In the final installment of our series, today we look at who should return to the Phillies’ bullpen in 2021. It is no secret that the 2020 bullpen was among the worst in MLB history. With a 7.06 ERA, the bullpen cost the Phillies not only their first winning record but also their first playoff […]Read more "Who Should Return to the Phillies’ Bullpen in 2021?"
Continuing our series looking at the 2020 Phillies’ roster, we look today at the starting rotation to determine who should stay for the 2021 season. Looking overall, the Phillies’ starting rotation held a 4.08 ERA in 2020, 10th best in the league. For the sake of this article, we ignore bullpen pitchers who made spot […]Read more "Who Should Return to the Phillies’ Rotation in 2021?"
To John Middleton, We haven’t had the chance to meet yet, but when you were set to take over as majority owner of the Phillies, I had hope that you would restore this team to its former glory. When you brought in Matt Klentak and Andy MacPhail, I was excited to see how a modern […]Read more "A Letter to Phillies’ Owner John Middleton"
As the 2020 playoffs continue with the Championship Series’, we are forced to watch the Braves continue to shine in the post season. Along with reports coming out that the Phillies are not optimistic about re-signing J.T. Realmuto, it’s tough to be a Phillies fan right now The silver linings for this disastrous season are […]Read more "Alec Bohm Named Finalist for MLBPA Outstanding Rookie of the Year."
Mariekson Julius Gregorius, or “Didi” as he is better known, is one of the most unique personalities that has come to the Phillies. From the seemingly never-ending smile on his face and the four languages he fluently speaks, to being one of the best follows on Twitter, Sir Didi Gregorius has grown into one of […]Read more "Will the Phillies bring back Didi Gregorius this offseason?"
Sorry, Bryce Harper, JT Realmuto isn’t going to stay with the Phillies. If reports are true, Realmuto’s eyes are set on around $200 million for his next contract. Joe Mauer holds the record for annual average value for a catcher with $23 million per year in his 8-year/ $184 million contract. That contract extension kicked […]Read more "Should the Phillies set their sights on James McCann?"
Today we continue to ask the question: who should stay in the Phillies’ infield for the 2021 season? After leading off in the outfield, we’re heading around the bases today as we look at the infield. Corner Infield Rhys Hoskins: Stays Prior to his season-ending elbow injury, Rhys Hoskins was having a solid year offensively. […]Read more "Who should stay in the Phillies Infield next season?"
A week after the resignation of ex-general manager Matt Klentak, the Phillies front office may be set to undergo more change up top. Phillies president Andy MacPhail, 68, has fancied retirement lately and the franchise would prefer to vacate his position in the near future, according to insider Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Per […]Read more "Phillies Reportedly Not Done Overhauling Front Office"
Last season will be infamously remembered by the Philly faithful as one marred and utterly decimated by poor pitching. In the hands of the Phillies 2020 pitching staff, especially that of the bullpen, no lead was ever safe and each game was seemingly bound to get messy. But could Trevor Bauer be the cure the […]Read more "Are the Phillies an Ideal Landing Spot for Polarizing Star Trevor Bauer?"
The writing had been on the wall for quite some time that former Phillies general manager Matt Klentak would not carry the same designation in 2021. After watching the team he crafted crumble while their division counterparts surged towards the postseason, it became abundantly clear that a change in leadership was needed in Philly. Admittedly, […]Read more "Five Intriguing Options to Replace Klentak as Phillies GM"