The Philadelphia Phillies got back on the winning track Wednesday afternoon. After dropping their first (and only!) game of the season to the New York Mets on Tuesday night, the Phillies’ bats came alive on a beautiful afternoon. Despite Aaron Nola struggling a bit to start the game, he only let up one run en […]Read more "Phillies Kick Off Their Weekend at Atlanta With Wheeler Back on the Mound"
The Philadelphia Phillies have been one fun baseball team so far this season. Through a very mere six games, they have put themselves at the top of the division with a 5-1 record. After a season-opening sweep of the reigning NL East Champion Braves, Philadelphia found themselves in a potential reality check series against the […]Read more "Contextualizing the Phillies Sizzling Hot Start to the Season"
All good things must come to an end. The Phillies dropped their first game of the season in a loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Chase Anderson did a decent enough job for a fifth starter. In five innings, he only allowed two runs and struck out three. Vince Velasquez then came […]Read more "Aaron Nola Returns to the Mound as Phillies Wrap Up Series Against Mets"
Remember the dark days of late 2020? Dave Dombrowski has turned them all into a long and distant memory. The Phillies felt countries away in terms of distance from resigning JT Realmuto. Matt Klentak still held power in the Phillies’ front office. The bullpen remained a nauseating reminder of what happened during the 2020 season. […]Read more "All Hail Dave Dombrowski, Savior of the Phillies Bullpen"
Phillies’ baseball seems to be fun again, doesn’t it? The Phillies kicked off their season with a fun walk-off win Thursday afternoon. Aaron Nola shined until his last pitch, which was a costly mistake to Pablo Sandoval. The bullpen kept the scoresheet clean though, leading to Jean Segura’s game-winning base hit down the line. Fast forward to the weekend. Zack Wheeler showed his ability to […]Read more "Can the Phillies and Chase Anderson Conquer Stroman and the Mets?"
The Phillies’ top three pitchers were referred to as 1A, 1B, and 1C by manager Joe Girardi this offseason. The likings of Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, and Zach Eflin simply put on a show for the 8,000+ fans each game at Citizens Bank Park this weekend. The Phillies wound up with the sweep against, en […]Read more "Matt Moore Makes His Return to MLB as Phillies Face deGrom and Mets"
Phillies’ baseball seems to be fun again, doesn’t it? The Phillies kicked off their season with a fun walk-off win Thursday afternoon. Aaron Nola shined until his last pitch, which was a costly mistake to Pablo Sandoval. The bullpen kept the scoresheet clean though, leading to Jean Segura’s game-winning base hit down the line. Fast […]Read more "Zach Eflin Takes the Mound as Phillies Pitching Looks to Keep Rolling"
For the most part, Philadelphia Phillies’ ace Aaron Nola was dominant on opening day. In his fourth straight season-opening nod, he pitched 6.2 fantastic innings. It was until Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run moon shot on Nola’s lone mistake on the day that got the right-hander pulled. The Phillies’ bullpen ended up keeping the Braves […]Read more "Zack Wheeler’s Push to be the Phillies Second ‘Ace’ Starts Today"
The first week of spring training is in the books for the Philadelphia Phillies. At this point, we’ve seen nearly all of their expected opening day starting nine at some point, in one way or another. After numerous media days, with a game or two sprinkled in, some of the players that are the “faces” […]Read more "Are the Expectations For Phillies’ OF Bryce Harper Too High?"
Winning the MVP is nothing new to Bryce Harper. The $330 million man won the NL MVP when he was just 22 years old with the Nationals as he first ascended into MLB stardom. This year, Harper’s MVP odds can be found to be anywhere between 13/1 and 20/1 and he sits at the 6th […]Read more "Will Bryce Harper be an MVP candidate in 2020?"