A long time ago in the year of 2010, many things were happening. Lady Gaga shocked many with her outrageous style, nobody understood the ending of Inception, and Brett Farve was still playing in the NFL. Most importantly, people wondered, “How will the Philadelphia Phillies come back from their surprising loss to the San Francisco […]Read more "J.T. Realmuto could be this decade’s Jayson Werth for the Phillies"
A flurry of trades and signings made the 2020 NFL free agency one of the more exciting iterations in recent memory. Just as well as the world was on standstill. I can’t tell you how many times I was thankful for Adam Schefter’s updates blowing up my phone. The league will look a lot different […]Read more "How do the Eagles’ 2020 opponents look after Free Agency?"
Despite the entire sports world shutting down due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, the recent frenzy surrounding that of NFL Free Agency has given every sports fan something to get excited about. DeAndre Hopkins got traded, Tom Brady is leaving New England, etc etc etc. With that in mind, now seemed like the perfect time […]Read more "Ranking the top-5 Sixers free-agent signings of all time"
Day one of NFL free agency has come and gone and the Eagles remained relatively quiet; contrary to expectations and built up anticipation. After word circulating that GM Howie Roseman may be looking to “shake things up” this spring, Eagles fans will have to wait a bit longer to see what he had in mind. […]Read more "Free Agency Notebook: Eagles quiet on day one"
No one person or organization is without fault. The same can be said about the Phillies. Sometimes players with great future potential slip through the cracks. For example in the previous decade, the Phillies traded a young Gio Gonzalez as part of a trade for Freddy Garcia. Gonzalez became one of the most dynamic pitchers […]Read more "Six players the Phillies whiffed on in the 2010s"
Hi, Phillies blogger/fan Alec Kostival here. I know this may seem a little informal than usual, but it felt like the best route in discussing the big bad luxury tax. Let me throw some background information at you first. So far in the offseason, the Phillies have added about $38 million in taxable payroll. While […]Read more "It’s time for the Phillies to push past the luxury tax barrier"
The Winter Meetings haven’t started yet, but the Phillies have already started their mission. Code name: O.C.T.O.B.E.R. Offseason Calculated Tactical Operation Bringing Evelvated Record Does the mission sound difficult? Possibly. Is it overly complicated? Yes, needlessly so. Will there be casualties? Sadly, yes. There has already been a casualty. Cole Hamels has fallen to the […]Read more "Three free agents the Phillies should be all-in on this offseason"
As the 2019-2020 MLB Free Agent period is underway, it’s time to look back at the two superstars that signed during the last offseason. Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will forever be linked due to the 2018-2019 offseason. Both were expected to and signed mega year deals with new teams. They both were paid and […]Read more "Bryce Harper vs. Manny Machado: Who Had the Better First year?"
In the 2017 offseason, the Phillies decided they need to make a big splash as they were coming out of a rebuild. That divebomb into the pool was signing Jake Arrieta for $75 million over 3 years. Yeeeeaaaaahhhhhh… It hasn’t worked out. What. So. Ever. In fact, the $20 million that Arrieta will make in […]Read more "Could Jake Arrieta’s contract go down as the Phillies’ worst ever?"
With the season now over halfway through, the Eagles are coming off a big win against the Chicago Bears. The outcome of the remainder of the season will have a huge impact on what could be one of the more important offseasons in recent memory. With the grand gesture to cement Carson Wentz the face […]Read more "Eagles’ Early Offseason Outlook: What happens if it all stays the same?"