It’s deadline day, it’s deadline day! Today is the day that we’ve been waiting for - the day that the Phillies’ front office consummates a deal. They’ve seen how bad the rotation is; they need to make a move.
Brad Miller’s home run may have shifted the Phillies back into buyer’s mode Damn it, J.T. and Brad. I began writing this recap in the fourth inning of game two, assuming the Phillies were going to get swept by the Nationals in Thursday’s doubleheader.
With 24 hours to go ahead of the MLB Trade Deadline, the Phillies remain without a major addition. Now 50-50, they headed into today’s doubleheader against the Nationals in desperate need for additional arms both in the starting rotation and the bullpen.
On the latest Hittin’ Season, what one prospect expert thinks the Phillies should do in the next couple days. You’ve heard all the names by now: Kris Bryant, Craig Kimbrel, Max Scherzer, Richard Rodriguez...
Less than 24 hours ago, the Philadelphia Phillies thought they had themselves a new starting pitcher in their rotation. They had agreed to terms with Pittsburgh to acquire left-handed starter Tyler Anderson, sending two single-A prospects to the Pirates in exchange.
Wednesday night’s Washington Nationals-Philadelphia Phillies game has been postponed due to a COVID outbreak among the Nationals. Nats shortstop Trea Turner left the team’s game against the Phillies on Tuesday after a positive COVID test was revealed.
The Phillies are pivoting to other starting pitching targets after missing out on Pirates starter Tyler Anderson. According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, the Rockies are talking with the Phillies, Giants, and Padres about a potential trade for right-handed starter Jon Gray.
Errors in pitching additions this off-season leaves the Phils in a hole they’ll have trouble digging out of. Last night, it took just four batters for Matt Moore’s start, and the entire night’s proceedings, to unravel.
Welp, that was quick. As fast as everyone thought that Pirates lefty Tyler Anderson was coming to the Phillies, he’s headed to Seattle faster. Around 3:45 PM on Tuesday, we first caught wind the starter Tyler Anderson would be coming to Philadelphia.
Dave Dombrowski’s first MLB trade deadline in charge of the Phillies is not off to a great start. The Seattles Mariners have an agreement to acquire Pittsburgh Pirates left-handed starter Tyler Anderson, per Jeff Passan of ESPN.
The Philadelphia Phillies have officially made a trade. No, it wasn’t for Craig Kimbrel, Byron Buxton, or Kris Bryant — it was for a player who fills an immediate position of need, one who didn’t require a significant trade package to be sent back in return.
The Phillies have finally broken the ice as Tyler Anderson is set to come to Philadelphia in a trade from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Anderson, 31, will come to Philadelphia in exchange for right-handed pitcher Cristian Hernandez and catcher Abrahan Gutierrez.
Update 6:00 p.m. ET: For the time being, the trade appears to have been halted. We’ll update this as more information comes in. Original Story The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired LHP Tyler Anderson from the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Jon Heyman of Audacy Sports.
Looking west of the Appalachians for bullpen help The Phillies need bullpen help and are scouring the market, especially teams that are rebuilding. The Pirates are rebuilding and have bullpen pieces to trade to the teams that are scouring the market.
The first few trade pieces have fallen into place and the Phillies remain quiet as we approach the MLB Trade Deadline this Friday at 4 p.m. EST. The first piece fell into place on July 15th when the Atlanta Braves acquired Joc Pederson from the Chicago Cubs.