According to Buster Olney “Some rival executives believe that unless the Phillies run off a string of victories between now and the deadline, they will seriously consider offers for left-hander Cole Hamels.” Tim and John discuss the prospects of trading Cole Hamels.
When the Giants chose to lock Matt Cain up long-term over Tim Lincecum, many questioned the move. Funny how a few months can change everyone’s perspective. While Lincecum is stuck in a season long slump, Cain is dominating this year. His dominance was on display on Friday when his 14 strikeout dominance culminated, in Cain throwing the first perfect game in Giants history, and the second one in the MLB this season.