Patience is a virtue. It’s likely that your parents, grandparents and teachers drilled this proverb into your head from a very young age. Equally, you’ve likely grown very tired of hearing it preached hundreds of times, as the shear utterance of those four words sends you into flashback mode of a a more juvenile time. […]Read more "Phillies rank among league’s best in patience"
The Phillies ended their six-game homestand in style versus the Reds. They swept the series- winning all three games- as they shook off a rocky start to the season. Let’s recap what went down in Philly: Welcome to the Show, Rook! Scott Kingery continued to emulate a proven veteran in just his fourth ever big-league […]Read more "Phillies Series Recap: Brooms out in Cincy"
Today’s the day that baseball nerds, such as myself, get overexcited for, for one hiarticular reason. Today is the first day of genuine Spring Training baseball games, in which professional hitters will step into the box against professional pitchers. Now, that doesn’t mean all of these athletes are Major League talents, drastically watering down the […]Read more "2018 MLB Standings Prediction: Can the Phillies climb to the top?"
August may have not been a great month record-wise for the Phillies, but there were plenty of bright spots to give fans hope for the years ahead. Phillies Reliever Adam Morgan showing he belongs on the team in 2018 If I were to go back a few months and look on twitter, I would […]Read more "Seven Phillies thoughts after August’s rollercoaster came to an end"
On the last day to make waiver claims for player eligible for the postseason, the far out of the playoff picture Phillies made a move. The team picked up right handed relief pitcher Juan Nicasio after the Pirates placed him on revocable waivers. The Phillies will be on the hook for the remainder of Nicasio’s […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies Claim RP Juan Nicasio From Pirates"
When the July 31 trade deadline passed, Tommy Joseph was still a member of the Phillies. So, earlier this week, the Phillies announced that Lehigh Valley star Rhys Hoskins would get some starts in left field in order to fix the log jam that the organization has at first base.Moving Hoskins to the outfield could […]Read more "Moving Hoskins To The Outfield Doesn’t Fix Phillies Problems, It Just Creates More"
Next weekend was supposed to be all about Pete Rose in Philadelphia. While the all time hits king will likely never be enshrined on a grander scale in Cooperstown, the Phillies were giving him a chance to be immortalized in their backyard. Rose was scheduled to become the latest Phillie to be inducted into the […]Read more "After Phillies scrapped induction of Pete Rose to Wall of Fame, will he ever receive that honor?"
After the Phillies shipped Pat Neshek to the Colorado Rockies and Howie Kendrick to the Washington Nationals earlier this week, it was expected that the team would make moves in order to get the roster back to full strength. The team elected to keep the positional players it had in check and promoted two bullpen […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’ newest relievers"
It was teased earlier in the night when he was scratched from his start and the news is true, Hellickson has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles. The team would go on to make a second trade later that night…so while you were sleeping, here’s everything that went down. The Hellickson trade: The Phillies […]Read more "While you were sleeping: All you need to know about last night’s big Phillies trades"
I don’t like to backtrack and go against myself. I don’t believe in it. I believe in sticking to your guns and not being easily persuaded by outside forces. I guess you could say I’m a little hard headed that way. But I also believe in the power of being able to change an opinion […]Read more "Do the Phillies have a long-term solution at shortstop already?"