With NBC Sports Philadelphia not broadcasting many Phillies games this Spring, what better way to keep up with the Phillies than a good old-fashioned column? The Phillies started out on Friday and I’ll catch you up with what happened through the following Saturday. This will be the longest report. Let’s look at some players and […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training Recap: Week 1"
Baseball season is finally back. The Philadelphia Phillies kicked off their unofficial season, traveling to Lakeland, Florida to take on the Tigers. Jordan Zimmerman tossed the first pitch, and thus baseball returned. The Phillies trailed for the majority of the game, as Nick Pivetta allowed three runs early. After a fairly noneventful game, scoring burst […]Read more "Five things we learned during the Phillies’ opening Spring Training game"
Oh, how things change. After seven straight seasons of not playing into October, the Phillies have put together a very special roster that could help them get to October- and then some. Having a competent roster makes all of the memories from the rebuild special; just like during the 76ers “Process”, there were plenty of […]Read more "Remembering the best on-field moments during the Phillies rebuild"
Over the last 24 hours, the Phillies made three separate roster moves as the club inches closer to compiling its final 25-man Opening Day roster. Tuesday afternoon saw a handful of young Phillies’ farmhand sent back to their respective minor league clubs to complete the Spring. Three positional players, including a catcher, infielder and outfielder, […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies make big moves as roster cutdown continues"
A Phillies’ pitch won’t officially be thrown for another 36 days, but the Spring Training roster is starting to take shape midway through January. Along with the usual cast and crew of Phillies’ Major Leaguers on the 25-man roster, eight players were chosen from the farm system as non-roster invitees. These eight include five pitchers, […]Read more "All you need to know about the eight Non-Roster Invitees to Phillies 2018 Spring Training"
As we approach the meat of Spring Training, the Phillies find themselves in the midst of a good problem to have as it pertains to coming up with the final roster they will take up north for this 162 game season that portends to act as a pit stop on the way to a proper […]Read more "Brock Stassi could be exactly what the Phillies need, but can they make it work?"
Spectrum Field was once again the host to some spring Philly baseball. The Phillies would give the ball to Clay Buchholz for his first start for the team. Buchholz would take on a familiar foe in the Baltimore Orioles, a rival of the Boston Red Sox- his former team. Buchholz was solid in his two-inning […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training: Game 5 Recap and Notes"
Skipper Pete Mackanin sent out likely Opening Day starter Jeremy Hellickson to face the Toronto Blue Jays on a sunny day in Florida. Hellickson would be supported by the following lineup. We take the short ride up to Dunedin today to face the Blue Jays at 1:07pm. Here's our lineup. #GoPhils ? @SportsRadioWIP pic.twitter.com/quq6sftDHQ — […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training: Game 3 recap and notes"
Game 2 of Spring Training marks the home opener for the Phils. The team would open its doors for the inaugural game at the newly-named Spectrum Field. Stretch reliever Adam Morgan would start the game vs. the New York Yankees on a beautiful day in Tampa. Morgan would be supported with what may be the […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training: Game 2 recap and notes"
After a four month break, Phillies baseball is finally back in action! The last time the Phils were in uniform, Joel Embiid had yet to make his Sixers debut, the Eagles were 3-0, and the President wasn’t a- I digress-. The point is, we are well overdue for some Philly baseball. The Phils begin their […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training: Game 1 Recap and Notes"