Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:54:25 -0700
The Philadelphia Phillies activated SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, April 23.
Fantasy Tip: Hamels will make his season debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. Put him in your starting lineup immediately.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:23:16 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) is likely to make his first start of the season Wednesday, April 23.
Fantasy Tip: Hamels owners are pleased to finally be able to use him for a start this year. Remember to activate him in weekly leagues on Monday. Jonathan Pettibone is expected to be sent back to the minors when Hamels returns.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:23:01 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (biceps) pitched what was likely his final rehab start on Thursday, April 17, as he threw seven strong innings for Class A Clearwater. Hamels allowed one run on three hits while walking one and striking out two. Hamels, making his third start for the Threshers, threw 57 of his 81 pitches for strikes. Hamels will likely be activated off the disabled list early next week, when the Phillies play four games against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Hamels could return as early as Tuesday, April 22.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:24:13 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) is pleased with his progress from left shoulder pain and thinks he could rejoin the rotation after two more rehab outings. He's scheduled to make his next start with Single-A Clearwater Friday, April 11, and wants to pitch five or six innings. He threw 65 pitches in his rehab start over the weekend. Hamels thinks he'll be ready once he's able to reach 90 pitches. Hamels could be on track to return as early as April 21.
Fantasy Tip: Continue to be patient, but if Hamels can return at the end of April, that's a big win for his owners.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:44:53 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) has said he expects to make three more rehab starts before rejoining the starting rotation during the last week of April.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:50:33 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) allowed two runs on three hits over four innings in a rehab start for Class A Clearwater Sunday, April 6, with no walks and four strikeouts.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:26:51 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) will begin his rehab assignment with Single-A Clearwater Sunday, April 6.
Fantasy Tip: Hamels will likely need at least a handful of rehab starts to rebuild his arm strength. If he doesn't have any setbacks, he could return at the end of this month, but early May might be more realistic.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:49:00 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) threw 44 pitches in three innings of a minor league game Tuesday, April 1.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:09:22 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) tossed two innings in a minor league game Thursday, March 27, and he said he felt fine after throwing 20 of his 30 pitches for strikes. "I'm really pleased and really confident, and what I'm able to do now is to truly get spring training in," said Hamels, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday. "Obviously it's a little late, but I feel healthy and I think that's really the key."
Fantasy Tip: Expect Hamels to miss most of April as he recovers and builds arm strength. In the meantime, stash him in a DL spot and add an arm to make up for his absence in your fantasy rotation.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:54:23 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies SP Cole Hamels (shoulder) will pitch two innings in a minor-league game Thursday, March 27.