For the first time in what felt like forever, we had REAL Phillies baseball yesterday. Roughly 120 days removed from their scheduled season opener, the Phillies made their season debut against the Miami Marlins. Usually, teams all across the MLB would be knee-deep in trade rumors as teams looked to shore up any weaknesses for […]Read more "Biggest Takeaways from Phillies Opening Day"
When the owners and players’ association agreed on a 60-game season, there were no expanded players. Here, on the first day of the season, the association and MLB have agreed to a whole new playoff format. Instead of 10 teams, there will now be 16. Just for this season, over half of MLB’s 30 teams […]Read more "What MLB playoff expansion means for the Phillies"
This year’s MLB season will be unlike any other year. With the shortened 60 game season, the landscape of baseball has shifted from the marathon that we know to a 100-meter sprint. Each game will carry more weight and teams cannot afford to have a slow start. While for the most part, I do not […]Read more "PSN Picks The MLB Season: Sean’s Picks"
In a report published by variety.com, it was announced that Philadelphia 76ers’ owner Josh Harris was exploring the possibility of purchasing the New York Mets. Already the part-owner of both the Sixers and the New Jersey Devils, Harris is looking to expand his network of east coast teams even further. The Mets have been in […]Read more "Sixers owner looking to purchase New York Mets?"
The 2010 season held some truly amazing moments for the Phillies. In December of 2009, the Phillies made a trade for one of the top pitchers in all of baseball. Roy Halladay was a Philadelphia Phillie. Five of Halladay’s first eleven starts would be complete games. It would be his 11th start that set the […]Read more "The 2010 Phillies almost featured a rotation with 2 Hall of Famers"
The Phillies’ losing streak continued on Wednesday when it reached four games in a disappointing 6-1 loss to the New York Mets. The Mets completed the series sweep and took their impressive record against the Phillies to 15 wins out of their last 19 meetings. The Phils’ starting pitchers David Buchanan and Jerome Williams combined allowed 19 hits and […]Read more "Phillies losing streak up to four after Mets series sweep"
In terms of run production, the Phillies Offense rolled into this one hoping to perform like they did in their most recent series against the Nats but in fact performed like they did in last Monday’s home opener. They were completely shut out for the second time this season by the New York Mets in […]Read more "Bats where you at? Phillies lose 2-0 to Mets"