Kyle Dohy is a LHP in the Phillies farm system. Before the start of the season, not many people were talking about the 21-year-old California native. He started off the season in Lakewood and started to light the world on fire. In 33 2/3 innings pitched Dohy had a 0.80 ERA and 63Ks. He moved […]Read more "Phillies’ Farmhand Kyle Dohy reaches rare season mark"
The Philadelphia Phillies (65-52) enter this week after a frustrating (2-4) road trip out west and tied with the Braves for first place in the NL East. The team has to take advantage of this upcoming week where they could really make some headway. Starting on Tuesday, they face the MLB-best Red Sox (85-35) for […]Read more "Previewing the Phillies Week Ahead: Showdowns with Red Sox and Mets lie ahead"
Coming into the season, I was wildly concerned with the pitching staff that Gabe Kapler would have at his disposal. While the Phillies did bring in Jake Arrieta, a former Cy Young winner, to stop what could be hemorrhaging heading into 2018, there was legitimate concern for this team with who would take the mound […]Read more "Phillies’ First Half Grades: Starting pitching edition"
I must admit, time caught up on me a little bit this past week. Had it not, this piece would have already been made available to you. Unfortunately, the facts are what they are. But I digress, and we soldier on, continuing the grades of the Phillies first half (and early part of the second […]Read more "Phillies’ First Half Grades: Outfield Edition"
One of the most iconic rivalries in Major League Baseball behind the Red Sox/ Yankees and maybe Cubs/ Cardinals also features a couple of trades for iconic players. Two trades, to be exact, provided major impact players for the Phillies. The first came in 1974. New York Mets trade Tug McGraw, Don Hahn and Dave […]Read more "Are we overdue for a Phillies-Mets trade?"
Maybe you turned the game off in the top of the 6th inning when the Dodgers went up 4-1. Maybe you gave up after the Phillies failed to bring home Carlos Santana after his lead-off double in the 9th. Maybe you just fell asleep. No matter the reason, nobody blames you for turning off a […]Read more "While you were sleeping, some weird (but good) Phillies baseball ensued"
The first half of the season has unofficially, and quite swiftly, ended, and the Phillies find themselves in a spot that few expected them to be in: first place in the National League East. The Phillies hold a half game lead over the equally-surprising Atlanta Braves. With a 53-42 record, the team entered the All […]Read more "Grading the Phillies’ season so far: Infield Edition"
The last few days have been an absolute whirlwind for anyone trying to keep track of all the rumors circulating superstar infielder Manny Machado. The 4x all-star has been linked to seven ball clubs across the league- the Phillies, Dodgers, Brewers, and Yankees being cited as the heaviest suitors. These four franchises have been stuck […]Read more "Manny Mania: Making sense of the latest rumors and where the Phillies stand"
This might get opinionated as Chase Utley was, and still is, my favorite player of all time. Please bare with me. Chase Utley, You WERE The Man! -Harry Kalas (2018) from the big broadcast booth in the sky The Phillies heart and soul for more than a decade has decided to hang it up. During a press […]Read more "After an emotional press conference, Chase Utley starts slow ride into the sunset"
Aaron Nola remains as the Phillies lone All-Star representative, but now the Philly Phaithful have something else to look forward to. Last night the 8 players were announced with their seeding for the T Mobile Home Run Deby. Jesús Aguilar, Bryce Harper, Max Muncy, Alex Bregman, Kyle Schwarber, Javier Baez, Freddie Freeman, and of course Rhys Hoskins, […]Read more "Rhys Hoskins is in the Home Run Derby, but why doesn’t it feel more special?"