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The Offer The Phillies Must Make ASAP

The Offer The Phillies Must Make ASAP

The Offer The Phillies Must Make ASAP

The Offer The Phillies Must Make ASAP
By The Captain

The time is now for the Phillies to aggressively make Cole Hamels an offer he can’t refuse. The Phillies have not had any recent contract discussions with Cole Hamel’s agent John Boggs according to ESPN.com’s Buster Olney in his insiders reportMatt Cain’s five year 112.5 million dollar extension raised the bar well above Phillies hoped it would get and a couple million above where they probably could have signed Hamels over the winter. Now, to re-sign Hamels, the Phillies are looking at a contract a lot closer toCliff Lee’s than they would like and likely it will need to be a year longer with option years to potentially take it up to 7 or 8 years.  to read the full article go to the Captain's page on Hardballmadness  http://www.hardballmadness.com/The_Captain.html

By jbstorey@hardballmadness.com
Wednesday, 2 May 2012

 

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