Bryce Harper Agrees to Largest Contract in MLB History With Phillies

After months of speculation, the Bryce Harper sweepstakes has reportedly came to an end. Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies reached agreement on a 13-year, $330 million contract Thursday afternoon, according to MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman. This new contract means it is entirely possible that Harper ends his career with the Phillies, as the pactContinue reading “Bryce Harper Agrees to Largest Contract in MLB History With Phillies”

Phillies Continue Busy Off-Season, Trade For J.T. Realmuto

Per an official press release from the team, the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired all-star catcher J.T. Realmuto via trade with the Miami Marlins. The announcement was made official Thursday afternoon, making Realmuto yet another all-star traded away by Miami under CEO Derek Jeter‘s ownership group. Last off-season, the Marlins traded away Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich,Continue reading “Phillies Continue Busy Off-Season, Trade For J.T. Realmuto”

Padres Have Trade Interest in Phillies’ Maikel Franco

The San Diego Padres reportedly have interest in trading for Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco, reports Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. San Diego could use an upgrade at the hot corner, as Christian Villanueva has regressed since his hot start to the season, but in-order to get Franco, Rosenthal notes that the Padres would needContinue reading “Padres Have Trade Interest in Phillies’ Maikel Franco”

Phillies’ Jerad Eickhoff to Begin Season on Disabled List

Recently, the Philadelphia Phillies upgraded their starting rotation by signing free agent pitcher Jake Arrieta, but it has already downgraded again thanks to injury. Right-handed pitcher Jerad Eickhoff will begin the 2018 season on the disabled list for the Phillies due to a strained lat muscle that is expected to keep out for a timeContinue reading “Phillies’ Jerad Eickhoff to Begin Season on Disabled List”

Phillies Sign RHP Jake Arrieta to Three-Year Deal

The top remaining MLB free agent is off the board. Right-handed starting pitcher Jake Arrieta has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $75 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies in a deal that was first reported by NBC Sports Philadelphia. Arrieta can opt-out of the contract following the 2019 season, but Jon Heyman of FanRag SportsContinue reading “Phillies Sign RHP Jake Arrieta to Three-Year Deal”

Phillies Promote Top Prospect J.P. Crawford to Triple-A Lehigh Valley

According to MLB.com, the Philadelphia Philies’ number one prospect and third best prospect in baseball is shortstop J.P. Crawford, who batted .288/.380/.414 with 6 home runs and 43 runs batted in between Advanced-A ball and Double-A season. The .288 batting average was Crawford’s highest mark in the minors since 2013. His .265/.398/.390 with 3 homeContinue reading “Phillies Promote Top Prospect J.P. Crawford to Triple-A Lehigh Valley”

Phillies Issue Statement in Ryan Howard’s Defense Amid PED Scandal

Yesterday evening, a report came out from Al Jazeera regarding the use of performance enhancing drugs in sports, listing a list of notable athletes in the report. Major League Baseball Stars Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan Howard were on the report. Howard, who has been a member of the Phillies his entire 11-year career had his attorneyContinue reading “Phillies Issue Statement in Ryan Howard’s Defense Amid PED Scandal”

Phillies Ace Cole Hamels Tosses No-Hitter vs. Cubs

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels likely made his last start for the Philles today versus the Chicago Cubs. Trade rumors have been swirling about the Phillies ace for the longest time, and if it is indeed the end of the line for him in Philadelphia, he went out in style, tossing a no-hitter. OMG, OdubelContinue reading “Phillies Ace Cole Hamels Tosses No-Hitter vs. Cubs”

Carlos Correa and Maikel Franco Name Rookies of the Month for June

The Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Philles have the rookies of the month for the month of June as Astros shortstop Carlos Correa won the honor for the American League while Philes third basemen Maikel Franco won the honor for the National League. Your Rookies of the Month – and absolute studs – @Astros SSContinue reading “Carlos Correa and Maikel Franco Name Rookies of the Month for June”

Phillies Release Former All-Star Grady Sizemore

The Philadelphia Philles announced earlier today that the team has officially cut former all-star Grady Sizemore from their team. The team designated him for assignment Saturday, and with no teams showing any interest in Sizemore the team just decided to cut him lose. Sizemore was signed by the Philles last season after the Boston RedContinue reading “Phillies Release Former All-Star Grady Sizemore”

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