About an hour ago, the Philadelphia Phillies kicked off game two of a three-game set against the San Francisco Giants. Former manager Gabe Kapler is making his first appearance in Philadelphia since being fired in 2019. Despite COVID-19 getting to eight people in the Phillies’ organization, their second stringers are currently putting together a solid […]Read more "Phillies’ Mid-Game Updates: Jean Segura Exits With Injury as a Former Phillie Retires"
The Phillies dropped their first series of the season at the hands of the Atlanta Braves over the weekend. To follow this up, they’ll have another four-game set against the New York Mets to start this week off. The schedule makers are not the best of friends with the Phillies, apparently. Nonetheless, the Phillies took […]Read more "Chase Anderson Gets the Nod as Phillies Kickoff Four-Game Set Vs. Mets"
Friday night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ defense. As […]Read more "Can Matt Moore Rebound as Phillies Look to Avoid Sweep Against Braves?"
Yesterday afternoon, the Flyers found themselves in a must-win situation. Prior to the game, they sat six points back of the Boston Bruins. The Bruins, who have two games in hand, could have stretched their lead for that last playoff spot to eight with a win. The Flyers, however, live to see another day. With […]Read more "Flyers Host Sabres in Another Must-Win Game on Sunday Afternoon"
Last night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ […]Read more "Phillies’ Zach Eflin Returns to the Mound in a Saturday Night Game Against Braves"
The Philadelphia Phillies got back on the winning track Wednesday afternoon. After dropping their first (and only!) game of the season to the New York Mets on Tuesday night, the Phillies’ bats came alive on a beautiful afternoon. Despite Aaron Nola struggling a bit to start the game, he only let up one run en […]Read more "Phillies Kick Off Their Weekend at Atlanta With Wheeler Back on the Mound"
The Philadelphia Phillies have been one fun baseball team so far this season. Through a very mere six games, they have put themselves at the top of the division with a 5-1 record. After a season-opening sweep of the reigning NL East Champion Braves, Philadelphia found themselves in a potential reality check series against the […]Read more "Contextualizing the Phillies Sizzling Hot Start to the Season"
All good things must come to an end. The Phillies dropped their first game of the season in a loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Chase Anderson did a decent enough job for a fifth starter. In five innings, he only allowed two runs and struck out three. Vince Velasquez then came […]Read more "Aaron Nola Returns to the Mound as Phillies Wrap Up Series Against Mets"
Phillies’ baseball seems to be fun again, doesn’t it? The Phillies kicked off their season with a fun walk-off win Thursday afternoon. Aaron Nola shined until his last pitch, which was a costly mistake to Pablo Sandoval. The bullpen kept the scoresheet clean though, leading to Jean Segura’s game-winning base hit down the line. Fast forward to the weekend. Zack Wheeler showed his ability to […]Read more "Can the Phillies and Chase Anderson Conquer Stroman and the Mets?"
The Phillies’ top three pitchers were referred to as 1A, 1B, and 1C by manager Joe Girardi this offseason. The likings of Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, and Zach Eflin simply put on a show for the 8,000+ fans each game at Citizens Bank Park this weekend. The Phillies wound up with the sweep against, en […]Read more "Matt Moore Makes His Return to MLB as Phillies Face deGrom and Mets"