Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein Could Go To The Phillies After 2021

Theo Epstein may be a fit for vacancies in the Philadelphia Phillies front office, according to a Tuesday article from NBC Sports baseball writer Jim Salisbury. The speculation follows a Cubs press conference earlier this week in which Epstein, the current Chicago president of baseball operations, indicated that he would remain on the south side […]

Bryce Harper Argues Against The Philadelphia Phillies Acquiring Kris Bryant

If the Chicago Cubs are still trying to trade away Kris Bryant, don’t count Bryce Harper among those who want his team to go out and get the superstar. Harper was asked whether or not he’d like the Philadelphia Phillies to enter the Bryant sweepstakes this weekend. The question was likely geared towards someone who […]

Chicago Cubs Rumors: St. Louis Cardinals Are The Latest Surprise Kris Bryant Suitor

The Chicago Cubs still haven’t dealt Kris Bryant. If new reports are to be believed, it’s not because the team hasn’t had plenty of suitors come calling. As many as five other franchises are reportedly still interested in acquiring the star third baseman. It’s all about what the Cubs are asking and what those teams […]

MLB Rumors: Phillies ‘Especially Interested’ In Stephen Strasburg Despite Zack Wheeler Signing, Per Jon Heyman

Despite signing former New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler to a five-year, $118 million contract earlier in the week, the Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly aiming even higher in free agency, as they may have their sights on three of the biggest available names on the market, including 2019 World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg. In a […]

MLB Rumors: Phillies May Emerge As Gerrit Cole Suitors At General Managers Meetings This Week, Reports

The annual Major League Baseball General Managers meetings open on Monday in Scottsdale, Arizona, with top free-agent pitcher Gerrit Cole expected to be the hottest topic of conversation among the baseball executives. But while experts believe that Cole will sign with one of two southern California clubs — either the Angels or Dodgers — at […]

MLB Rumors: Cole Hamels Comments On Chances Of Returning To Phillies As Free Agent

At the age of 35, left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels is now a free agent for the first time in his long MLB career, after the Chicago Cubs decided against giving him a qualifying offer ahead of Monday’s deadline. While it’s still far from clear where he may be signing in free agency, the veteran hurler […]

MLB Rumors: Padres Look To Bring Stephen Strasburg Back To San Diego As World Series MVP Becomes Free Agent

Just three days after the Washington Nationals won their first World Series in franchise history, and hours after Saturday’s parade in the nation’s capital honoring the team, World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg informed the Nationals that he has decided to opt out of his contract with the team. Less than 24 hours later, one team […]

MLB Rumors: Joe Girardi Is A Hot Commodity, Could Manage Phillies Or Mets In 2020

Joe Girardi is a hot commodity when it comes to baseball managers. The former New York Yankee opted for a different view of the ballpark this season — looking down from the press box. He signed on as a studio analyst with the MLB Network — and he’s currently working the postseason for FOX — […]

Watch New York Mets Vs. Philadelphia Phillies Stream Live: Start Time, Preview, NL Wild Card Race Battle

After a six-game losing streak that appeared to sink what had looked like a good chance to take a NL Wild Card spot, the New York Mets are starting to recover. They took the first two games of a three-game set from the Philadelphia Phillies, and on Sunday face a situation where nothing short of […]

Watch Philadelphia Phillies Vs. San Francisco Giants Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, Wild Card Race Battle

Heading into the 2019 Major League Baseball season, the Philadelphia Phillies were widely predicted to emerge from the NL East with at least a Wild Card berth, as reported in a survey of 50 baseball experts. But even the eye-popping offseason signing of six-time All Star Bryce Harper to a record 13-year contract has […]

Watch Los Angeles Dodgers Vs. Philadelphia Phillies Live Stream: MLB On YouTube Debuts, Start Time, Watch Here

The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to cruise toward what would be their seventh straight National League West championship, per Baseball Reference, and ninth in the last 12 seasons. The team finishes out a four-game series against the disappointing Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, in a day game that will live stream on YouTube for the first […]

Bryce Harper, Longtime Cowboys Fan, Spotted In Eagles Gear

When Bryce Harper signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in March after a long free agency pursuit, it somehow escaped the notice of most Phillies fans that Harper’s NFL rooting interests are for the Philadelphia Eagles’ most hated rivals, the Dallas Cowboys. Per The Inquisitr, a wave of news stories in early April found old quotes […]

Bryce Harper Booed By Phillies Fans After 0-For-4 Night

When Bryce Harper signed a 13-year, $330 million free agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies at the end of March, it was perhaps clear that at some point, he would be booed by the hometown crowd. Per The Inquisitr, it was claimed that Harper was in fact booed at his first home game in a […]

Bryce Harper Ejected From Game After Heated Balls And Strikes Argument

Bryce Harper, the Philadelphia Phillies’ $330 million man, on Monday night was ejected from a game for the first time in his Phillies tenure. Harper was tossed from the team’s Monday night loss to the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York. After striking out for the second time in the game in […]

Over 300 Fake Bryce Harper Jerseys Seized At Port

After star free agent outfielder Bryce Harper signed with the Philadelphia Phillies at the end of February, his jersey quickly became the most popular in sports, shattering LeBron James’ record for most jerseys sold in the shortest amount of time. Now, it turns out Harper’s jersey is popular among counterfeiters as well. U.S. Customs and […]

MLB Rumors: Phillies Could Reconsider Craig Kimbrel After Shocking Bullpen Collapse, Dave Robertson ‘Stinking’

With the 2019 Major League Baseball season now a full week old, free agent closer Craig Kimbrel, who saved 42 games for the Boston Red Sox on their way to a World Series championship last year, per Baseball Reference, remains without a team. Rumors have linked the 30-year-old, seven-time All Star to a variety of […]

Bryce Harper Already Facing Boos In Midst Of Washington Return

Former Washington Nationals player Bryce Harper is set to face the team as a Philadelphia Phillie for the first time on Tuesday night, and he is already drawing boos from Washington residents. As the Philadelphia Inquirer reports, Harper’s image was booed by the WWE Monday Night Raw crowd at Capital One Arena on Monday. Not […]

Bryce Harper & Kayla Varner Are Expecting Their First Baby Boy In August

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper has one more thing to celebrate after scoring two home runs in his debut weekend with his new team. On Monday, Bryce and his wife, Kayla Varner, both posted the same photos of themselves by the Benjamin Franklin Bridge on Instagram. The happy couple held a jersey that read […]

David Samson’s ‘Three Up’ Touches On Bryce Harper In First Series

David Samson recently broke down Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies’ hot start on CBS Sports HQ as a part of his “Three Up” segment, where he touched on Harper’s two home runs in his first series. “Right now things are looking up for them because when you win a series, sweep a series, everything […]

Todd Zolecki Talks About Bryce Harper’s Philadelphia Phillies Debut On ‘High Heat’

Philadelphia Phillies beat writer Todd Zolecki, who has covered the team since 2003, and for since 2009, recently spoke about Bryce Harper’s debut with Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo on the High Heat baseball talk show. As per MLB, Russo began by asking Zolecki what he thought about the apparent love affair between the notoriously […]

Booing Controversy In Bryce Harper’s First Game With Phillies

Philadelphia sports fans, whether fair or not, have a reputation for booing. Whether this reputation is fair has been the cause of a long series of controversies over the years. And now there’s one related to the city’s newest superstar athlete. Bryce Harper, who signed a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Phillies in February […]

Bryce Harper Voted ‘Most Overrated’ Player By MLB In Landslide Vote

The Athletic just released their annual players poll on Tuesday, and the results are in: Major League Baseball (MLB) players don’t think much of Bryce Harper. The poll involves the staff talking to as many Major League Baseball (MLB) players as possible to unearth hot takes. According to PhillyVoice, The Athletic talked to approximately one-third […]

Bryce Harper Explains Signing With Phillies Over Giants

Up until a few weeks ago, Bryce Harper was a free agent. Through his search for an agreeable contract, the buzz around the right fielder was intense, with rumors of all kinds flying about regarding his personal preference, his desire to break records, be close to home, and more. Until the very last minute, Harper […]

Mike Trout Signs $430 Million Extension With Angels, ‘ESPN’ Says

After weeks of speculation that Bryce Harper, who signed a $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, would recruit Mike Trout to join him in Philadelphia, Trout is staying put in California — reportedly, for $100 million more than what Harper received. According to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Passan, sources claim that Trout has […]

Phillies Player Destroyed TV That Players Used For ‘Fortnite’

A lot of parents are so sick of their kids playing Fortnite all the time that they would love to destroy the TV that they use for it. Last season, one veteran baseball player made that fantasy come true. According to an ESPN report Monday by reporter Jeff Passan, one Philadelphia Phillies player, Carlos Santana, […]

Bryce Harper Limps Off Field Two Weeks After Signing $330 Million Contract

Bryce Harper just joined the Philadelphia Phillies for spring training earlier this week, but he’s already listed as day-to-day after taking a 96-mph fastball to his right ankle yesterday. On the plus side, CBS Sports reported that Phillies fans don’t need to worry about losing Harper for an extended period of time. The results of […]

‘Always Sunny In Philadelphia’s Mac Starts a Bromance With Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper, the star free agent outfielder, has only been with the Philadelphia Phillies for a couple of weeks, and with spring training underway in Florida, he hasn’t even made it to Philadelphia yet. But that hasn’t stopped Harper from getting to know the city’s institutions, and one of them is the long-running sitcom It’s […]

MLB: Bryce Harper Comes To Bat To ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Theme Song

Nine days after he signed a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, Bryce Harper finally saw his first game action in a Phillies uniform in Saturday’s spring training game in which the Phillies hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in Clearwater. In the game, Harper came to bat twice, walking both times, and was […]

MLB Rumors: Craig Kimbrel Can Move Onto Chicago Cubs Radar With Brandon Morrow Still Out, Columnist Says

Major League Baseball is already two weeks into the 2019 Spring Training schedule, and free agent closer Craig Kimbrel remains unsigned. Kimbrel is the active career leader in saves with 333, which ranks 14th all-time per Baseball Reference. In fact, the closer has not even received any offers, at least none which have been publicly […]

MLB Rumors: Dallas Keuchel Being Pursued By Astros And Phillies But ‘Not Close To A Deal’ With Houston

With more than two weeks having passed since spring training kicked off, left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel is still among the top unsigned free agents in Major League Baseball. However, the 31-year-old pitcher appears to have at least two teams hoping to sign him before regular-season action kicks off on March 20 — the Houston Astros, […]

MLB: Harper’s Mike Trout Talk Leads To Tampering Call

When the Philadelphia Phillies signed Bryce Harper to a 13-year, $330 million contract on February 28, attention soon turned to whether the Phillies might also pursue Mike Trout, another superstar outfielder with ties to the area, if he reaches free agency in two years. In a Sports Illustrated story about the signing of Harper the […]

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper Could Be Booed By Phillies In Early Stages Of 2019 Season, Former Teammate Warns

Last week, Bryce Harper ended a free agency chase that lasted close to four months — signing with the Philadelphia Phillies for 13 years and $330 million. Despite some late overtures from the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants, the Phillies got their man in the end. With Harper set to wear a […]

Bryce Harper Signing Sets Record In Jersey Sales For Phillies

At the end of last week, former free agent Bryce Harper signed the biggest deal in Major League Baseball history. His contract with the Philadelphia Phillies will see him playing in the Pennsylvania city for the next 13 years and earning a whopping $330 million. While that’s an enormous amount of money for the Phillies […]

Bryce Harper Signing Already Raking In Ticket Sales For Phillies

Thursday afternoon saw the news baseball fans had been eagerly anticipating finally break: Bryce Harper had finally decided where he will play ball, announcing the signing of a 10-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. The deal also has a no-trade clause, and does not have an opt-out clause. That means that barring injury […]

MLB Rumors: Mike Trout Says No Contract Extension Talks This Year

With Bryce Harper signing with the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, eyes are turning toward the next baseball superstar who’s likely to reach the free agent market, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s outfielder Mike Trout. Trout can test the free agent market following the 2020 season unless he agrees to a contract extension with the […]

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper Didn’t Want Opt-Out Clause In Phillies Contract

On Thursday, Bryce Harper made headlines as he officially ended his lengthy free agency when he agreed to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies after weeks of wild speculation about his future. Harper’s deal is a record-breaking one, with the 26-year-old to spend the next 13 years in the Pennsylvania city and taking home a whopping […]

MLB Rumors: Phillies Left Enough Room To Sign Mike Trout Too

Somewhat lost amid the hoopla among Philadelphia Phillies fans when the team signed Bryce Harper to a 13-year, $330 million contract on Thursday is the question of whether this means the Phillies can’t also add another superstar outfielder in Mike Trout. Trout, who has played his entire career with the Los Angeles Angels, can become […]

Bryce Harper’s Wife Kayla Varner Fires Back At Troll Who Says ‘Greedy’ MLB Star Will ‘Never Win’ With Phillies

Bryce Harper’s wife is quickly finding out what it’s like to be the wife of one of the highest-paid athletes in history. After Harper signed a historic $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, many baseball fans headed to the comments section of both his Instagram page and the page of his wife, Kayla […]

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper Turned Down Dodgers’ $45 Million Per Year Offer, And 12-Year Giants Deal, Reports Say

Bryce Harper will now become a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, on a $330 million contract that will last 13 years with no opt-out clauses, meaning he will likely play the remainder of his career in, as one commentator put it, “in a city his family didn’t want him to, and he doesn’t love,” as […]

Nationals Respond To Bryce Harper’s Record-Breaking Contract: ‘It’ll Be Fun’

Thursday finally saw 26-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper pen a deal to end his free agency and join a team. Harper will be headed to Philadelphia, where he will become a part of the Phillies with less than a month until the regular season kicks off. The massive deal is reportedly going to earn Harper a […]

Bryce Harper Will Play Career In City ‘His Family Didn’t Want, He Doesn’t Love,’ ‘Dodgers Nation’ Editor Says

Bryce Harper reportedly agreed to a blockbuster contract with the Phillies that will keep him in Philadelphia for 13 years — until the age of 39 and likely the remainder of his career, as The Inquisitr reported. A number of baseball prognosticators, who were all but certain that Harper would wind up on the west […]

Who Is Bryce Harper’s Wife? Meet Kayla Varner, As They Head To Philadelphia After Historic $330 Million Deal

Bryce Harper just signed a $330 million deal that will take him and his wife, Kayla Harper, formerly Kayla Varner, to Philadelphia, where he’ll be playing for the Phillies for the next 13 years. As baseball fans around the area, and around the country, get excited for the athlete’s upcoming debut as a Phillies player, […]

Twitter Reacts To Bryce Harper’s Record-Breaking Phillies Deal

After 117 days, the saga has finally ended. As reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweeted on Thursday afternoon that Bryce Harper agreed to a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. This ended a long, drawn-out battle for the right fielder’s services that, as of earlier this week, saw the […]

Bryce Harper’s Contract Now The Richest In MLB

It has been weeks of wild speculation, but the announcement that 26-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper has finally made up his mind about where he wants to play ball has come. On Thursday afternoon, it was announced that Harper has reached an agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies, The Inquisitr reported. Up until just a few hours […]

Where Bryce Harper Ranks Of The Highest-Paid Athletes In Sports

Outfielder Bryce Harper on Thursday ended perhaps the longest free-agent pursuit in baseball history, as he agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies for a reported 13 years and $330 million. The deal will keep Harper in Philadelphia through 2031 when he will be 39-years-old. The deal breaks several records. It’s the largest overall […]

Bryce Harper’s New Contract With Phillies Worth Reported $330M

Bryce Harper has reportedly signed a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, Sports Illustrated‘s Jon Heyman reports in a tweet. However, as of this writing, terms of the deal have not been announced. As yet, neither the signing itself, nor the terms of the contract, have been officially confirmed — either by Harper’s camp, by Major […]

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper ‘Can Go To Hell’ If He Doesn’t Sign With Phillies, Radio Host Warns

UPDATE: As of 3:50 p.m. EST on Thursday, Bryce Harper has reportedly agreed to a $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, as reported by The Inquisitr. ORIGINAL STORY: If the latest rumors are to be believed, the Philadelphia Phillies are no longer the favorites to sign free agent outfielder Bryce Harper. Per USA Today‘s […]

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper Now A Long Shot In Philadelphia, Fans Prepared To Boo Him When He Returns To Town

In the latest round of Bryce Harper-related Major League Baseball (MLB) rumors, it seems that Philadelphia Phillies fans, now taking stock in the fact that their team is unlikelier by the minute to sign the star right-fielder, are preparing to “boo” him when he comes to town. As The Washington Post reports, weeks of speculation […]

MLB Rumors: Phillies Bryce Harper Offer Won’t ‘Get It Done,’ Only ‘$270 To $300 Million’ Former MLB GM Reports

Contradicting reports that the Philadelphia Phillies continue to offer free agent superstar Bryce Harper more cash than any other team now competing for Harper’s services, one former Major League general manager said on Thursday morning that — according to his sources inside the MLB — the Phillies have not made the highest offer to Harper. […]

MLB Rumors: Giants Jump From Long Shot To Favorite In Bryce Harper Sweepstakes – Beating Phillies And Dodgers

If you don’t have your scorecard, you may be completely lost in the entire Bryce Harper sweepstakes, and it is easy to understand why. The Philadelphia Phillies appeared primed and ready to sign the MLB free agent, but things keep on changing and rumors keep swirling. The San Francisco Giants jumped into the mix as […]