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"
Three months in and the Phillies have yet to make any significant improvements this offseason. But why has this offseason been so slow? When the Phillies’ offseason began in October, fans knew that the outlook was grim. Between the many holes to fill on the team and the rise of literally every other team in […]Read more "Explaining the Phillies Take-It-Slow Approach This Offseason"
Given all of the gaps the Phillies need to fill this offseason, they should sign one of these cheap starting pitchers to fill the 2021 rotation. The Phillies have a lot of holes to fill for the 2021 season. Between fixing the bullpen, center field, re-signing J.T. Realmuto, and figuring out the middle infield, a […]Read more "Could the Phillies Sign One of These Cheap, Veteran Pitchers?"
As the trade market for starting pitchers heats up, the Phillies should look to add one of these five pitchers to their rotation. Following the subsequent trades of Blake Snell and Yu Darvish to the Padres this week, the starting pitchers market has seemingly caught fire. Even the Phillies have entered the trade market as […]Read more "Phillies Should Trade For One of These Five Starting Pitchers"
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?"
On Christmas Eve, the Washington Nationals decided to make things a bit more interesting in the National League East. The Nats shipped out pitching prospects Wil Crowe and Eddy Yean to Pittsburgh in return for first baseman Josh Bell. Was this a strong sign that Rhys Hoskins will remain with the Phillies? A number 3 […]Read more "Nats’ Christmas Eve trade means the Phillies must keep Hoskins"