Cole Hamels 35 | Pitcher

Philadelphia Phillies

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Sat. Apr 19, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Hamels (biceps) will start Wednesday against the Dodgers, Jim Salisbury of reports. Impact: As of Friday, there was still some internal debate as to whether Hamels would return Tuesday or Wednesday, but the team has officially announced the left-hander as Wednesday's starter. A biceps injury put him behind entering spring training, and he did have one setback early. However, he cruised through his minor league rehab assignment, and those that took a chance on him will start reaping benefits a bit sooner than expected.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 18, 2014
News: Hamels (biceps) is expected to start Wednesday against the Dodgers, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Impact: The left-hander threw seven innings of one-run ball for High-A Clearwater on Thursday and allowed just three hits, thus clearing the final hurdle on his road back to the major leagues. There is reportedly still some internal debate as to whether Hamels will return next Tuesday or Wednesday, but manager Ryne Sandberg thinks Wednesday is best. That way, he can use A.J. Burnett to break up Hamels and Cliff Lee, his two southpaws.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 18, 2014
News: Hamels (biceps) allowed one run on three hits over seven innings for High-A Clearwater on Thursday. Impact: Hamels is scheduled to rejoin the Phillies' rotation next week in Los Angeles. He will either start Tuesday or Wednesday against the Dodgers.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 16, 2014
News: Hamels is still expected to rejoin the Phillies rotation next week against the Dodgers,'s Todd Zolecki reports. Impact: He pitched six innings in a rehab start at High-A Clearwater on Saturday, and will most likely make his season debut with the big-league club on April 22.(RotoWire, )
Apr 13, 2014
News: Hamels (biceps) allowed one run on five hits over six innings in a rehab start with High-A Clearwater on Saturday. Impact: Hamels struck out six and did not walk a batter. He plans to make one more rehab start before rejoining the Phillies on April 22.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: GM Ruben Amaro Jr. agreed that Hamels (biceps) could return as early as April 22, Todd Zolecki of reports. Impact: Hamels suggested earlier in the week that he is eyeing an April 22 return, but this is the first real indication from the team that that date is a possibility. The left-hander just made his first rehab start last weekend, but already has his pitch count up to 65. It sounds like he may need just two more minor league outings before being activated.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Hamels (biceps) threw a bullpen session Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies' official site reports. Impact: Hamels was with the Phillies for their home opener. He's scheduled to make a rehab start with High-A Clearwater on Friday. and is hoping to be activated from the disabled list in less than two weeks.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 8, 2014
News: Hamels (biceps) believes that he'll be ready for his season debut once he reaches 90 pitches, which may be achieved after two more rehab appearances, Todd Zolecki of reports. Impact: Hamels built up to 65 pitches in his first rehab outing Sunday, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia, when he surrendered two runs on three hits with a 4:0 K:BB ratio in four innings. If Hamels follows his assumed timetable, he's targeting Apr. 22 at the Dodgers for his first start of 2014, Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. However, a cap of 90 pitches may not allow him to post quality starts (at least six innings with three or fewer earned runs) in his initial nods of the season.(RotoWire, )
Apr 6, 2014
News: Hamels (biceps) gave up two runs on three hits and no walks over four innings in a rehab assignment at High-A Clearwater on Sunday. He struck out four batters. Impact: Aside from allowing two home runs, Hamels appeared to look fairly strong in the first outing of his rehab assignment. He'll likely have several more minor league outings as he looks to build his arm back up to 100 pitches.(RotoWire, )
Cole Hamels
2014 Season
No 2014 Stats Available
Ht: 6' 3"  Wt: 192  Age: 30
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 12/27/1983, San Diego, California
College: None
Debut: 2006
Salary: $23,500,000
Injury Status
ON 15-DAY DL (Left biceps tendinitis)