For the second time in as many years, the Phillies are on the prowl for a new manager. Unlike when first-time skipper Gabe Kapler took over a Phillies team at the tail end of its rebuild in 2017, the next manager will inherit a Phillies team primed for playoff contention. Be that as it may, […]Read more "Three Mistakes the Phillies must avoid in managerial search"
It wasn’t long ago that the Phillies afforded Gabe Kapler his first shot at being a major league manager. Tabbed as a forward-thinker, Kapler, a former outfielder who batted .268 across 12 MLB seasons, was brought on to lead the young Phillies team to a brighter future. His unique blend of analytics, unorthodox lineups, and […]Read more "Staff overhaul couldn’t come at a better time for the Phillies"
Last week’s Sunday Night Football matchup against the Falcons was a rough one for the Eagles. The injury bug bit the team pretty hard, as Alshon Jeffery, Dallas Goedert, DeSean Jackson were all virtually held out of the entire contest with an injury. Additionally, Carson Wentz, Timmy Jernigan, Corey Clement, and Jason Kelce all took […]Read more "Is it time for the Eagles to rotate their cornerback committee?"
Tale of the Tape The Phillies (76-70) continue their six-game homestand and welcome the Boston Red Sox (77-70) into town for a quick two-game interleague series. Following a 9-5, series-splitting victory over the Braves, the Phillies look to maintain their winning ways at Citizens Bank Park. Boston, whom the Phillies swept in their last endeavor […]Read more "It’s time to start the run: Phillies vs Red Sox series preview"
Heading into last offseason, the Phillies boasted an exclusively right-handed starting rotation and were desperate for a lefty starter. Not only did the team need a southpaw or two to balance out their rotation, but needed a serviceable starter to bolster a group that sported a 5.66 ERA for 2018 Phillies starters not named Aaron […]Read more "Dallas Keuchel reminds the Phillies what they’re missing out on"
Last season was a mixed bag for Phillies pitcher Nick Pivetta. The Canadian right-hander recorded a 4.77 ERA and compiled 14 losses across 32 starts (164 IP) in 2018. Additionally, among pitchers with at least 150 innings pitched, Pivetta had the third-highest rate of hits allowed, ahead of only Jon Gray and Dylan Bundy. Things […]Read more "Why the Phillies should keep a longer leash on Nick Pivetta"
After an eventful offseason and strong start to the season, things have not gone according to plan for the Phillies. Andrew McCutchen, Seranthony Dominguez, Pat Neshek, Tommy Hunter, and David Robertson have all been lost to injury. Odubel Herrera was removed from the roster following a domestic violence charge. Just about every single pitcher in […]Read more "‘Never-Say-Die’ Phillies are now living on a prayer as wildcard race begins"
Smiles and celebrations flooded around Lincoln Financial Field following the Eagles’ season-opening victory over Washington. The team not only earned their first win of the new campaign but also mounted their first successful comeback of 2019. Unfortunately, the euphoria was dampened a bit by some unfortunate injury news. Offseason addition and former Pro Bowler Malik […]Read more "With Eagles DT Malik Jackson out for the year, it’s time for Timmy Jernigan to rise again"
After a rough outing against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed seven hits and five earned runs in just three innings of work, Phillies SP Jake Arrieta is mulling undergoing an elbow procedure that would sideline him for the rest of 2019. “I don’t necessarily want to make a decision right now,” Arrieta […]Read more "For his and the Phillies’ sake, Jake Arrieta should opt for Elbow surgery"
Last season did not go according to plan for the Eagles offense- especially in the running game. Philly recorded just 1,570 rushing yards on the season. The putrid amount not only registered as the fifth-fewest in the entire NFL but was nearly a 600-yard drop-off from the Super Bowl campaign the season prior. As one […]Read more "Miles Sanders will be an X-Factor in maximizing Eagles rushing efforts"