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"
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"
Sunday is a day of rest for many, but not the Philadelphia Phillies. Sitting at the top of the National League with a 5-3 record, the team endured a bump in the road today and had to make a corresponding move as a result. Recently signed pitcher Archie Bradley hit the 10-day injured list with […]Read more "Instant analysis: Archie Bradley’s injury shakes up the Phillies bullpen"
Friday night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ defense. As […]Read more "Can Matt Moore Rebound as Phillies Look to Avoid Sweep Against Braves?"
Last night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ […]Read more "Phillies’ Zach Eflin Returns to the Mound in a Saturday Night Game Against Braves"
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?"