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  1. Chase Utley wants to stay with Phillies, but would “listen” about a potential trade

    Feb 23, 2015, 7:49 PM EST

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    Times are changing in Philadelphia. The Phillies traded longtime shortstop Jimmy Rollins during the offseason and it’s likely just a matter of time before they cut ties with Ryan Howard and deal Cole Hamels elsewhere. But what about Chase Utley’s future with the rebuilding club?

  2. Cole Hamels wants the Phillies to trade him: “I just want to win again”

    Feb 18, 2015, 4:40 PM EST

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    “I’d be lying if I didn’t say I was checking the internet to see the latest.”

  3. Report: Red Sox made offer for Cole Hamels

    Feb 15, 2015, 12:14 PM EST

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    The Cardinals, Rangers, and Dodgers have also been connected to Hamels, who posted a terrific 2.46 ERA (1.51 ERA+) and 8.7 K/9 in 204 2/3 innings last season for Philadelphia.

  4. Phillies have received four “real offers” for Cole Hamels

    Feb 11, 2015, 8:08 PM EST

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    ESPN’s Jayson Stark reported Monday that the Padres, Rangers, Dodgers, and Cardinals have “stayed in contact with Phillies on Hamels,” so perhaps those are the four teams that have made these “real” offers.

  5. The Padres are said to have made “an aggressive offer” for Cole Hamels

    Feb 11, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

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    Figuratively, I assume. And not, like, coming at Ruben Amaro with a crowbar.

  6. Ruben Amaro, Jr. reiterates that he expects Cole Hamels to begin the year with the Phillies

    Feb 9, 2015, 9:20 PM EST

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    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. said late last month that he was expecting left-hander Cole Hamels to still be with the team when the season begins. He still feels the same way today.

  7. The Padres’ offseason moves may not guarantee the playoffs, but they certainly guarantee enthusiasm

    Feb 9, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

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    Padres fans have never had a ton to get excited about. That has changed this winter.

  8. Andrew Cashner open to signing an extension with the Padres

    Feb 7, 2015, 8:45 PM EST

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    Padres starter Andrew Cashner said he’d “love to stay in San Diego”.

  9. The Padres payroll could surpass $100 million this season

    Feb 5, 2015, 9:58 PM EST

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    The Padres currently project to be around $89 million for 2015, but GM A.J. Preller still has some wiggle room with his budget.

  10. Ruben Amaro “covets” Andrew Cashner

    Feb 4, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

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    Thou shalt not cover thine neighbor’s . . . pitcher?

  11. A.J. Preller still in touch with the Phillies about Cole Hamels

    Jan 31, 2015, 9:50 PM EST

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    The Padres are still interested in Phillies ace Cole Hamels, though they may not be able to put together an enticing enough deal to attain him.

  12. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro: “I think Cole Hamels is going to be in our uniform, frankly”

    Jan 20, 2015, 10:14 PM EST

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    Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reported last week that the Padres, Cardinals, Rangers, and Red Sox have all engaged in serious trade discussions for Phillies ace Cole Hamels, but obviously nothing has come together yet and Ruben Amaro Jr. doesn’t seem inclined to lower the current asking price.

  13. Rangers had “in-depth” trade talks about Cole Hamels before the Yovani Gallardo deal

    Jan 19, 2015, 6:31 PM EST

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    The Rangers officially acquired right-hander Yovani Gallardo from the Brewers this afternoon in exchange for infielder Luis Sardinas and right-handers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan, but they looked into a more high-profile addition before deciding on the trade.

  14. Now with Max Scherzer, Nationals’ rotation could be historically elite

    Jan 19, 2015, 12:44 AM EST

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    With Max Scherzer in the mix, the Nationals’ starting rotation has the chance to be one of the best in the last 46 years.

  15. Report: Rangers close to acquiring Yovani Gallardo from Brewers

    Jan 18, 2015, 6:03 PM EST

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    The Rangers are on the verge of acquiring starter Yovani Gallardo from the Brewers according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

  16. Jon Daniels: Rangers not in on James Shields or Max Scherzer

    Jan 16, 2015, 8:54 PM EST

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    It doesn’t sound like the Rangers are going to make a big splash in the free agent pitching market.

  17. Phillies in “staredowns” with four teams over Cole Hamels

    Jan 14, 2015, 10:12 PM EST

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    The Phillies are drawing interest from the Padres, Cardinals, Rangers, and Red Sox over lefty starter Cole Hamels.

  18. The Padres are still pursuing a trade with the Phillies for Cole Hamels

    Jan 12, 2015, 8:20 PM EST

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    Could new Padres general manager A.J. Preller have another trick up his sleeve this winter?

  19. Cardinals are “exploring” trades for Cole Hamels or David Price, signing Max Scherzer

    Jan 8, 2015, 12:01 AM EST

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    Could the Cardinals be gearing up for a big late-offseason splash?

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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 …

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