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.
Maikel Franco went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and a two-run home run in Sunday's 11-5 win over the Cubs.
Making his second start in the majors, Aaron Nola pitched well in a win over the Cubs on Sunday, yielding four runs on five hits over 7 2/3 innings.
Phillies OF prospect Aaron Altherr launched his 12th homer Saturday in a win for Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Phillies 1B prospect Kyle Martin smashed a career-high four hits Saturday in a win for Low-A Lakewood.
Aaron Harang (foot) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday.
FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Rangers and Phillies "remain in dialogue" about a Cole Hamels trade, but a deal isn't close at this point.
Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Rangers are the "lead team" in the Cole Hamels trade discussions.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that there is "momentum building" toward a trade of Cole Hamels.
Ryan Howard slugged a three-run homer Saturday in the Phillies' defeat of the Cubs.
Cole Hamels pitched the first no-hitter of his career on Saturday afternoon against the Cubs.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Yankees have contacted the Phillies about acquiring Cole Hamels.