The biggest question of the offseason for the Phillies has been answered. With Jim Salisbury breaking the news and Todd Zolecki confirming it, Gabe Kapler is finished as Phillies’ manager after 2 years with the Phillies. Kapler had a 161-163 record as the Phillies skipper. The manager was constantly a hot button topic in the […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies dismiss Gabe Kapler"
Todd Zolecki was first to report the news. Chris Young will not be the Phillies pitching coach in 2020. Young started in 2018 as the Phillies Assistant Pitching Coach alongside Rick Kranitz. This offseason Kranitz was let go in favor of Chris Young. Kranitz moved on to be the pitching coach of the Atlanta Braves. […]Read more "Report: Phillies part ways with pitching coach Chris Young"
Who knew Tuesdays could be eventful? According to Todd Zolecki, John Mallee has been replaced with Charlie Manuel as the Phillies hitting coach. Charlie Manuel, of course, captained the ship in 2008 when the Phillies won their second-ever World Series. He managed the Phillies from 2004-2013 when Ryne Sandberg took the reigns. Manuel has exactly […]Read more "Instant analysis: Charlie Manuel returns to the Phillies as hitting coach"
The Phillies decided to bite the bullet and part ways with top prospect Sixto Sanchez, catcher Jorge Alfaro, and Will Stewart with international pool money to bring in J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins. MLB analyst Jim Bowden was the first to break the trade. Realmuto might be the best catcher in baseball as we […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies send Alfaro/Sixto to Marlins for Realmuto"
Training Camp is just a week away for the Philadelphia Eagles and it promises to be one of the most important in recent years. With position battles emerging all over the roster, there’s plenty of room for shocks, pleasant surprises and who knows..maybe a few underdog stories that find new chapters. Here are five bold […]Read more "Five bold predictions for Eagles Training camp"
In a bizarre turn of events, both fans from the Lakers and Sixers were hoping their teams could come up with a loss last night. The reason being that obviously the lower your team finishes in the league, the higher the chance of picking up the number one draft pick in the lottery will be. With playoff […]Read more "Sixers fall to Lakers in OT..but fans rooting for the L!"
The Flyers were already underdogs coming into their encounter against Edmonton, but if the challenge already wasn’t steep enough, goaltender Steve Mason had pulled himself from warmups after reportedly feeling under the weather. This season has been shrouded by oddities surrounding the goalie and this seems to be the latest in a long line. Emery […]Read more "Oilers snatch OT win"
In one of the slower first quarters of the season for the 76’ers, the Celtics took full advantage to bury their opposition early on. Despite no lead ever really being safe in the NBA, this one was about as secure as it could be as the Sixers struggled to stay within touching distance. The troubles […]Read more "Slow starting Sixers come up short against Celtics"
Two days after slamming the teams effort in a 2-1home loss to the Stars, goaltender Steve Mason was so close to leading the Flyers to victory in a much-improved effort against the St. Louis Blues. Mason shut out the first three periods and indeed that of overtime, but history repeated itself as the Flyers fell to a […]Read more "Mason on form as Flyers fail to win"
As the Flyers enter their game against the Devils knowing that they simply have to win to keep any chance of a playoff spot alive, they will have to do so without breakout star Michael Del Zotto. Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that the talented defenseman will miss 7-10 days with an upper-body injury, meaning […]Read more "Del Zotto to miss up to 6 games with Upper Body Injury"