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?"
While perusing Twitter the other morning, I saw noticed an ongoing theme surrounding the best catcher in baseball. My first reaction was that they were trolling tweets, however, I started to see more and more of them. This more than likely likely stems from the list MLB.com put out back at the end of January […]Read more "Is Phillies’ J.T Realmuto the best catcher in baseball?"
Zach Eflin’s season has not been an easy one. From June 24th to July 27th, Eflin fell apart at the seams. His ERA inflated from 2.83 to 4.63 where it would peak for the season. During that 6-game time span, Eflin had an ERA of 10.46. Opposing batters had a .382 batting average and an […]Read more "Has Zach Eflin cemented himself into the Phillies’ 2020 rotation?"
On Monday, the Chicago Cubs released struggling bullpen arm Brad Brach. Brach had an ERA of 6.13 and a WHIP of 1.765. Brach also has a career ERA of a less shocking 3.32. The righty had a similar start to the season with the Orioles a season ago. Brach had an ERA of 4.85 in […]Read more "Should the Phillies sign former Cubs bullpen arm Brad Brach?"
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"