The Phillies are set to face the Washington Nationals for the first time this season tomorrow as they travel to the Beltway for a three-game set. Monday was the first off-day for the Phillies since April 22nd. Over the 17-day stretch of games, the Phillies went 9-8 including a four-game sweep over the Brewers. The […]Read more "Phillies and Nationals Renew their Rivalry in the Beltway"
Andrew McCutchen was called out of the basepath for the Phillies as the umpires botch the worst call of the season since Alec Bohm. The Phillies were in a position to score the game-winning run when another botched call cost the Phillies on Saturday night. After a four-run first inning from Zack Wheeler, the Phillies […]Read more "Phillies Fall Victim to Another Terrible Call by the Umpires Saturday Night Against Mets"
In a shocking turn of events, the Phillies announced that they have recalled Odubel Herrera on Monday. Herrera, 29, will be the starting centerfielder tonight, batting seventh as the Phillies face the Cardinals. Herrera will make his first major league appearance in nearly two years following his domestic abuse case in May 2019. The outfielder […]Read more "Was Odubel Herrera the Phillies’ Last Remaining Option in Centerfield?"
When I think of a Phillies-versus-Cardinals series, nothing good comes to mind. I think of squirrels, torn Achilles tendons, and Adam Wainwright. With any luck, only one of those will occur as the Phillies play four games in St. Louis to kick off the week. The Teams Coming Into the Series St. Louis Cardinals The […]Read more "Phillies Look to Right the Ship Vs. Red-Hot Cardinals"
Following injuries to both of their starting middle infielders, the Phillies recalled prospect Nick Maton to make his major-league debut on Tuesday. Didi Gregorius missed the entirety of the Giants’ series due to inflammation in his throwing elbow. Jean Segura, meanwhile, has a strained right quadricep and has gone to the 10-day Injured List. To […]Read more "Nick Maton is Making Good Impressions in His First Big League Stretch"
During Spring Training, Mickey Moniak was outperforming every Phillies’ center field candidate by a longshot. But the farther the Phillies got into Spring Training, the fewer at-bats Moniak got per game. It quickly became apparent that Moniak never got a fair look and eventually got sent down. The Current CF Setup Just Isn’t Working It […]Read more "It’s Time for the Phillies to Recall Center Fielder Mickey Moniak"
Following a good ol’ fashioned sweep of the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies will look to keep the streak going as they host the New York Mets. The Mets, 0-0, have yet to play a game this season as their opening series against the Washington Nationals was postponed due to the Nationals’ COVID-19 outbreak. Phillies fans […]Read more "Phillies Look to Keep Momentum Going As Mets Start Season"
Major League Baseball announced on Friday that the Atlanta Braves would no longer host the 2021 All-Star Game. This news comes on the heels of new voting regulations that were recently put into law by the state of Georgia. In a statement from Major League Baseball, commissioner Rob Manfred states that “Major League Baseball fundamentally […]Read more "Could the Phillies be the New Host for the 2021 All-Star Game?"
In the top of the eighth of a tie-game, the Phillies turned to Jose Alvarado out of the bullpen on Opening Day. The Phillies acquired Alvarado in a savvy three-team trade in late December. Alvarado came up in the Tampa Bay Rays’ organization, where he made his debut in 2017. The left-handed reliever is of […]Read more "Jose Alvarado Could Be The Most Pivotal Piece of the Phillies Bullpen"
Phillies’ center fielder Odubel Herrera has been sent to the Phillies’ alternate site to begin the 2021 season, per Jim Salisbury on Monday night. Adam Haseley and Roman Quinn will likely split time in center. Given that the Phillies are facing LHP Max Fried, Roman Quinn will likely start on Opening Day. SInce Spring Training […]Read more "Odubel Herrera Sent Down to Phillies’ Alternate Site"