J.T. Realmuto Talks New Phillies Contract, Impact of Mookie Betts' Dodgers Deal

published 26.07.2020 03:07

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Since Betts won't be available, Realmuto might be the top free agent because of his talent and value related to the position he plays.

Like I mentioned a few weeks ago, I still think that the teams at the top of the market are going to be willing to spend money.

Realmuto expressed happiness at seeing at least one team was willing to hand out a significant contract for a premium talent: "It was definitely positive to see for baseball knowing that teams still do have that money.

Carlos Osorio/Associated Press The Philadelphia Phillies may want to keep J.T. Realmuto beyond this season, but they aren't rushing into an extension with their All-Star catcher.

Realmuto rewarded the Phillies by making the All-Star team, winning a Silver Slugger and his first-career Gold Glove award in 2019.

by Adam Wells from bleacherreport.com

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