Some teams can get away with pitching that is just okay and bats that are above average. The Philadelphia Phillies are currently a far cry from being a team with good pitching. Aaron Nola, to his credit, has looked better on the mound lately but hasn’t seemed true to his own form. Another player, who […]Read more "Is Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta on the hot seat?"
Go on Twitter or any Facebook Phillies group and you will see fans on both sides of the fence. Some are already saying the Bryce Harper signing was a mistake. Others are being patient? Wait, that can’t be, patience is not the trait of a Philly Fan. ESPN and the like have told me so…. […]Read more "A slumping Bryce Harper is no reason for Phillies fans to be concerned"
Last March, the Phillies signed pitcher Jake Arrieta to a 3-year, $90 million contract. This was the biggest free-agent signing, both money and impact wise, that the team had made since they began their rebuild in 2014. It was a sign that they were taking a step forward to contending, which excited the fans for […]Read more "Can Phillies fans bank on a bounce back year from Jake Arrieta?"
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"