Chicago Tribune "The development of Kyle Schwarber as a catcher took a big step Wednesday when manager Joe Maddon hinted that his prized second-year player would handle Jason Hammel’s starts. And Hammel seemed extremely pleased to work with Schwarber – his third catcher in as many seasons with the Cubs." March 18
CBS Sports "The Cubs will trail the Mets in the NLCS no matter what happens in Game 3, so bringing back left-hander Jon Lester to start Game 4 on short rest Tuesday is an option for manager Joe Maddon. He's still not going to take it. With his team behind 0-2 in the best-of-seven series, Maddon said at a..." October 19
The Score "Prior to Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday against the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon told reporters that Kyle Hendricks will be making his second start of the postseason in Game 3. Hendricks pitched 4 2/3 innings in the Cubs' 6-3 Game 2 victory over..." October 19
ESPN "A day after pulling starter Jason Hammel after just 65 pitches while leading 2-1 Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon explained his decision further. "Early in the season I would have left him out there for nine innings," Maddon said Thursday morning. "He just hasn’t been as sharp with his command..." August 13
CSN Chicago "Joe Maddon is trying to win baseball games, not make friends. These are the kinds of calls Theo Epstein's front office envisioned when they pitched the idea of coming to Chicago to Maddon in the offseason. The celebrity manager was at it again Wednesday night, yanking starter Jason Hammel..." August 13
#Cubs Jason Hammel happy with side session today. Says "It was as close to normal as I could get." He's sked to start Tue vs Reds
MRI on Hammel showed no structural issues or strain. For now club looking at starting him back end of rotation out of break.
CSN Chicago "The Cubs set off alarm bells on Twitter by taking Jason Hammel out of Wednesday’s game at Wrigley Field. It took about five minutes between the sight of Clayton Richard warming up against the St. Louis Cardinals and a team spokesman announcing over the press-box microphone that Hammel had left..." July 09
In regards to my Wrigley renovation comment... Not my best choice of words. My apologies for offending anyone. I meant no disrespect at all
ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Cubs are bringing back right-handed starting pitcher Jason Hammel, a source confirmed Monday. Hammel, 32, will get a two-year deal for $18 million with a club option for a third season and a $2 million buyout, according to sources. The Cubs signed him to a one-year deal last..." December 08
ESPN "Trade buzz regarding the Chicago Cubs normally begins with Jeff Samardzija, who may be the best pitcher in baseball with a 2-5 record. But Theo Epstein could have more than one starter to peddle as July 31 approaches. Jason Hammel has tossed seven scoreless innings in each of his last two..." June 11
Baltimore Sun "There's always some impatience by baseball fans shortly after the regular season ends and before free agency really gets going. And the Orioles' brass has been doing things -- most specifically, interviewing candidates for the club’s vacant pitching coach position. But as for some of the other..." October 29
Hammel will throw on flat ground Monday and Wednesday. Mound on Friday. Will need a few rehab starts. #Orioles
Jason Hammel said he doesn't know when he will throw next but feels injection has helped alleviate forearm tightness. #orioles
Baltimore Sun "Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel is out indefinitely after receiving a cortisone injection in the flexor mass muscle in his right forearm on Friday after his recent MRI was reviewed by renowned orthopedist Dr. James Andrews. The injection means that Hammel certainly won’t be ready to return..." August 10
Hammel MRI came back clean. Just some inflammation around ulnar nerve.
Jason Hammel will have an MRI tmrw.
CSN Baltimore "While Bud Norris walked several hundred feet from the visitor’s clubhouse to the Orioles’ room had to be made on the roster for him. The Orioles placed Jason Hammel whose place he will temporarily take in the rotation on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor mass strain in his right arm. The..." July 31
Buck said Hammel is unlikely for tmrw. Lots of moving parts.
CSN Baltimore "With their bullpen tired and hurting, the Orioles needed Jason Hammel to give them an extended start. He answered with an eight-inning outing, equaling the team’s longest of the season. Hammel’s effective eight were not only badly needed by the team, but he needed them for his confidence. While..." May 28
Baltimore Sun "It’s never a pleasant experience for major league ballplayers when one of their struggling teammates gets sent to the minors. In close clubhouses, most of these guys are friends, or friendly anyway. And, frankly, many of them have been through the same situations. It’s possible no one in an..." April 23
CSN Baltimore "One of the most poorly kept secrets in the Orioles camp was confirmed on Wednesday: Jason Hammel was named as the team’s Opening Day starter. Hammel will face Tampa Bay’s David Price on Tuesday at St. Petersburg, Fla. Hammel, who was 8-6 with a 3.43 ERA last season, was considered the..." March 28
CSN Baltimore "Even though there are still more than six weeks until Opening Day, it’s not too early to start thinking about a starter. How about Jason Hammel? Hammel and Wei-Yin Chen are the only real contenders to start on Apr. 2 in Tampa Bay. Last year, there was no obvious starter. Jake Arrieta was..." February 17
Baltimore Sun "Jason Hammel's breakout season in 2012 was rewarded Friday when he agreed to a one-year, $6.75 million deal with the Orioles to avoid arbitration. He could make up to $300,000 more in performance incentives. Closer Jim Johnson also agreed to a one-year deal Friday ($6.5 million), leaving just..." February 09