The 2021 MLB draft is slowly approaching, with the event set to kick off on July 11th. The Phillies currently sit at pick #13 in the first round. With the pick this year, it’s likely that whoever they pick wouldn’t be expected to play for the big league club, if they made it, for upwards […]Read more "Phillies’ Mock Draft: Could Chase Petty, a Hard-Throwing, Local Prospect Fall to 13?"
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! You’ve made it to another Opening Day! Who’s ready for some Philadelphia Phillies baseball?!? The Phillies get thrown straight into the fire against the reigning NL East Champion Atlanta Braves. Surprisingly, the Phillies have played the Braves tough the past 2 seasons. They’ve gone a combined 15-14 against them. to make the playoffs in […]Read more "Series Preview: Phillies Open Season Against the Braves"
Hi, everyone. Alec here. The 2021 MLB season is upon us, thank goodness. Our Philadelphia Phillies are set to start a promising season within the most competitive division in all of baseball. Some are saying that predicting the outcome of the NL East is impossible. Well, I guess I’m attempting the impossible. Along with the […]Read more "MLB Predictions: Making Predictions for the 2021 Phillies and MLB Season"
When the Phillies and Andrew Knapp avoided arbitration earlier this month with a one-year $1.1 million deal, it solidified that Knapp stay in Philadelphia for the 2021 season. What remains to be seen is the role the 29-year-old catcher will take. Andrew Knapp is a two-fold back-up for J.T. Realmuto. 1. He’ll back up Realmuto […]Read more "What is the plan for Andrew Knapp in 2021?"
In the recent week, we saw a glimpse of the Philadelphia Phillies’ front as they hired Dave Dombrowski to be their new president of baseball operations. Dombrowski, who has a clear history of helping teams become “win now” teams, has drawn some mixed feelings from the fanbase because of this. Despite typically trading away prospects, […]Read more "Everything You Need to Know about Dave Dombrowski’s Drafts"
Holding the 13th overall pick in this year’s Rule 5 Draft, the Philadelphia Phillies decided to select another infield utility player, Kyle Holder. The Phillies poached Holder from the Yankees’ organization. After signing former Yankees manager Joe Girardi and scouting director Brian Barber last year, this move could be more significant than some realize. Since […]Read more "Everything you need to know about 5th rule draft pick Kyle Holder"
The Philadelphia Phillies are a frustrating franchise. J.T. Realmuto is more likely than not hitting free agency and not returning to Philadelphia. Jean Segura is on the trading block now. And do you want to know the best part? They’re making all of these decisions without a general manager, as they still haven’t hired someone […]Read more "Phillies lock up some depth ahead of the non-tender deadline"
Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that Theo Epstein will step down as President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs. While news regarding Epstein’s decision automatically brought hope into the hearts of Phillies fans everywhere, that hope was short-lived. In a letter to his colleagues addressing the decision to step down, Epstein indicates that he […]Read more "Why the Phillies Cannot Wait a Year for Theo Epstein"
From 2007-2011, Phillies baseball was the hot ticket in Philadelphia. It hadn’t been since 1993 that the Philly Phaithful had something to be excited for in red pinstripes. During that time span, one of the most exciting and fun to watch players in baseball was coming into their own. Most fans in Philly knew him […]Read more "The Flyin’ Hawaiian Soars onto the Hall of Fame Ballot"
The Phillies front office seems to be a problem this offseason, with the President of Baseball Operations openly admitting that he essentially does not want the position anymore. Andy MacPhail, who has served as the Phillies President of Baseball Operations since 2015, said during his end of season presser that he is not interested in […]Read more "Phillies need Andy MacPhail to step down sooner rather than later"