The Phillies suffered a two-game sweep at the hands of the Boston Red Sox this weekend. Losing Saturday’s game 2-1 and Sunday’s game 6-3. In doing so they are now 4.5 games out of the second wild-card spot. Their remaining schedule doesn’t help as the teams they play still have something to play for. The […]Read more "Phillies’ have a Mountain to climb after being swept by Red Sox"
Johnny Almaraz has been the head of the Phillies’ amateur scouting department for the past five years. He oversaw that last 5 MLB Entry drafts for the Phillies. Almaraz had stepped down as Amateur Scouting Director and will assume a new role with the club. He will take the role of a special assistant to […]Read more "Phillies Scouting Director calls it quits"
A quality haircut always feels great. It leaves you refreshed and invigorated. After, you’re ready to take on the day. It’s a confidence boost that we can rely on every 3-4 months. Apparently, it was that confidence boost that has become the fuel to Rhys Hoskins’ fire. “I was joking with somebody, I think the […]Read more "Could a red-hot Hoskins fuel the Phillies through September?"
As the Phillies look to make a push towards the playoffs, now is the time to get moving. The Phillies finally took a series from a team with a winning record. This is the first time since May that the Phillies accomplished this task. Now, with the wildcard in their grasp, the Phillies dropped the […]Read more "The time is now for the Phillies to heat up and save their season"
This was what I expected out of Klentak. The Phillies added depth players throughout the season and the trade deadline was not different. In the end, Corey Dickerson was traded for cash and a player to be named later. The 30-year-old outfielder is a rental player, meaning his contract expires at the end of this […]Read more "Klentak finalizes Phillies’ roster at the trade deadline, but is it enough?"
Through what felt like biblical amounts of rain and a battered bullpen, the Phillies were able to split a 4 game series against the best team in the National League. The split puts the Phillies 50-47 as they head into a series with their cross-state foe, the Pittsburgh Pirates. Before we look ahead, let’s look […]Read more "Series Wrap: Phillies and Dodgers call it even"
The most fun-loving Phillie outside of the Philly Phanatic has been on the mend since tearing his ACL against the Padres. Andrew McCutchen has been sharing every step of his recovery with his fans on social media. The opening day Phillies center-fielder not only provided a solid presence at the top of the lineup, but […]Read more "Even an ACL tear is unable to bring down Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen"
The Phillies we knew at the beginning of the season seemed to have come back to CBP. Talk of bamboo and curveball machines flooded social media as they crushed the lowly Mets. Let’s be honest, it was the Mets who are in turmoil and whose manager might not make it back to New York. However, […]Read more "Which Phillies prospects can instantly help the team out of their slump?"
The Philadelphia Phillies have been grossly underachieving from the point of view of their fans this season. I agree with that sentiment. There was no one thinking to themselves that the Phillies were going to be a team just two games over .500 this season after acquiring Bryce Harper, Andrew McCutchen, Jean Segura, and JT […]Read more "Are “Curveball Machines” and Lineup Changes enough to save the Phillies season?"
The Marlins coming to town was suppose to be the start of the second half. It was a series that could propel the Phillies to stop the tailspin. After two games, the Phillies look worse than ever. On Friday, Aaron Nola let up two runs. Vince Velasquez pitched a gem for only five innings. He […]Read more "Lifeless play dooms the Phillies as they drop another series"