March 26th would’ve been the day that the Phillies opened up the season in Miami. In all fairness, that’s what did happen, just not in the traditional sense. Rhys Hoskins took on Marlins player Miguel Rojas in a game of MLB the Show 2020. The game fit in with MLB’s #OpeningDayatHome campaign. Rhys would ultimately […]Read more "Phillies shut out the Marlins on Opening Day…online"
Well, nobody saw this coming. Major League Baseball’s opening day could very well be in late May, if not June. While we’re all suffering in isolation together, let’s look at the bright side of things. Two months gives the Phillies time to heal up. Just a couple weeks ago, I wrote about how the Phillies […]Read more "Could this extended break be beneficial for the Phillies?"
Joe Girardi dropped a minor bombshell on Friday, revealing that Andrew McCutchen will not be ready for opening day. As Dean Martin once said, “Ain’t that a kick in the head?”. Everyone was expecting the 2013 NL MVP to be back in time for opening day. McCutchen won’t be reading until further into April. That […]Read more "The Phillies suddenly have a left field competition"
J.T, Realmuto will know the outcome of his 2020 salary tomorrow. His arbitration hearing is set for Wednesday in Phoenix Arizona. Realmuto will workout with the team on Tuesday and will then board a plane and fly to Arizona for the hearing. Realmuto is in his third and final season of arbitration. He becomes a […]Read more "J.T. Realmuto’s Arbitration Hearing set For Wednesday"
He almost went completely unnoticed. Every beat reporter was too occupied with wondering if that was Tommy Hunter on the practice field or just a random fan. Only one hawk-eyed Philly radio personality noticed the new player in camp. It seems Howard Eskin did some research of his own. He must have contacted the Phillies’ […]Read more "Who is the Phillies’ new mystery left fielder?"
The most fun-loving Phillie outside of the Philly Phanatic has been on the mend since tearing his ACL against the Padres. Andrew McCutchen has been sharing every step of his recovery with his fans on social media. The opening day Phillies center-fielder not only provided a solid presence at the top of the lineup, but […]Read more "Even an ACL tear is unable to bring down Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen"
The Phillies we knew at the beginning of the season seemed to have come back to CBP. Talk of bamboo and curveball machines flooded social media as they crushed the lowly Mets. Let’s be honest, it was the Mets who are in turmoil and whose manager might not make it back to New York. However, […]Read more "Which Phillies prospects can instantly help the team out of their slump?"
The Philadelphia Phillies are in first place thanks in large part to what Matt Klentak has built in the offseason. However, injuries to the bullpen and the outfield have depleted the Phillies roster. It’s time to go out and make moves if the team believe a Championship run is possible. The loss of Andrew McCutchen […]Read more "The fate of the Phillies’ season lies with Matt Klentak"
If you didn’t see it last night, Andrew McCutchen injured his leg in the first inning against the Padres. Ian Kinsler deked McCutchen on an infield pop up and got him caught in a rundown. McCutchen grabbed his knee and needed help to get off the field. Andrew McCutchen is going to be hard to […]Read more "Highly rated Phillies prospect is ready to step up in relief of Andrew McCutchen"
The Atlantic City, NJ Police Department arrested and charged Odubel Herrera with Simple Assault. The incident stemmed from a domestic violence incident at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino on Monday night. Major League Baseball has placed Herrera on administrative leave. Herrera allegedly assaulted his 20-year-old girlfriend. Here is the press release by Atlantic City […]Read more "Why we must not jump to conclusions regarding Odubel Herrera’s arrest"