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"
The way it happened was almost poetic justice. The Phillies started a 5-game series against the Washington Nationals on Monday with their backs against the walls. They unceremoniously lost the first game by a score of 7-2. A bullpen game started by Blake Parker would be the final nail in the coffin. The Phillies have […]Read more "Phillies mercifully eliminated from playoff contention"
The Phillies we knew at the beginning of the season seemed to have come back to CBP. Talk of bamboo and curveball machines flooded social media as they crushed the lowly Mets. Let’s be honest, it was the Mets who are in turmoil and whose manager might not make it back to New York. However, […]Read more "Which Phillies prospects can instantly help the team out of their slump?"
The Phillies lost Monday night’s opener against the Mets in a really bad fashion. The Mets gave the Phillies every chance to win the game with poor pitching and walking in runs. It came down to extra innings and an infield error that allowed a runner on second to score the game-winning run. Aaron Nola […]Read more "Series recap: Phillies come back strong after dropping the opener vs. Mets."
One of the most iconic rivalries in Major League Baseball behind the Red Sox/ Yankees and maybe Cubs/ Cardinals also features a couple of trades for iconic players. Two trades, to be exact, provided major impact players for the Phillies. The first came in 1974. New York Mets trade Tug McGraw, Don Hahn and Dave […]Read more "Are we overdue for a Phillies-Mets trade?"
“Ruin Tomorrow”, they used to call him. Everyone in Philadelphia always has their own opinions, but from 2012-2015 they could all agree on one thing. Even at 3 in the morning, Philadelphians could be heard yelling “I HATE RUBEN AMARO” and “I COULD DO A BETTER JOB”. And then, suddenly, the complaining stopped. Ruben was […]Read more "Ruben Amaro Jr. Heals Relationship with Phillies Fans after ‘The Goldbergs’ Guest Spot"
If there is one thing that Phillies fans know, it’s that the New York Mets are the bane of our existence. From a young age we are tought that the Mets are not our friends but our bitter enemies. It all started back long ago back in 1962, the first year of the Mets. The Mets […]Read more "Are Phillies finding a new arch rival in Los Angeles Angels?"
The Phillies’ losing streak continued on Wednesday when it reached four games in a disappointing 6-1 loss to the New York Mets. The Mets completed the series sweep and took their impressive record against the Phillies to 15 wins out of their last 19 meetings. The Phils’ starting pitchers David Buchanan and Jerome Williams combined allowed 19 hits and […]Read more "Phillies losing streak up to four after Mets series sweep"
In terms of run production, the Phillies Offense rolled into this one hoping to perform like they did in their most recent series against the Nats but in fact performed like they did in last Monday’s home opener. They were completely shut out for the second time this season by the New York Mets in […]Read more "Bats where you at? Phillies lose 2-0 to Mets"