There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and the Phillies dropping a series to the Marlins to begin an underwhelming season. From there, things have not really gotten much better. The Phillies are coming off of a devastating, and incredibly embarrassing, series sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. In that series, the Phillies had multiple […]Read more "Phillies look to bounce back against Mets: Series Preview"
After over a week of not having any baseball, the Phillies finally got back into action on Monday against the powerful New York Yankees. The Phillies got off to a slow start with their season reopener, dropping the first game of the series, 6-3. To follow that dreadful game up, the Phillies had dual-aces Zack […]Read more "Phillies bullpen looking to find an even-keel against Braves"
For the first time in what felt like forever, we had REAL Phillies baseball yesterday. Roughly 120 days removed from their scheduled season opener, the Phillies made their season debut against the Miami Marlins. Usually, teams all across the MLB would be knee-deep in trade rumors as teams looked to shore up any weaknesses for […]Read more "Biggest Takeaways from Phillies Opening Day"
When the owners and players’ association agreed on a 60-game season, there were no expanded players. Here, on the first day of the season, the association and MLB have agreed to a whole new playoff format. Instead of 10 teams, there will now be 16. Just for this season, over half of MLB’s 30 teams […]Read more "What MLB playoff expansion means for the Phillies"
With baseball opening up tonight, and the Phillies’ first game back a mere 24 hours away, Philadelphia has finally released their 30-man roster. The official roster shouldn’t come as a surprise. Big “minor” league names Alec Bohm and Spencer Howard should be added to the roster after five games, as this will keep an extra […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Phillies release Opening Day roster"
With only one day until the first pitch in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 2020 season, the Philly Sports Network Phillies’ team wanted to see how right- or wrong- we could be with the division winners, MLB awards, and the playoffs. Make sure to check out the Phillies’ page to see the rest of the staff’s picks […]Read more "PSN Picks the MLB Season: Ricky’s Picks"
For the first time in MLB history, we will see a universal DH. While this has been rumored to happen seemingly every year, we will get a chance to see it in play in this unique 60-game season. This is perhaps the biggest change that we will see to this year’s game-play and is one […]Read more "Who are the Phillies’ top designated hitter options?"
Yesterday, we heard great news come out of the MLB. The players and owners finally reached an agreement: The season will look to start July 23rd with some primetime games. The day after, the rest of the teams, most likely including the Phillies, will get their first game in. The status of fan attendance is […]Read more "Will the Phillies Go Over Vegas’ 31.5 Win Prediction?"
The new 5-round format of the MLB draft wrapped up this past week and the Phillies added 4 new players to the organization. The days of the 40 round marathon drafts are over and the impact of this will be a storyline to watch going forward. As it is, the new talent that the Phillies […]Read more "Everything you need to know about this year’s Phillies’ draft class"
The MLB draft, often overlooked, is currently going on. The Phillies had the #15 pick, and took right handed pitcher Mick Abel. Abel, a Jesuit High School grad, is the first Oregonian chosen in the first round since 1994. He led Jesuit HS to a state title recently as well, earning him Gatorade Player of […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Phillies Draft RHP Mick Abel In First Round"