Gabe Kapler’s post-game press conference Sunday was bizarre. His positive outlook is just not a Philadelphia trait. We like those who call it like it is. So when the Phillies score only 5 runs in two games against a really bad San Diego team, the fan base wants to hear and see the manager get […]Read more "Kapler’s response to Phillies’ poor hitting is questionable at best"
On August 13th, 2019, the Philadelphia Phillies welcomed back Charlie Manuel with open arms as the Phillies hitting coach, relieving John Mallee of his duties. On, August 14th, 2019, Philadelphia took to the diamond and batter’s box for the first time with Manuel as the hitting coach. What followed was an eruption of hits and […]Read more "Charlie Manuel has become the Bat Whisperer since re-joining the Phillies"
Who knew Tuesdays could be eventful? According to Todd Zolecki, John Mallee has been replaced with Charlie Manuel as the Phillies hitting coach. Charlie Manuel, of course, captained the ship in 2008 when the Phillies won their second-ever World Series. He managed the Phillies from 2004-2013 when Ryne Sandberg took the reigns. Manuel has exactly […]Read more "Instant analysis: Charlie Manuel returns to the Phillies as hitting coach"
The Phillies dropped another series, this time at the hands of the San Francisco Giants. Only, this loss was a four-game series whooping that not only dropped the Phillies out of the last wild card spot but allowed the surging Mets to take over 3rd place in the division. The start of the season that […]Read more "With Phillies’ playoff charge fading, whose jobs are in jeopardy?"
As the Phillies look to make a push towards the playoffs, now is the time to get moving. The Phillies finally took a series from a team with a winning record. This is the first time since May that the Phillies accomplished this task. Now, with the wildcard in their grasp, the Phillies dropped the […]Read more "The time is now for the Phillies to heat up and save their season"
As the MLB trade deadline came down to the wire on July 31st, it seemed as if the Philadelphia Phillies were watching more than dealing. A few teams, specifically teams that the Phillies have to be competitive with, did a lot more with next to no real casualties from the farm system. The additions to […]Read more "Do Phillies really have enough firepower to compete in the NL East?"
Phillies found some outfield help on deadline day as they reportedly add veteran Corey Dickerson. Dickerson is a 30-year-old rental from the Pirates. In 43 games, Dickerson has slashed .317/.376/.556. He is a former All-Star in 2017 and a former Gold Glove winner in 2018. Dickerson will most likely see the bulk of his time […]Read more "Report: Phillies Acquire Corey Dickerson from Pirates"
The Phillies found their rotation help on Monday, acquiring Jason Vargas from the NY Mets for AA catcher Austin Bossart, according to reports. Jason Vargas is a crafty lefty with a 4.01 ERA. He’s been better of late, pitching to the tune of a 3.34 ERA in his last 12 starts. Bossart is a 26-year-old […]Read more "Report: Phillies Acquire Jason Vargas from Mets"
After dropping the first two games of the series in embarrassing fashion against the rival Braves, the fightin’ Phils came out SWINGING in the series finale. Bryce Harper, J.T Realmuto, Rhys Hoskins, and Adam Haseley all sent souvenirs into the outfield seats in yesterday’s outing- including a bases-clearing grand slam for the 2019 All-Star catcher […]Read more "A surge in the power department could kickstart a Phillies playoff push"
The Phillies host the Atlanta Braves in the most important series of the season. The results of this weekend are likely going to determine if the front office packs it in or becomes a buyer at the trading deadline. Basically, this is the series that decides the Phillies season. The Phillies are entering the weekend […]Read more "Phillies moving in the right direction ahead of crucial Braves series"