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  1. Padres planning to hang on to their recently-acquired outfielders

    Dec 21, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

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    Wil Myers was rumored to be a potential target for the Phillies in a trade involving Cole Hamels, but it turns out the Padres plan to hang on to him.

  2. The Padres have talked to the Phillies about Cole Hamels

    Dec 21, 2014, 5:47 PM EST

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    It makes a lot of sense. And now, it seems, the clubs themselves are starting to talk about it.

  3. Chase Utley wants to go down with Phillies’ sinking ship

    Dec 19, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

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    Chase Utley plans to wear Phillies red until his contract runs out.

  4. The Padres have given their fans something to talk about. Which is badly needed in San Diego.

    Dec 19, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    A.J. Preller

    The Padres have made a flurry of moves in the past few days. It may help them win some more baseball games. But it will undeniably fire up a fan base that has had nothing to get excited about for years.

  5. Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, Padres, Rangers, and Astros interested in Phillies’ Cole Hamels

    Dec 14, 2014, 1:12 PM EST

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    Via’s Nick Cafardo’s Sunday notebook in the Boston Globe …

  6. Red Sox president Larry Lucchino “disappointed” in failure to sign Jon Lester

    Dec 13, 2014, 10:35 PM EST

    Jon Lester AP

    The Red Sox starting rotation is set, but president Larry Lucchino is still disappointed in his team’s failure to bring back Jon Lester.

  7. Report: The Phillies have asked about Cubs left-hander Travis Wood

    Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EST

    Travis Wood AP

    Wood turns 28 in February and posted an ugly 5.03 ERA and 146/76 K/BB ratio in 173 2/3 innings over 31 starts this past season.

  8. Red Sox add Justin Masterson on one-year deal

    Dec 11, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

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    The Red Sox add their third starting pitcher in 24 hours.

  9. What the Jon Lester signing means for him, the Cubs and the Red Sox

    Dec 10, 2014, 8:29 AM EST

    Epstein Hoyer

    The Cubs got better. The Red Sox’ job just got harder. Jon Lester got paid. Now what happens?

  10. Jon Lester goes to Cubs for $155 million over six years

    Dec 10, 2014, 1:34 AM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Oakland Athletics

    Lester will try to bring the North Side its first World Series victory since 1908.

  11. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg says they’d have to be “wowed” to trade Cole Hamels

    Dec 9, 2014, 7:25 PM EST

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    Hamels would be a perfectly suitable “Plan B” for the Red Sox or Cubs if they miss out on Jon Lester.

  12. Pat Gillick on Amaro: “Ruben didn’t all of a sudden get dumb”

    Dec 8, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

    Ruben Amaro

    Pat Gillick says he has Ruben Amaro’s back. Is it a vote of confidence or the dreaded vote of confidence?

  13. The Cubs have offered Jon Lester “north of $135 million”

    Nov 25, 2014, 3:46 PM EST

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    Based on what we know at the moment, the Cubs’ offer is the richest one out there.

  14. Dodgers join Red Sox in pursuit of Cole Hamels

    Nov 24, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

    Philadelphia Phillies v San Francisco Giants

    The Phillies have another potential suitor for Cole Hamels, as the Dodgers have joined the Red Sox in the mix.

  15. Xander Bogaerts is, for now, still the shortstop for the Red Sox

    Nov 24, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Xander Bogaerts

    If the season started tomorrow, Xander Bogaerts would start at shortstop for the Red Sox. But there’s still a lot of off-season left.

  16. Red Sox have already shot down a couple of Cole Hamels trade proposals from the Phillies

    Nov 16, 2014, 7:15 PM EST

    Cole Hamels

    The Phillies have made a couple of trade proposals to the Red Sox involving starter Cole Hamels but both were rebuffed.

  17. Cole Hamels “would love to be traded” this offseason

    Nov 13, 2014, 9:53 AM EST

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    Now it’s just a matter of whether Ruben Amaro can get it done.

  18. Rival executive says the Phillies are “trying to blow the whole thing up”

    Nov 10, 2014, 10:21 PM EST

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    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com heard from one rival executive at the general managers’ meetings today that the Phillies are “trying to blow the whole thing up” and “everyone is for sale.”

  19. Phillies looking for “at least three top prospects” in return for ace left-hander Cole Hamels

    Nov 9, 2014, 11:55 AM EST

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    The Phillies are expected to dangle ace left-hander Cole Hamels this offseason to potentially spur an organizational rebuild, but he has a 20-team no-trade clause and the asking price is apparently going to be sky-high.

  20. The Cubs would love to trade for Cole Hamels

    Nov 5, 2014, 4:24 PM EST

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    The Phillies are rebuilding. But it would be unexpected if they dealt their ace.

  21. Cole Hamels updating his 20-team no-trade list

    Oct 24, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

    Cole Hamels

    Cole Hamels is updating his 20-team no-trade list, which will dictate if and how the Phillies shop him over the off-season.

  22. Phillies refute report that president David Montgomery was forced out

    Oct 3, 2014, 6:12 PM EST

    David Montgomery

    A recent report indicated that Phillies president David Montgomery was being forced out. The Phillies refuted the report on Friday.

  23. Pouliot’s 2014 National League awards picks

    Sep 30, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    You know Kershaw is the Cy Young. Is he the MVP, too?

  24. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 29, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

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    All good things must come to an end.

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