Today we continue our simulation of the shortened 2020 MLB season using Out of the Park Baseball 21. In July, the Phillies went 4-4 to start the season, including taking three of four from the New York Yankees. While July may have been abysmally average for the Phillies, August was anything but. The Phillies went […]Read more "Season simulation suggests Phillies will be red hot in August"
Phillies fans everywhere are rejoicing as we are two weeks away from Opening Day. The Phillies now know their full 2020 schedule, and fans wonder if the Phillies can win the NL East with such a stacked schedule. That is where OOTP 21 comes in to play. Out of the Park Baseball 21 is largely […]Read more "Phillies get off to a shaky start in simulation of shortened season"
It is no secret that the Phillies and Catcher JT Realmuto have been unable to reach a long-term deal yet. From Realmuto talking about his desire to come back to Bryce Harper literally shouting to the heavens to “Sign Him,” it seems as if everyone is on the same page for what uniform he should […]Read more "Why are the Phillies willing to Roll Dice with Realmuto?"
The smell of fresh-cut grass mixing with the flavors of concession stand wares. The sound of wooden bats connecting with leather as a ball is sent into the horizon. The taste of a ballpark hot dog being washed down with your favorite sugary drink. The feel of a glove in your hand and the anticipation […]Read more "How a summer without Minor League Baseball impacts the Phillies"
The Phillies have been playing with fire by not locking up JT Realmuto to a long-term deal at this point in time. The team made waves when he came over to the organization in a trade with the Marlins for Sixto Sanchez, Will Stewart, Jorge Alfaro, and international bonus slot money prior to last season. […]Read more "It’s time for the Phillies to bite the bullet and pay Realmuto"
Last time, we took a look around the National League East as the Phillies prepare for the shortened 2020 season. In the 60-game season, the Phillies are reported to play 60 games: 40 against the NL East, and 20 against the American League East. In a season in which the Phillies are already projected to […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: AL East"
The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to release their 60-man player pools was supposed to be Sunday at 4 PM. Apparently, the Phillies didn’t get that message as they were about 6 hours late with their roster. There, naturally, were a few surprises. The first and foremost being that the Phillies elected to only […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’60-man player pool"
STEP RIGHT UP! STEP RIGHT UP! You, YES YOU, can sign any undrafted free agent for just $20,000. THAT’S RIGHT! For just 20k big ones, your team could sign a genuine prospect. Since the abbreviated 5-round draft ended, MLB teams can now sign any undrafted player for no more than $20,000. The Phillies have been […]Read more "Phillies looking for a very specific type of pitcher in undrafted free agency"
We have all pictured ourselves running out of the tunnel of Citizens Bank Park in front of 40,000 screaming fans. For Jake McKenna, this dream just became one step closer to reality. As a lifelong Phillies fan and nervous MLB prospect, Jake found his home as he transitions to the next level. The lefty pitcher […]Read more "Local Pitcher’s dream of playing for the Phillies is coming true"
I know there have been a countless number of articles on this topic, but today’s is for good reason. In honor of what would have been Roy Halladay’s 43rd birthday today, let’s stay positive. A man who passed away tragically on November 7, 2017 was a workhorse. His work ethic was beyond extraordinary, leading by […]Read more "Ranking Roy Halladay’s most memorable moments"