The Phillies still have the highest bullpen ERA in the majors with a 7.02 ERA. To pad their bullpen, the Phillies add David Phelps. The 8-year veteran is in the midst of a great season with the Brewers. In 13 IP, Phelps has posted a 2.77 ERA. He’s also been striking out hitters at a […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies Acquire David Phelps in trade with Brewers"
The Phillies are now riding a 3-game win streak after gaining the upper hand on the Nationals in the first 2 games of the series. The Phillies led the charge in choosing to postpone the final game of the series in solidarity with the protests of police brutality, which are ongoing across the country and […]Read more "What we learned in a pair of promising Phillies wins over Nationals"
Pressure continues to rise on the Phillies’ front office following another blown game on Thursday by the Phillies’ bullpen. The Phillies owned a 7-2 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth in game two of their double header yesterday against the Buffalo (Toronto) Blue Jays. Starter Vince Velasquez got into some trouble and ended […]Read more "What the David Hale trade means for the Phillies moving forward"
The Philadelphia Phillies have been two completely different teams all in one this season. After a dreaded start to the season, the Phillies rattled off four straight wins, before losing the back half of a quick two game series against the Boston Red Sox. Despite the constant struggle of that bullpen, the Phillies bats have […]Read more "Phillies look to keep their hot bats Against Blue Jays"
To begin this season, we’ve seen the Phillies struggle. And by struggle, they struggled bad. Their bullpen has been atrocious, leading to Joe Girardi having to try a bunch of different options. Again, all of which were simply just bad. However, the relievers have been starting to perform at a slightly less historically bad rate. […]Read more "Phillies’ bats, led by a goose, are red hot to start the season"
There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and the Phillies dropping a series to the Marlins to begin an underwhelming season. From there, things have not really gotten much better. The Phillies are coming off of a devastating, and incredibly embarrassing, series sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. In that series, the Phillies had multiple […]Read more "Phillies look to bounce back against Mets: Series Preview"
After over a week of not having any baseball, the Phillies finally got back into action on Monday against the powerful New York Yankees. The Phillies got off to a slow start with their season reopener, dropping the first game of the series, 6-3. To follow that dreadful game up, the Phillies had dual-aces Zack […]Read more "Phillies bullpen looking to find an even-keel against Braves"
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"