Lost in the shuffle of offseason trades and signings was the elimination of the August 31st waiver trade deadline. That means July 31st is last opportunity for teams to make trades. We are less than a week away from the deadline and the Phillies are still in a weird place. They’re 5.5 games back in […]Read more "Upcoming weekend will decide how Phillies approach trade deadline"
The Phillies came off a series win against the Pirates to face the worst team in all of baseball by win total, the Detroit Tigers. From all angles, it looked like the perfect opportunity to get hot before facing the Braves in Philly. The Phillies seemed determined to lose at least one of these two […]Read more "Series Wrap: The Phillies are allowed to win games?!"
Off with his head! OFF WITH HIS HEAD! It is starting to sound like 18th century France. It’s also amazing to think the Phillies have only been out of first place for a week or so. By the looks of Twitter and Facebook pages, you would think they were the Marlins! One thing I can’t […]Read more "As the Phillies Struggles continue, can Kapler really right the ship?"
The Phillies were ready for the series. They went into Atlanta and jumped to a 7-2 lead, as hitters chased Braves starter Max Fried in the 5th. They carried a 4 run lead into the 8th inning, and lost. “A crushing loss, no way around it. We had a two-run lead in the ninth inning […]Read more "Will an inexcusable loss to Braves spark bullpen changes for Phillies?"
Jay Bruce has been on the Phillies for all of 2 days. In his first start, he loudly announced his presence in the National League with 3 extra base hits; a double, a two-run homer, and a grand slam. According to Paul Casella (@paul_casella), Bruce is the first player since Ryan Howard in 2011 to […]Read more "Phillies end 5-Game losing streak with help from ‘Bruce almighty’"
Chase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls for four hits in a row in the Phillies 9-2 win over the Braves. Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his last start before opening day next week. Utley has now hit two home runs in each of his last two starts to finally give the Phillies a much needed […]Read more "Four Homers in two games for Utley as he leads Phillies to win"