Tag: Hamels

Nov 02 2018

Cubs picking up option on Cole Hamels, trading Drew Smyly to Rangers

11:08 AM ET The Chicago Cubs are picking up the option on left-hander Cole Hamels‘ contract for the 2019 season, sources told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. The Cubs exercised their $6.25 million option for Pedro Strop on Thursday, and fellow reliever Brandon Kintzler picked up his $5 million player option. Sources also said the Cubs will […]

Sep 04 2018

Cubs' Cole Hamels takes jab at Brewers fandom

7:34 PM ET MILWAUKEE — It’s not enough for the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers to play intense games — almost with a playoff-like atmosphere — as they did again on Monday. They also seem to rile each other up off the field as well. New Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels added to the rivalry after […]

Aug 22 2018

Can Daniel Murphy be the Cole Hamels of the Cubs' lineup?

9:44 PM ET DETROIT — Within the span of a couple hours Tuesday, the dynamics of the 2018 Chicago Cubs changed drastically. Instead of adding an arm for the stretch run, in the form of injured righty Yu Darvish, the team pivoted to offense, surprising the baseball world by acquiring lefty Daniel Murphy in a […]

Jul 29 2018

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Jul 27 2018

MLB trade rumors roundup: Cubs reportedly agree to Hamels trade, Brewers talking Matt Harvey deal

The Cubs needed a starting pitcher — at least as long as Yu Darvish is hurt and Tyler Chatwood continues to mightily struggle with his control — and on Thursday they went out and got one. After missing out on J.A. Happ, Rangers lefty Cole Hamels turned into Plan B. The Cubs have since agreed to a deal to land the veteran southpaw: […]

Jul 27 2018

Cubs hoping for vintage Cole Hamels as they make playoff push

11:28 PM ET CHICAGO — He was an All-Star as recently as 2016, when he went 15-5, but new Chicago Cubs lefty Cole Hamels has seen his ERA rise rapidly over the past three seasons, from 3.32 that year to 4.20 in 2017 to 4.72 right now, as he takes his distinguished career to Chicago. […]

Jul 27 2018

Cubs agree to deal to acquire pitcher Cole Hamels from the Rangers

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Jul 27 2018

MLB trade rumors roundup: Cubs reportedly agree to Hamels trade, Mets' Wheeler could move soon

The Cubs needed a starting pitcher — at least as long as Yu Darvish is hurt and Tyler Chatwood continues to mightily struggle with his control — and on Thursday they went out and got one. After missing out on J.A. Happ, Rangers lefty Cole Hamels turned into Plan B. The Cubs have since agreed to a deal to land the veteran southpaw: […]

Jul 27 2018

Source: Rangers have deal in place to send Cole Hamels to Cubs

Cole Hamels is on the move. Per SportsDay’s Evan Grant, the Rangers have a deal in place to send Hamels to the Chicago Cubs. In 20 starts this season with the Rangers, Hamels – who is in a bit of a rough stretch – is 5-9 with a 4.72 ERA. Hamels has allowed at least […]

Jul 27 2018

Sources: Cubs acquire lefty Cole Hamels in trade with Rangers

9:07 PM ET The Chicago Cubs have acquired left-hander Cole Hamels from the Texas Rangers for several low minor-league prospects, sources told ESPN’s Jesse Rogers and Jerry Crasnick, confirming a report by the Dallas Morning News. The teams agreed to the trade Thursday, pending physicals for the players involved, the sources said. The Cubs had […]