Once upon a time in a Phillies’ farm system not too long ago, sat their #3 prospect Scott Kingery. The year was 2017. Kingery was listed higher than any other 2nd base prospect. MLB.com had him as their number 50 overall prospect. After a torrid year in the minors, the Phillies put Kingery on their […]Read more "Scott Kingery is the Phillies’ biggest question mark heading into 2021"
The Phillies need to add at least two infielders to their bench, but the problem is trickier than just that. The Phillies’ middle infield situation is complicated. The team currently has four middle infielders on the 40-man roster: Jean Segura, Scott Kingery, Nick Maton, and Kyle Holder. Maton is a depth prospect who is highly […]Read more "Which infielders should the Phillies add to their bench?"
With so many other holes to fill on the roster, you might have forgotten that the Phillies’ bench is a disaster. If the season started today, the Phillies’ bench would look something like this: Suffice to say, Dave Dombrowski has his work cut out for him. Joe Girardi has already made it clear that he […]Read more "The Phillies should be proactive in bolstering the bench this offseason"
Today we continue to ask the question: who should stay in the Phillies’ infield for the 2021 season? After leading off in the outfield, we’re heading around the bases today as we look at the infield. Corner Infield Rhys Hoskins: Stays Prior to his season-ending elbow injury, Rhys Hoskins was having a solid year offensively. […]Read more "Who should stay in the Phillies Infield next season?"
I have been one of Klentak’s critics and wrote back before COVID that the Phillies were playing a dangerous game with Realmuto’s contract. The Phillies should have signed Realmuto this should never have been allowed to go to arbitration. I stated that I lacked confidence in Klentak and his ability to get a deal done. […]Read more "Klentak’s Statement on the Realmuto/Sanchez trade gives fans little confidence"
If I told you in January of 2020 that Rhys Hoskins would have a higher OPS than Mike Trout, you would’ve never believed me. To be fair, there’s a lot of things that you wouldn’t have believed in January of 2020. Rhys Hoskins has a higher On-base percentage plus slugging percentage than Mike Trout, Anthony […]Read more "A closer look at the recent rise of Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins"
In the two weeks since our Phillies’ quarter-season review, we’ve seen some of the best and some of the worst baseball from the Fightins’. Now, as we enter in September, the Phillies have officially hit the halfway point of their season. Today, we take a look back as the Phillies enter into what will be […]Read more "The good, bad, and ugly from the opening half of the Phillies’ season"
Friday’s 6-5 victory against the New York Mets marked the one-quarter mark of the 60-game regular season sprint for the Philadelphia Phillies. Following their sweep of the Mets (and given one of the few off days remaining on the Phillies’ calendar, we believe now is a good time to look back and see just how […]Read more "What have we learned in the opening quarter of Phillies’ 2020 season?"
After a disappointing 5-8 start and dropping 4 of their last 5, the Phillies have shaken things up on the roster. Alec Bohm is now on his way to join the Phillies and should provide much-needed help at the infield positions. At the moment it is unclear what player will be sent down, but it […]Read more "Alec Bohm is on his Way to save the Phillies"
After splitting a series with the Braves, the Phillies are on to the Orioles. The O’s come into the series with a 7-7 record on the season, but have looked better than most have expected. The Orioles are coming into Philly on the heels of a near sweep of the Nationals as the final game […]Read more "Three things to watch in in Phillies’ matchup against Orioles"