Some teams can get away with pitching that is just okay and bats that are above average. The Philadelphia Phillies are currently a far cry from being a team with good pitching. Aaron Nola, to his credit, has looked better on the mound lately but hasn’t seemed true to his own form. Another player, who […]Read more "Is Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta on the hot seat?"
The work ethic that an athlete puts into his craft, the time sacrificed in life, and the choices made are all things that aren’t largely talked about because they aren’t displayed on the field of play. We don’t see every time an athlete has failed so that they could learn to perfect a pitch or […]Read more "Why the Phillies must move on from Odubel Herrera"
The Philadelphia Phillies have been grossly underachieving from the point of view of their fans this season. I agree with that sentiment. There was no one thinking to themselves that the Phillies were going to be a team just two games over .500 this season after acquiring Bryce Harper, Andrew McCutchen, Jean Segura, and JT […]Read more "Are “Curveball Machines” and Lineup Changes enough to save the Phillies season?"
Over the past several years, the Phillies have used high draft picks and significant trades to help bolster their once weak farm system. While it is undeniable that the front office has been successful in gearing up for a youth movement for the team, it certainly has not been perfect. Drafting and evaluating talent is […]Read more "Phillies Farm System Wrap-up Part 1: The Bad"
News broke yesterday afternoon that second baseman and leadoff hitter Cesar Hernandez will miss the next six weeks with what is being called a strained oblique muscle.With Hernadez hitting the disabled list for an extended period of time, the Phillies are going to have to make a roster move to give them another infielder. Now, […]Read more "Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez Sidelined: It’s Scott Kingery Time"
On April 18, newly acquired left fielder Howie Kendrick hit the disabled list with an apparent oblique injury. He was placed on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 16. He’s now spent 17 days out of commission, and reports say he’s started to hit off a tee and take light batting practice. That, however, doesn’t […]Read more "Aaron Altherr deserves the every day start for the Phillies"
After being beatdown 14-4 Tuesday against the Mets, the Phils were looking to bounce back on Wednesday night. Vince Velasquez was on the bump for his second start of the season and would be backed by the following lineup: Phillies lineup tonight vs. Mets pic.twitter.com/vHtPlydqAI — Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) April 12, 2017 The game didn’t […]Read more "Phillies Game 9 Recap: Phils Drop Third Straight with loss to Mets"
Skipper Pete Mackanin sent out likely Opening Day starter Jeremy Hellickson to face the Toronto Blue Jays on a sunny day in Florida. Hellickson would be supported by the following lineup. We take the short ride up to Dunedin today to face the Blue Jays at 1:07pm. Here's our lineup. #GoPhils ? @SportsRadioWIP pic.twitter.com/quq6sftDHQ — […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training: Game 3 recap and notes"
Game 2 of Spring Training marks the home opener for the Phils. The team would open its doors for the inaugural game at the newly-named Spectrum Field. Stretch reliever Adam Morgan would start the game vs. the New York Yankees on a beautiful day in Tampa. Morgan would be supported with what may be the […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training: Game 2 recap and notes"
We are in some pretty dark times as fans of the Philadelphia sports teams. The Sixers and Phillies are arguably two of the worst teams in all of American professional sports while the Eagles and Flyers just cannot seem to make the leap into playoff contention. All the doom and gloom aside, there is a […]Read more "How the Phillies could be the next Philadelphia sports team to win a championship"