Entering the contest riding a three game winning streak, the Phillies were set to take on the Rays down in Tampa for their first interleague play of the season. The hard-throwing righty Vince Velasquez was set to take the mound and would be backed by the following lineup: Vince Velasquez gets the start in game one […]Read more "Phillies game recap: Vince Velasquez continued to dazzle in win over Rays"
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"
After dropping three straight games, the Phillies were back in the city of Brotherly Love for their home opener against the Marlins. Nick Pivetta was set to take the hill for his second start of the young season, and was backed by the following lineup: Can't wait to see you today, Philly! Here's our lineup for […]Read more "Nick Pivetta dominant in Phillies shutout victory over the Marlins"
After an eventful offseason and productive spring training, the Phillies opened the season on the road against the division rival Braves. It was a less than ideal start for the Phils- particularly for rookie manager Gabe Kapler. Let’s recap the action from Atlanta: Bullpen Woes The Phillies were huge players in free agency for relievers this […]Read more "Series recap: Phillies suffer a rough start to the season in Atlanta"
After wrapping up their Spring Training up in Clearwater, the Phillies made their 2018 Opening Day debut in a road game against the Braves. It was an eventful outing, as Aaron Nola made his first Opening Day start and the Phils played their first meaningful game of 2018. Let’s recap the action from SunTrust Park: […]Read more "Five takeaways: Phillies suffer nail biting loss on opening day"
Last night, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWA) shortened the lists of finalists to three for individual awards for the 2017 season. While the winners will be announced sporadically throughout the next few months, the first set of awards will be announced tonight, as the league decides who will take home Gold Gloves in […]Read more "Is this the year for Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis? Predicting the MLB Award Winners"
Following a 4-3, playoff spot clinching win for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies have called up shortstop JP Crawford to the big leagues. Crawford, 22, has long been heralded as a top Phillies prospect since he was drafted 16th overall in the 2013 MLB draft. The Lakewood, California native moved quickly through the lower […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Phillies prospect JP Crawford Called Up to the Big Leagues"
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"
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?"
Yesterday evening, the Phillies finally pulled the trigger on a move that was anticipated since the end of May. All-Star reliever Pat Neshek was traded to the Colorado Rockies for a prospect haul. The Rockies, deeply entrenched in a division battle with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks, felt they needed another arm in the back end […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the three prospects acquired by Phillies in Neshek trade"