Former Phillies pitcher Luis Garcia embodied the rebuild of 2013-2018. He had bright spots that looked like a bright future. We asked if he could be part of the next group of Phillies. He also looked like the worst reliever on planet Earth. His ERA fluctuated harder than a wild roller coaster. From 2013-2018, Garcia’s […]Read more "Phillies Bullpen MVP came from an unlikely source"
It’s been years since the Eagles have had a big change to their linebacking corps. Other than showing a disgruntled Mychal Kendricks the door, the core group has remained the same since Nigel Bradham flew in from Buffalo back in 2016. Its led some to believe the position has been seemingly undervalued by the front […]Read more "Taking stock of the Eagles’ linebacking limbo"
The somewhat contained chaos of rookie minicamp always has its fair share of highlights and blunders. Re-watching the Eagles’ stream of their first practices held this spring, despite all the muffed punts and false steps, there was one player that stood out in particular. He’s not a household name, nor a highly touted college recruit, […]Read more "Have the Eagles found a true hidden gem in this CFL recruit?"
Two careers, two very similar players. Mike Moustakas will be a Brewer in 2019 while Maikel Franco will be a Phillie. There had been talk all winter about how if Manny Machado didn’t come to Philly, the Phightin’s should go after Moose to supplant Franco at 3rd base. Moose has better defense and could easily […]Read more "There’s a changing of the guard for the Phillies and it’s Franco’s time to Shine"
That time of year is finally upon us. We can all regularly start talking about Phillies baseball again while the nights slowly get longer and the days slowly get warmer. It’s been a long offseason with several acquisitions and departures. And even though pitchers and catchers have already reported, the Phillies are most likely not […]Read more "Top Phillies Storylines Heading into Spring Training"
The Phillies decided to bite the bullet and part ways with top prospect Sixto Sanchez, catcher Jorge Alfaro, and Will Stewart with international pool money to bring in J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins. MLB analyst Jim Bowden was the first to break the trade. Realmuto might be the best catcher in baseball as we […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies send Alfaro/Sixto to Marlins for Realmuto"
It all started when Ken Rosenthal let the Twitterverse know that the Phillies had recently checked in on Marlins star catcher J. T. Realmuto. The fanbase started to bubble with thoughts of their first All-Star catcher since Carlos Ruiz in 2012. By the afternoon, another national baseball writer chimed in. Jon Heyman tweeted that “Phillies […]Read more "Why the Price for J.T. Realmuto is still too high for Phillies’ consideration"
As the New Year rings fresh in our minds, baseball fans from many franchises await the final decision of free agent All-Star Manny Machado. Reports stated that all formal offers had to be in by Jan. 1 and that the young 3rd baseman/shortstop would decide his permanent residence after the New Year. With his visitation […]Read more "If all else fails, could the Phillies compete with the pieces they have?"
In true Eagles’ nature, Philadelphia pulled off a nail-biting, jaw-clenching, up-and-down upset of the NFC North Champion Chicago Bears this Sunday night. Needing all the fortuity the football gods could muster, and a timely timeout by Doug Pederson, the Birds will again look to play spoiler in New Orleans next weekend. Taking no time to […]Read more "How Eagles wildcard win strengthens what could be a complicated offseason"
It took until 2019, but the Phillies have finally found their back end of the bullpen help. According to Mark Feinsand, the Phillies signed former Yankee David Robertson to 2-year deal worth at least $23 million. The deal reportedly has a $12 million option for 2021. While Robertson is no spring chicken at 33 (34 […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies find their relief help in signing David Robertson"