It is finally getting warm, which means only one thing: baseball season is almost upon us! The Phillies begin their season on Thursday at 3:05, when they welcome the reigning NL East champion Atlanta Braves for the start of a 3-game series. With the season starting so soon, we at Philly Sports Network want to […]Read more "Will a Phillies star win MVP? PSN Staff predictions ahead of MLB Opening day"
Oh, how things change. After seven straight seasons of not playing into October, the Phillies have put together a very special roster that could help them get to October- and then some. Having a competent roster makes all of the memories from the rebuild special; just like during the 76ers “Process”, there were plenty of […]Read more "Remembering the best on-field moments during the Phillies rebuild"
Last March, the Phillies signed pitcher Jake Arrieta to a 3-year, $90 million contract. This was the biggest free-agent signing, both money and impact wise, that the team had made since they began their rebuild in 2014. It was a sign that they were taking a step forward to contending, which excited the fans for […]Read more "Can Phillies fans bank on a bounce back year from Jake Arrieta?"
So far, the buzz surrounding the Phillies offseason has been overshadowed by the words of owner John Middleton: “We’re going into this expecting to spend money, and maybe even be a little bit stupid about it.’’ Since this quote in mid-November, the Phillies have made several moves, including a trade for Jean Segura, and the […]Read more "Phillies need to be careful to avoid spending ‘stupid money’ in a bad way"
While the MLB offseason has been slow thus far, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the Phillies and their pursuit of players around the league, specifically stars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Here are some of my thoughts on Harper and Machado and some other things regarding the team’s offseason and what is […]Read more "Thoughts on the Phillies: Harper, Machado, Realmuto, and the rotation"
The Sixers started the new year back in the win column, as they took this one 119-113 from the Clippers to improve to 24-14 on the season. Joel Embiid led the team with 28 points and 19 rebounds, and Ben Simmons added 14 points, 9 rebounds, and 8 assists to bring the team to 2-2 […]Read more "4 observations from the Sixers win over Clippers"
We are more than a month into the offseason, and the Phillies have plenty of holes to fill throughout their roster. So far, Matt Klentak added a starting shortstop in Jean Segura and bullpen depth in deals with the Mariners and Angels. There is much left to be done, however, to transform an 80-win 2018 […]Read more "What does the Phillies wishlist look like as Winter Meetings approach?"
For the sixth season in a row, Temple basketball fell short against Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats, this time losing 69-59. Villanova’s win was fueled by forward Jermain Samuel who scored 15 off the bench including a perfect 3/3 shooting from beyond the arch. Sophomore Nate Pierre-Louis led the way for the Owls with […]Read more "3 things we learned in Temple’s 69-59 loss to Villanova"
On Wednesday night, the Raptors (21-5) used a strong second-half to pull away from the Sixers (17-9) and win 113-102. Toronto was fueled by Kawhi Leonard, who scored 36 points and added 9 rebounds. Jonas Valanciunas added 25 points and 8 boards off the bench and bullied Sixers center Joel Embiid, who scored a season […]Read more "Jimmy Butler is a man on a mission: Four observations from the Sixers loss to Raptors"
Late Sunday night, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported that the Phillies and Mariners had agreed, in principal, to a trade that would send shortstop JP Crawford and Carlos Santana to Seattle in exchange for infielder Jean Segura. More updates today include that the Mariners may send another veteran to the Phillies, and that the […]Read more "Trading for Jean Segura shows Phillies commitment to winning now"