Following the Phillies’ 4-2 loss versus the Marlins on Wednesday night, the Phillies have officially reached the 50-game mark on the season. Today, we take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from the first 50 games of the 2021 season. With a 24-26 record, the Phillies have been the definition of […]Read more "Phillies in a Season Full of Unmet Expectations Through 50 Games"
Phillies fans received some bad news on Tuesday as it was announced that the face of the franchise was set to hit the 10-day injured list. Bryce Harper has been bothered by a sore right shoulder as of late but was given an injury designation due to a left forearm contusion. Harper started the year […]Read more "What Bryce Harper landing on IL means for the Phillies"
In a shocking turn of events, the Phillies announced that they have recalled Odubel Herrera on Monday. Herrera, 29, will be the starting centerfielder tonight, batting seventh as the Phillies face the Cardinals. Herrera will make his first major league appearance in nearly two years following his domestic abuse case in May 2019. The outfielder […]Read more "Was Odubel Herrera the Phillies’ Last Remaining Option in Centerfield?"
Phillies’ center fielder Odubel Herrera has been sent to the Phillies’ alternate site to begin the 2021 season, per Jim Salisbury on Monday night. Adam Haseley and Roman Quinn will likely split time in center. Given that the Phillies are facing LHP Max Fried, Roman Quinn will likely start on Opening Day. SInce Spring Training […]Read more "Odubel Herrera Sent Down to Phillies’ Alternate Site"
Following the release of Ivan Nova and Hector Rondon, the Phillies have their work cut out for them. Forming the rest of their 40-man roster will be a challenge in the coming days. Nova and Rondon both had the option to request their release from the Phillies by March 24th if they believed they were […]Read more "Phillies’ Updates: What Will Their Roster Look Like on Opening Day?"
Let me start by answering the question first on behalf of the Phillies: No. However, this is an intriguing thought- and could be a possibility. The Phillies are likely a team that is always looking at the free agency market. One of the somewhat more notable names remaining is their former third baseman, Maikel Franco. […]Read more "Should the Philadelphia Phillies Reunite With Maikel Franco?"
Roman Quinn. Fast outfielder. Defensive liability. Mediocre batter. Starting centerfielder? Yup, you heard that right. In just under three weeks, the Phillies will take the field against the Atlanta Braves in front of 8,800 fans, and the season will begin anew. On that day, it will be Roman Quinn starting in centerfield for the Phillies. […]Read more "Why Roman Quinn Will Win the Phillies’ Starting Centerfield Job"
Mickey Moniak has been on a slower path than most. After being drafted first overall in the 2016 MLB draft, Moniak has been held to high expectations. The Phillies took a bit of a chance taking him directly out of high school. However, this partially explains the delay in his development. After a few years […]Read more "Did Mickey Moniak Solidify a Consistent Role in the Phillies’ Outfield?"
The day is finally upon us. Pitchers and catchers are reporting to Spectrum Field in Clearwater as Spring Training 2021 officially begins. While we here in Pennsylvania prepare for yet another snow storm, the Phillies are preparing for their return to Citizens Bank Park. Perhaps the most important position to watch during Spring Training this […]Read more "Which Phillies Centerfielder Will Win the Starting Role?"
After Bryce Harper, the Phillies outfield is full of question marks. Bryce Harper is an absolute stud, but unfortunately for the Phillies, an MLB team needs more than one outfielder. Andrew McCutchen is the left fielder, but his knee health is still a big unknown. Roman Quinn and Adam Haseley are set to platoon in […]Read more "Which outfielders should the Phillies add to their bench?"