Phillies last despite turnaround week

Cole Hamels threw a no-hitter and the Phillies have now won eight of their last nine, but their abysmal .370 win percentage keeps them at the bottom of the power rankings. MLB Power Rankings

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Add another to Cole Hamels chase

The D-backs have expressed interest in the Phillies lefty ace, a source told Jerry Crasnick. Jayson Stark has reported that the Rangers and Dodgers are the favorites to land Hamels, but at least 4 other teams are still in the mix.

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Where will Cole Hamels land?

Fresh off a no-hitter, Cole Hamels is still the most sought-after starting pitcher available. The Phillies are also hoping for legitimate prospects in exchange for Jonathan Papelbon and Ben Revere. Updated deadline preview (Insider)

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Olney: Rangers will likely land Cole Hamels

ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney covers the latest on the trade deadline, including the Royals' acquisition of Johnny Cueto, the status of David Price and the most likely destination for Cole Hamels.

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A tribute to the strikeout

Baseball's oddities saw many pitchers reach (at least) the 11-strikeout plateau this week, so as a tribute to the 11th letter of the alphabet, check out some strikeout nuggets. Ex: Cole Hamels' 13 K's is the most by a Phillies pitcher in a no-hitter. More K kernels

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Rapid Reaction: Phillies 11, Cubs 5

Rapid Reaction from the Philadelphia Phillies' 11-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs Sunday to finalize a three-game sweep by Philadelphia.

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Phillies beat Cubs 11-5 for series sweep

Ryan Howard homered for the second straight day, rookie Aaron Nola got his first major league win and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Sunday to complete a three-game serie


Phillies sweep Cubs at Wrigley Field

The Phils took the final game of the series 11-5 as Aaron Nola earned his first MLB win. Catcher David Ross pitched the top of the 9th for the Cubs, then promptly hit a solo shot to lead off the bottom of the 9th. Since the All-Star break, the Phillies are 8-1. Box score

Position player pitching for Cubs

Catcher David Ross is on the mound for the second time this season as the Cubs trail the Phillies 11-4 in the 9th. This is not a good series for the Cubs, who were no-hit Saturday. Follow live

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Rangers, Dodgers in lead for Cole Hamels

Texas and L.A. have emerged as the likely favorites to trade for the Phillies ace, multiple sources told Jayson Stark, who added that Philadelphia continues to discuss Hamels with at least four teams -- the Cubs, Yankees, Giants and Red Sox.

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Sources: Rangers, Dodgers lead Hamels chase

The Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers have emerged over the weekend as the likely favorites to trade for Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels, multiple sources told


Phillies staying hot in Chicago

The good news for the Cubs is they won't get no hit today. The bad news is after cutting into the Phillies' lead, they've given up two more runs in the 4th inning and now trail 5-2. The Phillies are 7-1 since the All-Star Break. Follow live

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Report: Hamels trade gaining steam

Cole Hamels' no-hitter Saturday has improved trade offers for the Phillies ace, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, who listed the Cubs, Dodgers, Rangers, Yankees and Giants as teams with the most recent interest.

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Cole Hamels savors no-hitter in face of trade rumors

If Saturday's no-hitter was an audition of sorts for trade-deadline suitors such as the Chicago Cubs, Cole Hamels passed with flying colors.

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Cole Hamels shines in no-hitter

John Jackson on the potential trade target: "Hamels certainly showed all who were watching -- especially the Cubs -- that there's nothing wrong with his stuff. He consistently threw his fastball 94, 95 mph and effectively changed speeds by mixing in his cutter (90 mph), curveball (79, 80) and changeup (86).” More reaction


Chicago made Cole Hamels work for it

Hamels used 129 pitches in his no-hitter today, four short of a career high. The 129 pitches were the most by a single pitcher in a no-hitter since Tim Lincecum (148) in 2013. (via Elias)

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25022nd
On Base Percentage.30127th
Slugging Percentage.37325th
Earned Run Average4.6429th
Quality Starts3921st


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