To quote arguably the greatest boy band in history, “Quit Playing Games with my Heart.” The Red Sox just swept the Phillies in a two-game series. The Phillies sat 5 games out of the final wild-card spot with 14 games. 11 of those games were on the road, starting with the division leaders, Atlanta Braves. […]Read more "Just when you thought it was all over, the Phillies pull you back in for one last rodeo"
The Phillies have placed Corey Dickerson on the 60-day Injured Reserve. Matt Gelb quickly confirmed the news, stating that Dickerson has a fractured foot. Dickerson had been one of the best trade deadline acquisitions. With the Phillies, Dickerson slashed .293/.307/.579. In just 34 games, Dickerson racked up 8 HR, 10 doubles, and 34 RBI. Phillies […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies’ Corey Dickerson out for the season"
The Phillies suffered a two-game sweep at the hands of the Boston Red Sox this weekend. Losing Saturday’s game 2-1 and Sunday’s game 6-3. In doing so they are now 4.5 games out of the second wild-card spot. Their remaining schedule doesn’t help as the teams they play still have something to play for. The […]Read more "Phillies’ have a Mountain to climb after being swept by Red Sox"
What do Jason Bay, John Mayberry Jr., Cliff Lee, and Justin Turner all have in common? They were all featured in the last game where the Phillies clinched a winning season. On August 22, 2011, The Phillies destroyed the Mets 10-0 to win the 82nd game. The game featured a great 7 innings by Cliff […]Read more "How the Phillies can still finish with a winning record"
Tale of the Tape The Phillies (76-70) continue their six-game homestand and welcome the Boston Red Sox (77-70) into town for a quick two-game interleague series. Following a 9-5, series-splitting victory over the Braves, the Phillies look to maintain their winning ways at Citizens Bank Park. Boston, whom the Phillies swept in their last endeavor […]Read more "It’s time to start the run: Phillies vs Red Sox series preview"
Heading into last offseason, the Phillies boasted an exclusively right-handed starting rotation and were desperate for a lefty starter. Not only did the team need a southpaw or two to balance out their rotation, but needed a serviceable starter to bolster a group that sported a 5.66 ERA for 2018 Phillies starters not named Aaron […]Read more "Dallas Keuchel reminds the Phillies what they’re missing out on"
There is no doubt about it in baseball that Ken Rosenthal is one of the premier baseball reporters out there. He is in the company of those like Hall of Famer Jayson Stark. So naturally, when Rosenthal comes out with a piece on the Phillies, you know he has it together. I encourage you all […]Read more "Should we be concerned with Phillies’ front office decision-making?"
Last season was a mixed bag for Phillies pitcher Nick Pivetta. The Canadian right-hander recorded a 4.77 ERA and compiled 14 losses across 32 starts (164 IP) in 2018. Additionally, among pitchers with at least 150 innings pitched, Pivetta had the third-highest rate of hits allowed, ahead of only Jon Gray and Dylan Bundy. Things […]Read more "Why the Phillies should keep a longer leash on Nick Pivetta"
After an eventful offseason and strong start to the season, things have not gone according to plan for the Phillies. Andrew McCutchen, Seranthony Dominguez, Pat Neshek, Tommy Hunter, and David Robertson have all been lost to injury. Odubel Herrera was removed from the roster following a domestic violence charge. Just about every single pitcher in […]Read more "‘Never-Say-Die’ Phillies are now living on a prayer as wildcard race begins"
The Reading Fightin Phillies season came to an end Friday night. The Trenton Thunder completed the three-game sweep of the Fightins. Playoff baseball came back to FirstEnergy Stadium for the first time in three years. Game 1 The Fightins got 7 strong innings out of their ace, Spencer Howard. The Phillies top Pitching prospected ended […]Read more "On the Pharm: Reading Fightins swept out of the playoffs"