Let’s rip this bandaid off quickly. Bryce Harper did not make the All-Star team in 2019 and didn’t deserve to. At the time of the All-Star break, Harper was hitting an OK .253, a good OBP of .370, and a pretty good SLG of .470. That’s good for an OPS+ of 117, good, but not […]Read more "Can Phillies’ Bryce Harper repeat his 2018 post-All-Star success?"
Two careers, two very similar players. Mike Moustakas will be a Brewer in 2019 while Maikel Franco will be a Phillie. There had been talk all winter about how if Manny Machado didn’t come to Philly, the Phightin’s should go after Moose to supplant Franco at 3rd base. Moose has better defense and could easily […]Read more "There’s a changing of the guard for the Phillies and it’s Franco’s time to Shine"
This might get opinionated as Chase Utley was, and still is, my favorite player of all time. Please bare with me. Chase Utley, You WERE The Man! -Harry Kalas (2018) from the big broadcast booth in the sky The Phillies heart and soul for more than a decade has decided to hang it up. During a press […]Read more "After an emotional press conference, Chase Utley starts slow ride into the sunset"
It has been almost three years since the 76ers drafted Joel Embiid 3rd overall in the 2014 draft. The move was a hot topic of debate due to a number of reasons. Aside from being a very raw player- he didn’t play basketball until he was 15- it was revealed that Embiid suffered a stress fracture to the navicular […]Read more "Joel Embiid continues to transcend expectations on his way to Superstardom"