FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Cardinals' interest in Cole Hamels has "not advanced."
Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News reports that a potential "stumbling block" with the Rangers possibly trading for Cole Hamels is the money involved.
Rob Bradford of WEEI.com was told by a source familiar with the Phillies’ thinking on the matter that general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. and his club have been "unrealistic in their expectations" in regard to a return in a trade for Cole Hamels.
The Phillies are high on Red Sox catching prospect Blake Swihart and would insist on Padres catching prospect Austin Hedges in a trade involving Cole Hamels, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly.
Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly says in a video that the Phillies are in "staredowns" with four teams regarding Cole Hamels.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Padres "are said to be alive" for a potential trade involving Cole Hamels.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox haven't had any trade discussions this month with the Phillies involving Cole Hamels.
The Cardinals are exploring a trade for Cole Hamels, according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of FOX Sports.
Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News reports that the Padres have had discussions with the Phillies regarding Cole Hamels.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the Astros are a "sleeper team" when it comes to a potential landing spot for Cole Hamels.
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports reports the Dodgers and Phillies discussed Chase Utley in the course of Jimmy Rollins negotiations.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the Red Sox haven't reengaged the Phillies regarding a trade for Cole Hamels since missing out on Jon Lester.
Jayson Stark of ESPN hears that the Giants are interested in a trade for Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels.
Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston hears that the Phillies are not actively trying to move Cole Hamels at this week's Winter Meetings.