Experts all agreed that the Nationals could be the biggest threat to the Dodgers if they made the playoffs. The experts were right. The Nationals pitching rotation powered them to their first World Series. Max Scherzer headlines that group of starters. Without Scherzer, the Nationals would most likely not be in this position. No matter […]Read more "Gerrit Cole could be the Phillies’ Max Scherzer if they are willing to spend"
If your kid has to receive a report card at the end of their year, then why shouldn’t the Phillies? I’m going to break down grades by overall starting pitching, relief pitching, and batters. I’ll also present grades to individual players and coaches. The report card will be broken into 3 separate pieces, for your […]Read more "Phillies end of season report card: Starting Pitching"
Zach Eflin’s season has not been an easy one. From June 24th to July 27th, Eflin fell apart at the seams. His ERA inflated from 2.83 to 4.63 where it would peak for the season. During that 6-game time span, Eflin had an ERA of 10.46. Opposing batters had a .382 batting average and an […]Read more "Has Zach Eflin cemented himself into the Phillies’ 2020 rotation?"
Ever since the Phillies lost David Robertson, there hasn’t been anyone regarded as a ‘set up’ man in the bullpen. Many fans have clamored for the Phillies to go out and hunt for a ‘set up’ man on the trade market. The search may now be over as the Hunter has become the hunted. If […]Read more "Is the Phillies “Hunt” for a new ‘Set Up’ man finally over?"
The only fireworks that the Phillies were setting off on Jully 4th were off of the bats of the Atlanta Braves. Zach Eflin allowed 2, as did Edgar Garcia. Austin Davis joined the party with 1 after being recalled from AAA. Those 5 home runs put the Phillies at 150 given up in just 87 […]Read more "Phillies’ pitchers are on historically bad pace this season"