In a shocking turn of events, the Phillies announced that they have recalled Odubel Herrera on Monday. Herrera, 29, will be the starting centerfielder tonight, batting seventh as the Phillies face the Cardinals. Herrera will make his first major league appearance in nearly two years following his domestic abuse case in May 2019. The outfielder […]Read more "Was Odubel Herrera the Phillies’ Last Remaining Option in Centerfield?"
It hasn’t been a secret. The Phillies’ center field duo of Roman Quinn and Adam Haseley has not been working. Quinn has just 1 hit in 17 at bats and Haseley has hit just .190. Their performance has forced the Phillies’ hand into calling up their first number 1 overall pick since Pat Burrell, Mickey […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies call up top draft pick Mickey Moniak"
During Spring Training, Mickey Moniak was outperforming every Phillies’ center field candidate by a longshot. But the farther the Phillies got into Spring Training, the fewer at-bats Moniak got per game. It quickly became apparent that Moniak never got a fair look and eventually got sent down. The Current CF Setup Just Isn’t Working It […]Read more "It’s Time for the Phillies to Recall Center Fielder Mickey Moniak"
Major League Baseball announced on Friday that the Atlanta Braves would no longer host the 2021 All-Star Game. This news comes on the heels of new voting regulations that were recently put into law by the state of Georgia. In a statement from Major League Baseball, commissioner Rob Manfred states that “Major League Baseball fundamentally […]Read more "Could the Phillies be the New Host for the 2021 All-Star Game?"
“Shut up! The Phillies have only played one game! Don’t judge their 2021 season based on a single game! You’re an absolute nincompoop, Ricky! Look, I know. Hear me out. For backstory, the Philadelphia Phillies put on a show during opening day. In front of a crowd of 8,800 fans, the red pinstripes hopefully showed […]Read more "Has the Phillies Pitching Staff Turned Over a New Leaf?"
Phillies’ center fielder Odubel Herrera has been sent to the Phillies’ alternate site to begin the 2021 season, per Jim Salisbury on Monday night. Adam Haseley and Roman Quinn will likely split time in center. Given that the Phillies are facing LHP Max Fried, Roman Quinn will likely start on Opening Day. SInce Spring Training […]Read more "Odubel Herrera Sent Down to Phillies’ Alternate Site"
The fact that Scott Kingery was struggling this spring is an understatement. Because “baseball”, Kingery hit .159 this spring, the exact batting average he had in the COVID shortened 2020 season. Similarly still, his .229 OBP this spring is just 1 point better than his .228 2020 OBP. The putrid numbers led to the Phillies […]Read more "Phillies’ News: Why Optioning Scott Kingery Was the Right Move"
Following the release of Ivan Nova and Hector Rondon, the Phillies have their work cut out for them. Forming the rest of their 40-man roster will be a challenge in the coming days. Nova and Rondon both had the option to request their release from the Phillies by March 24th if they believed they were […]Read more "Phillies’ Updates: What Will Their Roster Look Like on Opening Day?"
Phillies’ baseball is so close, I can smell it. Ahead of the first night game of the Spring, the Phillies released some positive news. After some pretty scary injury news received at different points in Spring Training, manager Joe Girardi released some positive news today. Given the history of injuries within Philly sports teams, this […]Read more "Phillies’ Injury Updates: Big Names On Track to Return Before Opener"
Let me start by answering the question first on behalf of the Phillies: No. However, this is an intriguing thought- and could be a possibility. The Phillies are likely a team that is always looking at the free agency market. One of the somewhat more notable names remaining is their former third baseman, Maikel Franco. […]Read more "Should the Philadelphia Phillies Reunite With Maikel Franco?"