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Cole Hamels Rumors: No Deadline for Contract Extension

March 8, 2012; Clearwater FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) pitches in the second inning of the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE
March 8, 2012; Clearwater FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) pitches in the second inning of the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Bright House Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

Earlier today, we heard speculation that Phillies southpaw Cole Hamels could make upwards of $150M if he hits the open market this fall. Philadelphia, however, seems intent on locking him up, and unlike a lot of stars, Hamels isn't setting a deadline for a possible deal. His agent John Boggs is in camp, and will reportedly be having contract discussions with the club. There's hope within the organization that a deal will get done.