Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirms that the Rangers have agreed to a deal to acquire Cole Hamels from the Phillies.
TR Sullivan of MLB.com reports that the Rangers are getting close to acquiring Cole Hamels from the Phillies.
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Rangers are "now the clear-cut favorite" to land Cole Hamels.
Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Astros "remain in the Cole Hamels race" but expect him to land elsewhere.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Giants are "fading" in the pursuit of Cole Hamels.
Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com "strongly believes" that the Phillies will trade Cole Hamels to the Rangers.
Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports that Cole Hamels' no-trade clause "continues to be a roadblock" when it comes to the Red Sox trying to acquire him.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Astros are "making a strong effort" for Cole Hamels.
Cole Hamels' next start has been pushed to Friday.
According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Phillies have told several teams interested in Cole Hamels that they'd like to get their "best" offers by Wednesday.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Giants are making a "strong push" to acquire Cole Hamels from the Phillies.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the Astros "were told weeks ago" that Cole Hamels would not approve a trade to Houston.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Astros "remain in the thick" of the bidding for Cole Hamels and are "making a big push" for the left-hander.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Diamondbacks have reached out to the Phillies to express their interest in Cole Hamels.