Phillies fans everywhere are rejoicing as we are two weeks away from Opening Day. The Phillies now know their full 2020 schedule, and fans wonder if the Phillies can win the NL East with such a stacked schedule. That is where OOTP 21 comes in to play. Out of the Park Baseball 21 is largely […]Read more "Phillies get off to a shaky start in simulation of shortened season"
It is no secret that the Phillies and Catcher JT Realmuto have been unable to reach a long-term deal yet. From Realmuto talking about his desire to come back to Bryce Harper literally shouting to the heavens to “Sign Him,” it seems as if everyone is on the same page for what uniform he should […]Read more "Why are the Phillies willing to Roll Dice with Realmuto?"
The smell of fresh-cut grass mixing with the flavors of concession stand wares. The sound of wooden bats connecting with leather as a ball is sent into the horizon. The taste of a ballpark hot dog being washed down with your favorite sugary drink. The feel of a glove in your hand and the anticipation […]Read more "How a summer without Minor League Baseball impacts the Phillies"
The Phillies have been playing with fire by not locking up JT Realmuto to a long-term deal at this point in time. The team made waves when he came over to the organization in a trade with the Marlins for Sixto Sanchez, Will Stewart, Jorge Alfaro, and international bonus slot money prior to last season. […]Read more "It’s time for the Phillies to bite the bullet and pay Realmuto"
We’ve all been there. Whether you were a Boy Scout, Girl Scout, or some other scout, you’ve experienced summer camp. You went away from home for a week (hopefully with some friends in tow) around June or July, “slept” in either a sleeping bag or on a cot, stayed up by the campfire, and woke […]Read more "What would a Phillies Summer Camp look like?"
Last time, we took a look around the National League East as the Phillies prepare for the shortened 2020 season. In the 60-game season, the Phillies are reported to play 60 games: 40 against the NL East, and 20 against the American League East. In a season in which the Phillies are already projected to […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: AL East"
The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to release their 60-man player pools was supposed to be Sunday at 4 PM. Apparently, the Phillies didn’t get that message as they were about 6 hours late with their roster. There, naturally, were a few surprises. The first and foremost being that the Phillies elected to only […]Read more "Everything you need to know about the Phillies’60-man player pool"
We have all pictured ourselves running out of the tunnel of Citizens Bank Park in front of 40,000 screaming fans. For Jake McKenna, this dream just became one step closer to reality. As a lifelong Phillies fan and nervous MLB prospect, Jake found his home as he transitions to the next level. The lefty pitcher […]Read more "Local Pitcher’s dream of playing for the Phillies is coming true"
Back in December of 2009, the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay, Doc, as we’d come to know. I was a young baseball fan still angry at Derek Jeter, A-Rod, and especially Hideki Matsui. All I knew is that we were getting better with this addition. I really had no idea who Roy Halladay was. The […]Read more "Reacting to ESPN’s “Imperfect” documentary"
March 26th should’ve been the day the Phillies opened the season in Miami. Almost 2 month have flown by that date without any baseball. Here in Reading, PA, the Fightin’ Phils were supposed to open the AA season at home on April 9th. We’re all missing baseball right now and late at night, as I […]Read more "Is Bull’s Barbecue the best food stand in baseball?"