The Phillies are set to face the Washington Nationals for the first time this season tomorrow as they travel to the Beltway for a three-game set. Monday was the first off-day for the Phillies since April 22nd. Over the 17-day stretch of games, the Phillies went 9-8 including a four-game sweep over the Brewers. The […]Read more "Phillies and Nationals Renew their Rivalry in the Beltway"
Since Joe Girardi was hired by the Phillies, has he lived up to your expectations? Has he done enough to get an extension? I am sure that we all remember the Phillies manager before Joe Girardi, as many fans did not connect with his style of coaching. For those that do not know, his name […]Read more "Has Phillies’ Manager Joe Girardi Been As Good As Advertised?"
When I think of a Phillies-versus-Cardinals series, nothing good comes to mind. I think of squirrels, torn Achilles tendons, and Adam Wainwright. With any luck, only one of those will occur as the Phillies play four games in St. Louis to kick off the week. The Teams Coming Into the Series St. Louis Cardinals The […]Read more "Phillies Look to Right the Ship Vs. Red-Hot Cardinals"
The Phillies are coming off of a tough loss to the San Francisco Giants and go into their second game of the series with a very different looking lineup. Here’s all you need to know. Jean Segura is out after picking up an injury in last night’s loss. A right quad strain has placed him […]Read more "Phillies news roundup: Multiple injury updates and two roster moves"
The Phillies appear to have run into their first major hurdle of what was always going to be a very different season. The team announced on Monday afternoon that they’re placing three players on the COVID list along with two more coaches. There are now five coaches on the list. The players in question are […]Read more "Two Phillies prospects set to make major league debuts due to COVID setbacks"
Sure, the Phillies’ centerfield position is a problem, Matt Moore has been abysmal thus far, and the everyday hitters have been streaky but look past all of that. Who is going to come off the bench and get a clutch hit late in the game against a left-handed pitcher? Andrew Knapp is a better left-handed […]Read more "Three Options the Phillies Could Look At To Bolster Their Hitting Depth"
Rhys Hoskins started out 2021 with a hot bat, but something noticeable has been missing. Is Hoskins still the same player? As pointed out by Philly Sports Network contributor Jayln Smoot, the Phillies’ first baseman, Rhys Hoskins, has started the season in a solid way. Since that piece has been out, Hoskins has cooled a bit. […]Read more "Is It Now Time To Be Concerned about Rhys Hoskins?"
When you think of reasons why the Phillies are off to such a hot start, many would point to a seemingly revitalized bullpen as one of the key factors. Following a season in which the bullpen plagued the Phillies all year long, costing them game after game, the relief efforts have been much better to […]Read more "Connor Brogdon Could Be a Spark Plug out of Phillies Bullpen"
Coming into the season, the Phillies were viewed as a bit of a dark-horse option to compete in a loaded National League landscape. There was no doubting that the team had potential. Boasting superstar talents Bryce Harper, Aaron Nola, and J.T. Realmuto, the Phillies roster was certainly nothing to scoff at. The lingering question concerning […]Read more "Rhys Hoskins Hot Start is Good News for the Phillies"
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"