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?"
Off with his head! OFF WITH HIS HEAD! It is starting to sound like 18th century France. It’s also amazing to think the Phillies have only been out of first place for a week or so. By the looks of Twitter and Facebook pages, you would think they were the Marlins! One thing I can’t […]Read more "As the Phillies Struggles continue, can Kapler really right the ship?"
The Phillies decided to bite the bullet and part ways with top prospect Sixto Sanchez, catcher Jorge Alfaro, and Will Stewart with international pool money to bring in J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins. MLB analyst Jim Bowden was the first to break the trade. Realmuto might be the best catcher in baseball as we […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies send Alfaro/Sixto to Marlins for Realmuto"
It all started when Ken Rosenthal let the Twitterverse know that the Phillies had recently checked in on Marlins star catcher J. T. Realmuto. The fanbase started to bubble with thoughts of their first All-Star catcher since Carlos Ruiz in 2012. By the afternoon, another national baseball writer chimed in. Jon Heyman tweeted that “Phillies […]Read more "Why the Price for J.T. Realmuto is still too high for Phillies’ consideration"