BBTN: Hamels to Texas, Vin Scully, more

Buster Olney talks to Bob Nightengale and Keith Law about the trade that sent Cole Hamels to Texas and more. Plus, a "Call to the Legend" with Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully.

Hamels trade great for both teams (1:48)
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Hamels will bolster 2016 rotation

The Rangers didn't give up a truckload to get Cole Hamels, and his impact is as much about this year as it is about the future. The great pickup earns Texas a spot among the day's top performers. Schoenfield: Wednesday's Top 5

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Hamels brings stability to Rangers

Since going to the World Series in 2012, the Rangers have had major issues with their rotation. The addition of Cole Hamels should go a long way toward fixing those problems.

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Rangers rally past Yankees (0:27)

Rangers beat Yanks, end 3-game skid

Rangers RF Shin-Soo Choo went 3-for-4, and LF Josh Hamilton went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs in the Rangers' 5-2 win over the Yanks, who have now lost just twice in the last 10 games. Box score

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Sources: Rangers get Hamels from Phillies

Sources tell ESPN that Philadelphia has agreed to a deal to send LHPs Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman to Texas for RHP Matt Harrison and five prospects, including catcher Jorge Alfaro. Hamels threw a no-hitter in his last start.

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Phillies trade Hamels to Rangers, sources say

The Texas Rangers agreed to a trade Wednesday night with the Philadelphia Phillies for left-handed ace Cole Hamels, sources told ESPN.

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How can Texas land Cole Hamels?

The Rangers could offer a versatile package for Hamels. RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez, C Jorge Alfaro and a strong outfield prospect could tempt the Phillies to send Hamels to Texas. Five potential trades for Hamels (Insider)

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Rangers designate P Rodriguez for assignment

Veteran left-hander Wandy Rodriguez has been designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers, who recalled relievers Alex Claudio and Jon Edwards from Triple-A Round Rock.

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What would it take to get Cole Hamels?

Will the Phillies ultimately trade Cole Hamels? Jim Bowden identifies five potential suitors who stand the best chance to acquire the left-hander.

No rentals for Rangers?

Texas general manager Jon Daniels told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that the team is out of the running for any top-end rental players. Of course, Cole Hamels wouldn't be a rental... MLB rumors roundup

SportsCenter @sportscenter

Everybody scores!!! All The of New York Yankees' starters cross the plate in their 21-5 win over the Texas Rangers. New York has won 13 of last 16.


Final: Yankees 21, Rangers 5

The Yankees spotted the Rangers a 5-0 lead, but they would erase that easily as New York tallied 11 runs in the 2nd inning in the rout. Texas sent 11 to the plate in the 1st inning, but didn't record a hit after that frame. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25022nd
On Base Percentage.31514th
Slugging Percentage.40212th
Earned Run Average4.5227th
Quality Starts5015th


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