The Black History Month Spotlight series serves to highlight some of the most iconic, influential black athletes to make their mark in Philadelphia. For the second installment, we’ll cover the career and legacy of longtime shortstop and Phillies legend Jimmy Rollins. As the saying goes, big things sometimes come in small packages. There is perhaps […]Read more "Black History Month Spotlight: Jimmy Rollins"
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 have not been good over the last few years. It’s not an earth-shattering statement echoed by one Philly Sports Network Phillies’ contributor. It’s not a sentiment that’s never been said before in fear of betraying one’s loyalties to this particular club. We all know what the last few seasons have brought to this […]Read more "Who could be The X-Factor for a successful Phillies’ season?"
I don’t like to backtrack and go against myself. I don’t believe in it. I believe in sticking to your guns and not being easily persuaded by outside forces. I guess you could say I’m a little hard headed that way. But I also believe in the power of being able to change an opinion […]Read more "Do the Phillies have a long-term solution at shortstop already?"
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"
Before we begin today, I want to throw a disclaimer out that I understand that it’s only June 9. With that being said, let’s talk the All Star Game. This year’s All Star festivities will be in Miami from July 9-11, culminating with the 88th All MLB All Star Game on Tuesday. While we don’t […]Read more "Comparing this year’s potential Phillies All-Stars to those of years prior"