It’s no surprise that the Phillies will lose $100-million or more as a result of the COVID affected 2020 season. With that type of loss on the books, it also shouldn’t come as a surprise that the team is cutting corners wherever possible.
Bryan Price was supposed to be the guy who was going to turn the Phillies pitching staff around. After a year on the job, Price is stepping away from the position, at least as a full-time pitching coach.
Rhys Hoskins had hoped to be back in the lineup for the final weekend of games, but an elbow injury kept him on the bench. Now, that injury has resulted in surgery.
Following another sub-par season, Matt Klentak yielded the reins of the Phillies GM job after five seasons.
J.T. Realmuto lost his arbitration case, but still wound up with the highest arbitration award for a catcher, getting $10-million for the 2020 season.
The Phillies added to their choices for an extra outfielder Saturday when they acquired Kyle Garlick from the LA Dodgers.
The Phillies and Tommy Hunter agreed to a one-year, incentive laden deal for the 2020 season.
After three seasons in Korea, Darin Ruf signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants in hopes of returning to the majors.
Three weeks before spring training opens, all is optimistic for the Phillies.
The Phillies added another veteran infielder to the mix by signing Neil Walker to a minor league deal.