Former Phillies pitcher Luis Garcia embodied the rebuild of 2013-2018. He had bright spots that looked like a bright future. We asked if he could be part of the next group of Phillies. He also looked like the worst reliever on planet Earth. His ERA fluctuated harder than a wild roller coaster. From 2013-2018, Garcia’s […]Read more "Phillies Bullpen MVP came from an unlikely source"
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"
Utter euphoria has descended upon the Delaware Valley, as the Philadelphia Eagles have captured the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy. Philadelphia is abuzz with excitement, as we anxiously await the parade that is set to take place down Broad Street in just a few days. With that being said, as one team’s season comes to a […]Read more "Three Phillies Spring Training storylines to watch"
It seems the Phillies’ front office executives will not have to spend any time in court this offseason, allowing them to focus on taking the next step in this rebuild. The Phillies had the first and sole chance to sign a handful of their young players to extensions before the arbitration deadline yesterday, which the […]Read more "Phillies avoid arbitration with all eligible players"
The winter meetings began on Monday, and as we like to say in the baseball world, the stove is getting hot for some teams in the league. For the Angels, Shohei Otani’s signing and subsequent injury news means the stove in Anaheim is catching fire. For the Phillies, the stove will likely be on a […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies add two key Bullpen arms"
On the last day to make waiver claims for player eligible for the postseason, the far out of the playoff picture Phillies made a move. The team picked up right handed relief pitcher Juan Nicasio after the Pirates placed him on revocable waivers. The Phillies will be on the hook for the remainder of Nicasio’s […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies Claim RP Juan Nicasio From Pirates"
Going into last night’s games, the MLB leader in consecutive scoreless innings pitched was former Phillie and now Rangers starting pitcher Cole Hamels. Hamels entered last night’s tilt against the Baltimore Orioles having thrown 21 consecutive scoreless frames in a row. He breezed through the first three innings in Baltimore, bringing that total to 24 […]Read more "Profiling the Phillies pitcher who has become the active leader In scoreless innings"
Welcome back into this two part piece looking ahead to the 2019 season. I hope you enjoyed Part 1 on the positional players on the Phillies roster. Should they stay or should they go: Which Phillies remain on the roster in 2019? Part 1 Now, it’s time to get to the pitchers. Just like in […]Read more "Should they stay or should they go: Which Phillies remain on the roster in 2019? Part 2"