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Texas Rangers AL West
Cole Hamels • #35 • SP
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'4", 205 lbs.
Born:Dec 27, 1983 (34 yrs) in San Diego, CA
Hometown:San Diego, CA
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Philadelphia in 2002 (1/17).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Philadelphia in 2015.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has a fantastic changeup that makes his darting low-90's fastball a lot harder to see (and hit). Also owns a curve ball. Is quite confident in his ability. Usually boasts a great strikeout/walk ratio.
Flaws: Must do a better job of keeping the ball in the ball park, especially at home. Had injury problems rising up the ladder, and there are still concerns. His curve lacks a bit of consistency.
Career Potential: Excellent, veteran innings-eating left-handed starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
World Series Most Valuable Player 2008
NL National League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2008
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011, 2007
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