Cole Hamels Update: Phillies Reportedly Not Making Progress in Talks with Red Sox

Spring Training is underway, the exhibition season begins next week and Cole Hamels does not appear to be on his way out of Clearwater anytime soon. Despite interest from a handful of teams, Ruben Amaro Jr. is not backing off his demands and is waiting for a team to pay his price to acquire Cole […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Phillies’ GM Said Demands Will Not Change

Cole Hamels faced the media onslaught Saturday in Clearwater and while he did not back down from the comments he made to Bob Nightengale, he was more diplomatic in what could be the first of many rounds with the media before he’s finally traded. Ruben Amaro Jr. addressed what many in the game think is […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Cubs One of the Four Likeliest Landing Spots?

According to Jim Duquette, the Cubs are one of the four likeliest landing spots for Cole Hamels. And Jim Bowden has heard, but has not been able to confirm, the Cubs are one of the four teams that have made a real trade offer to the Phillies for Cole Hamels. Ruben Amaro Jr. and Pat […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Hamels Wants to Be Traded to a Team with a Chance to Win

The Phillies continue to shop LHP Cole Hamels. Teams are interested in trading for him but just not at Ruben Amaro Jr.’s asking price and Hamels admitted Monday he would like to be traded to a team that has a chance to win for the duration of his current contract. Cole Hamels reported to Spring […]


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Yoan Moncada Update: Cubs Reportedly Not Out of the Race

Updated 8:42am CST – David Hastings, Yoan Moncada’s agent, told Jon Paul Morosi that teams are submitting offers and they are hoping to make a decision soon. A decision from the Yoan Moncada camp could come as soon as next week with the Yankees, Dodgers, Padres, Red Sox and Tigers considered the likeliest of landing spots, […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Red Sox Reportedly Not Close on Any Sort of a Trade

The search has begun for the four teams that made a real trade offer to the Phillies for Cole Hamels. And according to Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox are one of the four teams. Ruben Amaro Jr. told Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly last week that as many as eight teams have kicked the tires […]


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Yoan Moncada Update: Agent Looking to Conclude Process As Soon As Possible

The Yoan Moncada sweepstakes could be nearing an end, and if so, as expected the Cubs will not be one of the last teams involved in the process. Moncada’s agent told the New York Post and Jon Paul Morosi on Saturday that his client has one more workout scheduled and he could sign shortly after […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Phillies are Waiting for a Team to Blink

Last week Ruben Amaro Jr. told Jim Salisbury that four teams have made real trade offers for Cole Hamels. Amaro Jr. did not provide details, which teams he was referring to or the identity of the four other teams that has kicked the tires on Hamels at some point this winter. It is unclear if Ruben […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Four Teams Have Made Real Trade Offers

Two players seem to be dominating the headlines as Baseball’s second season slowly comes to an end. And the Cubs have been connected to both Yoan Moncada and Cole Hamels. As soon as James Shields went off the board, the attention turned to Cole Hamels. The Phillies’ lefty is a true top of the rotation […]


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Yoan Moncada Update: Cubs Doing Due Diligence

As expected the news and rumors have heated up surrounding 19-year old infielder Yoan Moncada. And he reportedly already has one offer on the table. Jesse Sanchez reported Wednesday morning that the Cubs, Diamondbacks and Dodgers are expected to watch Moncada workout in Florida this week. The Cubs reportedly had a private workout with Moncada […]


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