Scott Boras stays silent about his talks with the Phillies

Standing on a makeshift riser with a massive Christmas tree set as a backdrop, agent Scott Boras spoke to a large group of swarming reporters in the lobby of the Mandalay Bay Resorts & Casino on Wednesday morning. As expected, Bryce Harper’s name and where he expects to sign was the focal point of the 40-minute conversation. “Bryce is open to a lot of different venues,” Boras said. “It’s really…

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Additions of McCutchen and Segura should increase Phillies win total in 2019

The Phillies may not have landed a superstar yet, but the additions of Jean Segura and Andrew McCutchen should improve the offense considerably in 2019. The Phillies finished last year with the second worst contact rate in all of baseball at 74.7-percent and failed far too often to manufacture runs. The two newest additions should be able to change that though, as McCutchen brings a career contact rate of 79.4-percent…

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With Happ off the table, Phillies continue their search to bolster the starting rotation

Reports surfaced early Wednesday morning that the Yankees and starting pitcher J.A. Happ are near an agreement on a three-year deal that will keep the hurler in the Bronx. Happ, 36, was a potential target for the Phillies who are looking to add a left-handed pitcher to the starting rotation. An All-Star last season, Happ finished the year 17-6 with a 3.65 ERA in 31 starts for Toronto and New…

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Another coveted pitching prospect emerges in Phillies' system – NBCSports.com

Another coveted pitching prospect emerges in Phillies’ system  NBCSports.com Keep an eye on pitching prospect Spencer Howard — not because the Phillies are eager to trade him but because his talent is coveted by other teams. By Jim … Another coveted pitching prospect emerges in Phillies' system – NBCSports.com Author: From Feed: https://news.google.com/news/feeds?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=Philadelphia+Phillies&output=rss Powered by WPeMatico

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Phillies rumors: Team in on Dallas Keuchel, J.A. Happ, and Zach Britton – FanSided

Phillies rumors: Team in on Dallas Keuchel, J.A. Happ, and Zach Britton  FanSided According to reports from various sources, the Phillies have expressed significant interest in three lefties: J.A. Happ, Zach Britton, and Dallas Keuchel. Phillies rumors: Team in on Dallas Keuchel, J.A. Happ, and Zach Britton – FanSided Author: From Feed: https://news.google.com/news/feeds?pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=Philadelphia+Phillies&output=rss Powered by WPeMatico

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The addition of McCutchen could increase the chances of Harper signing with Philadelphia

It’s not the mega-move that everybody in Philadelphia wants to see, but the addition of Andrew McCutchen significantly improves the Phillies roster and gives the organization a little more flexibility to make a potential trade. The Phillies and McCutchen agreed to a three-year deal on Tuesday worth $50 million. The contract is pending a physical. He’ll open the season in right field. The Phillies have been in the market for…

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MLB — How signing Andrew McCutchen sets up Philadelphia Phillies for Harper and Machado – ESPN

MLB — How signing Andrew McCutchen sets up Philadelphia Phillies for Harper and Machado  ESPN Phillies agree to multi-year deal with Andrew McCutchen  NBCSports.com Philadelphia Phillies Agree to Three-year, $50M Deal with Andrew McCutchen  Call to the Pen Philadelphia Phillies to sign Andrew McCutchen, per report  MLB Daily Dish New York Yankees OF Andrew McCutchen to sign with Philadelphia Phillies (report)  MassLive.com View full coverage on Google News MLB — How signing Andrew McCutchen sets…

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Odubel Herrera's future in Philadelphia hangs in the balance after Phillies bolster outfield

Odubel Herrera opened last season in Philadelphia as a building block for the Phillies future, a high-energy player that could bat in the top of the order and play a solid center field. Unfortunately, the 26-year-old pieced together his worst season by far at the big league level and doubled-down with several gaffes in the outfield and on the base paths. Herrera achieved career highs in homers (22) and RBIs…

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Philadelphia Phillies Sign Andrew McCutchen For 3 Years, $50 Million; Is Bryce Harper Next? – Radio.com

Philadelphia Phillies Sign Andrew McCutchen For 3 Years, $50 Million; Is Bryce Harper Next?  Radio.com MLB — How signing Andrew McCutchen sets up Philadelphia Phillies for Harper and Machado  ESPN Philadelphia Phillies to sign Andrew McCutchen, per report  MLB Daily Dish Andrew McCutchen signs with Philadelphia Phillies, won’t return to New York Yankees  NorthJersey.com After signing Andrew McCutchen, do Phillies still have room in outfield for Bryce Harper?  The Washington Post View full coverage on…

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Phillies sign outfielder Andew McCutchen to a three-year deal

The Phillies have been looking to improve their outfield, and it appears they’ve added a former All-Star to the mix. According to multiple sources, the club has inked free agent Andrew McCutchen to a three-year deal pending a physical. A source close to The Review says the deal is worth $50 million. Phillies have agreed to a three-year contract with Andrew McCutchen, source says. Deal is pending a physical. —…

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