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Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby Leiter Fan » Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:32 pm

I can keep either of these two starting pitchers, and I am frankly stumped given the large upside for both of them. Even though Hamels had the better season last year, I feel the best is yet to come from Hanson.

What do you guys think? As always, I'll answer any of yours - just post a link.

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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby BALCO All-Stars » Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:54 pm

Can't go wrong with either, but give me Hamels.
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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby mpieco » Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:17 pm

For a split second I read this as "Tommy Hunter or Cole Hamels" and I almost flipped out, haha.

Cole had a sneaky good finish to last season--we're talking top lefty in the majors good. He had a good offseason and is definitely primed to show that he is just as valuable in that rotation as anyone else. I'd bank on Cole taking his game to another level just to show he belongs.

Tommy is great, there's no doubt about it--but I think Cole is ranked lower than he should be on ESPN.
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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby The Artful Dodger » Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:46 pm

I'd still give the edge to Hamels.
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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby LeftyQB » Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:28 pm

Hamels had a much better year than stats indicated....Hanson has a bunch of upside, but I'd go Hamels, esp with that lineup in Philly....and the best rotation in baseball.

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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Fri Feb 25, 2011 10:38 pm

Can't go wrong with either, but i take Hanson. Less career pitches on arm.
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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby jmlevy » Sat Feb 26, 2011 3:32 am

Depends how long-term you are planning. Compete this year: Cole. Compete in 3-5 years: Tommy

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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby Redmond_Square » Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:34 pm

Tommy Hanson scares me a bit, reminds me of Kevin Millwood.
I like Big Red, but give me Hamels for this year, and if you can keep them past this year+ and then Id go with Hanson.
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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby johnsa4 » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:11 pm

both are good choices but id go with hamels this year

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Re: Tommy Hanson or Cole Hamels? WHIR

Postby HOOTIE » Sat Feb 26, 2011 2:14 pm

Redmond_Square wrote:Tommy Hanson scares me a bit, reminds me of Kevin Millwood.
I like Big Red, but give me Hamels for this year, and if you can keep them past this year+ and then Id go with Hanson.


How does he remind you of Millwood?
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