Space. Where Matt Stairs’ 2008 NLCS home run ended up. This is the story of the brave Captain of the M.P.V. Philadelphia and his origins. Arrival For so long, we’d been rivals, Reamluto thought to himself. Recruited out of high school, the Miami fleet was all JT Realmuto knew. A once-prosperous fleet, Miami had found […]Read more "J.T. Realmuto: Captain of the Cosmos"
Let’s talk about life goals. Some people want to travel abroad and live in different cultures. Others find nirvana traveling all over to various music festivals, whatever the genre may be. For the sports fan, a life goal could be to witness their favorite team win a championship series or game live. For “The Baseball […]Read more "The Baseball Pilgrim: A Phillies Fan’s Voyage"
March 26th would’ve been the day that the Phillies opened up the season in Miami. In all fairness, that’s what did happen, just not in the traditional sense. Rhys Hoskins took on Marlins player Miguel Rojas in a game of MLB the Show 2020. The game fit in with MLB’s #OpeningDayatHome campaign. Rhys would ultimately […]Read more "Phillies shut out the Marlins on Opening Day…online"
Well, nobody saw this coming. Major League Baseball’s opening day could very well be in late May, if not June. While we’re all suffering in isolation together, let’s look at the bright side of things. Two months gives the Phillies time to heal up. Just a couple weeks ago, I wrote about how the Phillies […]Read more "Could this extended break be beneficial for the Phillies?"
Before we get into any of this, let me make one thing clear. THE CORONA VIRUS IS NOT SUPER DEADLY BUT IS A CREDIBLE THREAT. Italy has been shut down. Large public gatherings are being banned in the US. The NBA season has been suspended. March Madness will be played without fans. Please, please, please […]Read more "Could the Phillies be fanless on Opening Day?"
If you don’t get the headline, it is the saying of the U.S. Army’s elite fighting unit, the Army Rangers. Being an Army Ranger, I had to incorporate it into this article. Here we look at the fifth spot in the Phillies rotation and the fact that Ranger Suarez is making a case to earn […]Read more "Ranger (Suarez) Leads The Way? Looking at the Phillies Fifth starter Battle"
Last season was a mixed bag for the Phillies. After an eventful offseason in which they acquired an unprecedented three all-stars in one offseason- including superstar slugger and MLB cornerstone Bryce Harper- the Phillies began the season with incredibly high hopes. The Phillies, benefitting from the fruits of $403M worth of offseason investments, were surging […]Read more "Examining How the Phillies Can Stabilize Troublesome Bullpen"
It’s time to celebrate Phillies’ fans! MLB.com just released their updated top-30 prospect rankings for the NL East and with it a whole new list of Phillies’ prospects. Who’s at the top? Who are the biggest risers and fallers? Who’s new to the list and who’s gone? Let’s check it out. (for reference, I’ll be […]Read more "How do future Phillies fair in MLB Prospect rankings?"
With NBC Sports Philadelphia not broadcasting many Phillies games this Spring, what better way to keep up with the Phillies than a good old-fashioned column? The Phillies started out on Friday and I’ll catch you up with what happened through the following Saturday. This will be the longest report. Let’s look at some players and […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training Recap: Week 1"
Joe Girardi dropped a minor bombshell on Friday, revealing that Andrew McCutchen will not be ready for opening day. As Dean Martin once said, “Ain’t that a kick in the head?”. Everyone was expecting the 2013 NL MVP to be back in time for opening day. McCutchen won’t be reading until further into April. That […]Read more "The Phillies suddenly have a left field competition"