The constant debate between Phillies fans recently has been whether the Phillies would be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. On one side, the Phillies have been hovering around .500 and don’t really have a shot at a wildcard. On the other, the New York Mets look vulnerable at the top of the division. […]Read more "The Phillies Could Be Big Buyers Before the Trade Deadline"
When Travis Jankowski first came up to the Phillies’ club at the end of May, expectations were set extremely low for the local guy. Prior to returning to the Philadelphia area, Jankowski spent six years in the Majors with the Padres and Reds. Possessing a .238/.315.313 slash line over that stretch, the outfielder was strictly […]Read more "A strong surge at the plate bodes well for Travis Jankowski"
During the month of June, the Phillies recorded 12 wins and 12 losses. As Thanos would say, “Perfectly balanced, as all things should be.” Thanos would be a terrible baseball fan. The Phillies hit a pair of major low points in the month of June. On June 26th, the Phillies faced their largest deficit in […]Read more "The Phillies are surging thanks to breakouts from these players"
The New York Mets miscalculated. That alone would be enough to make the Phillies’ smile, but Zack Wheeler and his 2021 campaign have left nothing on the table. So let’s start at the beginning and see what led to Wheeler landing in Philadelphia, eventually closing out the 2021 All-Star game for the National League, and […]Read more "Based on His Career, Zack Wheeler Is Aiming to Be a Cy Young Candidate"
Ranger Suárez pitched just four innings in an abbreviated 2020. Let me repeat- Ranger Suarez only pitched four innings last season. Four innings. Four innings that would prove inconsequential as Suárez put himself in the driver’s seat on his way to heir-apparent closer to finish 2021 for the Philadelphia Phillies. Born in Pie de Cuesta, […]Read more "Phillies’ Ranger Suarez Has Big Expectations for the Second Half"
In a year full of streaky performances and comments to the media, Rhys Hoskins is quietly putting together what could be a career-best year. When Rhys Hoskins spoke to the Phillies’ media following his game-losing error against the Mets on June 26th, he implored the writers present to “Write about the good things too.” While […]Read more "Bottom Line: Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins is Having a Career-Best Year"
Cole Hamels, free-agent starting pitcher and forever Philadelphia sports heartthrob, will hold a showcase for teams on July 16 in Frisco, Texas per a report from Jon Heyman. Many of the top contenders in the league will be in attendance for a Cole Hamels self-held workout on Friday, including the Philadelphia Phillies. Heyman also reported […]Read more "Phillies Scouts To Attend Cole Hamels’ Workout in Texas"
If you’re like me, you were ready for a break after being tortured night in and night out watching the Phillies the tumultuous first half of the Phillies season. Nothing cures the anxiety that comes with a .500 team still in the playoff hunt like the All-star Break and taking in the All-star exhibition. The […]Read more "How did the Phillies all-star selections fare in last night’s game?"
Over the past few seasons, the front office of the Phillies has seemed to be terrible at finding the diamond in the rough. Not every player on the team can be a star and it’s about how well the role players can complement the rest of the team. Ronald Torreyes is changing that reputation. Trading […]Read more "Ronald Torreyes is putting the super in super-utility"
The year is 2045 and the Phillies are still an average baseball team, without talent in the farm system, their bullpen has broken their own record for blown saves in a year. Ok, you get the point. We all know how frustrating this baseball team is but, of course, they show life before the All-Star […]Read more "Can We Expect Phillies’ Dombrowski to Make Any Moves After the Break?"