Jake Arrieta RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jake Arrieta Exercises $20 Million Option To Stay With Phillies

    CBS Sports "Jake Arrieta (elbow) is exercising his $20 million option for the 2020 season, Jeff Skversky of ABC 6 Action News reports. " November 04

  • Jake Arrieta won't opt out

    The Score "Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta will not exercise his opt-out clause, reports MLB Network's Jon Heyman. The 33-year-old could have opted out of the final season of his three-year, $75-million deal at the end of the campaign, which would have..." October 24

  • Carlos Santana responds to Jake Arrieta barbs: 'Turn the page Papi'

    Sporting News "Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta still has a problem with former teammate and current Indians first baseman Carlos Santana, and he aired his disdain for Santana this week in an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer. Arrieta said the culture in Philadelphia "was..." October 04

  • Jake Arrieta: Phillies' clubhouse culture improved after Carlos Santana trade

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "Jake Arrieta had a front-row seat in the Phillies dugout seat for the last six weeks, providing the perfect vantage point to watch his team collapse for the second-straight season. The starting pitching was not good enough, Arrieta said, and the team’s injuries were tough to..." September 30

  • Jake Arrieta To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

    12 Up "Talk about a blow to your rotation. On Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies announced that veteran right-handed pitcher Jake Arrieta will undergo season-ending surgery to remove a bone spur in his right elbow. While this was expected, it still hurts Philly. Philadelphia does..." August 17

  • 'Heroic' Jake Arrieta ready for season-ending surgery, plans a healthy comeback in 2020

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Jake Arrieta is an MRI away from having his season pronounced finished. “I’ll probably miss the remainder of the season,” he said Wednesday. The right-hander will have an MRI on his aching elbow Thursday and is prepared to concede to season-ending surgery..." August 15

  • Jake Arrieta could be done for season

    Sporting News "The Phillies' rotation depth has taken a hit. Jake Arrieta will be placed on the 10-day injured list with an elbow injury on Wednesday, according to MLB.com. Arrieta told reporters he is likely heading toward surgery, and if he undergoes a procedure, he will probably be..." August 14

  • Jake Arrieta Contract With Phillies is Among the Worst of MLB Starting Pitchers

    12 Up "The Philadelphia Phillies splurged on then-free agent starter Jake Arrieta in 2018, inking him to a three-year, $75 million deal based on his Cy Young-level performances as a member of the Chicago Cubs. However, we're through two years of that deal and not only have we..." August 12

  • Jake Arrieta may shut it down due to bone spur in elbow

    Larry Brown Sports "Jake Arrieta is unsure if he will be able to continue pitching through his elbow injury. Arrieta has a bone spur in his elbow that has been affecting his performance. He allowed five earned runs and seven hits over three innings in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 9-6 loss..." August 12

  • Jake Arrieta bemoans removal from game, Rhys Hoskins is angry with himself

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The dejection was palpable in the Phillies clubhouse after Tuesday night’s 8-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. In one corner, starting pitcher Jake Arrieta seemed a little miffed that he was not afforded the opportunity to pitch the bottom of the sixth inning, which turned out..." August 07

  • Phillies’ Jake Arrieta remains confident he can continue to pitch through pain despite early exit

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "Don’t get Jake Arrieta wrong. He took great pleasure in watching the Phillies send seven batters to the plate, tack on four more runs, and knock out San Francisco Giants starter Dereck Rodriguez in the fourth inning of Thursday’s 10-2 win at Citizens Bank Park. But, it..." August 02

  • After pitching through pain in win over Nationals, Jake Arrieta believes 'the group in here can do it' for Phillies

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Behold the redemptive powers of baseball. The Phillies got back to work Sunday afternoon, just a few short hours after blowing a late lead and losing to the Washington Nationals the night before. Maikel Franco made a damaging error in the eighth inning of that game and Hector Neris..." July 15

  • Jake Arrieta Becoming $75M Letdown Is Bigger Phillies Problem Than Bryce Harper

    Bleacher Report "All is not lovely in the City of Brotherly Love. The Philadelphia Phillies enter the second half of the MLB season at 47-43, in third place in the National League East behind the first-place Atlanta Braves and surging Washington Nationals. It's easy to blame outfielder..." July 11

  • Jake Arrieta To Pitch Through Injury – For Now

    MLB Trade Rumors "Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta may be facing season-ending surgery on a bone spur in his elbow, but he’ll continue to pitch while the team evaluates his health. The plan is for Arrieta to take the ball sometime during Philadelphia’s series against the Nationals..." July 11

  • Gabe Kapler updates the Jake Arrieta injury situation

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The bone spur in Jake Arrieta’s elbow will not force him to the injured list, at least not yet. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler confirmed on 94.1 WIP Wednesday morning that Arrieta will start against the Nationals this weekend. “Jake’s elbow is limiting his..." July 10

  • Todd Frazier responds to Jake Arrieta, rips umpire for not ejecting pitcher

    Sportsnaut "During Saturday night’s game between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, Jake Arrieta plunked Todd Frazier, who was ejected after some words with the home-plate umpire. Both benches were warned after this incident, yet two batters later Arrieta hit Amed Rosario as well,..." July 07

  • Report: Phillies SP Jake Arrieta's Elbow Injury 'Likely Will Require Surgery'

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is dealing with a bone spur.    According to Ken Rosenthal and Matt Gelb of The Athletic, "Arrieta has a bone spur in his right elbow, according to a source, and it likely will require surgery..." July 07

  • Jake Arrieta threatens Todd Frazier after altercation: ‘I’ll put a dent in his skull’

    Larry Brown Sports "If there’s one thing that we learned from Saturday’s Philadelphia Phillies-New York Mets game, it’s that Jake Arrieta wants Todd Frazier’s fade. The two players had a dust-up during the fifth inning of the contest when Arrieta plunked Frazier with a changeup...." July 07

  • Jake Arrieta was not the star Tuesday night, but he delivered in his most important start as a Phillie

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Jake Arrieta made his 45th start with the Phillies on Tuesday night. It might have been his most important and here’s why: The veteran right-hander had pitched poorly in his previous two starts, both losses in California on the team’s last road trip. He gave up 10 runs in..." June 12