Jason Hammel RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Yankees interested in RHP Jason Hammel

    Hardball Talk "While much of the Yankees’ focus this offseason has centered on sluggers like Edwin Encarnacion and Carlos Beltran, the team has expressed repeated interest in strengthening their pitching staff as well. They’ve already been linked to left-handed free agent Rich Hill and former Yankee reliever..." November 19

  • Cubs decline the 2017 contract option for pitcher Jason Hammel

    WGNTV.com "At least one member of the Cubs’ 2016 starting pitching staff won’t be back to try to defend the World Series title. On Sunday the Cubs announced that pitcher Jason Hammel’s 2017 contract option will not be picked up by the team. The option year would have given the starter $12 million for the..." November 07

  • Strained relations? Irate Hammel not happy with Maddon

    Chicago Sun-Times "Cubs manager Joe Maddon dropped a “seminal moment” on the impressive relief outing Saturday by rookie Rob Zastryzny. But the only reason the left-hander was pitching in the third inning against the Dodgers marked a more significant seminal moment in the relationship between the Cubs and veteran..." August 28

  • Cubs doctor recommends Hammel eat more potato chips

    Fox Sports "Chicago Cubs hurler Jason Hammel credits a bizarre dietary change -- ordered by a team doctor -- with helping him win on Saturday. Hammel left his last start on July 7 with cramping in his right hand, a recurring ailment, and afterward he says he got a call from a team doctor with a suggestion..." July 17