In the Phillies’ win over the New York Mets last Friday, it was a bench-clearing confrontation that served as the highlight of the game. With two on and two out at the top of the eighth inning, locked in a one-run ballgame, Phils reliever José Alvarado struck out Dominic Smith for the final out of […]Read more "Phillies Reliever José Alvarado Suspended Three Games"
Wouldn’t it be nice if every starter did what Zach Wheeler did his last start? He pitched 8.0 strong innings, gave up 1 hit, 1 earned run, with 9 strikeouts. Wheeler gave the Phillies’ bullpen a much-needed night off as Hector Neris was the only bullpen arm used. The Phillies had a small number of […]Read more "The Phillies Bullpen Had a Much Needed Reinforcement Return This Week"
After jumping out to a somewhat surprising 5-1 start, the red-hot Phillies are set to take on the Braves at Truist Park. This will be the second meeting between these two clubs in the young season, the Phillies being the victors by way of sweep to open the season. Tale of the Tape The Braves, […]Read more "Phillies Travel to Atlanta for First Road Series of the Season"
Following a good ol’ fashioned sweep of the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies will look to keep the streak going as they host the New York Mets. The Mets, 0-0, have yet to play a game this season as their opening series against the Washington Nationals was postponed due to the Nationals’ COVID-19 outbreak. Phillies fans […]Read more "Phillies Look to Keep Momentum Going As Mets Start Season"
In the top of the eighth of a tie-game, the Phillies turned to Jose Alvarado out of the bullpen on Opening Day. The Phillies acquired Alvarado in a savvy three-team trade in late December. Alvarado came up in the Tampa Bay Rays’ organization, where he made his debut in 2017. The left-handed reliever is of […]Read more "Jose Alvarado Could Be The Most Pivotal Piece of the Phillies Bullpen"
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! You’ve made it to another Opening Day! Who’s ready for some Philadelphia Phillies baseball?!? The Phillies get thrown straight into the fire against the reigning NL East Champion Atlanta Braves. Surprisingly, the Phillies have played the Braves tough the past 2 seasons. They’ve gone a combined 15-14 against them. to make the playoffs in […]Read more "Series Preview: Phillies Open Season Against the Braves"
Hi, everyone. Alec here. The 2021 MLB season is upon us, thank goodness. Our Philadelphia Phillies are set to start a promising season within the most competitive division in all of baseball. Some are saying that predicting the outcome of the NL East is impossible. Well, I guess I’m attempting the impossible. Along with the […]Read more "MLB Predictions: Making Predictions for the 2021 Phillies and MLB Season"
Dear Phillies Fans, Do you remember the last game with fans at Citizen’s Bank Park? I do. I was there. Bryce Harper got up there before the game and made a speech, thanking the fans for their support during a difficult year. “I believe in this organization. I believe in this city. And we will […]Read more "Dear Phillies’ Fans: Let’s Savor the Moment and Not Screw Things Up"
WHOA! Did you see that? The National League East has almost overnight become the best division in all of baseball. The Phillies, though, tend to get overlooked in that conversation. What started as a division with a rotating division winner (sans the Marlins) with a bunch of Wild Card hopefuls, has become a den of […]Read more "The Philadelphia Phillies Are Being Severely Underrated"
Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Trevor Bauer has officially signed with the Dodgers (and not the Mets). How does this deal impact the Phillies? Last night, baseball Twitter went into a frenzy as it looked like the New York Mets had signed Trevor Bauer. However, Bob Nightengale’s report soon turned out to be wrong. […]Read more "What does the Trevor Bauer signing mean for the NL East and the Phillies?"