Former Phillies Prospect Carlos Carrasco Wins Comeback Award

Former Phillies prospect Carlos Carrasco, who has recently dealt with a cancer diagnosis, has been named American League Comeback Player of the Year. Amid Philadelphia Phillies news on Wednesday that they have signed right-hander Zack Wheeler and remain engaged in talks with free-agent infielder Didi Gregorius, one of the organization’s former right-handed pitching prospects earned […] Former Phillies Prospect Carlos Carrasco Wins Comeback Award – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 4, 2019
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Phillies 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels Signs with Braves

The Phillies’ Zack Wheeler signing comes just minutes after missing out on a reunion with Cole Hamels, who has signed a one-year deal with the Braves. Despite the rumored mutual interest between the Philadelphia Phillies and free-agent LHP Cole Hamels, the 2008 World Series Most Valuable Player will not reunite with his former team this […] Phillies 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels Signs with Braves – That Balls Outta…

December 4, 2019
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Phillies Sign RHP Zack Wheeler to Five-Year Deal

The Phillies have reportedly signed right-handed starting pitcher Zack Wheeler to a five-year deal worth more than $100 million. Two National League East teams added a starting pitcher on Wednesday: the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. While the Braves brought back 2008 World Series Most Valuable Player Cole Hamels to the National League East on a […] Phillies Sign RHP Zack Wheeler to Five-Year Deal – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 4, 2019
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LSU Plans to Honor Phillies’ Aaron Nola After $200K Donation

Phillies ace RHP Aaron Nola’s alma mater, LSU, is planning to name its new pitching development center after him following his $200,000 donation. Philadelphia Phillies ace RHP Aaron Nola has not been in the headlines much, if at all, since his final start of the 2019 season on September 24. Yet, on Tuesday, the five-year […] LSU Plans to Honor Phillies’ Aaron Nola After $200K Donation – That Balls Outta…

December 3, 2019
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Phillies Part Ways with Infielders Maikel Franco, Cesar Hernandez

Two of the Phillies’ longest-tenured players, Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez, have been non-tendered, thus making them free-agents. After much speculation, the Philadelphia Phillies’ two longest tenured players will officially not return for another season under new manager Joe Girardi. Monday evening, the club declined to tender contracts to third baseman Maikel Franco and second […] Phillies Part Ways with Infielders Maikel Franco, Cesar Hernandez – That Balls Outta Here…

December 2, 2019
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Phillies Free Agent Target Mike Moustakas Signs with Reds

Phillies free agent target Mike Moustakas has signed a four-year, $60 million-plus contract to play second base for the Cincinnati Reds. For yet another offseason, Mike Moustakas is officially off the Phillies board. On Monday, the nine-year, three-time All-Star veteran infielder inked a four-year deal with the Cincinnati Reds, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. […] Phillies Free Agent Target Mike Moustakas Signs with Reds – That Balls Outta Here…

December 2, 2019
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Phillies Claim RHP Trevor Kelley Off Waivers from Red Sox

The Phillies have made their third pitching acquisition this offseason, as on Monday they claimed right-handed reliever Trevor Kelley from the Red Sox. Just hours before the Philadelphia Phillies decide the fate of their non-tender candidates Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez, among others, the club has made another roster transaction. RELATED | Phillies likely to non-tender Cesar […] Phillies Claim RHP Trevor Kelley Off Waivers from Red Sox – That Balls Outta…

December 2, 2019
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Phillies avoiding arbitration with Andrew Knapp doesn’t end search

The Phillies have gotten another arbitration-eligible player taken care of. This isn’t the signing Phillies fans expected to hear when it comes to catchers getting new contracts. According to Phillies insider Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, the Phillies and backup catcher Andrew Knapp agreed on a one-year $710,000 deal to avoid arbitration. The deal is $90,000 under […] Phillies avoiding arbitration with Andrew Knapp doesn’t end search – That Balls Outta Here…

December 2, 2019
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Phillies Lose Bullpen Receiving Coach Craig Driver to Cubs

The Phillies and Joe Girardi have lost a member of their coaching staff to the Cubs and David Ross: bullpen catcher/receiving coach Craig Driver. Phillies Bullpen Catcher/Receiving Coach Craig Driver was among members of Joe Girardi‘s coaching staff recently speculated to possibly re-join Gabe Kapler on the San Francisco Giants. Well, just weeks later, it […] Phillies Lose Bullpen Receiving Coach Craig Driver to Cubs – That Balls Outta Here…

December 1, 2019
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Phillies Infielder Josh Harrison Ready to Embrace Utility Role

Phillies recent minor-league signee Josh Harrison is already prepared to compete this spring training to earn a spot on the 2020 roster. In recent years, it. has been the Philadelphia Phillies’ M.O. to find players who are able and willing to play multiple defensive positions. Scott Kingery is the prime example, as even though he […] Phillies Infielder Josh Harrison Ready to Embrace Utility Role – That Balls Outta Here…

December 1, 2019
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