It hasn’t been a secret. The Phillies’ center field duo of Roman Quinn and Adam Haseley has not been working. Quinn has just 1 hit in 17 at bats and Haseley has hit just .190. Their performance has forced the Phillies’ hand into calling up their first number 1 overall pick since Pat Burrell, Mickey […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies call up top draft pick Mickey Moniak"
Phillies’ manager Joe Girardi announced on Monday that Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, and Zach Eflin would start the Phillies’ first three games of the 2021 season, barring setbacks. While this news may not come as a surprise to many, it is nonetheless a sign that the Phillies’ manager has faith in the three starting pitchers […]Read more "Phillies’ Triple-Threat Set to Open Up Season on the Mound"
The first week of spring training is in the books for the Philadelphia Phillies. At this point, we’ve seen nearly all of their expected opening day starting nine at some point, in one way or another. After numerous media days, with a game or two sprinkled in, some of the players that are the “faces” […]Read more "Are the Expectations For Phillies’ OF Bryce Harper Too High?"
If a six-year contract gets the JT Realmuto deal done quickly, should the Phillies bite the bullet and make the offer? According to the latest reports, the Phillies have offered JT Realmuto a five-year contract worth around $110 million. Jim Bowden believes the Phillies could get the deal done if they add a sixth year […]Read more "Should the Phillies add a 6th year to their Realmuto contract offer?"
MLB free agency is finally heating up. We have seen some big names finally sign with major league clubs in the recent days. The Phillies have began to make some of the first moves during the Dave Dombrowski era as well. In an attempt to bolster their bullpen, Archie Bradley was signed to a 1 […]Read more "Phillies’ Focus: A J.T. Realmuto Return is on the Horizon"
Three months in and the Phillies have yet to make any significant improvements this offseason. But why has this offseason been so slow? When the Phillies’ offseason began in October, fans knew that the outlook was grim. Between the many holes to fill on the team and the rise of literally every other team in […]Read more "Explaining the Phillies Take-It-Slow Approach This Offseason"
Given all of the gaps the Phillies need to fill this offseason, they should sign one of these cheap starting pitchers to fill the 2021 rotation. The Phillies have a lot of holes to fill for the 2021 season. Between fixing the bullpen, center field, re-signing J.T. Realmuto, and figuring out the middle infield, a […]Read more "Could the Phillies Sign One of These Cheap, Veteran Pitchers?"
As the trade market for starting pitchers heats up, the Phillies should look to add one of these five pitchers to their rotation. Following the subsequent trades of Blake Snell and Yu Darvish to the Padres this week, the starting pitchers market has seemingly caught fire. Even the Phillies have entered the trade market as […]Read more "Phillies Should Trade For One of These Five Starting Pitchers"
Inexplicably, the Phillies have been reluctant to extend superstar catcher J.T Realmuto since he arrived in Philly. Despite him clearly being the best player at his position and already registering an all-star campaign with the Phils, the team has been hesitant to ink the talented backstop to a long-term deal. A puzzling, frustrating strategy, their […]Read more "There is No (Good) Plan B if Phillies Lose J.T Realmuto"
Today, the Phillies officially made storied MLB executive Dave Dombrowski their first-ever President of Baseball Operations. Most recently with the Boston Red Sox, with whom he secured his second World Series title, Dombrowski has also famously spent time with the Montreal Expos, Florida Marlins, and Detroit Tigers. Having captured (at least) a league pennant with […]Read more "Five takeaways from Dave Dombrowski’s introductory press conference"