Lackluster farm system continues to plague the Phillies

Entering the offseason with roughly $50M to spend without threatening the luxury tax, the typically-affluent Phillies weren’t flexing their financial prowess like they were last year. Although they reportedly had interest in the elite tier of free agents this winter- Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon, and Madison Bumgarner, namely- nothing ever actually materialized. Unlike last winter […]

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Who were the Phillies’ biggest beneficiaries of the Bryce Harper trade?

Despite being involved in trade rumors majority of the offseason, Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco managed to somehow survive the roster overhaul the team has undergone so far this offseason. Oddly enough, the two may actually wind up being two of the biggest beneficiaries from the lineup additions-namely the additions of Jean Segura, J.T Realmuto, […]

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Phillies GM Matt Klentak Must Mitigate Desperation As Harper Negotiations Take Precedence

One down, one to go. Yesterday, star infielder and 4x All-Star Manny Machado inked a monstrous 10-year, $300M pact with the San Diego Padres- the largest contract in American professional sports history to date. Although the team of choice is somewhat surprising, the hefty price tag is not, as Machado’s camp has been adamant about […]

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