The Phillies are currently playing at the home of the manager for the National League All-Star squad. Since the Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series, Dave Roberts is the man in charge of selecting reserves and pitchers for the Mid Summer Classic. Many Phillies will get to make their case, including JT Realmuto, Zack […]Read more "Phillies’ Second Basemen Jean Segura Deserves To Be An MLB All Star This Year"
A new American hero, 3 walk-off wins, and a dominant Aaron Nola start have put the Phillies back over .500. The New York Yankees were the latest victim of the Phillies, being swept by them for the first time since 1997. Now the Phillies head to the bright lights of Hollywood to square up against […]Read more "Streaking Phillies look to make a statement in Hollywood"
There are a lot of pitchers having major success across the league this year. After a few years of batter-friendly baseball, it appears as though the tide has swung back in favor of pitchers. Currently, a whopping 29 pitchers boasting a sub-3.00 ERA (minimum 1.0 IP per team game) Furthermore, over half of these pitchers […]Read more "Why Phillies’ Zack Wheeler Deserves An All-Star Spot This Year"
When the Phillies inked starting pitcher Zack Wheeler to a 5-year, $118M pact in 2019, it quickly became apparent that they envisioned him as a front-end starter. This was a fairly lofty goal for the then-29-year-old hurler that had never amassed more than 12 wins in a single season. Not only had Wheeler not compiled […]Read more "Zack Wheeler Has Quietly Evolved Into an Ace in Philly"
Last night, the Sixers put on a clinic, beating the Hawks by nearly 20 points to tie the series up 1-1. One of the biggest reasons the team was able to bounce back after a sluggish start to the series was their vaunted defensive efforts against Hawks star Trae Young. Young, who scorched the Sixers […]Read more "Did the Sixers Discover the Secret to Negating Trae Young?"
2020 has been one hell of a year. Amidst a pandemic, civil unrest, and a crazed presidential election, Major League Soccer (MLS) and the Philadelphia Union have rolled on! Not only have the Union been playing through this pandemic, but they have been the best team throughout this crazy condensed season. With a record of […]Read more "All eyes need to be on the Union this evening in Philadelphia"
It happened again. Our high hopes and the sweet taste of victory over a bitter rival were dashed again. This time it was thanks to salty veteran Ryan Zimmerman. Seranthony got the first 2 outs in the 9th on flyouts by Harper and Rendón and then Zimmerman. Zimmerman did this. Ryan Zimmerman sends 'em home […]Read more "Heartbreak after heartbreak: Why it’s difficult to be a Phillies fan right now"
The Flyers enter tonights game against the Islanders in a much win situation. Coming off an ugly 5-1 home loss at the expense of the Penguins Tuesday, the Flyers need to rebound quickly against the Islanders. Tuesday’s loss was marked by a poor and lifeless 2nd period against the Penguins. During the 2nd period, the […]Read more "Flyers vs Islanders preview: A new face will take to the ice for the orange and black"
Tomorrow marks a national treasure for me. Thanksgiving is egregiously overlooked in the modern era, as many are eager to move into December and get to the Christmas season. But give Thanksgiving its due. How often can you stay at home, be a glutton in the kitchen, and watch the Lions lose ceremoniously each year? […]Read more "The Eagles, the Process, the rebuild: Four things Philadelphia sports fans have to be thankful for"
This weekend the Sixers won a close one against the Dallas Mavericks but it seems that more of the talk was about Markelle Fultz injury, Jahlil Okafors lack of playing time and who we should trade him for. What should be talked about is the magic that Ben Simmons performs on the floor each night […]Read more "Six Shots from the Sixers weekend that was"