J.T. Realmuto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Phillies Discussing Extension With J.T. Realmuto

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Phillies went into this offseason prioritizing a contract extension for All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto. Even as the Phils pursue pitching and possibly a third baseman, they are quietly trying to hammer out that extension, according to multiples..." November 18

  • Phillies, J.T. Realmuto working on a long term deal

    Yahoo! Sports "Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports that the Phillies “are quietly trying to hammer out” a contract extension with J.T. Realmuto. He says it may take some time to be done — nothing is imminent — but that the sides are working on..." November 15

  • Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto believes Bryce Harper is 'misunderstood,' not a 'villain'

    The Sports Daily "Phillies slugger Bryce Harper has a reputation among fans, and it’s not for reasons that he’d like. Harper, just like Kevin Durant, elected to leave the hometown team that drafted him, and built around him, which didn’t go over well — especially with those in..." November 08

  • J.T. Realmuto Will Have Surgery To Repair Meniscus

    Yardbarker "Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto will have a procedure to clean up the meniscus in his right knee, manager Gabe Kapler announced Wednesday (Twitter link via Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia).  With the Phillies eliminated from postseason contention, Realmuto..." September 26

  • J.T. Realmuto To Undergo MRI On Knee

    MLB.com "J.T. Realmuto said he does not believe the popping in the back of his right knee is a serious concern. The Phillies scheduled an MRI exam for Realmuto on Monday night to be certain. Realmuto said he aggravated his knee running to first base on a double-play ground ball in the..." September 24

  • J.T. Realmuto open to being a Phillie for life

    MLB.com "J.T. Realmuto has seen enough in his few months in Philadelphia to know that he could play here a long time. The Phillies can make that happen by signing him to a multiyear contract extension this offseason. General manager Matt Klentak said on Wednesday it’s..." September 19

  • Phillies Will Pursue Realmuto Extension In Offseason

    MLB Trade Rumors "Although the Phillies are hanging in the National League wild-card race as time runs out in the regular season, it seems fair to say this year hasn’t quite gone according to plan for the club. After missing the playoffs for the seventh straight time in 2018, the Phillies reeled in more..." September 19

  • Mutual interest between Phillies, J.T. Realmuto on contract extension

    Hardball Talk "Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the Phillies and catcher J.T. Realmuto appear to have mutual interest on a contract extension. Such discussions may begin in earnest after the season, as Realmuto heads into his third and final year of arbitration..." September 17

  • J.T. Realmuto: Poorly-timed eye roll wasn't directed at Phillies teammate

    The Score "Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto was caught on camera rolling his eyes during a pitching change Friday night against the New York Mets, but his gesture wasn't directed toward teammate Jared Hughes. TV cameras showed Realmuto rolling his eyes as the right-hander lumbered..." August 31

  • MLB rumors: Phillies ready to hand J.T. Realmuto $100M-plus extension?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When you want quality, you have to pay for it. For the Phillies, that was evident when it cost top pitching prospect Sixto Sanchez in an offseason blockbuster trade for All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto. The next wave of Realmuto cost will be even more significant:..." August 30

  • Could J.T. Realmuto's changed approach benefit other key Phillies hitters?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The Phillies did not come out swinging Tuesday night, literally or figuratively. Bryce Harper's 11-pitch plate appearance to begin the bottom of the first ended with a strikeout looking. Same for Rhys Hoskins one batter later.  It took 35 pitches before the Phillies finally..." August 14

  • J.T. Realmuto catching fire the way Phils expected

    MLB.com "J.T. Realmuto is one of the stars Phillies general manager Matt Klentak mentioned Wednesday, less than an hour after the Trade Deadline, when he said their best players need to carry them to the postseason. Realmuto has been playing the part recently. He went 3-for-5 with a..." August 01

  • J.T. Realmuto interested in signing extension to stay with Phillies

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "When J.T. Realmuto spoke last season with his former Marlins teammate Christian Yelich, he could tell how much Yelich was enjoying his time away from Miami. Yelich was playing his MVP season in a pennant race with the Brewers while Realmuto was stuck with the last-place and anonymous..." July 09

  • J.T. Realmuto emerges as rock among Phillies' stars: 'His toughness is already legendary'

    USA Today "Wherever he goes, it seems, J.T. Realmuto’s athletic achievements aren’t so much registered on a stat sheet as they are steeped in folklore. As a high school quarterback in Oklahoma, his exploits were so staggering – 45 touchdowns on the strength of his right arm and..." June 19