Tag Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

Posted on June 4, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies have lost a big part of their team for the remainder of the 2019 season. On Tuesday, the club announced that outfielder Andrew McCutchen has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. The injury definitively ends his season, although McCutchen is hoping to […]

Posted on June 2, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine When you’re the Seattle Mariners, it’s always trading season, even in early June. On Sunday, the Philadelphia Phillies were the beneficiaries of Seattle’s non-stop openness to wheeling and dealing. The Phillies have acquired power-hitting outfielder Jay Bruce in exchange for third base prospect Jake Scheiner. As part […]

Posted on April 15, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than three weeks into his tenure with the Philadelphia Phillies, David Robertson is heading to the injured list. The club placed the veteran reliever on the 10-day IL on Monday due to elbow soreness. Drew Anderson was called up from triple-A to take his place on […]

Posted on March 26, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After finishing 80-82 last season, a 14-game improvement from the previous year, the Philadelphia Phillies were one of the most aggressive teams in free agency this winter. In addition to signing Bryce Harper, the Phillies made several other notable moves to improve their roster for the short-term. […]

Posted on February 28, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, it’s all over. Bryce Harper, the biggest free agent baseball has had in a long time (perhaps ever), has finally made his choice. Thursday, Harper agreed to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies after the two sides agreed to a 13-year contract worth $330 million. The deal is […]

Posted on February 25, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, spring training is underway and it appears the Bryce Harper saga is entering the final stretch. Unfortunately, things are far from official and there are still up to five teams still in the running. That includes the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have reportedly jumped back into […]

Posted on February 13, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine As they prepare to go full speed ahead toward being a competitive team, the Philadelphia Phillies have signed their ace to a long-term deal. On Wednesday, the Phillies announced that Aaron Nola has agreed to a four-year extension worth $45 million. There is also an option for […]

Posted on February 7, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine After more than a year of rumors and speculation, the Miami Marlins have finally pulled the trigger on a trade involving catcher J.T. Realmuto. On Thursday, the Marlins sent Realmuto the Philadelphia Phillies. In exchange, the Marlins have received catcher Jorge Alfaro and pitching prospects Sixto Sanchez […]

Posted on December 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After stopovers in San Francisco and New York, Andrew McCutchen is heading back to the state of Pennsylvania. The longtime face of the Pittsburgh Pirates has reached an agreement to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies. According to reports, McCutchen will join the Phillies on a three-year deal […]

Posted on November 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Without a doubt, outfielder Bryce Harper is the star attraction of this year’s free agent class. Manny Machado may be a close second, but Harper’s free agency has been talked about practically since he made his big league debut. Obviously, it’s early in the offseason and a […]

Posted on August 28, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies just can’t stop adding hitters for the stretch run. On Tuesday, they added one more, acquiring Jose Bautista from the New York Mets. Bautista figures to be primarily used off the bench. However, he still has some power, and as we all know, he […]

Posted on August 10, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies were aggressive before the non-waiver trade deadline and they have remained aggressive after it. On Friday, the Phillies acquired power-hitting first baseman Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins. In exchange for Bour, the Marlins have received left-handed pitching prospect McKenzie Mills. Bour has been discussed […]

Posted on July 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The time has come for Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley to walk away from the game. Utley announced Friday night that he plans to retire at the end of the season. The 39-year old has played 16 major league seasons. He signed a two-year deal […]

Posted on June 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine A month after Hector Neris lost his job as the team’s closer, the Philadelphia Phillies have dropped him from the roster completely. On Monday, the Phillies optioned the 29-year old Neris to triple-A. On the season, Neris is 1-3 with a 6.00 ERA. The move comes one […]

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