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Sacramento Bee Feb 22, 2017

Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels believes he hasn't reached his peak

Spring training 2017 marks the 12th big-league camp for Cole Hamels, who back in 2006 was a celebrated former first-round pick who would make his major-league debut later that season. …
Patriot Ledger Feb 18, 2017

Loaded Red Sox starting rotation could be baseball's best since Halladay-Hamels-Lee in Philadelphia

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Kyle Kendrick has seen a rotation like this before.What Kendrick saw might even have been better.Kendrick was a back-end starter with Philadelphia when the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay and signed Cliff Lee as a free agent in 2009 and 2010, respectively. Halladay and Lee teamed with homegrown lefty Cole Hamels to make up a formidable trio of starting pitchers, three of the top 10 pitchers in baseball that season by ERA -- and three-time All-Star [. [...]
Outside Pitch Feb 4, 2017

Texas Rangers prospects rank in MLB Top 100 for 2017

Trades to acquire key pieces such as catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitcher Cole Hamels took a toll but didn’t bankrupt the Texas Rangers farm system. The team placed two youngsters in the middle of the pack in the recent MLB Pipeline Top 100 Prospects ranking. Leody Tavares At No. 55 is outfielder Leody Tavares. The […] The post Texas Rangers prospects rank in MLB Top 100 for 2017 appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Lookout Landing Jan 25, 2017
What was mildly irking Cole Hamels?

What was mildly irking Cole Hamels?

It’s tough to call Hamels’ 2016 a disappointment, but the Rangers’ ace was not at the top of his game. Cole Hamels had the worst year of his career in 2016. It’s not saying much, as he still surpassed 200 innings pitched, struck out 200 batters, and amassed 3.0 fWAR. Hamels has been worth 3.5-4.9 fWAR in all nine seasons of his career following his rookie season, where he was on pace for the same. Until last year, when Hamels isn’t trying to police the behavior of other adults playing a game, he’s had spectacular control. As much as the Mariners fan in me desperately wants that...

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