Phillies running low on options (and funds) to get over the hump

Unlike the snail-paced tempo of last winter, this MLB offseason has been an absolute whirlwind. Free-agent class headliners Gerrit Cole, Anthony Rendon, Stephen Strasburg, Yasmani Grandal, and Madison Bumgarner have all already put pen to paper and found new homes- essentially dashing the Phillies chances of landing an elite talent this winter. Amongst the chaos […]

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Phillies pursuit of Didi Gregorius should not come at the expense of Segura

As the annual, ever-eventful winter meetings draw near, the offseason buzz continues to grow louder by the day. The Phillies, like rival clubs, aren’t immune to the noise either. From Gerrit Cole to Kris Bryant to Madison Bumgarner to Cole Hamels, the Phillies have had their name linked to just about every premier free-agent available. […]

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Phillies must be wise with limited financial resources this offseason

Massive spending was the hallmark of the Phillies’ offseason a year ago. En route to acquiring David Robertson, Andrew McCutchen, Jean Segura, J.T Realmuto, and Bryce Harper, the team shelled out a whopping $403M. No strangers to heavy offseason spending, the Phillies front office brass have rival executives under the assumption that a similarly pricey […]

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Patience, Poise, and Persistence: Analyzing the Masterful Offseason Strategy of Phillies GM Matt Klentak

After much anticipation, deliberation, negotiation, and flat-out frustration at times this offseason, the Phillies are once again a force in the National League. This change in hierarchical ranking, of course, is largely due to the acquisition of generational talent Bryce Harper. It only took 117 tumultuous days for the superstar slugger to find a home, […]

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