Chris reviews Cole Hamels’ no-hitter from Saturday, President Obama’s trip to Kenya, and Texas Senator Ted Cruz’ attack on Senate Leadership. He talked with Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the re-authorization of the Import/Export Bank at 7:00 and Beasley Reece about the weekend in sports at 8:00.
Hamels struck out 13 at Wrigley Field in the first no-hitter versus the Cubs since Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game in 1965.
Scott Franzke addressed the state of the Phillies as they come out of the All-Star break and approach next week’s trade deadline.
Ruben Amaro Jr. explains on 94WIP why trading Cole Hamels might be harder than you think.
Veteran sports analyst Beasley Reece questioned Phillies’ Pitcher Cole Hamels’ recent performance and suggested that the team’s continued losing and trade rumors have affected him negatively.
Jeff Francoeur’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Phillies to an 8-7 victory over the Marlins on Sunday.
Jimmy Rollins wants Cole Hamels to join him in Los Angeles.
Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, and Philadelphia beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Sunday to stop a six-game losing streak.
Cole Hamels will reportedly accept a trade to the Texas Rangers.
Cole Hamels was scratched from his expected start on Friday. Phillippe Aumont will replace him.
An error led to the Phillies losing again in Pittsburgh Sunday, 1-0 in extra innings.
The Houston Astros may be interested in Phillies ace Cole Hamels.
The Phillies are reportedly becoming more and more willing to trade Cole Hamels.
Ruben Amaro Jr. needs to be creative at the trade deadline. One potential trade package is Cole Hame and Aaron Harang.
Jon Heyman is reporting that Phillies Cole Hamels is unwilling to waive his no-trade clause for the Blue Jays.