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 cold, harsh winter is nearly over, and with its departure comes the return of baseball season. Just as quickly as it left us in October, the national pastime is back yet again. For the Phillies, it’s time for redemption. Eager to put a lackluster third-place finish and up-and-down 2020 season behind them, the Phils […]Read more "Ten Phillies storylines to follow as training camp kicks off"
Jared Hughes, the 35-year old reliever has announced that he is retiring from baseball. Hughes appeared in 25 games for the Phillies in 2019. After a long ten year career in the big leagues, Hughes will finish his lengthy time in the MLB with a 2.96 career earned run average. Hughes took to Instagram on […]Read more "Phillies’ Alumni: Former Relief Pitcher Jared Hughes retires"
Hector Neris receives a lot of criticism from the Phillies fanbase, but he’s a key member of this team and the Phillies were smart to tender him a contract. Fun fact: Hector Neris is the longest-tenured player on the Phillies roster. His major league debut was on August 5, 2014. A 25-year-old Hector Neris entered […]Read more "The Ballad of an Interim Closer: Hector Neris Deserves a Little More Respect"
On Wednesday night at 8 P.M., the Phillies along with every other MLB team faced the non-tender deadline. Teams were faced with the choice of offering arbitration-eligible players a contract or letting them go. The Phillies tendered all of their eligible players a contract, including a controversial decision to offer Vince Velasquez one. Seranthony Dominguez, […]Read more "Five Non-Tendered Free Agents The Phillies Should Pursue"
Seranthony Dominguez has too much potential to be non-tendered, even if he’s going to miss the entire 2021 season.Read more "The Phillies were right to bring back Seranthony Dominguez"
Few Phillies players have received as much criticism this season as Hector Neris. The 31-year RHP began the season as the team’s closer, following up on his 28-save 2019 season. Since then, he has left much to be desired. But has he lost his stuff or just had a few bad outings? Today, we take […]Read more "Has Phillies’ RP Hector Neris Lost His magic?"
Pressure continues to rise on the Phillies’ front office following another blown game on Thursday by the Phillies’ bullpen. The Phillies owned a 7-2 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth in game two of their double header yesterday against the Buffalo (Toronto) Blue Jays. Starter Vince Velasquez got into some trouble and ended […]Read more "What the David Hale trade means for the Phillies moving forward"
Quick, if I asked you what Victor Arano’s career ERA was, what would you guess? 4.2? 3.5? 3.9? 3.2? Have your answers ready? 2.65. That’s right. Since being called up in 2017, Victor Arano has a 2.65 ERA with the Phillies. Success in the majors is nothing new for a pitcher who has often been […]Read more "Could Victor Arano be the Phillies’ bullpen savior?"