With all of the Philadelphia Phillies offseason activity, making sure the team has solid chemistry is the most important step in ensuring the talent on paper turns into results on the field. It seems that last year, that chemistry was not present in the Phillies clubhouse d
Carlos Santana was so livid that his Phillies teammates played Fortnite during games in 2018 that he grabbed a bat and smashed a TV. With an overhauled team that includes Bryce Harper, what have the Phillies done to address their clubhouse? Story at ESPN: https://t.co/vXFgetp5Of pic.twitter.com/tou1coHToL— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 18, 2019
Santana was not the only one upset about the incident. Veteran pitcher Jake Arrieta also said that had he known what was going on, he would have taken a similar course of action.
Since the incident, Santana was traded to the Seattle Mariners, which eventually shipped him to the Cleveland Indians. Phillies general manager Matt
Carlos Santana is once again a member of the #Indians.— MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) December 14, 2018
Edwin Encarnacion joins the #Mariners (for now).
Yandy Diaz is now with the #Rays.
Read about yesterday's three-team trade:https://t.co/djesISkC71 pic.twitter.com/mVvPFBeqd0
With a loaded lineup, it seems that the only question left for the Phillies is how their players will work together. However, the one thing we do know for sure is that any team bonding activity certainly will not involve Fortnite.