The Phillies were ready for the series. They went into Atlanta and jumped to a 7-2 lead, as hitters chased Braves starter Max Fried in the 5th. They carried a 4 run lead into the 8th inning, and lost. “A crushing loss, no way around it. We had a two-run lead in the ninth inning […]Read more "Will an inexcusable loss to Braves spark bullpen changes for Phillies?"
As the New Year rings fresh in our minds, baseball fans from many franchises await the final decision of free agent All-Star Manny Machado. Reports stated that all formal offers had to be in by Jan. 1 and that the young 3rd baseman/shortstop would decide his permanent residence after the New Year. With his visitation […]Read more "If all else fails, could the Phillies compete with the pieces they have?"
The Phillies swapped Luis Garcia for Jose Alvarez in a trade that came out of the blue. Luis Garcia spent a rollercoaster 6 seasons in Philadelphia. He was wildly inconsistent from year to year. For example, in 2017 Garcia had a 2.65 ERA in 71.1 IP for the Phillies. He followed that up with a […]Read more "Everything you need to know: Phillies swap relievers with the Angels"