The Phillies are set to face the Washington Nationals for the first time this season tomorrow as they travel to the Beltway for a three-game set. Monday was the first off-day for the Phillies since April 22nd. Over the 17-day stretch of games, the Phillies went 9-8 including a four-game sweep over the Brewers. The […]Read more "Phillies and Nationals Renew their Rivalry in the Beltway"
Since Joe Girardi was hired by the Phillies, has he lived up to your expectations? Has he done enough to get an extension? I am sure that we all remember the Phillies manager before Joe Girardi, as many fans did not connect with his style of coaching. For those that do not know, his name […]Read more "Has Phillies’ Manager Joe Girardi Been As Good As Advertised?"
The Philadelphia Phillies are one of the weirdest teams in baseball. The Phillies played what felt like Little League type of play on Sunday Night Baseball against the Mets last week. Then, all of the sudden, they swept the Milwaukee Brewers without some of their routine starters. Gotta love baseball, am I right? Phillies Vs. […]Read more "Coming off a Sweep, the Phillies Kick Off a Series Vs. the Atlanta Braves"
A few years ago, Zack Wheeler fell behind the shadow of the Met’s pitchers in front of him. Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and, yes, Matt Harvey all flashed ace potential. All things considered, Wheeler was a number 3 pitcher in a starting rotation that could flash number 2 potential. As a pitcher with a 98 […]Read more "Zack Wheeler is blossoming into an ace right before our eyes"
Wow, what a weird weekend of Phillies’ baseball, right? Phillies vs. Mets Recap The constant back-and-forth of wins and losses came to an end this weekend. The Phillies picked up an obsolete win on Friday night over the New York Mets. Here, the Phillies scored their only two runs on a strikeout. Chase Anderson struck […]Read more "Phillies Roundup: A Weird Weekend, Suspensions, and the Brewers in Town"
In the Phillies’ win over the New York Mets last Friday, it was a bench-clearing confrontation that served as the highlight of the game. With two on and two out at the top of the eighth inning, locked in a one-run ballgame, Phils reliever José Alvarado struck out Dominic Smith for the final out of […]Read more "Phillies Reliever José Alvarado Suspended Three Games"
Wouldn’t it be nice if every starter did what Zach Wheeler did his last start? He pitched 8.0 strong innings, gave up 1 hit, 1 earned run, with 9 strikeouts. Wheeler gave the Phillies’ bullpen a much-needed night off as Hector Neris was the only bullpen arm used. The Phillies had a small number of […]Read more "The Phillies Bullpen Had a Much Needed Reinforcement Return This Week"
In a shocking turn of events, the Phillies announced that they have recalled Odubel Herrera on Monday. Herrera, 29, will be the starting centerfielder tonight, batting seventh as the Phillies face the Cardinals. Herrera will make his first major league appearance in nearly two years following his domestic abuse case in May 2019. The outfielder […]Read more "Was Odubel Herrera the Phillies’ Last Remaining Option in Centerfield?"
When I think of a Phillies-versus-Cardinals series, nothing good comes to mind. I think of squirrels, torn Achilles tendons, and Adam Wainwright. With any luck, only one of those will occur as the Phillies play four games in St. Louis to kick off the week. The Teams Coming Into the Series St. Louis Cardinals The […]Read more "Phillies Look to Right the Ship Vs. Red-Hot Cardinals"
The Philadelphia Phillies have definitely been an up-and-down team this season. Honestly, it’s been a tale of two teams so far. At home, the Phillies showcase a stellar 8-4 record, but a putrid 1-5 record on the road. They have a great chance to rebound and improve that record away from Citizens Bank Park this […]Read more "Phillies Head Out West to Take on the Colorado Rockies"