Training Camp is just a week away for the Philadelphia Eagles and it promises to be one of the most important in recent years. With position battles emerging all over the roster, there’s plenty of room for shocks, pleasant surprises and who knows..maybe a few underdog stories that find new chapters. Here are five bold […]Read more "Five bold predictions for Eagles Training camp"
The Union had a very good weekend and a good mid-week international friendly. First, goalkeeper Andre Blake and defender Keegan Rosenberry were named to the MLS all-star fan XI, and dominated rivals DC United 3-0 last Saturday evening. Then, they played the English Premier League’s Crystal Palace to a 0-0 draw. Philadelphia saw the majority […]Read more "Union head into showdown with NYRB filled with confidence"
We are in some pretty dark times as fans of the Philadelphia sports teams. The Sixers and Phillies are arguably two of the worst teams in all of American professional sports while the Eagles and Flyers just cannot seem to make the leap into playoff contention. All the doom and gloom aside, there is a […]Read more "How the Phillies could be the next Philadelphia sports team to win a championship"
We have all seen the recent decline of our beloved Phillies. Ruben Amaro turned a perennial World Series contender into the worst team in baseball due to his relentless confidence that Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Cliff Lee and the rest of the gang would band together and give it one last shot. Not only did […]Read more "Grading the first few months of Matt Klentak’s role as Phillies GM"
It’s official. After a solid month or two of speculation and various rumours, the Phillies have agreed to trade Chase Utley plus allocation funds of $2 million to the Dodgers in return for two minor league prospects. Whilst not yet official, both sides are said to be in agreement. The deal is expected to be for mid […]Read more "BREAKING: Chase Utley traded to Dodgers"
The Phillies fought hard against the D-Backs to avoid being swept for the first time in a long time. In what was a patchy game for both pitchers, it was the Offense that shone and more specifically, Cameron Rupp. Rupp homered before setting a new career record of four runs in Wednesday’s war seeing the Phillies take […]Read more "Phillies avoid D-Backs Sweep in 7-6 win"
Today marked a monumental win for the Phillies. But not just because they swept the San Diego Padres and not just because it marked their 16th win in 21 games..but it saw the Phils move up a vital position in a certain statistic. The Phillies no longer have the worst record in the MLB. Jerome […]Read more "Phillies sweep Padres in 5-3 win"
The Phillies played their first in a nine game away series last night in an enduring yet successful fashion. Taking the San Diego Padres to 12 innings before claiming the win on Friday. The win sees the team move up to a 43-67 record and fourth in their division whilst it becomes their 14th in 19 following the […]Read more "Phillies defeat Padres in 12 inning showdown"
The Philadelphia Phillies have taken their first major steps in the franchise rebuild in recent weeks. Papelbon, Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman have all moved on and as the waiver trade window nears, rumours of Chase Utley’s departure are only increasing. The ageing second baseman is currently on the disabled list but should be rejoining the […]Read more "Chase Utley to Angels?"
After the Hamels saga and then the Diekman news, we knew the Phillies were not quite done. Ben Revere had been rumoured to be on the Blue Jays radar and the move has just been confirmed just 45 minutes before the trade deadline. The 27 year old sprung interest from the Orioles and the Jays but […]Read more "BREAKING: Ben Revere Traded to Blue Jays"