The Phillies have been in existence since 1883. In that time, they have lost an astounding 11,000 games. No other team has more than 10,659 losses all time. The worst of that came from 1918-1948 when the Phillies had only 1 winning season (1932). They didn’t even win 80 games that season! Still, Phillies fans […]Read more "The one game fans wished the Phillies would’ve lost"
Just like Jacob Marley at the beginning of a Christmas Carol, the 2010s are dead. Gone is a decade of Phillies baseball filled with major mediocrity with a few bright spots in the beginning. What isn’t gone are the effects of trades from the past decade. Knowing what we do now, let’s look back at […]Read more "Reevaluating the Phillies’ biggest trades of the 2010s"
The Phillies need help! Specifically, pitching help. There are some prominent free agents on the market, but who makes the most sense? Fans will be the first to say that they need to sign Gerrit Cole. Cole is the premier free agent of the offseason. Cole is the obvious choice to bolster any rotation, but […]Read more "This Offseason is Crucial for Matt Klentak & Phillies"
Rhys Hoskins has to do something to defend himself. Opposing pitchers have thrown at Hoskins multiple times so far this year. He’s just being thrown at, but the pitches are dangerously close to his head. Two nights ago, in the top of the ninth inning, the Mets led the Phillies 9-0. With two outs, Hoskins […]Read more "Rhys Hoskins is feeling the heat, but should the Phillies’ star react?"
The Phillies trade history is marked with up and downs. For every Carlton and Schilling, there has been a Jenkins and Sandberg. With that being said, it’s starting to look like the Phillies won their trades in 2015. The Trades Traded Jonathan Papelbon and cash to the Washington Nationals. Received Nick Pivetta. Ok. This might […]Read more "When all is said and done, the Phillies 2015 trades might rank among the best of all time"
The unofficial first half of the season has come to an end, and the American League has claimed supremacy over the National League for the 17th time in 21 games (comparable to just three National League wins and a tie in 2002). With the end of All Star Week, we can now move past the […]Read more "Four things to look forward to in the second half of Phillies season"
The youth infusion has grown by one additional member. The Phillies promoted outfielder Nick Williams to the big league club today as the calendar gets ready to flip over into July. The lineup card hasn’t been released yet for the game, but I’d expect Williams to get a start sometime over the next three games […]Read more "The Youth Movement Continues: Phillies outfielder Nick Williams Called Up To MLB"
After the Hamels saga and then the Diekman news, we knew the Phillies were not quite done. Ben Revere had been rumoured to be on the Blue Jays radar and the move has just been confirmed just 45 minutes before the trade deadline. The 27 year old sprung interest from the Orioles and the Jays but […]Read more "BREAKING: Ben Revere Traded to Blue Jays"
The end of an era is upon us as the Phillies have finally traded Cole Hamels after months of speculation. The Lefty will now be a Texas Ranger who also received Jake Deikman and considerations in the deal. In exchange for the former Phillies ace, the Phillies received Matt Harrison and one other, plus some […]Read more "Hamels traded to Rangers for five huge prospects"
Reports from Fox Sports have just come in that former Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been traded to the Washington Nationals and will sign for 2016. What the Phils are getting in return however remains unknown. (Check back for updates) Whilst still undisclosed by the team, it appears that Jonathan will indeed have his wish granted […]Read more "Jonathan Papelbon traded to Washington Nationals"