Former Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee is back in the game of baseball. The Saugerties Stallions, a baseball club that is affiliated with the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League, announced Wednesday afternoon Dubee will be serving as the team’s pitching coach for the 2021 season. The 63-year-old baseball coach was initially going to serve as […]Read more "Former Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee lands new baseball gig"
Things haven’t always gone swimmingly for first baseman Rhys Hoskins in his young MLB career. After tearing up the minor leagues, the hard-hitting infielder took the league by storm as a rookie. En route to a fourth-place Rookie of the Year finish, Hoskins mashed 18 home runs and recorded 48 RBIs in just 50 games(!) […]Read more "Phillies will be hoping that the best is yet to come for Rhys Hoskins"
On Christmas Eve, the Washington Nationals decided to make things a bit more interesting in the National League East. The Nats shipped out pitching prospects Wil Crowe and Eddy Yean to Pittsburgh in return for first baseman Josh Bell. Was this a strong sign that Rhys Hoskins will remain with the Phillies? A number 3 […]Read more "Nats’ Christmas Eve trade means the Phillies must keep Hoskins"
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! While many are making last-minute preparations for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or whichever holiday they hold close to their heart, today is the day to celebrate a very special holiday: (Phillies) Festivus. “Festivus for the rest of us” is a holiday made popular by the classic sitcom Seinfeld […]Read more "Phillies Phestivus: An airing of grievances after another year of stress"
The Phillies have plenty of candidates to play DH, but they don’t have any options to replace those players on the field. MLB informed teams recently that they should “operate under the assumption that there will not be a universal DH in 2021.” Immediately, many Phillies writers began to claim this would hurt the team […]Read more "The universal DH wouldn’t help the Phillies as much as you think"
As the 2020 playoffs continue with the Championship Series’, we are forced to watch the Braves continue to shine in the post season. Along with reports coming out that the Phillies are not optimistic about re-signing J.T. Realmuto, it’s tough to be a Phillies fan right now The silver linings for this disastrous season are […]Read more "Alec Bohm Named Finalist for MLBPA Outstanding Rookie of the Year."
For the most part, the Phillies didn’t have much of an injury problem in the 2020 season. A Jay Bruce here, an Adam Morgan there. Nothing was too bad. During a huge series against the Marlins, the Phillies had both JT Realmuto and Rhys Hoskins go down with injuries. JT Realmuto should be fine in […]Read more "How Rhys Hoskins’ elbow injury impacts the Phillies"
Just under two weeks and 15 games have passed since our midway review of the 2020 Phillies season. The Phillies have gone 8-7 in that stretch with a record of 23-22. Following Sunday’s doubleheader sweep by Miami, the Marlins have claimed second place with a half-game lead over the Phillies at 23-21. Rather than looking […]Read more "Storylines to Watch in Final Stretch of Phillies Season"
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"
Almost two weeks ago, the Phillies lost their fifth straight game. The bullpen was terrible. The offense could not keep up. All seemed lost. Bryce Harper made a comment that they had to “win nine of 10 games” to stay in the hunt. Ten games later, Alec Bohm hit a game-winning sacrifice fly to secure […]Read more "Phillies Win Nine of 10 Following Sweep of Nationals"