The Phillies lose yet another series at the hands of their league-worst bullpen. It seems impossible, but the Philadelphia Phillies keep on finding ways to one-up their own embarrassing play. On Wednesday night they blew the game in the ninth inning because one of their relievers literally dropped the baseball on the mound, and on […]Read more "Bullpen Blues: Why are the Phillies the way that they are?"
New Phillies podcast, “Bullpen Blues”. Seemingly against all odds, the Philadelphia Phillies are currently tied up two apiece with the Miami Marlins during their grueling seven games series. The team has already seen their fair share of bullpen collapses (multiple if I may add), and the Marlins have battled hard, respectfully. This seven game gauntlet […]Read more "Bullpen Blues: Harper is back and the Phillies pen still stinks"
John Middleton described it as correcting an injustice. For years, it was the Phillies’ policy not to retire a player’s number unless they were inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. That all changed today. Dick Allen (known in other cities as Richie) had his iconic number 15 retired in front of a select, […]Read more "Phillies Immortalize Number 15 in Honor of Dick Allen"
Almost two weeks ago, the Phillies lost their fifth straight game. The bullpen was terrible. The offense could not keep up. All seemed lost. Bryce Harper made a comment that they had to “win nine of 10 games” to stay in the hunt. Ten games later, Alec Bohm hit a game-winning sacrifice fly to secure […]Read more "Phillies Win Nine of 10 Following Sweep of Nationals"
At the end of 2017, there seemed to be an abundance of hope for the Philadelphia Phillies. The absolute breakout of rookie first baseman Rhys Hoskins pushed the Phillies to be buyers in the offseason. No longer would the rebuild be front and center! Finally, the Phillies would spend some money and try to compete. […]Read more "Jake Arrieta has become the Worst signing in Phillies’ History"
Following a mediocre restart to their season on Tuesday, the Phillies appeared to find their footing during Wednesday’s seven-inning doubleheader against the Yankees. Zack Wheeler faced off against J.A. Happ in game one while Aaron Nola faced Jonathan Loaisiga in game two. Game One The Phillies fell behind early as the “home team” Yankees took […]Read more "Yankees are highlighting the best and worst of Phillies’ bullpen brigade"
Have you ever heard the old cliche “When it rains, it pours?” No truer words could have been said for the Phillies’ season restart against the Yankees last night. The Phillies dropped their season reopener 6-3 to the New York Yankees. The Phillies’ offense was in a full drought against ace Gerrit Cole last night. […]Read more "Rainy Day Recaps: What we learned in the Phillies’ loss to Yankees"
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"
We are barely over a week into the season, and we have positive coronavirus cases in two of the three regions. It started in Atlanta, as Miami Marlins players reportedly went out at night to enjoy some late-night debauchery. Fast forward a week, and 17 Marlins players have tested positive for COVID-19. Major League Baseball […]Read more "How Major League Baseball can salvage the 2020 season"
Last season, Phillies’ stud reliever Seranthony Dominguez tore his UCL in his elbow. He was sidelined for four months of last season, and carried the injury into the offseason. After finally realizing that the reliever needs Tommy John surgery in March, there has been some mystery set back. Seranthony returned to the United States to […]Read more "Phillies’ pitcher Seranthony Dominguez to have surgery"