Hamels went 15-5 with a 3.32 ERA in 32 starts for the Rangers last season. He finished eighth in the American League in ERA and seventh with 200 strikeouts.
The Rangers will hold their 2017 FanFest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT on Jan. 21 at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Tickets for FanFest are on sale at texasrangers.com/fanfest.
Admission to the 2017 Texas Rangers Fan Fest Presented by AT&T is $10 for adults, $8 for season-ticket holders and $5 for children 13 and under. A limited number of Autograph Fast Passes, which guarantee the Fast Pass holders every autograph for every player participating in the formal autograph sessions Saturday, with front-of-the-line access, will be sold for $500.
T.R. Sullivan has covered the Rangers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2006. Follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.