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"
Pitching Matchups In the first game of this abbreviated season, Aaron Nola will oppose Sandy Alcantara. Last season, Alcantara was the Marlins’ All-Star pick. In 3 starts against the Phillies, he had a 3.86 ERA with a 1.821 WHIP. He averaged over 10 baserunners allowed per start against the Phillies. Aaron Nola flashed great stuff […]Read more "Series Preview: Phillies Back in Action Against Marlins"
Finally, baseball returns. It took me days to figure out what I was going to write here. A 60-game season could be full of surprises and I am going to try and predict All of them. Bear with me as I have a lot of explaining to do. NL East 1) Washington Nationals (36-24) Everyone […]Read more "PSN Picks the MLB Season: Alec’s Picks"
A long time ago in the year of 2010, many things were happening. Lady Gaga shocked many with her outrageous style, nobody understood the ending of Inception, and Brett Farve was still playing in the NFL. Most importantly, people wondered, “How will the Philadelphia Phillies come back from their surprising loss to the San Francisco […]Read more "J.T. Realmuto could be this decade’s Jayson Werth for the Phillies"
A great panic swept through the minds of Phillies fans when Aaron Nola was said to not be in camp. Rumors spread quickly that Nola had contracted COVID-19. Suddenly, it seemed the Phillies were going to lose their opening day starter. That all changed 2 days later. To prove his well-being, Nola was spotted throwing […]Read more "A healthy Aaron Nola is just what the doctor ordered for the Phillies"
At long last, the Phillies have a schedule for the 2020 season! Time to get excited for baseball! Ok, maybe not that excited. Perfect. Anyway…WE HAVE A SEASON WITH A SCHEDULE! Let’s break it down. Shall we? Off Days Let’s get the boring part out of the way first. The Phillies will have a total […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’ 2020 schedule"
Back in December of 2009, the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay, Doc, as we’d come to know. I was a young baseball fan still angry at Derek Jeter, A-Rod, and especially Hideki Matsui. All I knew is that we were getting better with this addition. I really had no idea who Roy Halladay was. The […]Read more "Reacting to ESPN’s “Imperfect” documentary"
March 26th should’ve been the day the Phillies opened the season in Miami. Almost 2 month have flown by that date without any baseball. Here in Reading, PA, the Fightin’ Phils were supposed to open the AA season at home on April 9th. We’re all missing baseball right now and late at night, as I […]Read more "Is Bull’s Barbecue the best food stand in baseball?"
Last time out in this series, we covered the most underrated Phillies from 2013-2017. While, yes, we had to go back and remember some truly terrible years, we now move on to a much more successful period for the Phillies: 2012-2008. There’ll be so many good players that’ll be difficult to find ones that are […]Read more "Taking a look at the Phillies’ most underrated players from 2008-2012"