On the day where the Phillies needed them the most, the Phillies’ bullpen came through as Philadelphia defeated the Red Sox 5-4 on Sunday, taking the series victory. Following the win, the Phillies stand at 44-44 on the season and end their road trip with a 5-2 record against the Cubs and Red Sox. Pre-Game […]Read more "Phillies Bullpen Steps Up in Victory Against the Red Sox"
The Phillies were set to face off against the Red Sox at 1:10PM EST with Aaron Nola taking the mound. That will no longer be the case, as he joins three other Phillies on the COVID-related injured list. The team announced that along with Nola, Connor Brogdon, Bailey Falter, and Alec Bohm had also been […]Read more "Aaron Nola joins Alec Bohm and 2 others on Phillies COVID IL"
The Phillies have had 11 free agent acquisitions make an impact in some way, shape, or form during the 2021 campaign. Following their series victory over the Padres during Fourth of July weekend, the Phillies have officially reached the halfway point on the season. Today, we take a look at the first half of the […]Read more "Phillies Free Agents: How Have They Performed Halfway Through the Season?"
The Fourth of July. 245 years ago, the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence as the United States of America was born, separating from England (sorry for your loss, Liam Jenkins). Nowadays, Americans honor Independence Day by setting off fireworks, having barbecues with loved ones, and watching Will Smith fight off an alien invasion. […]Read more "How Have the Phillies Performed Historically on the Fourth of July?"
Didi Gregorius is back ladies and gentlemen and the timing couldn’t be better. Philadelphia has been without their starting shortstop since May 13 with an elbow injury now classified as ‘pseudogout.’ I’m not sure most doctors could explain that. Gregorius hit .229 through 32 games, so he’ll look to turn it around as the Phillies […]Read more "Didi Gregorius Reinstated for the Phillies"
Final Phillies June Record (12-12) It’s symbolic that the Phillies would end their month with rain against a bunch of fish. I remember when the month got off to a hot start. The Phightin’s opened June by jumping all over the Cincinnati Reds with seven home runs in a 17-3 victory. They followed that up […]Read more "What happened to the Phillies in the month of June?"
Former Phillies first round pick, Bryson Stott, is getting some well-deserved recognition. He becomes the latest Phillies prospect to be named to the Futures game, which runs in conjunction with the All-Star game every year. This year’s event will be held at Coors Field on July 11th. Designed to showcase the finest young talent brewing […]Read more "Bryson Stott is heading to the All-Star Futures Game"
Hector Neris, hours after being demoted from the Phillies’ closer position, was called upon to close game two against the Mets on Friday. Do you ever have the feeling that you’re seeing the same thing happen multiple times? Apparently, the Phillies do too. After the atrocious game that was game one, the Phillies put themselves […]Read more "Hector Neris Earns Save On the Same Day He Was Demoted"
Typically when your starting pitcher ties a 50-year old record, your team wins the game. Unfortunately, it was not the case for Aaron Nola and the Phillies on Friday. Aaron Nola was the main character in game one of the Phillies’ doubleheaders against the Mets on Friday afternoon. The game, a seven-inning contest, had a […]Read more "Aaron Nola Left Out to Dry After His Historic Outing"
Only a half inning into last night’s game between the Phillies and the Nationals, Major League Baseball’s new foreign substance policy made its presence known. Major League Baseball’s new policy went into effect on Monday, prohibiting all foreign substances such as spider tack, pine tar, and even sunscreen, from being used by pitchers to manipulate […]Read more "Foreign Substance Check Leads to Ejection for Joe Girardi"