Dear Phillies Fans, Do you remember the last game with fans at Citizen’s Bank Park? I do. I was there. Bryce Harper got up there before the game and made a speech, thanking the fans for their support during a difficult year. “I believe in this organization. I believe in this city. And we will […]Read more "Dear Phillies’ Fans: Let’s Savor the Moment and Not Screw Things Up"
WHOA! Did you see that? The National League East has almost overnight become the best division in all of baseball. The Phillies, though, tend to get overlooked in that conversation. What started as a division with a rotating division winner (sans the Marlins) with a bunch of Wild Card hopefuls, has become a den of […]Read more "The Philadelphia Phillies Are Being Severely Underrated"
The last time the Phillies played the Marlins, they went 1-2 against them before being forced to stop competition for over a week due to COVID-19. Now, it’s time for payback. Since then, the Phillies have fought their way to a 21-18 record and sole possession of second place in the National League East. The […]Read more "Three Keys for Phillies’ Seven-Game Series in Miami"
“You can expect a young right-hander to start tomorrow…Whose initials are S.H.” Phillies’ manager Joe Girardi could not make any official announcement during a Zoom press conference on Saturday, but he did make one thing clear: Spencer Howard will make his Major League Baseball debut on Sunday. Following Saturday night’s 5-0 victory, the Phillies continue […]Read more "Howard set to make MLB Debut"
While official schedules are still in development, the Phillies do know who they will face in the 60-game abbreviated season. As Jon Heyman reported, MLB teams will play 40 games against their own division and 20 games against the division’s geographical counterpart. For the Phillies, this breaks down to playing 10 games each versus the […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: NL East"
On Tuesday, the Phillies had their biggest move of the offseason… and they didn’t move a muscle. Josh Donaldson left the NL East, signing with the Minnesota Twins. It seems that the Atlanta Braves didn’t want to pay the hefty 4-years $92 million (even though $23 mill was exactly what they paid Donaldson last season). […]Read more "Shakeups in NL East could pave a way for the Phillies"
The Winter Meetings haven’t started yet, but the Phillies have already started their mission. Code name: O.C.T.O.B.E.R. Offseason Calculated Tactical Operation Bringing Evelvated Record Does the mission sound difficult? Possibly. Is it overly complicated? Yes, needlessly so. Will there be casualties? Sadly, yes. There has already been a casualty. Cole Hamels has fallen to the […]Read more "Three free agents the Phillies should be all-in on this offseason"
On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs in the first inning of game 5 of the NLDS. Never before had any team put up 10 runs in any 1 inning of the playoffs. For Phillies fans, there was no taste sweeter than seeing that it was the Braves getting their teeth kicked in. […]Read more "An Ode to Phillies-Killer Brian McCann"
To quote arguably the greatest boy band in history, “Quit Playing Games with my Heart.” The Red Sox just swept the Phillies in a two-game series. The Phillies sat 5 games out of the final wild-card spot with 14 games. 11 of those games were on the road, starting with the division leaders, Atlanta Braves. […]Read more "Just when you thought it was all over, the Phillies pull you back in for one last rodeo"
The Phillies suffered a two-game sweep at the hands of the Boston Red Sox this weekend. Losing Saturday’s game 2-1 and Sunday’s game 6-3. In doing so they are now 4.5 games out of the second wild-card spot. Their remaining schedule doesn’t help as the teams they play still have something to play for. The […]Read more "Phillies’ have a Mountain to climb after being swept by Red Sox"