After wrapping up their Spring Training up in Clearwater, the Phillies made their 2018 Opening Day debut in a road game against the Braves. It was an eventful outing, as Aaron Nola made his first Opening Day start and the Phils played their first meaningful game of 2018. Let’s recap the action from SunTrust Park: […]Read more "Five takeaways: Phillies suffer nail biting loss on opening day"
A fan favorite amongst readers, it is time once again for a bold predictions article. This piece is sure to make the optimistic fans salivate and the more pessimistic- and perhaps more realistic- supporters queasy with its brazen projections, but the hot takes shan’t be kept quiet. Ready or not, here are five shamelessly bold […]Read more "Five shamelessly bold predictions for the upcoming Phillies season"
With a handful of moves made in the past week, the Phillies’ Opening Day roster is effectively set. But that doesn’t mean the team is done making moves or that things can’t change from now until Thursday afternoon. Since we last compiled a list of transactions, the team made three additional moves that affect the […]Read more "Phillies make more moves as opening Day looms"
With Opening Day less than a week away, the Phillies continue to make roster moves and transactions in order to get the roster down to 25 players. The final Spring Training game is set for later this afternoon, and then the team will travel to Atlanta to take on the Braves Thursday for Opening Day. […]Read more "Phillies’ Spring Training Moves Part Two: Trimming The Roster"
The 2015 Cy Young winner started his Phillies tenure with 3 straight strikes leading to the Tiger’s JaCoby Jones striking out looking. A similar scene unfolded the next batter. Jamier Candelario went up 2 balls no strikes, but found himself striking out on a foul tip. This is the pitcher the Phillies paid 3 years […]Read more "Jake Arrieta makes in-game debut for Phillies"
Over the last 24 hours, the Phillies made three separate roster moves as the club inches closer to compiling its final 25-man Opening Day roster. Tuesday afternoon saw a handful of young Phillies’ farmhand sent back to their respective minor league clubs to complete the Spring. Three positional players, including a catcher, infielder and outfielder, […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies make big moves as roster cutdown continues"
The Texas Rangers have claimed Tommy Joseph off the Phillies’ waiver wire six days after Philadelphia designated the first baseman for assignment. The Phillies designated Joseph for assignment to make room on the roster for Jake Arrieta, who signed a three-year deal, $75 million deal last week. The Phillies had hoped to keep Joseph, who […]Read more "Texas Rangers Claim Former Phillies’ Major Leaguer"
On Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies officially signed former Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta. OFFICIAL: #Phillies have signed RHP Jake Arrieta to a multi-year contract. Welcome to Philadelphia, @JArrieta34! #BeBold pic.twitter.com/7txyEsliUo — Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) March 12, 2018 The pact is a three-year, $75 million dollar contract and gives the Phils another ace to pair with Aaron […]Read more "Money Well Spent: What the Signing of Jake Arrieta Means for The Phillies"
For weeks, everyone in the baseball world had one question: WHAT IS GOING ON WITH JAKE ARRIETA?!? After a long winter with spring on the horizon, we have our answer. The Phillies have got their man. Jake Arrieta has signed a 3-year deal worth $75 million with the Philadelphia Phillies. According to MLB insider Jon […]Read more "Rebuilding ends as Jake Arrieta signs with Phillies"
The Phillies are now six games, five played against professional opponents, into Spring Training, and as such, it’s time to take a look back at the first week of the prequel to the 2018 campaign. Aaron Nola Named Opening Day Starter For the first time in his professional career, 24-year-old Aaron Nola will take […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training week one news and notes"