If a six-year contract gets the JT Realmuto deal done quickly, should the Phillies bite the bullet and make the offer? According to the latest reports, the Phillies have offered JT Realmuto a five-year contract worth around $110 million. Jim Bowden believes the Phillies could get the deal done if they add a sixth year […]Read more "Should the Phillies add a 6th year to their Realmuto contract offer?"
MLB free agency is finally heating up. We have seen some big names finally sign with major league clubs in the recent days. The Phillies have began to make some of the first moves during the Dave Dombrowski era as well. In an attempt to bolster their bullpen, Archie Bradley was signed to a 1 […]Read more "Phillies’ Focus: A J.T. Realmuto Return is on the Horizon"
This is not a drill. The New York Mets landed Francisco Lindor. At the moment, they can no longer be considered a joke to Phillies fans. Right now, the Phillies are a joke. Without JT Realmuto or relief help, the Phillies are looking at 4th or 5th place. Realmuto would certainly help the Phillies battle […]Read more "Could the Phillies Sign One Of These ‘Met-Killing’ Free Agents?"
Once upon a time in a Phillies’ farm system not too long ago, sat their #3 prospect Scott Kingery. The year was 2017. Kingery was listed higher than any other 2nd base prospect. MLB.com had him as their number 50 overall prospect. After a torrid year in the minors, the Phillies put Kingery on their […]Read more "Scott Kingery is the Phillies’ biggest question mark heading into 2021"
The worst Phillies’ bullpen since 1930 is getting some much-needed help. In a 3-team deal, the Phillies are sending Garrett Cleavinger to the Dodgers, the Rays are sending Jose Alvarado to the Phillies, and the Dodgers are sending Dillon Paulson and a PTBNL to the Rays. Alvarado is a 25-year-old lefty who’s dealt with shoulder […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies Acquire reliever in 3-team trade"
News broke late Sunday night that the Tampa Bay Rays traded ace pitcher Blake Snell to the San Diego Padres. The trade (which yielded a strong return in prospects) indicates that the Rays are yet again looking to cut costs. The Phillies could well be looking to take advantage of this. The Rays are notorious […]Read more "Should the Phillies Trade for Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier?"
With so many other holes to fill on the roster, you might have forgotten that the Phillies’ bench is a disaster. If the season started today, the Phillies’ bench would look something like this: Suffice to say, Dave Dombrowski has his work cut out for him. Joe Girardi has already made it clear that he […]Read more "The Phillies should be proactive in bolstering the bench this offseason"
When the Phillies drafted Bryson Stott in the 2019 MLB Draft, on-field expectations were high for the shortstop. While Stott hasn’t had the opportunity to make that on-field impact, he has made sure to be impactful to those around him. Stott, 23, is a Las Vegas area native having attended Desert Oasis High School. Starting […]Read more "Phillies Prospect Bryson Stott Makes an Impact in His Community"
The 2020 Phillies trotted out one of the worst bullpens in MLB history. Described as disastrous, or horrific, Phillies’ relievers combined for a 7.06 ERA which ranked last in MLB and second-last in MLB history. Unfortunately, the Phillies hold that record too. The 1930 Phillies had an ERA of 8.01. Needless to say the newly […]Read more "How can the Phillies fix the MLB’s worst bullpen this offseason?"
Inexplicably, the Phillies have been reluctant to extend superstar catcher J.T Realmuto since he arrived in Philly. Despite him clearly being the best player at his position and already registering an all-star campaign with the Phils, the team has been hesitant to ink the talented backstop to a long-term deal. A puzzling, frustrating strategy, their […]Read more "There is No (Good) Plan B if Phillies Lose J.T Realmuto"