The Rangers clinched the AL West title on the final day of the 2015 regular season when Hamels threw a three-hitter against the Los Angeles Angels. Yahoo's Jeff Passan says Texas is sending a "significant amount" of money in the deal to cover Hamels' salary and that they will receive prospects in return. Those numbers have been hurt by a awful July for Hamels, who is 1-3 with a 11.12 ERA in four starts after carrying a 3.61 ERA into the month.
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Hamels is 152-111 in his career with a 3.43 ERA in 383 games with the Rangers and Phillies, and he's 7-6 with a 3.48 postseason ERA. His Rangers contract contained a partial no-trade clause, but the Cubs were not among the teams he could block.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon was in Tampa Bay's dugout when Hamels led the Phillies past the Rays for the championship 10 years ago. He has pitched some really big games against teams I have been involved with. He's a great competitor, got good stuff. Among starting pitchers with at least 90 innings this year, Chatwood's 19.4% walk rate leads the league ... by almost SIX PERCENTAGE POINTS.
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The Cubs are 60-42 this season, sitting in first place of the NL Central.
Butler, 27, was out of minor-league options. He has a 4.95 ERA and a 1.3 record in eight starts this season. Chatwood walked six batters in the Cubs' 7-6 walk-off victory over Arizona on Thursday, giving him 85 walks in 94 innings.
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Quintana was acquired in a costly trade with the crosstown White Sox last July that included touted prospects Eloy Jimenez and Dylan Cease.