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"
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"
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?"
The Phillies are set to make their 2018 Spring Training debut on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. The contest will mark the first time the Phillies take the field in 146 days, and with it comes a wave of excitement. On the heels of that wave, however, are the winds of change. The Phillies […]Read more "Three Phillies that need strong spring training performances"
Early Tuesday morning, Jon Heyman of MLB Network and FanRag Sports reported that the Phillies and former Cubs and Orioles starting pitcher, Jake Arrieta, are communicating about the possibility of a contract. The Phillies have been open about wanting a veteran pitcher to bolster their young rotation, but GM Matt Klentak has made it clear […]Read more "Why adding Jake Arrieta makes sense for the Phillies"
The bromance between Mike Trout, Carson Wentz and Zach Ertz has long been documented. A New Jersey native, the six-time MLB All-Star is a die-hard Eagles fan and after making some appearances in the stands throughout the year, he even sported a dog mask in the Birds’ emphatic NFC Championship win. What was lesser known […]Read more "Mike Trout opens up on his relationship with Eagles QB Carson Wentz and makes his Super Bowl prediction"
Manny Machado is a hot name at the 2017 MLB Winter Meetings, and for good reason. The superstar third baseman has made three all-star teams in just six seasons, been awarded two gold glove awards, and is only 25 years old. The talented slugger is also coming off an impressive 33 homerun season. It’s not […]Read more "Phillies must be smart in pursuit of Manny Machado"
With rumors surfacing that the Phillies are interested in acquiring Manny Machado, what would it take? According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Orioles have done extensive background checks on the Phillies minor league systems over the past year. But, according to MASN Orioles, the Orioles want two guys, Sixto Sanchez and Scott Kingery. […]Read more "Sources: Phillies Are Interested In Acquiring All-Star 3B Manny Machado"