By Eric Jacinto
After four months of reports and tweets from different baseball reporters it's finally over, at 2:50PM ET this afternoon, the news broke first by Jon Hayman on twitter (@JonHeyman) that mega superstar, Bryce Harper signs with the Philadelphia Phillies. The deal is for 13-years/$330 million dollars. which becomes the biggest contract in baseball history surpassing Giancarlo Stanton mega contract of 13-years/$325 back in 2013. Bryce Harper has the largest contract in American's Sports Teams History and second highest-paid athletes in the world behind Mexican Boxer, Canelo Alvarez ($365 million).
By: Chris Larson & Eric Jacinto
After weeks and weeks and what felt like a painstakingly long period of time, the J.T. Realmuto sweepstakes officially ended today. The Philadelphia Phillies traded for J.T. Realmuto in exchange of P Sixto Sanchez, C Jorge Alfaro, P Will Stewart, and international slot money.
By: Chris Larson
Today, Manny Machado and his escapade will hit the City of Brotherly Love, as they meet with the Philadelphia Phillies. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the Phillies entire front office brass comprised of: John Middleton, Andy MacPhail, and Matt Klentak, will be in attendance and skipper, Gabe Kapler, is anticipated to be there as well. As they say, three's a crowd and four's a party, so why not make it a party, when you're trying to attract one of the big free agent fish on the market?
By Eric Jacinto
The Phillies on Monday afternoon trade for two time all-star shortstop, Jean Segura from the Seattle Mariners for Carlos Santana and former top Phillies prospect (Shortstop), J.P. Crawford. The Phillies also get two relievers, James Pazos (LHP) and Juan Nicasio (RHP) in the deal.