With no perfect option available, the Phillies will need to compromise when they sign a free agent starter. How should they make that choice?Read more "The Phillies will need to compromise when they sign a new starting pitcher"
When we think of truly memorable baseball players, the Philadelphia Phillies bring a great deal to the table in terms of the personalities that they have developed over the years. Some well-known names include Mike Schmidt, Chase Utley, Tug McGraw, and Ryan Howard. However, other individuals have taken on a life of their own in […]Read more "Is Pete Rose the Best Phillies Player of All Time?"
Amazingly, a season that was once in severe jeopardy to even occur has come and gone. Phillies fans watched as playoff hopes slipped away, but for many, it was a season of excitement. After a vaunted battle between the league’s top two teams in the World Series ended with the Dodgers’ clinching a championship over […]Read more "Free Agency Primer: Which Starting Pitcher should the Phillies target?"
Continuing our series looking at the 2020 Phillies’ roster, we look today at the starting rotation to determine who should stay for the 2021 season. Looking overall, the Phillies’ starting rotation held a 4.08 ERA in 2020, 10th best in the league. For the sake of this article, we ignore bullpen pitchers who made spot […]Read more "Who Should Return to the Phillies’ Rotation in 2021?"
Mariekson Julius Gregorius, or “Didi” as he is better known, is one of the most unique personalities that has come to the Phillies. From the seemingly never-ending smile on his face and the four languages he fluently speaks, to being one of the best follows on Twitter, Sir Didi Gregorius has grown into one of […]Read more "Will the Phillies bring back Didi Gregorius this offseason?"
Sorry, Bryce Harper, JT Realmuto isn’t going to stay with the Phillies. If reports are true, Realmuto’s eyes are set on around $200 million for his next contract. Joe Mauer holds the record for annual average value for a catcher with $23 million per year in his 8-year/ $184 million contract. That contract extension kicked […]Read more "Should the Phillies set their sights on James McCann?"
A week after the resignation of ex-general manager Matt Klentak, the Phillies front office may be set to undergo more change up top. Phillies president Andy MacPhail, 68, has fancied retirement lately and the franchise would prefer to vacate his position in the near future, according to insider Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Per […]Read more "Phillies Reportedly Not Done Overhauling Front Office"
The writing had been on the wall for quite some time that former Phillies general manager Matt Klentak would not carry the same designation in 2021. After watching the team he crafted crumble while their division counterparts surged towards the postseason, it became abundantly clear that a change in leadership was needed in Philly. Admittedly, […]Read more "Five Intriguing Options to Replace Klentak as Phillies GM"
For some inexplicable, unfathomable, bizarre reason or another, the Phillies STILL have yet to extend (best) catcher (in baseball) J.T Realmuto. Despite leading all qualifying catchers (3.1 PA/team game played) in home runs (11) and RBIs (32), as well as recording the second-most hits (46), Realmuto still has not accomplished enough to persuade the Phillies […]Read more "Latest comments from Phillies owner don’t bode well for J.T Realmuto"
For the most part, the Phillies didn’t have much of an injury problem in the 2020 season. A Jay Bruce here, an Adam Morgan there. Nothing was too bad. During a huge series against the Marlins, the Phillies had both JT Realmuto and Rhys Hoskins go down with injuries. JT Realmuto should be fine in […]Read more "How Rhys Hoskins’ elbow injury impacts the Phillies"