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"
Frustration has been setting in for each and every Phillies fan. They opened their season a week ago. Now, they have to sit around and do nothing, through no fault of their own. The Phillies season is on hold for the time being and it may just spark a new rivalry For years, the Phillies […]Read more "How a suspended Phillies season may have sparked a new rivalry"
When the Phillies and Marlins played the final game of the opening series on Monday, they did so under a cloud of doubt as four players on the Marlins tested positive for COVID-19. Now, not even 24 hours later, news broke that number had risen from four fourteen. There is only one word to describe […]Read more "BREAKING: Phillies game postponed following Marlins outbreak"
Following their strong August performance, the Phillies stand poised to make a run at their first NL East title since 2011 in our simulated 2020 season. Using Out of the Park Baseball 21, we take a look to see if the Phillies can remain hot going into the month of September. The September Playoff Race […]Read more "Phillies capture NL East title in simulated season"
Today we continue our simulation of the shortened 2020 MLB season using Out of the Park Baseball 21. In July, the Phillies went 4-4 to start the season, including taking three of four from the New York Yankees. While July may have been abysmally average for the Phillies, August was anything but. The Phillies went […]Read more "Season simulation suggests Phillies will be red hot in August"
While official schedules are still in development, the Phillies do know who they will face in the 60-game abbreviated season. As Jon Heyman reported, MLB teams will play 40 games against their own division and 20 games against the division’s geographical counterpart. For the Phillies, this breaks down to playing 10 games each versus the […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: NL East"
Space. Where Matt Stairs’ 2008 NLCS home run ended up. This is the story of the brave Captain of the M.P.V. Philadelphia and his origins. Arrival For so long, we’d been rivals, Reamluto thought to himself. Recruited out of high school, the Miami fleet was all JT Realmuto knew. A once-prosperous fleet, Miami had found […]Read more "J.T. Realmuto: Captain of the Cosmos"
According to Matt Gelb of The Athletic, the Phillies have hired Bryan Price as their next pitching coach. Gelb reported that Price had turned down offers from San Diego and Arizona. Price formerly managed the Reds and has a long track record of success as a pitching coach. Just 24 hours ago, Jim Salisbury stated […]Read more "Phillies Hire Bryan Price as Pitching Coach, Claim Robert Stock off waivers"
What do Jason Bay, John Mayberry Jr., Cliff Lee, and Justin Turner all have in common? They were all featured in the last game where the Phillies clinched a winning season. On August 22, 2011, The Phillies destroyed the Mets 10-0 to win the 82nd game. The game featured a great 7 innings by Cliff […]Read more "How the Phillies can still finish with a winning record"
Typical of the 2019 Phillies season, they sweep the defending world champions in Fenway Park only to lose the next game to the lowly Maimi Marlins. However, the way the Phillies lost the game was even more typical of their season. The bats were popping as the Phillies scored 7 runs in the first three […]Read more "Who is to blame for Phillies’ catastrophic collapse against Miami?"