HOW PHILLIES HOSKINS AND ARRIETA WILL DRIVE THE NL EAST RACE!

So says MLB.com’s Will Leitch:

Rhys Hoskins, more than anyone else, is the guy who got Phillies fans excited about baseball again in the midst of a long, hard rebuilding process. Now can he, and the team, take the next step?

It’s kind of fun just typing that: Jake Arrieta, Phillies. Arrieta is in Philly in the old Jayson Werth-in-Washington role; he’s here to let you know they’re serious about this. He instantly makes the rotation formidable and informs the rest of baseball that the Phillies are ready to contend. Still: Arrieta’s peripherals were down last season, and there’s a reason he didn’t get the long-term deal he’d been expecting. The Phillies don’t need Cy Young Arrieta. But they wouldn’t mind if he showed up anyway:

https://www.mlb.com/phillies/news/top-20-players-who-will-shape-nl-east-race/c-268682728

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