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"
Today’s the day that baseball nerds, such as myself, get overexcited for, for one hiarticular reason. Today is the first day of genuine Spring Training baseball games, in which professional hitters will step into the box against professional pitchers. Now, that doesn’t mean all of these athletes are Major League talents, drastically watering down the […]Read more "2018 MLB Standings Prediction: Can the Phillies climb to the top?"
On November 7th, 2017- around 2 o’clock EST- news broke that former Phillies ace Roy Halladay‘s airplane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. Even worse, the Pasco Police Department confirmed that the pilot of the aircraft had passed, but had not yet been identified. The news took the baseball world by storm- to put it […]Read more "Saying goodbye to a childhood hero: A tribute to Phillies legend Roy Halladay"
Following a 4-3, playoff spot clinching win for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies have called up shortstop JP Crawford to the big leagues. Crawford, 22, has long been heralded as a top Phillies prospect since he was drafted 16th overall in the 2013 MLB draft. The Lakewood, California native moved quickly through the lower […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Phillies prospect JP Crawford Called Up to the Big Leagues"
For the second time in just three days, the Phillies have made a waiver claim for a relief pitcher. This time, the team picked up left hander Kevin Siegrist, formerly of the St. Louis Cardinals. The team, again, will be responsible for the rest of Siegrist’s salary, which comes out to be about $270,000. Siegrist […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies Claim RP Kevin Siegrist From Cardinals"
August may have not been a great month record-wise for the Phillies, but there were plenty of bright spots to give fans hope for the years ahead. Phillies Reliever Adam Morgan showing he belongs on the team in 2018 If I were to go back a few months and look on twitter, I would […]Read more "Seven Phillies thoughts after August’s rollercoaster came to an end"
On the last day to make waiver claims for player eligible for the postseason, the far out of the playoff picture Phillies made a move. The team picked up right handed relief pitcher Juan Nicasio after the Pirates placed him on revocable waivers. The Phillies will be on the hook for the remainder of Nicasio’s […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies Claim RP Juan Nicasio From Pirates"
Jerad Eickhoff fired a pitch in the third inning, called for the training staff, and quickly exited the game in yesterday afternoon’s matchup against the Braves. As we speak, Eickhoff is being examined by team doctors. According to MLB.com Phillies’ writer Todd Zolecki, Eickhoff told Manager Pete Mackanin that he felt a tingling sensation in […]Read more "Jerad Eickhoff leaves start as his place in Phillies long-term plans begins to dwindle"
When the July 31 trade deadline passed, Tommy Joseph was still a member of the Phillies. So, earlier this week, the Phillies announced that Lehigh Valley star Rhys Hoskins would get some starts in left field in order to fix the log jam that the organization has at first base.Moving Hoskins to the outfield could […]Read more "Moving Hoskins To The Outfield Doesn’t Fix Phillies Problems, It Just Creates More"
After the Phillies shipped Pat Neshek to the Colorado Rockies and Howie Kendrick to the Washington Nationals earlier this week, it was expected that the team would make moves in order to get the roster back to full strength. The team elected to keep the positional players it had in check and promoted two bullpen […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’ newest relievers"