The Phillies are set to face the Washington Nationals for the first time this season tomorrow as they travel to the Beltway for a three-game set. Monday was the first off-day for the Phillies since April 22nd. Over the 17-day stretch of games, the Phillies went 9-8 including a four-game sweep over the Brewers. The […]Read more "Phillies and Nationals Renew their Rivalry in the Beltway"
Since Joe Girardi was hired by the Phillies, has he lived up to your expectations? Has he done enough to get an extension? I am sure that we all remember the Phillies manager before Joe Girardi, as many fans did not connect with his style of coaching. For those that do not know, his name […]Read more "Has Phillies’ Manager Joe Girardi Been As Good As Advertised?"
The Philadelphia Phillies are one of the weirdest teams in baseball. The Phillies played what felt like Little League type of play on Sunday Night Baseball against the Mets last week. Then, all of the sudden, they swept the Milwaukee Brewers without some of their routine starters. Gotta love baseball, am I right? Phillies Vs. […]Read more "Coming off a Sweep, the Phillies Kick Off a Series Vs. the Atlanta Braves"
A few years ago, Zack Wheeler fell behind the shadow of the Met’s pitchers in front of him. Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and, yes, Matt Harvey all flashed ace potential. All things considered, Wheeler was a number 3 pitcher in a starting rotation that could flash number 2 potential. As a pitcher with a 98 […]Read more "Zack Wheeler is blossoming into an ace right before our eyes"
For the first time in well more than a year, there will be minor league baseball. The fun antics of local mascots and the performance of baseball’s future stars will once again be on display. Because of the changes to Minor League Baseball, the Phillies will field just 4 professional teams this year: The Triple-A […]Read more "Minor Thoughts: The Phillies Most Interesting Minor League Assignments"
Wow, what a weird weekend of Phillies’ baseball, right? Phillies vs. Mets Recap The constant back-and-forth of wins and losses came to an end this weekend. The Phillies picked up an obsolete win on Friday night over the New York Mets. Here, the Phillies scored their only two runs on a strikeout. Chase Anderson struck […]Read more "Phillies Roundup: A Weird Weekend, Suspensions, and the Brewers in Town"
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"
Andrew McCutchen was called out of the basepath for the Phillies as the umpires botch the worst call of the season since Alec Bohm. The Phillies were in a position to score the game-winning run when another botched call cost the Phillies on Saturday night. After a four-run first inning from Zack Wheeler, the Phillies […]Read more "Phillies Fall Victim to Another Terrible Call by the Umpires Saturday Night Against Mets"
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"
Ok, here’s the situation that unfurled Wednesday night. Relieving starter Johan Oviedo, Genesis Cabrera came in to pitch in his 43rd career game. His first pitch was a 97 MPH sinker straight to the face. Cabrera could’ve easily broken Bryce Harper’s jaw. Bryce walked off on his own power but it certainly didn’t look good. […]Read more "Has Genesis Cabrera Awoken the Phillies After Last Night’s Incident?"