This is a dramatized telling of how Seranthony Dominguez arrived in the majors and set records. While all parts of these stories are based in fact, they have been embellished for your reading pleasure. Now, join me on an epic quest following a humble pig farmer on the farm….. Chapter 1: Humble Beginnings The sun […]Read more "The Gallant Tale of Seranthony of Dominguez: Chapter 1"
On July 29, 2011, the Phillies made yet another significant trade to bolster their roster. The move was made in an attempt for one final push at a World Series title with an aging roster. The team acquired Hunter Pence from the then-abysmal Houston Astros, who received a plethora of young talent in return. The […]Read more "Former Phillies’ Top Prospect Banned 100 Games, Released"
The Phillies trade history is marked with up and downs. For every Carlton and Schilling, there has been a Jenkins and Sandberg. With that being said, it’s starting to look like the Phillies won their trades in 2015. The Trades Traded Jonathan Papelbon and cash to the Washington Nationals. Received Nick Pivetta. Ok. This might […]Read more "When all is said and done, the Phillies 2015 trades might rank among the best of all time"
The date was July 13th, 2013. The Phillies were playing a day night double header against the rarely seen Chicago White Sox. A paid attendance of 41,562 packed Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies were only 1 game under .500 and 7 games out in the National League East. They were only 1 game back of […]Read more "Phillies vs. Braves previews: Phillies Phaithful must take up arms"
On May 17, 2017, exactly one year ago to the date, the Phillies fell to the Texas Rangers 9-3. Zach Eflin was tagged for 11 hits and seven earned runs over four innings as the Phillies dropped their third straight and were in the midst of a 2-12 stretch. That particular May loss dropped the […]Read more "Three reasons behind the stunning start to Phillies season"
For most MLB teams, the season is officially (well, as official as it can get without splitting hairs and breaking down a half of a game) a quarter of the way through. First, and wildly off topic, that is amazing that the season is already 40 games in. But second, and significantly more importantly, the […]Read more "First Quarter MLB Report: Contenders & Pretenders"
There are some mysteries in the world of sports. From an athlete’s psyche, to maintaining healthy relationships while playing the sport they have fallen in love with, there is however one thing that is forgotten sometimes. Athletes are humans too, just like you and I. Ever wonder what goes on in an athlete’s mind? Some […]Read more "Stars have feelings too: A look into the battles with mental health faced by Professional Athletes"
On May 10, the Phillies announced that the team had optioned left handed reliever Zac Curtis to AAA Lehigh Valley. In a concurrent roster move, the team recalled Jake Thompson to the Majoe League roster. Curtis made four appearances during this short stint with the big league club, one that lasted just ten days. The […]Read more "Zac Curtis Optioned To AAA: Phillies lack lefty depth in bullpen"
The Phillies wrapped up a four game sweep of the San Francisco Giants on Thursday afternoon with a 6-3 win. Starting pitcher Vince Velasquez pitched 6 quality innings, allowing 3 runs on 2 early home runs while striking out 12. Carlos Santana batted in 3 on a 3rd inning home run, and Odubel Herrera contributed […]Read more "Important numbers from the Phillies 4-game sweep of San Francisco Giants"
The Phillies have been sputtering as of late, dropping each of their past four series. Despite their recent run of deficiency, Philly rested at 18-15, good for second place in the division. On Monday, the team was set to take on the San Francisco Giants- winners of 7 of their last ten. It would take a […]Read more "Zach Eflin & Odubel Herrera impress in Phillies dominating victory over Giants"