5:23 AM EDT, Wed October 16, 2019
Call to the Pen 15 hours ago

The Philadelphia Phillies are set to interview Dusty Baker

The Philadelphia Phillies have announced they plan to interview Dusty Baker for their vacant manager position. Dusty Baker, the former manager of the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants, makes sense to be the manager given his history with phenom Bryce Harper.  If the Philadelphia Phillies were to hire Baker, this would be a bigger […] The Philadelphia Phillies are set to interview Dusty Baker - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here 21 hours ago

Phillies 2019 season review: Jake Arrieta regressing?

What should Phillies fans make of Jake Arrieta’s disappointing season? One of the major talking points surrounding the Phillies in 2019 was the concept of Bryce Harper being overrated and “overpaid.” While that’s an entirely different discussion to be had, if we’re talking about players being overpaid, look no further than former Cubs ace Jake […] Phillies 2019 season review: Jake Arrieta regressing? - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Oct 11, 2019

Philadelphia Phillies: How Bryce Harper led to Gabe Kapler’s firing

Gabe Kapler was relieved of his duties as Philadelphia Phillies manager, but Bryce Harper’s arrival is a big reason why he is gone. Gabe Kapler was hired in 2017 to be the leader of the Philadelphia Phillies and he is out just two years later and a big reason for that is Bryce Harper. Outfielder […] Philadelphia Phillies: How Bryce Harper led to Gabe Kapler’s firing - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Oct 10, 2019

Report: Phillies Plan to Have Another ‘Aggressive Offseason’

Over the past two offseasons, the Philadelphia Phillies have spent more than half a billion dollars on free agents. This figure spans from right-hander Jake Arrieta’s three-year $75 million pact, to Bryce Harper’s 13-year, $330 million contract. Yet, after seeing his team fail to qualify for postseason play for the eighth straight season following the […] Report: Phillies Plan to Have Another ‘Aggressive Offseason’ - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
DodgerBlue.com Oct 10, 2019
A.J. Pollock ‘Grateful’ For Dodgers Organization, Frustrated By Setting NLDS Strikeouts Record

A.J. Pollock ‘Grateful’ For Dodgers Organization, Frustrated By Setting NLDS Strikeouts Record

Though the Los Angeles Dodgers were regularly linked to Bryce Harper in free agency, the likelihood of...
Amazin Avenue Oct 9, 2019
Daniel Zamora disappointed in his few appearances for the 2019 Mets

Daniel Zamora disappointed in his few appearances for the 2019 Mets

Photo by Rich Schultz/ That one time he came in to face Bryce Harper was especially not good. When you’re down four or fiveAnd you just need a guyThat’s Zamora When your down on your luck‘Cause the whole bullpen sucksThat’s Zamora When Bryce Harper’s upAnd Mickey is a nutThat’s… Zamora? Wait, what? Yes, in case you forgot, literally Daniel Zamora was the choice to face Bryce Harper in the eighth inning of a 2-2 game on September 1. The Mets were 69-66 and four games out of the Wild Card. Fresh off back-breaking back-to-back sweeps by the Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, the...
DodgerBlue.com Oct 8, 2019
Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Maintains ‘Confidence’ In A.J. Pollock Amid Postseason Struggles

Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Maintains ‘Confidence’ In A.J. Pollock Amid Postseason Struggles

Resolved to not make a long-term commitment to Bryce Harper in free agency over the winter, the Los...
That Balls Outta Here Oct 7, 2019

Phillies: Giving the players their season letter grades

It was an all-around disappointing season for the Phillies, and they grade out that way. The Phillies entered the 2019 season with lofty expectations, the kind of expectations that come when you spend stupid money. With the additions of  J.T. Realmuto and Bryce Harper, Philadelphia had its sights set on their first playoff run, let […] Phillies: Giving the players their season letter grades - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Oct 3, 2019

Phillies 2019 season review: Injury ends promising campaign for Andrew McCutchen

The Phillies downfall can be linked to many things, but Andrew McCutchen’s injury was perhaps the biggest of them all. While Bryce Harper was undoubtedly the prize signing last offseason, the addition of Andrew McCutchen gave the Phillies a solid leadoff man and a reliable veteran manning left field.  The days of being an MVP-caliber […] Phillies 2019 season review: Injury ends promising campaign for Andrew McCutchen - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Sep 30, 2019

Phillies 2019 season review: Just how good was Bryce Harper?

Bryce Harper’s first year with the Phillies is complete. Although the team struggled, Bryce did not, posting some ridiculously good numbers in 2019. When looking back on Bryce Harper’s first year with the Phillies, I could go a million different directions. Ticket numbers, jersey sales, the excitement, his massive contract, etc. However, for this specific […] Phillies 2019 season review: Just how good was Bryce Harper? - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Sep 30, 2019

Washington Nationals: Why they will win the World Series

The Washington Nationals have never gotten past the division series of the postseason, but with Bryce Harper gone, it is their best shot to win it all. The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers were battling over the weekend for the NL Central because they knew if they didn’t win the division, they were probably […] Washington Nationals: Why they will win the World Series - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Bryce Harper Worth Every Penny so Far After 1st Season With Phillies

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Call to the Pen Sep 29, 2019

Phillies: Is Gabe Kapler done in Philly?

Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler is on the hot seat after his team failed to reach the postseason after acquiring Bryce Harper, so is he going to be fired? The Philadelphia Phillies were arguably favorites to reach the postseason before the season, and justifiably so. They signed Bryce Harper to a 13-year deal and built […] Phillies: Is Gabe Kapler done in Philly? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
www.thegoodphight.com Sep 26, 2019
The Phillies made the right call with Bryce Harper

The Phillies made the right call with Bryce Harper

Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports A lot of things went wrong in 2019, but one of the things that went right was choosing Harper over Manny Machado. The decision over whether to sign Bryce Harper or Manny Machado to a $300 million contract was a hotly debated one this off-season. There were ample reasons to choose either player. Machado plays third base, a position that was of clear need for the Phillies. Based on previous defensive metrics, Machado was one of the very best defensive third basemen in baseball, and was one of the game’s top young sluggers as well. The negatives were that...

Nationals Fans "Crossed the Line" With Comments, Harper Says

Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper said that Nationals fans "crossed the line" with some of their comments during Wednesday night's game.

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