After another odd Friday off, the Phillies will return to action today as they host the New York Yankees for a two-game weekend series. The Phillies, fresh off two consecutive walkoffs against the Braves, are 30-31 on the season and currently stand in second place in the National League East. Meanwhile the Bronx Bombers are […]Read more "Phillies Host Yankees in a Series of Two Fledgling Teams"
Following injuries to both of their starting middle infielders, the Phillies recalled prospect Nick Maton to make his major-league debut on Tuesday. Didi Gregorius missed the entirety of the Giants’ series due to inflammation in his throwing elbow. Jean Segura, meanwhile, has a strained right quadricep and has gone to the 10-day Injured List. To […]Read more "Nick Maton is Making Good Impressions in His First Big League Stretch"
The Phillies are coming off of a tough loss to the San Francisco Giants and go into their second game of the series with a very different looking lineup. Here’s all you need to know. Jean Segura is out after picking up an injury in last night’s loss. A right quad strain has placed him […]Read more "Phillies news roundup: Multiple injury updates and two roster moves"
About an hour ago, the Philadelphia Phillies kicked off game two of a three-game set against the San Francisco Giants. Former manager Gabe Kapler is making his first appearance in Philadelphia since being fired in 2019. Despite COVID-19 getting to eight people in the Phillies’ organization, their second stringers are currently putting together a solid […]Read more "Phillies’ Mid-Game Updates: Jean Segura Exits With Injury as a Former Phillie Retires"
Phillies’ center fielder Odubel Herrera has been sent to the Phillies’ alternate site to begin the 2021 season, per Jim Salisbury on Monday night. Adam Haseley and Roman Quinn will likely split time in center. Given that the Phillies are facing LHP Max Fried, Roman Quinn will likely start on Opening Day. SInce Spring Training […]Read more "Odubel Herrera Sent Down to Phillies’ Alternate Site"
The fact that Scott Kingery was struggling this spring is an understatement. Because “baseball”, Kingery hit .159 this spring, the exact batting average he had in the COVID shortened 2020 season. Similarly still, his .229 OBP this spring is just 1 point better than his .228 2020 OBP. The putrid numbers led to the Phillies […]Read more "Phillies’ News: Why Optioning Scott Kingery Was the Right Move"
The day is finally upon us. Pitchers and catchers are reporting to Spectrum Field in Clearwater as Spring Training 2021 officially begins. While we here in Pennsylvania prepare for yet another snow storm, the Phillies are preparing for their return to Citizens Bank Park. Perhaps the most important position to watch during Spring Training this […]Read more "Which Phillies Centerfielder Will Win the Starting Role?"
The Phillies need to add at least two infielders to their bench, but the problem is trickier than just that. The Phillies’ middle infield situation is complicated. The team currently has four middle infielders on the 40-man roster: Jean Segura, Scott Kingery, Nick Maton, and Kyle Holder. Maton is a depth prospect who is highly […]Read more "Which infielders should the Phillies add to their bench?"
Today we continue to ask the question: who should stay in the Phillies’ infield for the 2021 season? After leading off in the outfield, we’re heading around the bases today as we look at the infield. Corner Infield Rhys Hoskins: Stays Prior to his season-ending elbow injury, Rhys Hoskins was having a solid year offensively. […]Read more "Who should stay in the Phillies Infield next season?"
The last time the Phillies played the Marlins, they went 1-2 against them before being forced to stop competition for over a week due to COVID-19. Now, it’s time for payback. Since then, the Phillies have fought their way to a 21-18 record and sole possession of second place in the National League East. The […]Read more "Three Keys for Phillies’ Seven-Game Series in Miami"