Winning the MVP is nothing new to Bryce Harper. The $330 million man won the NL MVP when he was just 22 years old with the Nationals as he first ascended into MLB stardom. This year, Harper’s MVP odds can be found to be anywhere between 13/1 and 20/1 and he sits at the 6th […]Read more "Will Bryce Harper be an MVP candidate in 2020?"
The Phillies already made one splash move on their big-league staff this offseason, hiring former Manager of the Year and World Series champion Joe Girardi as their new skipper. With Girardi now in the fold and their biggest staff vacancy filled, it’s now time for the Phils to turn their attention toward finding a new […]Read more "Phillies need to prioritize finding new hitting & pitching coaches"
Two weeks ago I wrote about the Phillies sending Adam Haseley down to Lehigh Valley and how I thought it was the wrong move. Haseley never got on the plane from San Francisco to Allentown before he was back in the line-up, being re-called just two days later. Prior to sending him down, Manager Gabe […]Read more "Is Adam Haseley becoming the Phillies’ odd man out?"
As the New Year rings fresh in our minds, baseball fans from many franchises await the final decision of free agent All-Star Manny Machado. Reports stated that all formal offers had to be in by Jan. 1 and that the young 3rd baseman/shortstop would decide his permanent residence after the New Year. With his visitation […]Read more "If all else fails, could the Phillies compete with the pieces they have?"
Excitement and anticipation swells with each passing day as we inch closer to the annual MLB Winter Meetings. A mere three days before every franchise flies their finest front office brass to Las Vegas to discuss potential deals with their rival big wigs. Every winter agreements are made that completely alter the trajectory of a franchise. […]Read more "Phillies offseason outlook: Quantum Leap"
The Phillies swapped Luis Garcia for Jose Alvarez in a trade that came out of the blue. Luis Garcia spent a rollercoaster 6 seasons in Philadelphia. He was wildly inconsistent from year to year. For example, in 2017 Garcia had a 2.65 ERA in 71.1 IP for the Phillies. He followed that up with a […]Read more "Everything you need to know: Phillies swap relievers with the Angels"
If Bob Nightengale is right, Bryce Harper will be a member of the Phillies by the time the 2019 season rolls around. In early November, the writer for USA Today reported that “you could bank on” Harper signing a monster contract with a team, then doubled down a week later saying that, “[he] would be […]Read more "Why signing Bryce Harper would do more damage than good to the Phillies"