Cole Hamels

#35 SP / Chi. Cubs / EXP: 14YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 205 lb Age: 35 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Scheduled for bullpen session

      Cole Hamels (oblique) will throw a bullpen session sometime this weekend, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.This will be the second bullpen of the week for Hamels, who also threw one on Wednesday and claimed that he felt great afterwards. The veteran left-hander, who has been out since June 29 with a left oblique strain, is still about a week or so away from rejoining the Chicago Cubs' rotation, Tony Andracki of NBC Sports Chicago reports. Prior to the injury, Hamels was 6-3 with a 2.98 ERA and a 97:35 K:BB over 99.2 innings.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Bullpen goes well

      Cole Hamels (oblique) threw a 24-pitch bullpen session Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.Hamels reported no issues in what was his first mound session since landing on the injured list near the end of June. The left-hander is scheduled to throw another bullpen Saturday; if everything goes off without a hitch, Hamels could be cleared for a simulated game or rehab assignment thereafter.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Set for bullpen

      Cole Hamels (oblique) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.After experiencing no issues during a throwing session earlier in the week, Hamels has been cleared to resume mound work for the first time since landing on the injured list at the end of June. While this is a step in the right direction for the southpaw, a timetable for his return likely won't come into focus until he's cleared for a rehab assignment.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Throws again Monday

      Cole Hamels (oblique) threw from 120 feet Monday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.Hamels resumed his throwing program Friday and has ramped things up in recent days. He felt good during the session and could toss a bullpen as soon as Wednesday, per Gonzales, though it remains unclear when he's expected to head out on a rehab assignment.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Throws again Saturday

      Cole Hamels (oblique) threw off flat ground again Saturday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.Hamels has been out since late June with a strained left oblique. He restarted his throwing program Friday and is already throwing on back-to-back days, but his timeline for beginning a rehab assignment is not yet clear.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Begins throwing program

      Cole Hamels (oblique) will start throwing off flat ground Friday, Bruce Miles of the Chicago Daily Herald reports.Hamels was diagnosed with a left oblique strain July 2, and the start of his throwing program is the first step in returning from the injured list. The veteran left-hander still has no official timetable for his return, but he'll need to rebuild some of his arm strength after not throwing over the last couple weeks.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: MRI reveals strain

      An MRI revealed that Cole Hamels is dealing with a left oblique strain, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.This isn't unexpected news for Hamels, and he'll continue to receive treatment as the All-Star break approaches. According to Patrick Mooney of The Athletic, a timetable for Hamels' return has not been set. "We were encouraged by the results," stated manager Joe Maddon. "We still don't have any timetable, but he's feeling a lot better more quickly than we anticipated. The results weren't overly negative."

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: MRI results still pending

      Cole Hamels' (oblique) MRI results are still pending, but "it doesn't sound like any worst-case scenario," Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.Rogers says we will likely know more Tuesday. While this report is encouraging, the worst-case scenario was that it was season-ending -- there is a fairly wide range of possible recovery timetables for this sort of injury, depending on the severity of the oblique strain. Hamels left his June 28 outing against the Reds after feeling something in his left side in the first inning and was subsequently placed on the injured list.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: Will undergo MRI

      Cole Hamels will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the extent of his oblique injury, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.Hamels was scheduled to have an MRI on Saturday, but the Chicago Cubs will instead wait a couple days, and provide treatment in the meantime. The full extent of Hamels' injury will not be known until doctors review the results of Monday's scan, so it remains to be seen just how long he will be out.

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      Cubs' Cole Hamels: To IL with oblique strain

      Cole Hamels has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.He will get an MRI on Saturday, after which a timetable for his return will be revealed. Given the nature of the injury, however, it's safe to expect Hamels to be sidelined for at least a few weeks. Adbert Alzolay now likely sticks in the rotation even after Kyle Hendricks (shoulder) returns. Tyler Chatwood could enter the rotation for a turn before Hendricks comes back, possibly sometime next week.