In his introductory press conference, new Phillies pitching coach Caleb Cotham stated that the Phillies have “three guys that can go out and be Cy Youngs.” Aaron Nola and Zack Wheeler are clearly the first two, but fans have speculated as to who the third could be that Cotham eluded to. While there is an […]Read more "Is Zach Eflin a Future Cy Young Award Winner?"
It came as a shock when Phillies pitching coach Bryan Price called it a career after just 1 season into his 3-year contract. Price looked to be a revelation for the Phillies. In his eventful career, he started as the pitching coach of the 2001 Seattle Mariners – only the winningest team in baseball history. […]Read more "Phillies officially ink new pitching coach Caleb Cotham"
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"
The Phillies don’t have much of a hallowed past when it comes to recruiting MLB level players from overseas. They have never had an Ichiro, Yu Darvish, Hideki Matsui, or Hideo Nomo. The last player the Phillies had on their roster from the Far East was the Korean Baseball Organization standout Hyun Soo Kim. After […]Read more "Could the Phillies spring a surprise in replacing Didi Gregorius?"
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?"