Tag Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

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 […]

Posted on June 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Philadelphia Phillies have surpassed most outside expectations to this point in the season. But the team is still falling short of new ace Jake Arrieta’s expectations. After the Phillies were swept in a three-game series over the weekend by the San Francisco Giants, Arrieta went on a […]

Posted on March 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s been six years since the Philadelphia Phillies last made the playoffs. But after years of rebuilding, they finally look ready to start working their way back up the pecking order in the NL East. The club even signed a couple big free agents this winter to […]

Posted on March 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After an offseason plagued by inactivity, free agents are finally flying off the shelves. The latest is pitcher Jake Arrieta, who many considered one of the top two pitchers available this winter. Arrieta has agreed to a three-year deal worth $75 million. Arrieta is a major signing […]

Posted on February 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With Yu Darvish signing with the Cubs, the free agent market finally has some movement at the top. The next domino to fall figures to be former Cubs starter Jake Arrieta. Earlier this offseason, the Twins and Brewers were the perceived favorites to sign him. That may […]

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