What The Cole Hamels Claim Means For Next Season


News broke on Wednesday that the Cubs had put in a claim on Phillies starter Cole Hamels after Philadelphia put him on revocable waivers. Now, if the Cubs did put a claim in on Hamels, that doesn’t mean that Hamels will be in a Cubs uniform by the end of the week.

But whether or not the Cubs get Hamels is secondary in my mind. What stands out to me about this move is what it means for the Cubs in 2015.

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Arismendy Alcantara Honors Darwin Barney’s Memory With A Home Run

In case you were still wondering why Darwin Barney was designated for assignment. When the choice is fatherhood or dingers, I’m taking dingers every time.

That little man has some pop in his bat.

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