a Cubs team favored to make the World Series this year. This was the 13th no-hitter in Phillies franchise history, and it certainly just helped increase his value on the trade market. […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels May Be Headed To The Yankees

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the New York Yankees have inquired about a trade that would make their starting rotation one of the best in all of baseball. The New York Yankees have called the Philadelphia Phillies regarding the creation of a possible trade that would send their ace, Cole Hamels, to New […]

Yasiel Puig Trade Rumors: LA Dodgers Could Really Trade Puig To Address Pitching Needs

Yasiel Puig trade rumors have surfaced again as the LA Dodgers look for more pitching. A Puig trade could certainly net a top-of-the-rotation starter, but the important question is whether or not the Dodgers would really trade the young outfielder. A report from Fox Sports late Friday (July 24) states that it would take a […]

Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels May Be Headed To The Red Sox

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Boston Red Sox are actively trying to put together a trade that would make their starting rotation infinitely better. Boston is currently ranked 28th in pitching. The Boston Red Sox are currently pursuing Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels. The last place team in the American League East are […]

Chicago Cubs May See Hamels In Their Dugout Saturday

The weekend series between Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies could be more than just July baseball, especially since two names from the Phillies dugout are the epicenter of trade rumors. Slated to face Cole Hamels on Saturday, it’s unclear to which dugout he’ll report, although fans and scouts will definitely swarm Wrigley Field this weekend. […]

Chicago Cubs Trade Rumors: Javier Baez, Starlin Castro Offered To Philadelphia Phillies In Cole Hamels Trade

Chicago Cubs trade rumors have the team offering Javier Baez and Starlin Castro to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Cole Hamels. These Cubs trade rumors certainly indicate that the team is ready to make a big splash before the MLB trade deadline, and the front office is willing to give up the assets to […]

Cole Hamels Trade Rumors: Kansas City Royals, LA Dodgers Top Candidates For Hamels Now?

Cole Hamels’ trade rumors are understandably still a hot topic. The most recent rumors about Hamels link him to the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals. Both teams need to add a starting pitcher before the MLB trade deadline, and the Philadelphia Phillies could use assets from both clubs. A report from CBS Sports […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels May Be Headed To The Dodgers

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Los Angeles Dodgers are not only in the running for Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels, but the Dodgers are currently the frontrunner in this competition. teams hear most linked to hamels continue to be dodgers, followed by rangers — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) July 21, 2015 Herman added […]

Los Angeles Dodgers Poised To Sign Big Names

A Los Angeles Dodgers rotation with Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke and Mike Bolsinger isn’t too shabby, and their 5th ranked ERA proves it. With scouts hounding Cole Hamels and other major prospects, the Los Angeles checkbook will undeniably open wide before July 31, but just how wide depends on what prospects are currently available within […]

Cole Hamels Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies May Have Waited Too Long To Trade Hamels

Cole Hamels trade rumors are nothing new, but the Philadelphia Phillies may have erred. A Hamels trade needed to have already been made by the Phillies, especially with how well he pitched on Sunday, July 19. A report from FOX Sports on Saturday, July 18, confirmed that the Los Angeles Dodgers might have a lot […]

Chicago Cubs: Moves Imminent By Trade Deadline

For the loyal Chicago Cubs fan base, heading into the All-Star break with 47 wins exceeded expectations. Featuring a pitching staff currently third in the bigs with an impressive 3.28 team ERA and leading the MLB in WHIP and BAA, it’s hard not to expect the Northsiders to make their first playoff appearance in seven […]

LA Dodgers Trade Rumors: Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels Become Trade Targets For Dodgers

LA Dodgers trade rumors indicate the team wants Johnny Cueto and Cole Hamels. A Dodgers trade for Cueto remains at the top of the list for the franchise, but the team is also in talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring Hamels. A report from CBS Sports on Friday (July 17) suggests that the willingness […]

Boston Red Sox Rumors: Team To Load Up At Trade Deadline For ‘Miracle’ Second-Half Comeback?

The Boston Red Sox season has, so far, been a disaster with the team, which entered the season picked by many baseball experts to win the American League East, now slogging along in last place. The past two weeks have seen an upswing in the team’s fortunes and according to some rumors, the team is […]

MLB News: Cole Hamels Will Consider Trade To Any Team

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, the biggest name on the market is Philadelphia Phillies ace left-hander Cole Hamels. His name has been connected to several teams around the league, but he admits that he would be “open minded” to pitch anywhere, according to Jim Salisbury of Hamels, 31, is a constant subject of […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Is Cole Hamels Headed For The Bronx?

The New York Yankees will likely be quite active as the July 31 trade deadline nears. One name that has been linked to the Yankees recently is Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels. The New York Post is reporting that Hamels would be willing to waive his no trade clause to join the Yankees if his […]

Three Key Moves Chicago Cubs Execs Must Make Soon

We’re approaching the elusive trade deadline, and with nearly half of 2015 behind us, the young Chicago Cubs have emerged as legitimate contenders. Sure, that may only mean wild card contention, but that’s fine with Chicago’s faithful given Theo’s rebuilding process is nearly finished. With hitting and pitching ranking roughly down the middle in all […]

As MLB Trade Deadline Nears, These Five Teams Will Be Buyers

I’d previously discussed seven players teams should consider grabbing before the MLB trade deadline and hinted at several teams who’d be major players during the next six weeks. However, MLB seasons and Midwestern weather share one common trait: What you experienced yesterday shouldn’t be expected to happen today. With massive minor league promotions and demotions […]

MLB Trade Deadline: Seven Players Contenders Will Want

Only 63 games into the regular season, and we’re talking about contenders already emerging and MLB trade deadline rumors. If you’re a devout MLB fan, you can see which teams have sunk, which have always stunk, and who’ll play October baseball. Although we’re all devoid of clairvoyance into what September standings will look like, seven […]

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: Starting Rotation, Second Base Could Be Addressed By Yankees

New York Yankees trade rumors have mentioned Cole Hamels and second base options recently. The Yankees might choose to address the starting rotation or second base in the coming weeks, as revealed in a report from Fox Sports. The question about the pitching could be settled if Masahiro Tanaka and CC Sabathia continue to perform. […]

Houston Astros Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Trade A Reality For Surging Astros?

Houston Astros trade rumors now link the team to Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies. A Hamels trade by the Astros would certainly be an announcement that the team is pulling out all the stops to get to the World Series. As reported by CBS Sports on Friday, June 5, the Astros are targeting “a […]

Cole Hamels Trade Rumors: Many Teams Want To Trade For Hamels Soon

Cole Hamels trade rumors are starting to pick up again. These Hamels rumors make sense with all the injuries taking place around Major League Baseball. It has created a market for the Philadelphia Phillies to try to deal the best asset from their roster. It could actually increase the trade value for Hamels, especially as […]

Boston Red Sox Rumors: As Cole Hamels Trade Talks Cool Down, Boston Could Have A New Ace In Their Sights

The Boston Red Sox are rumored to have a new ace in their sights after a deal for Cole Hamels appears to be slipping out of their grasp. Trade talks between the Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies are rumored to have cooled regarding Hamels, with Boston not willing to part with outfielder Mookie Betts […]

Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors: Is Cole Hamels Trade Coming For Red Sox?

Boston Red Sox trade rumors about Cole Hamels aren’t going away. In fact, the Hamels to Red Sox buzz increased over the weekend when catcher Blake Swihart played against the Philadelphia Phillies. It may have just been a Spring Training game, but some analysts felt it was a way for the Red Sox to show […]

Boston Red Sox Rumors: Is This Catcher The Key To A Cole Hamels Deal? Here’s One Scenario

Cole Hamels has been at the center of most Boston Red Sox trade rumors at least since the midway point of the 2014 season, but despite reports that Boston General Manager Ben Cherington actually made a concrete offer for the Philadelphia Phillies’ 31-year-old All Star lefty, nothing has materialized by way of a viable deal. […]

Boston Red Sox Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Offer Finally Made — What Was It, And Will Phillies Bite?

The trade rumors involving Cole Hamels have circulated around the Boston Red Sox at least since last September. Boston General Manager Ben Cherington has stood pat when it comes to trying to pry the ace lefthanded hurler away from the faltering Philadelphia Phillies. Or so it seemed. But the Red Sox hometown paper, The Boston […]