On Wednesday night at 8 P.M., the Phillies along with every other MLB team faced the non-tender deadline. Teams were faced with the choice of offering arbitration-eligible players a contract or letting them go. The Phillies tendered all of their eligible players a contract, including a controversial decision to offer Vince Velasquez one. Seranthony Dominguez, […]Read more "Five Non-Tendered Free Agents The Phillies Should Pursue"
It came as a shock when Phillies pitching coach Bryan Price called it a career after just 1 season into his 3-year contract. Price looked to be a revelation for the Phillies. In his eventful career, he started as the pitching coach of the 2001 Seattle Mariners – only the winningest team in baseball history. […]Read more "Phillies officially ink new pitching coach Caleb Cotham"
From 2007-2011, Phillies baseball was the hot ticket in Philadelphia. It hadn’t been since 1993 that the Philly Phaithful had something to be excited for in red pinstripes. During that time span, one of the most exciting and fun to watch players in baseball was coming into their own. Most fans in Philly knew him […]Read more "The Flyin’ Hawaiian Soars onto the Hall of Fame Ballot"
The Phillies don’t have much of a hallowed past when it comes to recruiting MLB level players from overseas. They have never had an Ichiro, Yu Darvish, Hideki Matsui, or Hideo Nomo. The last player the Phillies had on their roster from the Far East was the Korean Baseball Organization standout Hyun Soo Kim. After […]Read more "Could the Phillies spring a surprise in replacing Didi Gregorius?"
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"
Since the inception of the Major League Rookie of the Year award in 1947, the Philadelphia Phillies have had 4 players receive said honor. Jack Sanford was the first in 1957 thanks to a 19-8 record and a 3.08 ERA. The second just had his number retired by the Phillies. In 1964, Dick Allen had […]Read more "Phillies: Has Alec Bohm hit his way to a Rookie of the Year award?"
John Middleton described it as correcting an injustice. For years, it was the Phillies’ policy not to retire a player’s number unless they were inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. That all changed today. Dick Allen (known in other cities as Richie) had his iconic number 15 retired in front of a select, […]Read more "Phillies Immortalize Number 15 in Honor of Dick Allen"
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"
Frustration has been setting in for each and every Phillies fan. They opened their season a week ago. Now, they have to sit around and do nothing, through no fault of their own. The Phillies season is on hold for the time being and it may just spark a new rivalry For years, the Phillies […]Read more "How a suspended Phillies season may have sparked a new rivalry"
MLB finally returned this past week, but excitement rapidly turned to concern for Phillies fans. The Phils opened their campaign against the Miami Marlins, who brought the team crashing back down to earth after a turbulent opening series. Here’s all you need to know in our first series recap of the 2020 season. Game 1: […]Read more "Series recap: Familiar problems continue to haunt the Phillies"