Series recap: Phillies suffer a rough start to the season in Atlanta

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 […]

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Is this the year for Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis? Predicting the MLB Award Winners

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 […]

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Instant Analysis: Phillies prospect JP Crawford Called Up to the Big Leagues

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 […]

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After Phillies scrapped induction of Pete Rose to Wall of Fame, will he ever receive that honor?

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 […]

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Everything you need to know about the three prospects acquired by Phillies in Neshek trade

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 […]

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