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"
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"
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?"
The Phillies are set to make their 2018 Spring Training debut on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The contest will mark the first time the Phillies take the field in 146 days, and with it comes a wave of excitement. On the heels of that wave, however, are the winds of change. The Phillies […]Read more "Three Phillies that need strong spring training performances"
Early Tuesday morning, Jon Heyman of MLB Network and FanRag Sports reported that the Phillies and former Cubs and Orioles starting pitcher, Jake Arrieta, are communicating about the possibility of a contract. The Phillies have been open about wanting a veteran pitcher to bolster their young rotation, but GM Matt Klentak has made it clear […]Read more "Why adding Jake Arrieta makes sense for the Phillies"
The Philadelphia Union are in the thick of preparing themselves for the start of the 2018 MLS season. The Union are spending their Presidents day hanging out with the Philadelphia Phillies; they are subsequently hanging out with Super Bowl champion Jason Kelce. With only 12 days until the ball is kicked in Chester, the Union […]Read more "Doop Roundup: Philly teams unify, The final week of preseason begins & Suncoast Invitational play continues"
We’re launching a brand new podcast here at Philly Sports Network and what better timing than 24 hours before the biggest game in recent memory? Tyler Zulli guides you through the realm of Philadelphia sports. Breaking down all things Eagles, Sixers, Phillies and Flyers, the eccentric young host uses his confidence and humor to bring […]Read more "PODCAST: Previewing the Eagles NFC Championship Clash with the Vikings & much more"
“Ruin Tomorrow”, they used to call him. Everyone in Philadelphia always has their own opinions, but from 2012-2015 they could all agree on one thing. Even at 3 in the morning, Philadelphians could be heard yelling “I HATE RUBEN AMARO” and “I COULD DO A BETTER JOB”. And then, suddenly, the complaining stopped. Ruben was […]Read more "Ruben Amaro Jr. Heals Relationship with Phillies Fans after ‘The Goldbergs’ Guest Spot"
It’s January 3rd which means that I just turned 22! (Cue Taylor Swift music here) I know everyone is excited to celebrate and I’m personally inviting the Philadelphia Phillies to my party. This, of course, means that Mr. Klentak and Mr. Montgomery owe me a birthday present. It might be late notice, but I thought […]Read more "It’s my Birthday, Will the Phillies give me the perfect present?"
“The worst place to be in sports is purgatory.” No, that’s not from the endless quotes of Vince Lombardi or Marshawn Lynch. Those words were uttered by yours truly, and it’s a mentality that I’ve held firm on since I began my journey as a sports media member in 2012. There are three places to […]Read more "Instant analysis: Former Indians first baseman Carlos Santana signs with the Phillies"