Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff will start the season on the disabled list and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks because of a strained lat muscle.
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Before Eduardo Perez goes rapid-fire with Mets 3B Todd Frazier (31:45), Buster and Jerry Crasnick talk about Jake Arrieta's first impression, Alex Cobb's likely destination and more (6:22). Plus, Paul Hembekides on his breakout candidates in 2018 (39:22).
THe Phillies made a splash by signing Jake Arrieta, and in his first day at camp, he said the team is farther along that people think. "The fan base is hungry,'' Arrieta said. We intend to win -- rebuild or not.''
Jake Arrieta arrives in the Philadelphia Phillies camp on Tuesday, ready to win now. Arrieta, one of the top free agents on the market this offseason, said "the fan base is hungry."
Tommy Hunter's biggest pitch for the Philadelphia Phillies came before he even took the mound for his new team.
The Phillies landed a big name with an impressive resume on a short-term deal. But what will the aging ace have left by the time they are ready to win?
Philadelphia's new analytics-minded regime is big on outside-the-box thinking. We examine if a recent spring training venture is worth the effort.
Before catching up with Nats GM Mike Rizzo (25:59), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Jake Arrieta signing, whether the Twins had the best offseason, concerns over Shohei Ohtani and more (3:42). Plus, Todd Radom's first uniform trivia question of the season (33:01).
With one of the biggest per-season deals in MLB history, Philadelphia moved from rebuilding to going for it. But does Arrieta make Philly a contender?
The Phillies have agreed to a three-year, $75 million deal with right-hander Jake Arrieta.
For years as general manager of the Phillies, Ruben Amaro Jr.
Three weeks from Opening Day, a trio of impact starters remain available. We go rotation by rotation to see which staffs could most use a boost.
Mike Trout has been the single most valuable player through 2017, but looking ahead all the way to 2022, there's a crowded field of rivals to claim his crown.
Strong rebuilding plans are already bringing these teams back to the cusp of contention. Next winter, their wallets should open to land baseball's biggest free agents.
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Phillies skipper Gabe Kapler on Rhys Hoskins' power/patience combo: "From pitch one...he knows exactly what he's doing. It's rare in a player that young."
Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer
Rhys Hoskins ended a six-pitch AB with his second jack of spring training. The Phillies slugger, who hit 18 homers in 50 games as a rookie, saw 4.64 pitches per plate appearance last season, best in the majors (min. 100 PA).
From the Cubs' ace not enough people notice to the AL's answer to Nolan Arenado, these under-the-radar guys help teams win.
Francisco Rodriguez allowed an unearned run and one hit over one inning in his second outing as he bids to win a spot in the Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen.
"Barring anything crazy happening," Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said Aaron Nola will be Philadelphia's Opening Day starter. Still, Nola wouldn't mind deferring to a more accomplished option should the team sign one of the remaining big-name free agents.
Jon Scher ESPN.com
Inside the elevator at the Phillies' spring training ballpark. Be very afraid.
Will Middlebrooks, in camp with the Phillies on a minor league contract, broke his left leg Saturday after his ankle seemed to get caught under left fielder Andrew Pullin as both were pursuing a pop fly.
Will Middlebrooks, in camp with the Phillies on a minor-league contract, appeared to injure his left ankle or leg Saturday after his ankle seemed to get caught under left fielder Andrew Pullin as both were pursuing a pop fly.
It's already February, but there are aces and sluggers looking for new homes. We find the best bet -- and a dark horse -- for the top available names.
Wearing a red No. 62 Phillies spring training jersey, Eagles star Jason Kelce was the main guest inside the team clubhouse on Monday during the first official day of workouts.