Last season, the New York Yankees broke a 21-year record for most home runs hit by a team. The 1997 Mariners had 264 and the 2018 Yankees had 267. Well the Phillies probably won’t touch either of those numbers in 2019, unless the DH is adopted in the National League tomorrow. The National league record […]Read more "Could the 2019 Phillies Become the New Home Run Kings?"
Last year, right about this time, I jokingly tweeted about the Phillies’ bullpen, posing the question, “What would the over/under be on the bullpen’s ERA this season”. I said I’d place the line at a “generous 4.80”. As the season came to an end, I revisited that tweet and found that those who took the […]Read more "Three moves that could bolster the Phillies’ Bullpen without hurting the future"
Coming off of their first Grapefruit League victory, the Phillies tried to keep the momentum going but ultimately come up short against the Astros. Cliff Lee, pitched for the first time since his elbow injury in late July and it’s like he never left. Lee threw 22 pitches, 16 of which were strikes as he faced seven batters. […]Read more "Cliff Lee looks strong as Phillies fall 6-3 to Astros"