Cole Hamels to Texas Rangers Becomes Official

The long trade of Cole Hamels has officially been completed. Both the Rangers and Phillies have confirmed that the trade is now official and Hamels will arrive in Texas this evening to join the Rangers.
July 29, 2015

Tough road trip rejuvenates 'Pigs Diekman

After making his major league debut last season, left-hander Jake Diekman has had a season full of ups and downs at Triple-A Lehigh Valley in 2013. A tough road trip to Durham and Norfolk may have given him a new-found approach that will work for him.
May 18, 2013

Scouting Phils Prospect #21: Jake Diekman

Jake Diekman got a major league audition last season and will battle for full-time work in the majors this spring. The young left-hander is developing better than some scouts thought that he might.
January 25, 2013

Trio of 'Pigs heading for Philly?

It's the age we live in. Phillies prospect Michael Schwimer was simply congratulating some teammates on their pending promotions to Philadelphia, but he was actually breaking news.
May 10, 2012

Diekman, two others sent to minors

As opening day approaches, the Phillies continued to cut down the number of players in camp. Left-hander Jake Diekman and two other pitchers were sent to minor league camp.
March 27, 2012

Phillies Prospect #41: Jacob Diekman

Jacob Diekman simply didn't have much going for him as a starter, but being moved to the bullpen in 2009 helped him out. Now, he just needs to keep building on that success and climbing the minor league ladder.
February 22, 2010

Phillies Prospect #28: Jacob Diekman

The Phillies may have drafted Jacob Diekman in the 30th round, but they thought a lot more of him than that, which is why they gave him over slot money to help make up his mind to turn pro. The investment could pay off nicely.
March 5, 2008