Many baseball officials are saying the Cole Hamels start today against the Chicago Cubs is going to be the most watched start of any player this year.

With the MLB tradeline less than a week away and the Phillies in last place, looking to rebuild, the much talked about Hamels is the one guy that could bring some valuable talent for the future.

Hamels has struggled lately and his season numbers are 5-7 with a 3.91 ERA.

The Phils and Red Sox have been linked for months on a possible trade but there are many more teams that have interest.

In fact, the team Hamels pitches against today - the Cubs are now in the hunt.