The New York Mets miscalculated. That alone would be enough to make the Phillies’ smile, but Zack Wheeler and his 2021 campaign have left nothing on the table. So let’s start at the beginning and see what led to Wheeler landing in Philadelphia, eventually closing out the 2021 All-Star game for the National League, and […]Read more "Based on His Career, Zack Wheeler Is Aiming to Be a Cy Young Candidate"
There are a lot of pitchers having major success across the league this year. After a few years of batter-friendly baseball, it appears as though the tide has swung back in favor of pitchers. Currently, a whopping 29 pitchers boasting a sub-3.00 ERA (minimum 1.0 IP per team game) Furthermore, over half of these pitchers […]Read more "Why Phillies’ Zack Wheeler Deserves An All-Star Spot This Year"
Indianapolis, IN: The best sporting event of the year has arrived. March Madness is here and the opening day of the NCAA Tournament saw the Drexel Dragons take on Illinois in the First round from the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Drexel headed their first NCAA Tournament for the 1st time since 1996 and made the big […]Read more "March Madness: Drexel fairytale comes to a heartbreaking end in first-round loss"
With the NCAA March Madness Tournament set to tip-off soon, the magic can already be felt in the air. Perhaps the greatest part about the tournament is the excitement brought on by a lower seed finding a way to upsert their higher-seeded counterpart. Since the tournament’s creation, the games between the 5th and 12th seed […]Read more "NCAA Tournament: Which 12th Seeds Could Come Out On Top in Round 1?"
The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has passed and the Birds’ selection of DE Derek Barnett, will be studied forward and back. Although the choice of the former SEC star did not fill an immediate need at the top of the teams list, it adds a prospect that could be a true fixture […]Read more "Eagles Draft: Mocking the Birds’ 2nd and 3rd round picks ahead of day two"
With the 2017 NFL Draft less than a month away, the City of Brotherly Love is buzzing with excitement. Philadelphia will be hosting its first draft in what feels like a thousand years, creating an added pressure for Howie Roseman and company to knock it out the park. So far, the Eagles have done an […]Read more "Salter’s seven round Eagles mock draft 3.0: Immediate impact"
With the 2017 NFL Combine, over and free agency upon us, I decided to dive back in to another Mock Draft. The Eagles have been linked to multiple players over the weekend, both pending free agents and draft hopefuls. The Eagles have quite a few holes that need to be addressed, some more documented than the […]Read more "Salter’s seven round Eagles mock draft 2.0: post combine edition"
Started in 1925, at Kezar stadium in San Francisco, California, the East-West Shrine game created it’s first stage for young college stars to be seen in an all-star arena of sorts. Where players from lesser known school’s could battle head-to-head with those from perennial powerhouses. Now located in St. Petersburg, Florida, both the stage and talent […]Read more "East-West Shrine Game prospects who could interest the Eagles"
A bad run looks set to continue for a rebuilding Phillies team as the team fell further into a tricky season on Sunday afternoon with a 4-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies. 22,166 fans were in attendance and you have to feel like 15,000 booed when Colorado reliever Brooks Brown escaped a bases-loaded situation with 11 pitches in the […]Read more "Phillies sink to worst form since early 2000’s"
There was a real sense of excitement as a reformed Philadelphia Union walked onto the pitch in their season opener against the Colorado Rapids. Fans, journalists, bloggers, kids, TV reporters all wanted to see just how this new team would work. Would the fatal flaws from last season still be persistent or have the new signings […]Read more "Union held to goalless draw as Rapids steal a point"