Phillies fans everywhere are rejoicing as we are two weeks away from Opening Day. The Phillies now know their full 2020 schedule, and fans wonder if the Phillies can win the NL East with such a stacked schedule. That is where OOTP 21 comes in to play. Out of the Park Baseball 21 is largely […]Read more "Phillies get off to a shaky start in simulation of shortened season"
Last time, we took a look around the National League East as the Phillies prepare for the shortened 2020 season. In the 60-game season, the Phillies are reported to play 60 games: 40 against the NL East, and 20 against the American League East. In a season in which the Phillies are already projected to […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: AL East"
The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to release their 60-man player pools was supposed to be Sunday at 4 PM. Apparently, the Phillies didn’t get that message as they were about 6 hours late with their roster. There, naturally, were a few surprises. The first and foremost being that the Phillies elected to only […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’60-man player pool"
For the first time in MLB history, we will see a universal DH. While this has been rumored to happen seemingly every year, we will get a chance to see it in play in this unique 60-game season. This is perhaps the biggest change that we will see to this year’s game-play and is one […]Read more "Who are the Phillies’ top designated hitter options?"
STEP RIGHT UP! STEP RIGHT UP! You, YES YOU, can sign any undrafted free agent for just $20,000. THAT’S RIGHT! For just 20k big ones, your team could sign a genuine prospect. Since the abbreviated 5-round draft ended, MLB teams can now sign any undrafted player for no more than $20,000. The Phillies have been […]Read more "Phillies looking for a very specific type of pitcher in undrafted free agency"
Springtime. The world melts from its icy slumber to bring forth new life. So too, is new life introduced to the academies. Talent evaluators line the facilities, mercilessly and meticulously jotting down whatever information they can. A process that would last a month’s time. Talent would be pulled from the vast pool and be assigned […]Read more "JT Realmuto: Captain of the Cosmos Chapter 2"
The Phillies have been in existence since 1883. In that time, they have lost an astounding 11,000 games. No other team has more than 10,659 losses all time. The worst of that came from 1918-1948 when the Phillies had only 1 winning season (1932). They didn’t even win 80 games that season! Still, Phillies fans […]Read more "The one game fans wished the Phillies would’ve lost"
Last time out in this series, we covered the most underrated Phillies from 2013-2017. While, yes, we had to go back and remember some truly terrible years, we now move on to a much more successful period for the Phillies: 2012-2008. There’ll be so many good players that’ll be difficult to find ones that are […]Read more "Taking a look at the Phillies’ most underrated players from 2008-2012"
This morning, Aaron Nola spoke with ESPN between workouts with his Philadelphia Phillies teammates. As we have with a few of the Philadelphia Flyers players, Philly Sports Network wants to keep you updated on your favorite athletes. In his interview, Nola discussed how he is doing during COVID19, preparation for the 2020 MLB season, and […]Read more "Phillies Check-In: Aaron Nola"
One of the most exciting all-star events in all of sports, the Home Run Derby is one of the plainest displays of pure human strength around.The rules of engagement are simple, eight (usually behemoth) men compete in a batting practice-styled home run tournament to see which baseball goliath is able to crank out the most […]Read more "Who would win an all-Phillies Home Run Derby? Meet the contestants"