Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:45:17 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels has been pulled off waivers by the team after the Chicago Cubs claimed him.
Fantasy Tip: Hamels, as expected, isn't going anywhere, at least not until this offseason.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:41:48 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels had the Chicago Cubs put in a waiver claim on him, according to a source.
Fantasy Tip: As was mentioned yesterday, it's extremely unlikely that the Phillies will entertain a trade offer from the Cubs for Hamels. It's much more likely that they'll choose to wait until the offseason to dangle him in a trade.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:06:42 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels and OF Marlon Byrd were not claimed by the New York Yankees, according to sources.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:29:08 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels was claimed on revocable waivers by an unidentified team Wednesday, Aug. 6, according to sources. The Phillies now have 48 hours to work out a trade with the claiming team or pull him back.
Fantasy Tip: The Phillies are likely to pull Hamels back and try to deal him in the offseason, when they can engage more teams.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:02:40 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies placed RP Antonio Bastardo, SP A.J. Burnett, SP Roberto Hernandez, 1B Ryan Howard and SP Kyle Kendrick on revocable waivers over the weekend. Teams can pull back players if claimed on revocable waivers and players can be dealt without penalty if they pass through waivers. No information was available on whether any of these players were claimed. Players put on waivers Monday, Aug. 4, included OF Marlon Byrd, CL Jonathan Papelbon, SS Jimmy Rollins, 2B Chase Utley, SP Cole Hamels, and C Carlos Ruiz. Waivers last 48 hours.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:25:22 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers refuse to give up OF Joc Pederson, P Corey Seager or P Julio Urias, meaning they are no longer on the trail of Boston Red Sox SP Jon Lester, Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price or Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels. Los Angeles is looking for a back end starting pitcher or a bench player.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:24:45 -0700
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies discussed a deal for SP Cole Hamels, with the asking price thee of the top prospects of the Dodgers - OF Joc Pederson, SS Corey Seager and P Julio Urias. The Dodgers passed on the deal.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:20:41 -0700
Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels is not expected to be traded before the July 31 non-waiver deadline. According to a source, a trade of Hamels is the "least likely" of all the deals the Phillies are considering.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:17:14 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Philadelphia Phillies are listening to offers for SP Cole Hamels, but the price is astronomical. He has four years left on his contract after this season, at $22.5 million per year. The Phillies have told teams they're willing to take on $10 million of that. Despite that, one American League executive said Monday, July 28, that the asking price is "just not realistic."
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:26:07 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels cannot block a trade to the St. Louis Cardinals. Hamels' wife has connections in St. Louis.