For the first time since 2015, the San Francisco Giants have won a series in Philadelphia. They won the first 2 games and the Phillies salvaged game 3. It was a series that could’ve easily been swept by the Phillies had they not been hit by the IL bug. Many things happened during this series. […]Read more "Four things we learned about the Phillies in recent series against the Giants"
Following injuries to both of their starting middle infielders, the Phillies recalled prospect Nick Maton to make his major-league debut on Tuesday. Didi Gregorius missed the entirety of the Giants’ series due to inflammation in his throwing elbow. Jean Segura, meanwhile, has a strained right quadricep and has gone to the 10-day Injured List. To […]Read more "Nick Maton is Making Good Impressions in His First Big League Stretch"
The Phillies are coming off of a tough loss to the San Francisco Giants and go into their second game of the series with a very different looking lineup. Here’s all you need to know. Jean Segura is out after picking up an injury in last night’s loss. A right quad strain has placed him […]Read more "Phillies news roundup: Multiple injury updates and two roster moves"
The Phillies appear to have run into their first major hurdle of what was always going to be a very different season. The team announced on Monday afternoon that they’re placing three players on the COVID list along with two more coaches. There are now five coaches on the list. The players in question are […]Read more "Two Phillies prospects set to make major league debuts due to COVID setbacks"
Sure, the Phillies’ centerfield position is a problem, Matt Moore has been abysmal thus far, and the everyday hitters have been streaky but look past all of that. Who is going to come off the bench and get a clutch hit late in the game against a left-handed pitcher? Andrew Knapp is a better left-handed […]Read more "Three Options the Phillies Could Look At To Bolster Their Hitting Depth"
The Philadelphia Phillies are flying home to face the St. Louis Cardinals after a depressing road trip that saw the team go 1-5. The first road trip of the year for the Phillies ended up being a minor disaster. Between a 3-game set in Atlanta and a rain-shortened 3-game set in New York, the Phillies […]Read more "Series Preview: Phillies Fly Home to Face Cardinals"
Rhys Hoskins started out 2021 with a hot bat, but something noticeable has been missing. Is Hoskins still the same player? As pointed out by Philly Sports Network contributor Jayln Smoot, the Phillies’ first baseman, Rhys Hoskins, has started the season in a solid way. Since that piece has been out, Hoskins has cooled a bit. […]Read more "Is It Now Time To Be Concerned about Rhys Hoskins?"
It hasn’t been a secret. The Phillies’ center field duo of Roman Quinn and Adam Haseley has not been working. Quinn has just 1 hit in 17 at bats and Haseley has hit just .190. Their performance has forced the Phillies’ hand into calling up their first number 1 overall pick since Pat Burrell, Mickey […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies call up top draft pick Mickey Moniak"
During Spring Training, Mickey Moniak was outperforming every Phillies’ center field candidate by a longshot. But the farther the Phillies got into Spring Training, the fewer at-bats Moniak got per game. It quickly became apparent that Moniak never got a fair look and eventually got sent down. The Current CF Setup Just Isn’t Working It […]Read more "It’s Time for the Phillies to Recall Center Fielder Mickey Moniak"
The Phillies dropped their first series of the season at the hands of the Atlanta Braves over the weekend. To follow this up, they’ll have another four-game set against the New York Mets to start this week off. The schedule makers are not the best of friends with the Phillies, apparently. Nonetheless, the Phillies took […]Read more "Chase Anderson Gets the Nod as Phillies Kickoff Four-Game Set Vs. Mets"