If I told you in January of 2020 that Rhys Hoskins would have a higher OPS than Mike Trout, you would’ve never believed me. To be fair, there’s a lot of things that you wouldn’t have believed in January of 2020. Rhys Hoskins has a higher On-base percentage plus slugging percentage than Mike Trout, Anthony […]Read more "A closer look at the recent rise of Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins"
In the two weeks since our Phillies’ quarter-season review, we’ve seen some of the best and some of the worst baseball from the Fightins’. Now, as we enter in September, the Phillies have officially hit the halfway point of their season. Today, we take a look back as the Phillies enter into what will be […]Read more "The good, bad, and ugly from the opening half of the Phillies’ season"
Pressure continues to rise on the Phillies’ front office following another blown game on Thursday by the Phillies’ bullpen. The Phillies owned a 7-2 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth in game two of their double header yesterday against the Buffalo (Toronto) Blue Jays. Starter Vince Velasquez got into some trouble and ended […]Read more "What the David Hale trade means for the Phillies moving forward"
“You can expect a young right-hander to start tomorrow…Whose initials are S.H.” Phillies’ manager Joe Girardi could not make any official announcement during a Zoom press conference on Saturday, but he did make one thing clear: Spencer Howard will make his Major League Baseball debut on Sunday. Following Saturday night’s 5-0 victory, the Phillies continue […]Read more "Howard set to make MLB Debut"
The Phillies season is now underway and they have found an unlikely leader that has provided a spark for the team. Phil Gosselin has gone to the plate just 6 times so far this year, yet he has 2 home runs and 4 total hits. Gosselin is local to the Philly area. He graduated from […]Read more "Phillies May Have Found Their New “Golden Goose”"
The long-awaited day of the MLB’s return occurred yesterday as a pair of games were played. While the Yankees and Nationals game was forced to stop in the 6th inning due to weather (which seems so fitting for 2020), the Giants and Dodgers were able to play out the completion of their game. The Broadcast […]Read more "Phillies fans watch on as Gabe Kapler’s coaching woes follow him to San Francisco"
Following the Phillies’ strong 39-21 season, the Phils find themselves in the playoffs for the first time since 2011 in our Out Of The Park Baseball 21 simulation. Nine seasons later, the Phillies also have the chance to seek retribution against the team that delivered the finishing blow to their playoff hopes that year: the […]Read more "How the Phillies reached the World Series in simulated season"
Wonderkid – a young player who has elite potential and is already playing at a level way higher than you’d expect of someone their age. Philadelphia sports is filled with bright talents, but just how exciting does the future look? I decided to rank the top-10 wonderkids playing in the City right now, but since […]Read more "Ranking the top 10 wonderkids in Philadelphia sports"
We’ve all been there. Whether you were a Boy Scout, Girl Scout, or some other scout, you’ve experienced summer camp. You went away from home for a week (hopefully with some friends in tow) around June or July, “slept” in either a sleeping bag or on a cot, stayed up by the campfire, and woke […]Read more "What would a Phillies Summer Camp look like?"
Last time, we took a look around the National League East as the Phillies prepare for the shortened 2020 season. In the 60-game season, the Phillies are reported to play 60 games: 40 against the NL East, and 20 against the American League East. In a season in which the Phillies are already projected to […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: AL East"