The Cubs are looking to deal, but trading for Cole Hamels by the July 31 deadline still sounds like a long shot.
Cole Hamels was already one of the top arms available at Major League Baseball's trade deadline.
Since joining the Cubs in 2011, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have given the franchise a complete facelift.
Jon Lester is OK if the Cubs don't make any moves before this year's trade deadline.
The Major League Baseball trade deadline is a week away and as of Friday afternoon, the Cubs haven't made any moves just yet.