Phillies podcast: The “Bullpen Blues” discusses the latest Phillies news The MLB offseason is officially underway, and the Philadelphia Phillies are already trying their hardest to make everyone absolutely miserable. The latest news, reports, and rumors: No qualifying offer for Didi Gregorius: Despite his stellar play in 2020, shortstop Didi Gregorius was not offered a […]Read more "LISTEN: No qualifying offer for Didi and latest JT Realmuto rumors"
There was finally some good news for Phillies fans on Monday. The 24-year-old was announced as a Rookie of The Year finalist after an exceptional season under peculiar circumstances. Since the inception of the Major League Rookie of the Year award in 1947, the Philadelphia Phillies have had 4 players receive said honor. If this […]Read more "Phillies’ Alec Bohm named 2020 Rookie Of The Year finalist"
Jon Heyman reported on Twitter today that the Tampa Bay Rays had declined to pick up the option on Charlie Morton, making him a free agent. Morton turns 37 in two weeks. During this shortened season he went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA. He started nine games and pitched 38 innings. That’s an average of […]Read more "Would reuniting with Charlie Morton improve the Phillies bullpen?"
Following our in-depth look at who should return to the Phillies’ roster in 2021, we now look outward and ask the question who should the Phillies pursue in free agency this offseason? First, here’s a quick summary regarding who we believe should return to Philly next year: Infield: J.T. Realmuto*, Rhys Hoskins, Scott Kingery, Alec […]Read more "What Positions Should the Phillies Pursue in Free Agency?"
Amazingly, a season that was once in severe jeopardy to even occur has come and gone. Phillies fans watched as playoff hopes slipped away, but for many, it was a season of excitement. After a vaunted battle between the league’s top two teams in the World Series ended with the Dodgers’ clinching a championship over […]Read more "Free Agency Primer: Which Starting Pitcher should the Phillies target?"
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?"