If anyone needs some fake awards, it’s the 2021 Philadelphia Phillies. It’s been less than inspiring thus far, so Kyle Fisher and I thought we’d get together and cheer (some) of our favorite Phillies up. Don’t let consecutive walk-offs fool you: the bullpen’s been a nightmare again, their run differential sits at -13, and Didi […]Read more "Phillies’ Team Award Winners Through the First Sixty Games"
In a roster of 26 men, sometimes players get lost in plain view. For example, you’d be forgiven if you forgot that Chase Anderson was still on the team. Did you forget about Matt Joyce? No problem. There is one player that everyone keeps forgetting about and they really shouldn’t be. That man is Ranger […]Read more "Why is nobody talking about Ranger Suarez when it comes to the Phillies?"
The Phillies have experienced a weird and whacky schedule as of late to say the least. With rainouts and obscurely placed days off, the rotation is not in much of a normal rythym right now as they enter a weekend series at home against the Nationals. What we saw from the Phillies last week Last […]Read more "How an odd Phillies schedule impacts the pitching rotation"
The cold, harsh winter is nearly over, and with its departure comes the return of baseball season. Just as quickly as it left us in October, the national pastime is back yet again. For the Phillies, it’s time for redemption. Eager to put a lackluster third-place finish and up-and-down 2020 season behind them, the Phils […]Read more "Ten Phillies storylines to follow as training camp kicks off"
Jared Hughes, the 35-year old reliever has announced that he is retiring from baseball. Hughes appeared in 25 games for the Phillies in 2019. After a long ten year career in the big leagues, Hughes will finish his lengthy time in the MLB with a 2.96 career earned run average. Hughes took to Instagram on […]Read more "Phillies’ Alumni: Former Relief Pitcher Jared Hughes retires"
In the final installment of our series, today we look at who should return to the Phillies’ bullpen in 2021. It is no secret that the 2020 bullpen was among the worst in MLB history. With a 7.06 ERA, the bullpen cost the Phillies not only their first winning record but also their first playoff […]Read more "Who Should Return to the Phillies’ Bullpen in 2021?"
The last time the Phillies played the Marlins, they went 1-2 against them before being forced to stop competition for over a week due to COVID-19. Now, it’s time for payback. Since then, the Phillies have fought their way to a 21-18 record and sole possession of second place in the National League East. The […]Read more "Three Keys for Phillies’ Seven-Game Series in Miami"
The Phillies are now riding a 3-game win streak after gaining the upper hand on the Nationals in the first 2 games of the series. The Phillies led the charge in choosing to postpone the final game of the series in solidarity with the protests of police brutality, which are ongoing across the country and […]Read more "What we learned in a pair of promising Phillies wins over Nationals"
Pressure continues to rise on the Phillies’ front office following another blown game on Thursday by the Phillies’ bullpen. The Phillies owned a 7-2 lead heading into the bottom of the sixth in game two of their double header yesterday against the Buffalo (Toronto) Blue Jays. Starter Vince Velasquez got into some trouble and ended […]Read more "What the David Hale trade means for the Phillies moving forward"
If you don’t get the headline, it is the saying of the U.S. Army’s elite fighting unit, the Army Rangers. Being an Army Ranger, I had to incorporate it into this article. Here we look at the fifth spot in the Phillies rotation and the fact that Ranger Suarez is making a case to earn […]Read more "Ranger (Suarez) Leads The Way? Looking at the Phillies Fifth starter Battle"