Heading into last offseason, the Phillies boasted an exclusively right-handed starting rotation and were desperate for a lefty starter. Not only did the team need a southpaw or two to balance out their rotation, but needed a serviceable starter to bolster a group that sported a 5.66 ERA for 2018 Phillies starters not named Aaron […]Read more "Dallas Keuchel reminds the Phillies what they’re missing out on"
There is no doubt about it in baseball that Ken Rosenthal is one of the premier baseball reporters out there. He is in the company of those like Hall of Famer Jayson Stark. So naturally, when Rosenthal comes out with a piece on the Phillies, you know he has it together. I encourage you all […]Read more "Should we be concerned with Phillies’ front office decision-making?"
The Phillies lost their first series of the season in the most Philadelphia way possible, snagging defeat from the jaws of victory. It is a tough one to take as it showcased the Phillies biggest weakness, their pitching. Sports radio was full of hosts and callers alike screaming how Nick Pivetta “stinks” and the Phillies […]Read more "Heartbreaking series loss to Nats highlights Phillies’ need to bolster the bullpen"
So far, the buzz surrounding the Phillies offseason has been overshadowed by the words of owner John Middleton: “We’re going into this expecting to spend money, and maybe even be a little bit stupid about it.’’ Since this quote in mid-November, the Phillies have made several moves, including a trade for Jean Segura, and the […]Read more "Phillies need to be careful to avoid spending ‘stupid money’ in a bad way"
While the MLB offseason has been slow thus far, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the Phillies and their pursuit of players around the league, specifically stars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Here are some of my thoughts on Harper and Machado and some other things regarding the team’s offseason and what is […]Read more "Thoughts on the Phillies: Harper, Machado, Realmuto, and the rotation"