After a rough outing against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed seven hits and five earned runs in just three innings of work, Phillies SP Jake Arrieta is mulling undergoing an elbow procedure that would sideline him for the rest of 2019. “I don’t necessarily want to make a decision right now,” Arrieta […]Read more "For his and the Phillies’ sake, Jake Arrieta should opt for Elbow surgery"
The Phillies dropped another series, this time at the hands of the San Francisco Giants. Only, this loss was a four-game series whooping that not only dropped the Phillies out of the last wild card spot but allowed the surging Mets to take over 3rd place in the division. The start of the season that […]Read more "With Phillies’ playoff charge fading, whose jobs are in jeopardy?"
This was what I expected out of Klentak. The Phillies added depth players throughout the season and the trade deadline was not different. In the end, Corey Dickerson was traded for cash and a player to be named later. The 30-year-old outfielder is a rental player, meaning his contract expires at the end of this […]Read more "Klentak finalizes Phillies’ roster at the trade deadline, but is it enough?"
Phillies found some outfield help on deadline day as they reportedly add veteran Corey Dickerson. Dickerson is a 30-year-old rental from the Pirates. In 43 games, Dickerson has slashed .317/.376/.556. He is a former All-Star in 2017 and a former Gold Glove winner in 2018. Dickerson will most likely see the bulk of his time […]Read more "Report: Phillies Acquire Corey Dickerson from Pirates"
It was supposed to be the series to get us Phillies fans excited again. Coming in on a bit of a hot streak, while the Braves were struggling. Well, the Phillies pitching was the prescription the Braves’ bats needed, but the Phils’ did rebound in power hitting fashion to take game three, 9-4. The first […]Read more "Regardless of what happens next, Phillies aren’t built for a deep playoff run"
The Phillies found their rotation help on Monday, acquiring Jason Vargas from the NY Mets for AA catcher Austin Bossart, according to reports. Jason Vargas is a crafty lefty with a 4.01 ERA. He’s been better of late, pitching to the tune of a 3.34 ERA in his last 12 starts. Bossart is a 26-year-old […]Read more "Report: Phillies Acquire Jason Vargas from Mets"
After dropping the first two games of the series in embarrassing fashion against the rival Braves, the fightin’ Phils came out SWINGING in the series finale. Bryce Harper, J.T Realmuto, Rhys Hoskins, and Adam Haseley all sent souvenirs into the outfield seats in yesterday’s outing- including a bases-clearing grand slam for the 2019 All-Star catcher […]Read more "A surge in the power department could kickstart a Phillies playoff push"
The Phillies host the Atlanta Braves in the most important series of the season. The results of this weekend are likely going to determine if the front office packs it in or becomes a buyer at the trading deadline. Basically, this is the series that decides the Phillies season. The Phillies are entering the weekend […]Read more "Phillies moving in the right direction ahead of crucial Braves series"
Just a few short months ago, things were going absolutely swimmingly for the fightin’ Phils. Under GM Matt Klentak, they executed one of the most masterful offseasons in recent baseball history, not only nabbing all-star batters Jean Segura and J.T Realmuto, but landing the crown jewel of free agency in superstar slugger Bryce Harper as […]Read more "Why the Phillies should punt at the trade deadline"
The Phillies have lost another player to injury. On Tuesday night, Jay Bruce came out of the game mid-at bat against the Dodger’s Walker Buehler. After a checked swing, Bruce reached for his side. After a quick test swing, he reached for his side again and realized he had to come out of the game. […]Read more "Who will the Phillies turn to with Jay Bruce injured?"