Back in December of 2009, the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay, Doc, as we’d come to know. I was a young baseball fan still angry at Derek Jeter, A-Rod, and especially Hideki Matsui. All I knew is that we were getting better with this addition. I really had no idea who Roy Halladay was. The […]Read more "Reacting to ESPN’s “Imperfect” documentary"
I know there have been a countless number of articles on this topic, but today’s is for good reason. In honor of what would have been Roy Halladay’s 43rd birthday today, let’s stay positive. A man who passed away tragically on November 7, 2017 was a workhorse. His work ethic was beyond extraordinary, leading by […]Read more "Ranking Roy Halladay’s most memorable moments"
The Phillies announced that they will be retiring the late great Roy Halladay’s number #34. he Phillies announced in a statement issued today on the Phillies.com website: “On Friday, May 29, 2020, fans are invited to join the Phillies as they officially retire No. 34 on Roy Halladay Number Retirement Night at Citizens Bank Park […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies to Retire Roy Halladay’s #34"
The Phillies need help! Specifically, pitching help. There are some prominent free agents on the market, but who makes the most sense? Fans will be the first to say that they need to sign Gerrit Cole. Cole is the premier free agent of the offseason. Cole is the obvious choice to bolster any rotation, but […]Read more "This Offseason is Crucial for Matt Klentak & Phillies"
On Wednesday, the St. Louis Cardinals scored 10 runs in the first inning of game 5 of the NLDS. Never before had any team put up 10 runs in any 1 inning of the playoffs. For Phillies fans, there was no taste sweeter than seeing that it was the Braves getting their teeth kicked in. […]Read more "An Ode to Phillies-Killer Brian McCann"
The 2010 season held some truly amazing moments for the Phillies. In December of 2009, the Phillies made a trade for one of the top pitchers in all of baseball. Roy Halladay was a Philadelphia Phillie. Five of Halladay’s first eleven starts would be complete games. It would be his 11th start that set the […]Read more "The 2010 Phillies almost featured a rotation with 2 Hall of Famers"
The Phillies are not in the Dodgers class. Yet they took two of four from the NL’s best team. The splitting of the series showed me two things. One, the Phillies just can’t possibly match up with a team the Dodgers caliber. They have too many holes. Two, newly extended Matt Klentak needs to get […]Read more "Four takeaways from a resurgent week for the Phillies"
The chip on the shoulders of every Philadelphia fan is gone as the Phillies get their Man!Read more "Bryce Harper to spend the remainder of his career in the “Greatest City in the world.”"
I don’t usually write opinion pieces. While I interject my thoughts into the articles I write, I try to take an objective stance on the topics I cover. But this is different. This one stings a little more. We’ve all had time to digest the news of the untimely death of former Philadelphia Phillie and […]Read more "Remembering Doc Halladay and the legacy that a Phillies icon left behind"
On November 7th, 2017- around 2 o’clock EST- news broke that former Phillies ace Roy Halladay‘s airplane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico. Even worse, the Pasco Police Department confirmed that the pilot of the aircraft had passed, but had not yet been identified. The news took the baseball world by storm- to put it […]Read more "Saying goodbye to a childhood hero: A tribute to Phillies legend Roy Halladay"