Ok, we’re slowly getting through the winter season, and although there is plenty of time left for that season, suddenly on the calendar, it’s showing that we’re less than a month until Spring Training. That’s the great news! But, what have the Phillies done so far in this offseason?
As we all know, the GM and President duo of Matt Klentak and Andy MacPhail have departed after less than stellar results. I kind of expected this though as MacPhail left the game for reasons that still aren’t well known, and even though he touted that he wanted to bring a championship to Philadelphia, I felt he was just ‘punching the clock’ as a team president who’s heart and soul wasn’t into baseball. The new crew is more promising, Sam Fuld was announced as the new Phillies GM on December 22nd 2020, and of course, Dave Dombrowski was hired as President prior to that.
The big question… Will the Phillies still have JT Realmuto this season? Here’s a recent report on NBC Sports Philly: