The Phillies are going to attempt to lock up 28-year old lefty starting pitcher Cole Hamels to a long term deal. If he rejects them, he is likely going to be traded by the deadline on July 31st. Hamels has pitched in 18 games (all starts) for the Phillies so far this year and he is 11-4 with a 3.07 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP. He has now pitched in 199 games (198 starts) in his first seven years with the Phillies and he is 85-58 with a 3.36 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP. The Phillies could get an impressive haul for Hamels, but they would rather keep him around.