With no perfect option available, the Phillies will need to compromise when they sign a free agent starter. How should they make that choice?Read more "The Phillies will need to compromise when they sign a new starting pitcher"
When we think of truly memorable baseball players, the Philadelphia Phillies bring a great deal to the table in terms of the personalities that they have developed over the years. Some well-known names include Mike Schmidt, Chase Utley, Tug McGraw, and Ryan Howard. However, other individuals have taken on a life of their own in […]Read more "Is Pete Rose the Best Phillies Player of All Time?"
Jon Heyman reported on Twitter today that the Tampa Bay Rays had declined to pick up the option on Charlie Morton, making him a free agent. Morton turns 37 in two weeks. During this shortened season he went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA. He started nine games and pitched 38 innings. That’s an average of […]Read more "Would reuniting with Charlie Morton improve the Phillies bullpen?"
Following our in-depth look at who should return to the Phillies’ roster in 2021, we now look outward and ask the question who should the Phillies pursue in free agency this offseason? First, here’s a quick summary regarding who we believe should return to Philly next year: Infield: J.T. Realmuto*, Rhys Hoskins, Scott Kingery, Alec […]Read more "What Positions Should the Phillies Pursue in Free Agency?"
Amazingly, a season that was once in severe jeopardy to even occur has come and gone. Phillies fans watched as playoff hopes slipped away, but for many, it was a season of excitement. After a vaunted battle between the league’s top two teams in the World Series ended with the Dodgers’ clinching a championship over […]Read more "Free Agency Primer: Which Starting Pitcher should the Phillies target?"
Continuing our series looking at the 2020 Phillies’ roster, we look today at the starting rotation to determine who should stay for the 2021 season. Looking overall, the Phillies’ starting rotation held a 4.08 ERA in 2020, 10th best in the league. For the sake of this article, we ignore bullpen pitchers who made spot […]Read more "Who Should Return to the Phillies’ Rotation in 2021?"
Mariekson Julius Gregorius, or “Didi” as he is better known, is one of the most unique personalities that has come to the Phillies. From the seemingly never-ending smile on his face and the four languages he fluently speaks, to being one of the best follows on Twitter, Sir Didi Gregorius has grown into one of […]Read more "Will the Phillies bring back Didi Gregorius this offseason?"
Sorry, Bryce Harper, JT Realmuto isn’t going to stay with the Phillies. If reports are true, Realmuto’s eyes are set on around $200 million for his next contract. Joe Mauer holds the record for annual average value for a catcher with $23 million per year in his 8-year/ $184 million contract. That contract extension kicked […]Read more "Should the Phillies set their sights on James McCann?"
A week after the resignation of ex-general manager Matt Klentak, the Phillies front office may be set to undergo more change up top. Phillies president Andy MacPhail, 68, has fancied retirement lately and the franchise would prefer to vacate his position in the near future, according to insider Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Per […]Read more "Phillies Reportedly Not Done Overhauling Front Office"
Last season will be infamously remembered by the Philly faithful as one marred and utterly decimated by poor pitching. In the hands of the Phillies 2020 pitching staff, especially that of the bullpen, no lead was ever safe and each game was seemingly bound to get messy. But could Trevor Bauer be the cure the […]Read more "Are the Phillies an Ideal Landing Spot for Polarizing Star Trevor Bauer?"