The 2020 Hall of Fame voting finished up on Tuesday. Derek Jeter and Larry Walker became the newest elected members of the MLB Hall of Fame. Jeter received all but 1 vote, becoming the all-time leading vote-getter for a position player. Walker got into the Hall by the skin of his teeth. He didn’t even […]Read more "Bobby Abreu survives first Hall of Fame vote"
“‘CLIFFMAS’ GIFT FILLS CITY WITH PRIDE, CREATES HIGH HOPES FOR TEAM” was the headline that ran on December 15, 2010 in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article reflected how all Philadelphians were feeling at the time. Most were overjoyed to see the winner of 2 2009 World Series games back in red pinstripes. Even famous Philadelphian’s […]Read more "Could Phillies fans see another “Cliffmas” this year?"
On Monday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2020 HOF ballot. As one would expect from such a prestigious association, the list has no shortage of elite talent. Below is the list of gifted individuals that make up the 2020 ballot, with first-timers’ names emboldened: Bobby Abreu, Josh Beckett, Heath Bell, Barry Bonds, […]Read more "Has former Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee earned a spot in Cooperstown?"
There has been a logjam of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in recent years. After 20 candidates being elected in the past six years, that crowded list is clearing up. On Monday, the 2020 ballot was released. There are 18 new-comers to the ballot this year, including three former Phillies. Bobby Abreu, Cliff Lee, […]Read more "Odds for Former Phillies on 2020 Ballot"
In the 2017 offseason, the Phillies decided they need to make a big splash as they were coming out of a rebuild. That divebomb into the pool was signing Jake Arrieta for $75 million over 3 years. Yeeeeaaaaahhhhhh… It hasn’t worked out. What. So. Ever. In fact, the $20 million that Arrieta will make in […]Read more "Could Jake Arrieta’s contract go down as the Phillies’ worst ever?"
Both the Phillies and Cliff Lee are stuck between a rock and a hard place.ich Surgery would keep Cliff Lee out for the entire 2015 season he could once again try rehabilitation, which has failed twice already. The Phillies placed Lee on the 60-day disabled list to give them time to come to a decision, […]Read more "Cliff Lee’s future hangs in the balance"
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"