Quick, if I asked you what Victor Arano’s career ERA was, what would you guess? 4.2? 3.5? 3.9? 3.2? Have your answers ready? 2.65. That’s right. Since being called up in 2017, Victor Arano has a 2.65 ERA with the Phillies. Success in the majors is nothing new for a pitcher who has often been […]Read more "Could Victor Arano be the Phillies’ bullpen savior?"
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?"
Last night, the Phillies fell to the Marlins 7-2 to drop their 24th game in 30 tries, lowering their record to a season low 17-33. Despite the continued bad play from the team as a whole, the storyline of the night was likely the departure of starting pitcher Vince Velasquez after just 1.1 innings pitched. […]Read more "The biggest problems for Phillies pitcher Vince Velasquez are the little ones"