Phillies agree to 2019 contract with pitcher Jerad Eickhoff

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'xn_ph6jJRl5mUyZKUTh8ow',sig:'3VAXBmVLX0t5P-VelB0_afoByPjmd8vKSK3ZnYYwLBs=',w:'594px',h:'415px',items:'672542066',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsEickhoff will provide rotation insurance to the 2019 PhilliesAfter reaching a one-year deal with arbitration-eligible reliever Hector Neris this afternoon, the Phillies have now reportedly agreed to a contract with another pitcher as well.This time it was 28-year-old right-hander Jerad Eickhoff, who missed nearly all of the 2018 season due to a lat injury that … Continue reading Phillies agree to 2019 contract with pitcher Jerad Eickhoff

Important off-season dates for the Phillies and Major League Baseball

Rob Manfred leads MLB into a big off-seasonIt has finally arrived, one of the most anticipated Major League Baseball off-season periods in years. Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies have been led to believe that the team will be a major player in the free agent market during this ‘Hot Stove’ season.As of 9:00 a.m. EDT on Monday … Continue reading Important off-season dates for the Phillies and Major League Baseball

Phillies may still have one final playoff push left in their 2018 season

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'EtLHmzJvTNF6kfauBFvrKA',sig:'Q4DeQjyWerL8CIutftp7QLKeqm4L9HTOwkvSrqPvRhM=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1011142184',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsAsdrubal Cabrera's addition failed to help Phillies stay in contentionFrankly, I’m tired of thinking in terms of what this 2018 Philadelphia Phillies ball club can’t get done. I really don’t think they are a playoff team just yet. But I’ve also always been a glass-half-full guy. So, it’s time … Continue reading Phillies may still have one final playoff push left in their 2018 season

Jerad Eickhoff should be a long term workhorse in Phillies rotation

The surprising Eickhoff looks like a long term mid-rotation starterAt the 2015 MLB trade deadline, the Philadelphia Phillies shipped their ace starting pitcher Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers.It was a crucial deal for the Phillies rebuilding program, coming as the team was dismantling the 2008 world champions and moving on from a core that had captured … Continue reading Jerad Eickhoff should be a long term workhorse in Phillies rotation