A great panic swept through the minds of Phillies fans when Aaron Nola was said to not be in camp. Rumors spread quickly that Nola had contracted COVID-19. Suddenly, it seemed the Phillies were going to lose their opening day starter. That all changed 2 days later. To prove his well-being, Nola was spotted throwing […]Read more "A healthy Aaron Nola is just what the doctor ordered for the Phillies"
At long last, the Phillies have a schedule for the 2020 season! Time to get excited for baseball! Ok, maybe not that excited. Perfect. Anyway…WE HAVE A SEASON WITH A SCHEDULE! Let’s break it down. Shall we? Off Days Let’s get the boring part out of the way first. The Phillies will have a total […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’ 2020 schedule"
We’ve all been there. Whether you were a Boy Scout, Girl Scout, or some other scout, you’ve experienced summer camp. You went away from home for a week (hopefully with some friends in tow) around June or July, “slept” in either a sleeping bag or on a cot, stayed up by the campfire, and woke […]Read more "What would a Phillies Summer Camp look like?"
The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to release their 60-man player pools was supposed to be Sunday at 4 PM. Apparently, the Phillies didn’t get that message as they were about 6 hours late with their roster. There, naturally, were a few surprises. The first and foremost being that the Phillies elected to only […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’60-man player pool"
STEP RIGHT UP! STEP RIGHT UP! You, YES YOU, can sign any undrafted free agent for just $20,000. THAT’S RIGHT! For just 20k big ones, your team could sign a genuine prospect. Since the abbreviated 5-round draft ended, MLB teams can now sign any undrafted player for no more than $20,000. The Phillies have been […]Read more "Phillies looking for a very specific type of pitcher in undrafted free agency"
Major League Baseball feels like it almost doesn’t exist at the moment. The owners and the players are still butting heads over how a potential season will happen. This year has been the first to not have professional baseball in America in April and May since the 19th century. Luckily for baseball fans, the annual […]Read more "Who will the Phillies take in the 2020 MLB Draft?"
Back in December of 2009, the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay, Doc, as we’d come to know. I was a young baseball fan still angry at Derek Jeter, A-Rod, and especially Hideki Matsui. All I knew is that we were getting better with this addition. I really had no idea who Roy Halladay was. The […]Read more "Reacting to ESPN’s “Imperfect” documentary"
March 26th should’ve been the day the Phillies opened the season in Miami. Almost 2 month have flown by that date without any baseball. Here in Reading, PA, the Fightin’ Phils were supposed to open the AA season at home on April 9th. We’re all missing baseball right now and late at night, as I […]Read more "Is Bull’s Barbecue the best food stand in baseball?"
Springtime. The world melts from its icy slumber to bring forth new life. So too, is new life introduced to the academies. Talent evaluators line the facilities, mercilessly and meticulously jotting down whatever information they can. A process that would last a month’s time. Talent would be pulled from the vast pool and be assigned […]Read more "JT Realmuto: Captain of the Cosmos Chapter 2"
The Phillies have been in existence since 1883. In that time, they have lost an astounding 11,000 games. No other team has more than 10,659 losses all time. The worst of that came from 1918-1948 when the Phillies had only 1 winning season (1932). They didn’t even win 80 games that season! Still, Phillies fans […]Read more "The one game fans wished the Phillies would’ve lost"