It has been safe to say Cole Hamels has been the Webster's Dictionary definition of a stud
In three starts, he's proven to be just what Chicago needed after allowing just two runs and posting just as many wins over this short glimpse of greatness. Texas Rangers fans will have to wait for their haul to begin paying dividends, but another name has been added to the mix.
The Rangers will add Alexander Ovalles as the man who has officially become the player to be named later in the deal between Texas and Chicago.
Finally, a face added to a nameless addition.
Fans knew about Eddie Butler and Rollie Lacy, who has been the biggest piece in this return for Hamels, but Ovalles is another very young player who has potential. He played for the Cubs Dominican League affiliate as a 17-year old this summer, posting a line of
#Rangers complete Cole Hamels trade by acquiring OF Alexander Ovalles, 17. He was batting .316 for the Cubs' Dominican Summer League 2 team. Recently had surgery for a broken hamate bone. Has resumed hitting.— Jeff Wilson (@JeffWilson_FWST) August 14, 2018