What was the story last season?
Heading into 2016, the Phillies were generally expected to be the worst team in baseball. The good news: they weren’t! 1,146 more words
The free agent starting pitching market was extremely weak heading into this offseason and it just got weaker on Monday as Jeremy Hellickson accepted the 1-year/$17.2 million qualifying offer to re-sign with the Phillies. 305 more words
Right-handed pitcher Jeremy Hellickson accepted a $17.2 million qualifying offer to remain with the Philadelphia Phillies for the upcoming 2017 season. After extending the qualifying offer, the Phillies front office probably hoped Hellickson would accept a longer, more lucrative deal from another team in order to receive a high draft pick as compensation. 284 more words
As of about 4:40 PM EST, the only athlete who had taken this year’s qualifying offers from their respective baseball club has been the Phillies’ Jeremy Hellickson. 105 more words