While official schedules are still in development, the Phillies do know who they will face in the 60-game abbreviated season. As Jon Heyman reported, MLB teams will play 40 games against their own division and 20 games against the division’s geographical counterpart. For the Phillies, this breaks down to playing 10 games each versus the […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: NL East"
The early summer swoon has hit full force. After dropping 2 of 3 to the Braves and losing both halves of a doubleheader to the Washington Nationals, the Phillies offense, once thought of as a possible juggernaut, has never looked worse. Their offense has scored just 3 runs in the past 3 games combined. The […]Read more "Can Anyone Help the Phillies Ailing Offense? Paging Dr. Grullon"
In an offseason where multiple big names were signed to the Philadelphia Phillies, the fans had all the reason in the world to be very excited about this season. They still do, as the Phillies currently own a 7-3 record and are on top of the National League East standings. A lot of money was […]Read more "Harper hysteria is great, but the Phillies still have one glaring weakness"
Oh, how things change. After seven straight seasons of not playing into October, the Phillies have put together a very special roster that could help them get to October- and then some. Having a competent roster makes all of the memories from the rebuild special; just like during the 76ers “Process”, there were plenty of […]Read more "Remembering the best on-field moments during the Phillies rebuild"
That time of year is finally upon us. We can all regularly start talking about Phillies baseball again while the nights slowly get longer and the days slowly get warmer. It’s been a long offseason with several acquisitions and departures. And even though pitchers and catchers have already reported, the Phillies are most likely not […]Read more "Top Phillies Storylines Heading into Spring Training"
We are more than a month into the offseason, and the Phillies have plenty of holes to fill throughout their roster. So far, Matt Klentak added a starting shortstop in Jean Segura and bullpen depth in deals with the Mariners and Angels. There is much left to be done, however, to transform an 80-win 2018 […]Read more "What does the Phillies wishlist look like as Winter Meetings approach?"
If Bob Nightengale is right, Bryce Harper will be a member of the Phillies by the time the 2019 season rolls around. In early November, the writer for USA Today reported that “you could bank on” Harper signing a monster contract with a team, then doubled down a week later saying that, “[he] would be […]Read more "Why signing Bryce Harper would do more damage than good to the Phillies"