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”

Report: Brewers Still Interested in RHP Jake Arrieta

The Milwaukee Brewers are remaining ‘in’ on free agent right-handed pitcher Jake Arrieta, per The Athletic’s Jim Bowden. Bowden also states that the Brewers are interested in free agent third baseman Mike Moustakas. If Milwaukee were to sign Moustakas, that would open the door for them to trade third baseman Travis Shaw, who had aContinue reading “Report: Brewers Still Interested in RHP Jake Arrieta”

Jake Arrieta Throws 2nd Career No-Hitter in 16-0 Win Vs. Reds

Chicago Cubs ace and reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta did it again on Thursday night. Arrieta threw his 2nd career no-hitter versus the Cincinnati Reds in the Cubs’ 16-0 rout of the Reds despite struggling with his command by walking four Reds players. Dating back to August 1st of last season,Continue reading “Jake Arrieta Throws 2nd Career No-Hitter in 16-0 Win Vs. Reds”

Jake Arrieta & Cubs Avoid Arbitration at Over $10 Million

Yesterday, Jake Arrieta‘s arbitration hearing was scheduled with the Cubs and him about $5.5 million apart on his salary for the 2016 season. A day later, the Associated Press is reporting that the Cubs and Arrieta won’t have to go to arbitration at all now, as Arrieta has agreed to make $10.7 million in 2016:Continue reading “Jake Arrieta & Cubs Avoid Arbitration at Over $10 Million”

Jake Arrieta’s Arbitration Hearing Will be February 9th

Jake Arrieta won the National League’s Cy Young Award last year, helping pitch the Chicago Cubs into the playoffs by posting a 1.77 earned run average and a 22-6 win-loss record with 236 strikeouts over 229 innings of work. Arrieta, who came into the 2015 as one of baseball’s most underrated pitchers is still underContinue reading “Jake Arrieta’s Arbitration Hearing Will be February 9th”

Jake Arrieta Freezes Pirates as Cubs Advance to NLDS vs. Cardinals

Jake Arrieta dominated again tonight. It’s becoming a regular thing around Major League Baseball. The NL Cy Young Favorite went the distance in the Cubs 4-0 National League Wild Card Game win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, and made history in doing so. Arrieta became the first pitcher in Major League history to do two thingsContinue reading “Jake Arrieta Freezes Pirates as Cubs Advance to NLDS vs. Cardinals”

MLB Award Predictions With One Week to go in Regular Season

On Sunday, every MLB team will wrap up their 2015 MLB regular season. That means it’s time to talk about the award races that are close, and some that aren’t. From the MVP awards all the way to Manager of the Year, the races are tight. Who is going to win it all in theContinue reading “MLB Award Predictions With One Week to go in Regular Season”

Cubs’ Jake Arrieta Becomes First Cubs Pitcher to Win 21 Games Since 1911

Jake Arrieta can’t, and won’t be stopped. The Cubs ace was perfect through six innings tonight, and left the game after giving up one hit over seven innings, shutting out the Pirates putting him in-line for his MLB leading 21st win, helping solidify his case for National League Cy Young. Arrieta became the first CubContinue reading “Cubs’ Jake Arrieta Becomes First Cubs Pitcher to Win 21 Games Since 1911”

Jake Arrieta’s 3-Hit Shutout vs. Brewers Notches 20th Win

Earlier in the year, it seemed like Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke had the National League Cy Young award locked up. Cubs ace Jake Arrieta is giving Greinke a run at his money. Arrieta tossed a three-hit shutout over the Milwaukee Brewers last night, striking out 11 Brewers hitters in the Cubs 4-0 win.Continue reading “Jake Arrieta’s 3-Hit Shutout vs. Brewers Notches 20th Win”

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