Let’s talk about life goals. Some people want to travel abroad and live in different cultures. Others find nirvana traveling all over to various music festivals, whatever the genre may be. For the sports fan, a life goal could be to witness their favorite team win a championship series or game live. For “The Baseball […]Read more "The Baseball Pilgrim: A Phillies Fan’s Voyage"
Before we get into any of this, let me make one thing clear. THE CORONA VIRUS IS NOT SUPER DEADLY BUT IS A CREDIBLE THREAT. Italy has been shut down. Large public gatherings are being banned in the US. The NBA season has been suspended. March Madness will be played without fans. Please, please, please […]Read more "Could the Phillies be fanless on Opening Day?"
Last season was a mixed bag for the Phillies. After an eventful offseason in which they acquired an unprecedented three all-stars in one offseason- including superstar slugger and MLB cornerstone Bryce Harper- the Phillies began the season with incredibly high hopes. The Phillies, benefitting from the fruits of $403M worth of offseason investments, were surging […]Read more "Examining How the Phillies Can Stabilize Troublesome Bullpen"
It’s time to celebrate Phillies’ fans! MLB.com just released their updated top-30 prospect rankings for the NL East and with it a whole new list of Phillies’ prospects. Who’s at the top? Who are the biggest risers and fallers? Who’s new to the list and who’s gone? Let’s check it out. (for reference, I’ll be […]Read more "How do future Phillies fair in MLB Prospect rankings?"
With NBC Sports Philadelphia not broadcasting many Phillies games this Spring, what better way to keep up with the Phillies than a good old-fashioned column? The Phillies started out on Friday and I’ll catch you up with what happened through the following Saturday. This will be the longest report. Let’s look at some players and […]Read more "Phillies Spring Training Recap: Week 1"
Joe Girardi dropped a minor bombshell on Friday, revealing that Andrew McCutchen will not be ready for opening day. As Dean Martin once said, “Ain’t that a kick in the head?”. Everyone was expecting the 2013 NL MVP to be back in time for opening day. McCutchen won’t be reading until further into April. That […]Read more "The Phillies suddenly have a left field competition"
Hey, you. Yes, you. Are you annoyed about the new changes to the Philly Phanatic? Does the slightest sight of the “New Phanatic” send you into a blind rage? I have one more question for you. Why? Look at it. What change is so offensive? I see hardly see the difference. He’s got stars in […]Read more "Why have Phillies’ changes to the Phanatic caused such a stir?"
Baseball season is finally back. The Philadelphia Phillies kicked off their unofficial season, traveling to Lakeland, Florida to take on the Tigers. Jordan Zimmerman tossed the first pitch, and thus baseball returned. The Phillies trailed for the majority of the game, as Nick Pivetta allowed three runs early. After a fairly noneventful game, scoring burst […]Read more "Five things we learned during the Phillies’ opening Spring Training game"
J.T, Realmuto will know the outcome of his 2020 salary tomorrow. His arbitration hearing is set for Wednesday in Phoenix Arizona. Realmuto will workout with the team on Tuesday and will then board a plane and fly to Arizona for the hearing. Realmuto is in his third and final season of arbitration. He becomes a […]Read more "J.T. Realmuto’s Arbitration Hearing set For Wednesday"
Prior to signing with Philadelphia this offseason, Zack Wheeler spent the first five years of his career in the Big Apple. He was stellar there when healthy. Wheeler, 29, has been plagued by injuries and inconsistency in his career. Despite this, he possesses elite stuff — his 97-mph average velocity was fourth-best in the majors […]Read more "Can Zack Wheeler rekindle the Phillies-Mets rivalry?"