Jon Heyman reported on Twitter today that the Tampa Bay Rays had declined to pick up the option on Charlie Morton, making him a free agent. Morton turns 37 in two weeks. During this shortened season he went 2-2 with a 4.74 ERA. He started nine games and pitched 38 innings. That’s an average of […]Read more "Would reuniting with Charlie Morton improve the Phillies bullpen?"
Last time, we took a look around the National League East as the Phillies prepare for the shortened 2020 season. In the 60-game season, the Phillies are reported to play 60 games: 40 against the NL East, and 20 against the American League East. In a season in which the Phillies are already projected to […]Read more "An early look at the 2020 Phillies Schedule: AL East"
The Phillies, along with every other MLB team had until Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. to finalize their 40 man roster. For some of those left off of the roster, they will be eligible for the Rule 5 Draft, set to take place on December 12. So what is Rule 5 Draft Eligibility? From the […]Read more "Phillies Add Four Pitchers to 40-Man Roster"
Help us Aaron Nola, you’re our only hope…or something like that. A dismal break has left Phillies fans desperately searching for a source of hope. Aaron Nola may well provide that as he makes his debut on July 21st at home against the Tampa Bay Rays. Nola was the 7th first round pick in the […]Read more "Aaron Nola set for Phillies debut on Tuesday"
The Grapefruit League so far has proven to be pretty stagnant for the Phillies offense as they struggled to score runs, at least until today. The offense burst into life against Joe Nathan, scoring not one..not two..not even three..but six fifth-inning runs on their way to a 6-5 win over the Tigers earlier today. Things seemed promising […]Read more "Phillies tame the Tigers"