At the end of 2017, there seemed to be an abundance of hope for the Philadelphia Phillies. The absolute breakout of rookie first baseman Rhys Hoskins pushed the Phillies to be buyers in the offseason. No longer would the rebuild be front and center! Finally, the Phillies would spend some money and try to compete. […]Read more "Jake Arrieta has become the Worst signing in Phillies’ History"
The Phillies still have the highest bullpen ERA in the majors with a 7.02 ERA. To pad their bullpen, the Phillies add David Phelps. The 8-year veteran is in the midst of a great season with the Brewers. In 13 IP, Phelps has posted a 2.77 ERA. He’s also been striking out hitters at a […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies Acquire David Phelps in trade with Brewers"
While it may be surprising to hear, Hector Neris is the longest-tenured player on the Phillies roster. With much of the bullpen’s roles uncertain this year, Neris was confidently penciled in as the closer going into this season. Along with the rest of the bullpen, Neris has been a major failure in this role. The […]Read more "Is Brandon Workman the answer to Phillies’ closing pitcher woes?"
The Phillies are currently riding a 3-game win series and will need to carry that momentum into the upcoming series against the Braves. After taking the last 2 games from the Nationals, the Phillies have no climbed to 3rd in the NL East. The Braves lead the pack in the NL East with a record […]Read more "Phillies Prepare for important series against Braves"
The Phillies are now riding a 3-game win streak after gaining the upper hand on the Nationals in the first 2 games of the series. The Phillies led the charge in choosing to postpone the final game of the series in solidarity with the protests of police brutality, which are ongoing across the country and […]Read more "What we learned in a pair of promising Phillies wins over Nationals"
Some things are more important that sports. When the Phillies took the field for their 6:05 game last night against the Washington Nationals, they did so as players across the nation discussed whether or not to play in light of the racial injustices in this country. Three games were postponed last night in Major League […]Read more "Phillies vote not to play tonight versus Nationals"
While they lost the first 2 games of the series, the Phillies ended on an extremely positive note. For the first time in what feels like an eternity, the Phillies bullpen held onto a lead. It took a great relay from Didi Gregorius and a perfect tag from Andrew Knapp to protect the 5-4 lead […]Read more "What we learned in first glimpse of a revamped Phillies bullpen"
The outcries and prayers for help in the bullpen may finally be receiving answers. After the addition of David Hale earlier yesterday afternoon, the Phillies have also picked up two new right-handed arms from the Red Sox. Brandon Workman and Heath Hembree are both fairly established veterans who will be welcomed by Phillies fans. The […]Read more "How the Workman trade impacts the Phillies bullpen"
Pressure continues to rise on the Phillies’ front office following another blown game on Thursday by the Phillies’ bullpen. The Phillies owned a 7-2 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth in game two of their double header yesterday against the Buffalo (Toronto) Blue Jays. Starter Vince Velasquez got into some trouble and ended […]Read more "What the David Hale trade means for the Phillies moving forward"
The Philadelphia Phillies have been two completely different teams all in one this season. After a dreaded start to the season, the Phillies rattled off four straight wins, before losing the back half of a quick two game series against the Boston Red Sox. Despite the constant struggle of that bullpen, the Phillies bats have […]Read more "Phillies look to keep their hot bats Against Blue Jays"