Fantasy Stats

Year fpts
Fantasy Points
Fantasy Points per Game
Innings Pitched
Base on Balls (Walk)
Earned Run Average
Walks and Hits Allowed Per Inning
2022 0.00 0.00
2021 0.0 0.00 0.00
2020 -1-1 3.3 1 2 1 8.10 1.20
3y Avg. 9010 48.3 2 3 48 19 3.91 1.39

Fantasy News

  • Cole Hamels: Undergoes surgery

    Hamels recently underwent shoulder surgery, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports. Hamels made just one start during the 2021 campaign due to shoulder and arm issues, but he doesn't plan to retire during the offseason. Following his recent procedure, the 37-year-old is hopeful that he'll be ready to return to game action late in the summer during the 2022 season.
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  • Dodgers' Cole Hamels: Not ready to retire

    Hamels (arm) said Monday that he has no plans to retire and plans to attempt another comeback in 2022, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. While recovering from the left shoulder injury he sustained late in the 2020 campaign as a member of Atlanta, Hamels delayed signing until August, when he reached a one-year deal with the Dodgers. The veteran southpaw was expected to be a rotation option for Los Angeles in September, but those plans were foiled when he experienced renewed pain in his left arm two weeks ago and was subsequently shut down for the season. Despite having made only one start in the majors the past two seasons and having now endured multiple arm-related setbacks, Hamels isn't deterred from giving it a go for his age-38 season in 2022. Hamels will likely have to settle for a minor-league deal over the winter and likely won't be guaranteed a rotation spot with any team heading into spring training.
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  • Dodgers' Cole Hamels: Placed on 60-day IL

    Hamels was placed on the 60-day injured list with an arm injury Monday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. Hamels joined the Dodgers on a major-league deal in early August and was working on building back up to full strength after he missed most of the 2020 campaign due to a shoulder injury. However, the southpaw recently experienced arm pain and will be unavailable for the remainder of the season following his placement on the 60-day IL. Hamels will become a free agent during the offseason and has made just one major-league appearance since 2019. The 37-year-old southpaw's career could be over following his latest arm-related setback.
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  • Dodgers' Cole Hamels: Tosses simulated game

    Hamels (not injury related) threw one inning in a simulated game Saturday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts indicated that Hamels' sim inning went well and said that the left-hander threw some additional warm-up pitches. Hamels was signed to a major-league contract Wednesday after throwing only 3.1 innings with Atlanta last season, so he'll need considerable time to ramp up. Per Juan Toribio of, the team would like the veteran hurler to get up to five innings in sim games before joining the active roster.
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  • Dodgers' Cole Hamels: Reaches MLB deal with Dodgers

    Hamels and the Dodgers came to terms Wednesday on a one-year, $1 million deal, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports. Jon Heyman of MLB Network was first to report the Dodgers were nearing a deal with the four-time All-Star, who has made only one MLB start since the 2019 season due to recurring shoulder issues. The 37-year-old avoided offseason surgery, and though he wasn't able to get back to full health in time for spring training, Hamels has been throwing bullpen sessions in showcase events for the past month and looks to be back to 100 percent at this point. Because of his prolonged shutdown, Hamels will have to go through a de facto spring training at the Dodgers' complex in Arizona, so he won't be immediately activated. Assuming he's able to get ramped up over the next month, Hamels could join the Dodgers in late August or early September and fill a depth role in a Los Angeles rotation that's currently missing multiple starters. During his last healthy season in 2019 with the Cubs, Hamels posted a 3.81 ERA, 1.39 WHIP and 143:56 K:BB in 141.2 innings.
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  • Cole Hamels: Nearing deal with Dodgers

    Hamels is expected to finalize a deal with the Dodgers on Wednesday, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Even after the Dodgers swung a blockbuster deal for Max Scherzer prior to last week's trade deadline, the team is still in need of additional starting depth while Clayton Kershaw (forearm), Tony Gonsolin (shoulder) and Danny Duffy (forearm) are on the injured list and while Trevor Bauer's status for the rest of the season is in limbo. Los Angeles looks prepared to turn to Hamels to fill the void, but given that he hasn't pitched in a competitive game in 2021, he'll likely need some time to ramp up for starting duty. After recurring shoulder problems torpedoed his 2020 season with Atlanta, the four-time All-Star is healthy again and reportedly impressed in his recent throwing showcases in front of several teams.
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  • Cole Hamels: Touches 90 in showcase

    Hamels' fastball was sitting between 88-90 mph in his showcase Friday, Buster Olney of ESPN reports. Now that he's healthy, Hamels will almost certainly receive contract offers from MLB clubs, especially contending ones with pitching needs.
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  • Cole Hamels: Holding showcase

    Hamels will throw for interested teams July 16, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Hamels has had a long and successful career, posting a 3.43 ERA over 15 seasons at the highest level. Exactly what remains in the tank for the 37-year-old lefty is unclear, as he dealt with a shoulder issue for most of last season and wound up making just a single appearance before being shut down again in September. While health concerns have prevented him from finding a team up to this point, it's worth remembering that he was far from falling off a cliff prior to last year, as he posted ERAs of 3.78 and 3.81 in 2018 and 2019. He can fall a fair bit from that level and still be a serviceable backend starter.
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  • Cole Hamels: Trying to get healthy

    Hamels (shoulder) is working out every day and is focused on getting healthy for the start of the 2021 season, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports. Arm injuries limited him to one start in 2020 after making 27 starts in 2019. Several teams are interested in signing the veteran and he may hold a showcase for interested parties later in the offseason.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Shuttles to 45-day IL

    The Braves transferred Hamels (shoulder) to the 45-day injured list Sunday. After experiencing yet another setback with his left shoulder in his Braves debut Sept. 16, Hamels was already expected to be shut down for the season. The move to the 45-day IL officially confirms as much, while simultaneously clearing a spot on the 40-man roster for third baseman Pablo Sandoval. The 36-year-old southpaw will become a free agent this winter and may have to settle for a one-year deal with limited guarantees if he wants to keep his career going.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Shut down again

    Hamels was placed on the 10-day injured list with left shoulder fatigue Monday. Since the move was made retroactive to Friday, Hamels is technically eligible to return for the playoffs, but Mark Bowman of relays that the southpaw has been removed from Atlanta's playoff pool, so that won't be happening. He's been dealing with shoulder injuries dating back to spring training and had finally been cleared to make his Braves debut last week, allowing three runs in 3.1 innings. That could well be the only start he'll make for Atlanta, as he'll be a free agent this offseason. He'll turn 37 in December, and a player of his age coming off a season almost completely lost to injury may not make him a particularly appealing asset on the free-agent market. Hamels can still pitch when healthy, though, as he recorded a 3.79 ERA across the last two seasons. Atlanta recalled Bryse Wilson in a corresponding move.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Throws 52 pitches in debut

    Hamels (0-1) allowed three earned runs on three hits and a walk while striking out two across 3.1 innings to take the loss Wednesday against Baltimore. Hamels made his season debut after working from a triceps injury. He worked two scoreless innings, but he appeared to run out of gas in the third frame when he surrendered two doubles and a walk. He was ultimately pulled after 52 pitches. Despite missing the vast majority of the season, Hamels is a candidate for the Braves' playoff rotation, so the team is likely to focus on building him up in time to make a meaningful contribution in October.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Activated for season debut

    The Braves reinstated Hamels (triceps) from the 45-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Wednesday in Baltimore. Atlanta demoted reliever Jasseel De La Cruz to its alternate training site to make room on the active roster for Hamels, who had been bothered by the shoulder/triceps injury dating back to spring training. Since Hamels just started up his throwing program in late August, he isn't yet ready to handle a normal starter's workload. As a result, Atlanta will allow Hamels to build up his pitch count with two or three starts over the final week and a half of the regular season, with the hope that he'll be able to handle a more normal workload during the postseason. Since he tossed three innings in his most recent simulated game, Hamels is aiming to throw around 55-to-60 pitches Wednesday, per Mark Bowman of
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Starting Wednesday vs. O's

    Hamels (triceps) is scheduled to start Wednesday's game against the Orioles, Roch Kubatko of reports. He threw three simulated innings Friday in his final tune up, so it would be risky to expect Hamels to go deep enough in this start to qualify for the win. By their own admission, the Braves are essentially letting Hamels get his rehab starts in during games that count down the stretch in order to get him ready for the postseason. He has been sidelined all year with shoulder and triceps injuries.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Continues making progress

    Hamels (triceps) threw three simulated innings Friday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports. The veteran lefty continues to work his way back from the shoulder and triceps issues that he's dealt with since spring training. He's expected to be activated to make a start at some point next week against the Orioles or Mets, though given that he's only been built up to three innings, he's unlikely to pitch deep enough to earn a win in his first game back.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Could build up in majors

    Hamels (triceps) could build his workload up during game action, Mark Bowman of reports. Hamels threw a live batting practice session Sunday that went very well and is scheduled to throw another session in the coming days. If that goes smoothly, manager Brian Snitker said that he could be activated soon after. The southpaw still hasn't ramped up his workload during his recovery process, but he could serve as a starter for Atlanta soon, even if he isn't able to last very long initially. Hamels has been dealing with shoulder and triceps issues since spring training.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Live batting practice scheduled

    Hamels (triceps) will throw a live batting practice session Sunday, 680 The Fan Atlanta reports. Hamels has been dealing with shoulder and triceps issues dating back to spring training, but he appears to still have time to make it back in time to make a start or two before the end of the regular season. The veteran lefty may be well past his peak, but he recorded ERAs of 3.78 and 3.81 in the last two seasons and can certainly still help Atlanta's rotation if he's able to pitch at something close to that level down the stretch.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Could return in September

    Hamels (triceps) could return sometime in September, Mark Bowman of reports. The idea would be for him to return in time to build up his pitch count in the majors in advance of the postseason. It is unclear where Hamels is at in his throwing program, or if a program is even underway.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Shifts to 45-day IL

    Hamels (triceps) was placed on the 45-day injured list Thursday, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports. Not much has gone right for Hamels since he signed with the Braves; he dealt with a shoulder issue early in camp before landing on the IL last week with triceps tendinitis. Following this most recent move, the southpaw will be sidelined until at least the beginning of September. Kyle Wright and Josh Tomlin are candidates to fill in for Hamels in the rotation.
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  • Braves' Cole Hamels: Not close to return

    Hamels (triceps) is able to throw but isn't expected to pitch in a game any time soon, David O'Brien of The Athletic reports. Hamels has battled shoulder issues since arriving in spring training back in February. He was recently diagnosed with triceps tendinitis and sent to the injured list. With such an uncertain timeline, and with his 3.81 ERA and 23.2 strikeout rate from last season representing solid but far from spectacular numbers, he can likely be safely ignored in shallower fantasy leagues.
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