Brad Wakai

Brad Wakai

Brad Wakai graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Journalism. While an undergrad, he did work at the student radio station covering different Penn State athletic programs like football, basketball, volleyball, soccer and other sports. Brad currently is the Lead Contributor for Nittany Lions Wire of Gannett Media where he continues to cover Penn State athletics. He is also a contributor at FanSided, writing about the Philadelphia 76ers for The Sixers Sense. Brad is the host of the sports podcast I Said What I Said, discussing topics across the NFL, College Football, the NBA and other sports. You can follow him on Twitter: @bwakai

Apr 10, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski before game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park
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Philadelphia Phillies Reportedly Have 'Zero Interest' in All-Star Outfielder

Despite all the rumors and speculation surrounding what the Philadelphia Phillies are going to do at the deadline, they apparently are not looking at this one specific player.

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Oct 10, 2022; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Philadelphia Phillies president Dave Dombrowski watches a team workout for the NLDS at Truist Park
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Are Philadelphia Phillies Sure They Don't Need to Add Starting Pitching?

There hasn't been a lot of talk about the Philadelphia Phillies acquiring starting pitching at the trade deadline, but that is something they should think about pursuing.

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Jun 12, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cristopher Sanchez (61) pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Fenway Park.
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Phillies Make MLB History as Youngster Named to First All-Star Game

After seemingly being snubbed, the Philadelphia Phillies young starting pitcher has made his first All-Star Game.

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Jul 7, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Whit Merrifield (9) in the dugout against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning at Truist Park
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Philadelphia Phillies Release Three-Time All-Star After His Immense Struggles

The Philadelphia Phillies have decided to move on from their offseason acquisition after he never got going on offense.

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Jul 11, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; The Philadelphia Phillies high five each other after a victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park
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Phillies Just Accomplished Something Not Seen Since Last Championship Team

The Philadelphia Phillies put on a show during their highly-anticipated matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and they pulled of something not seen since their last World Series-winning team.

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Jul 3, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm (28) hits a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning at Wrigley Field
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Alec Bohm Officially Knows His Competition for Home Run Derby

The Philadelphia Phillies young star now knows who he will be competing against in the 2024 Home Run Derby.

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Jun 17, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies outfielder David Dahl (35) against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park
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Philadelphia Phillies Upstart Outfielder Elects Free Agency After His Demotion

The Philadelphia Phillies will be without an outfield option after he elected to become a free agent following his recent DFA.

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Apr 10, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski before game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park
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Philadelphia Phillies Reportedly Eyeing Specific Player as Outfield Addition

An MLB insider has shared who exactly the Philadelphia Phillies are targeting ahead of the trade deadline.

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Jul 9, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler (45) throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at Citizens Bank Park
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Philadelphia Phillies Ace Exits Start Against Dodgers with Concerning Injury

After a dominant outing against a potential National League playoff foe, the Philadelphia Phillies saw their ace exit the game early.

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Apr 26, 2024; San Diego, California, USA; Philadelphia Phillies designated hitter Kyle Schwarber (12) is congratulated by first baseman Bryce Harper (3) after hitting a home run against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Petco Park
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Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber Officially Back for Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies are getting their two superstars back in the mix after their stints on the injured list.

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May 12, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; Philadelphia Phillies designated hitter Bryce Harper (3) and center fielder Brandon Marsh (16) celebrate defeating the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field
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Phillies Outfielder Shares Feelings About Playing with Childhood Idol

One of the Philadelphia Phillies youngsters is now playing with his childhood idol, competing for championships alongside of him.

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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Rhys Hoskins (12) hits a grand slam home run
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Phillies Past Fan Favorite Continues Rivalry with Former Mets Reliever

When players change teams, that doesn't mean rivalries die, and that's what one of the former Philadelphia Phillies fan favorites is experiencing right now.

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