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?"
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"
New owner Steve Cohen wasted no time overhauling the front office of the New York Mets. Just hours after officially completing the purchase, but what does his arrival mean for the Phillies? Cohen fired GM Brodie Van Wagenen and the entire Mets front office. The 64-year-old who spent a record $2.4 billion to purchase the […]Read more "What a new Mets owner means for the future of the Phillies"
Jon Heyman reported on Twitter today that the Tampa Bay Rays had declined to pick up the option on Charlie Morton, making him a free agent. Morton turns 37 in two weeks. During this shortened season he went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA. He started nine games and pitched 38 innings. That’s an average of […]Read more "Would reuniting with Charlie Morton improve the Phillies bullpen?"
Following our in-depth look at who should return to the Phillies’ roster in 2021, we now look outward and ask the question who should the Phillies pursue in free agency this offseason? First, here’s a quick summary regarding who we believe should return to Philly next year: Infield: J.T. Realmuto*, Rhys Hoskins, Scott Kingery, Alec […]Read more "What Positions Should the Phillies Pursue in Free Agency?"
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?"