As I wrote yesterday, I was hoping that the Phillies fired John Malle and replaced him with a Charlie Manuel type hitting coach. Well, the Phillies did just that, only it was Uncle Charlie himself who will be the hitting coach. what great news. Lost in this is this news that Matt Klentak went out […]Read more "What does the Phillies’ signing of veteran catcher mean for Andrew Knapp?"
Just a few short months ago, things were going absolutely swimmingly for the fightin’ Phils. Under GM Matt Klentak, they executed one of the most masterful offseasons in recent baseball history, not only nabbing all-star batters Jean Segura and J.T Realmuto, but landing the crown jewel of free agency in superstar slugger Bryce Harper as […]Read more "Why the Phillies should punt at the trade deadline"
Excitement and anticipation swells with each passing day as we inch closer to the annual MLB Winter Meetings. A mere three days before every franchise flies their finest front office brass to Las Vegas to discuss potential deals with their rival big wigs. Every winter agreements are made that completely alter the trajectory of a franchise. […]Read more "Phillies offseason outlook: Quantum Leap"
Late Sunday night, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported that the Phillies and Mariners had agreed, in principal, to a trade that would send shortstop JP Crawford and Carlos Santana to Seattle in exchange for infielder Jean Segura. More updates today include that the Mariners may send another veteran to the Phillies, and that the […]Read more "Trading for Jean Segura shows Phillies commitment to winning now"