The Philadelphia Phillies are flying home to face the St. Louis Cardinals after a depressing road trip that saw the team go 1-5. The first road trip of the year for the Phillies ended up being a minor disaster. Between a 3-game set in Atlanta and a rain-shortened 3-game set in New York, the Phillies […]Read more "Series Preview: Phillies Fly Home to Face Cardinals"
The Phillies dropped their first series of the season at the hands of the Atlanta Braves over the weekend. To follow this up, they’ll have another four-game set against the New York Mets to start this week off. The schedule makers are not the best of friends with the Phillies, apparently. Nonetheless, the Phillies took […]Read more "Chase Anderson Gets the Nod as Phillies Kickoff Four-Game Set Vs. Mets"
Friday night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ defense. As […]Read more "Can Matt Moore Rebound as Phillies Look to Avoid Sweep Against Braves?"
Last night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ […]Read more "Phillies’ Zach Eflin Returns to the Mound in a Saturday Night Game Against Braves"
The Philadelphia Phillies got back on the winning track Wednesday afternoon. After dropping their first (and only!) game of the season to the New York Mets on Tuesday night, the Phillies’ bats came alive on a beautiful afternoon. Despite Aaron Nola struggling a bit to start the game, he only let up one run en […]Read more "Phillies Kick Off Their Weekend at Atlanta With Wheeler Back on the Mound"
All good things must come to an end. The Phillies dropped their first game of the season in a loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Chase Anderson did a decent enough job for a fifth starter. In five innings, he only allowed two runs and struck out three. Vince Velasquez then came […]Read more "Aaron Nola Returns to the Mound as Phillies Wrap Up Series Against Mets"
The Phillies’ top three pitchers were referred to as 1A, 1B, and 1C by manager Joe Girardi this offseason. The likings of Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, and Zach Eflin simply put on a show for the 8,000+ fans each game at Citizens Bank Park this weekend. The Phillies wound up with the sweep against, en […]Read more "Matt Moore Makes His Return to MLB as Phillies Face deGrom and Mets"
One of the most under-the-radar moves the Phillies made this offseason was the signing of former All-Star pitcher Matt Moore. Coming back from a season abroad in Japan, Moore signed for $3 million. Matt Moore’s Career The seemingly modest price point isn’t by choice. Matt Moore’s career can be described in 2 parts: With the […]Read more "Matt Moore is the key to the Phillies Rotation"
The cold, harsh winter is nearly over, and with its departure comes the return of baseball season. Just as quickly as it left us in October, the national pastime is back yet again. For the Phillies, it’s time for redemption. Eager to put a lackluster third-place finish and up-and-down 2020 season behind them, the Phils […]Read more "Ten Phillies storylines to follow as training camp kicks off"
The Phillies still could use some help in their pitching staff, despite a couple of signings already. Could they give Taijuan Walker a look ahead of Spring training? Eager to stay under the luxury tax, the Phillies have taken a somewhat unorthodox approach to improve their starting rotation. Antonymous to their usually affluent, big-market nature, […]Read more "Phillies Rumors: Should Philly Give Taijuan Walker a Look?"