The first week of spring training is in the books for the Philadelphia Phillies. At this point, we’ve seen nearly all of their expected opening day starting nine at some point, in one way or another. After numerous media days, with a game or two sprinkled in, some of the players that are the “faces” […]Read more "Are the Expectations For Phillies’ OF Bryce Harper Too High?"
Mickey Moniak has been on a slower path than most. After being drafted first overall in the 2016 MLB draft, Moniak has been held to high expectations. The Phillies took a bit of a chance taking him directly out of high school. However, this partially explains the delay in his development. After a few years […]Read more "Did Mickey Moniak Solidify a Consistent Role in the Phillies’ Outfield?"
As his fourth consecutive Opening Day start approaches, Aaron Nola is among the best starting pitchers in baseball, yet fans don’t realize it. Assuming all goes according to plan, Aaron Nola is set to start his fourth consecutive Opening Day for the Philadelphia Phillies. Nola will do so in front of 8,800 fans and will […]Read more "Phillies’ Aaron Nola is One of the Best Starting Pitchers in Baseball"
Dear Phillies Fans, Do you remember the last game with fans at Citizen’s Bank Park? I do. I was there. Bryce Harper got up there before the game and made a speech, thanking the fans for their support during a difficult year. “I believe in this organization. I believe in this city. And we will […]Read more "Dear Phillies’ Fans: Let’s Savor the Moment and Not Screw Things Up"
One of the most under-the-radar moves the Phillies made this offseason was the signing of former All-Star pitcher Matt Moore. Coming back from a season abroad in Japan, Moore signed for $3 million. Matt Moore’s Career The seemingly modest price point isn’t by choice. Matt Moore’s career can be described in 2 parts: With the […]Read more "Matt Moore is the key to the Phillies Rotation"
It didn’t take long into competition for Adam Haseley to begin to make his case for the starting center fielder job. Only two pitches into the Phillies’ opener on Sunday in Lakeland, he smacked an opposite field home run. Now, it is Spring Training and the results do not matter as much as the process. […]Read more "Adam Haseley Leads Off Battle for Center Field in a Big Way"
Ah, Phillies’ baseball is back! Today, there will be a baseball game- and fans will be there! Today at 1 PM, the Phillies will open up their Spring Training opener. The team will head to Lakeland, Florida, and take Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium. First Pitch is slated for 1:05 in the sunshine state. […]Read more "Phillies’ Spring Training: What to Watch For in Opener"
Former Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee is back in the game of baseball. The Saugerties Stallions, a baseball club that is affiliated with the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, announced Wednesday afternoon Dubee will be serving as the team’s pitching coach for the 2021 season. The 63-year-old baseball coach was initially going to serve as […]Read more "Former Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee lands new baseball gig"
WHOA! Did you see that? The National League East has almost overnight become the best division in all of baseball. The Phillies, though, tend to get overlooked in that conversation. What started as a division with a rotating division winner (sans the Marlins) with a bunch of Wild Card hopefuls, has become a den of […]Read more "The Philadelphia Phillies Are Being Severely Underrated"
Things haven’t always gone swimmingly for first baseman Rhys Hoskins in his young MLB career. After tearing up the minor leagues, the hard-hitting infielder took the league by storm as a rookie. En route to a fourth-place Rookie of the Year finish, Hoskins mashed 18 home runs and recorded 48 RBIs in just 50 games(!) […]Read more "Phillies will be hoping that the best is yet to come for Rhys Hoskins"