Hellickson as Phillies Opening Day starter again?

Embed from Getty Images Another year for Jeremy Hellickson to go out there and show his worth for his next contract A lot of how the Phillies have been making their choices in the past couple seasons tells you the direction the team is actually heading in. We’ve all heard the Phillies are in a continuous state of rebuilding. Looking at the results of the past several years from the…

March 20, 2017

Is Jeremy Hellickson an ace worth $17M

Embed from Getty Images The question I was asking myself in the offseason when I heard the Phillies re-signed Jeremy Hellickson to a one-year deal is, how much of an ace is Hellickson? Hellickson earned $7M in 2016, his salary is ballooning up to $17.2M in 2017, thanks to a qualifying offer that the Phillies made to him and the lack of him getting a better deal from any other…

February 14, 2017

Optimism on rebuild for Phils takes a turn down for 2017

Embed from Getty Images A lot of the Phillies moves up to this point have made sense for the team. Have the aging veterans that were an important piece of the Phillies past success leave the team to pave the way for the next wave of success for the team. One by one we bid goodbye to important pieces of the 2008 World Series victory. Cole Hamels, Jimmy Rollins, Chase…

November 18, 2016