Well, nobody saw this coming. Major League Baseball’s opening day could very well be in late May, if not June. While we’re all suffering in isolation together, let’s look at the bright side of things. Two months gives the Phillies time to heal up. Just a couple weeks ago, I wrote about how the Phillies […]Read more "Could this extended break be beneficial for the Phillies?"
Last season, Philadelphia Phillies’ fans witnessed a complete circus of a pitching staff. From starters to the bullpen, the Phillies used a total of 34 total pitchers, which topped the entire MLB. This is also six higher than the league average. This same carousel of pitchers was fourth-worst in the league with 4.90 runs allowed […]Read more "Call to the Pen: Checking in on the Philadelphia Phillies’ Bullpen"
We’ve already drug through the dredges of the Phillies starting pitching. That wasn’t pretty and neither will this report card. The bullpen faced numerous injuries and you can bet the family farm I’m going to grade all the players that hit the injured list. Like before, feel free to disagree and give your own opinion […]Read more "Phillies end of season report card: Relief Pitching"
Ever since the Phillies lost David Robertson, there hasn’t been anyone regarded as a ‘set up’ man in the bullpen. Many fans have clamored for the Phillies to go out and hunt for a ‘set up’ man on the trade market. The search may now be over as the Hunter has become the hunted. If […]Read more "Is the Phillies “Hunt” for a new ‘Set Up’ man finally over?"
Even though the Phillies won the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, Matt Klentak had significantly improved the team prior to the Harper signing. We look at the recnt history of those lost in the Bryce HypeRead more "Lost In The Bryce Hype: A Look at the Phillies summer of signings"
With a handful of moves made in the past week, the Phillies’ Opening Day roster is effectively set. But that doesn’t mean the team is done making moves or that things can’t change from now until Thursday afternoon. Since we last compiled a list of transactions, the team made three additional moves that affect the […]Read more "Phillies make more moves as opening Day looms"
The winter meetings began on Monday, and as we like to say in the baseball world, the stove is getting hot for some teams in the league. For the Angels, Shohei Otani’s signing and subsequent injury news means the stove in Anaheim is catching fire. For the Phillies, the stove will likely be on a […]Read more "All you need to know: Phillies add two key Bullpen arms"
It’s no secret. The Phillies are the worst team in major league baseball. With 3/4 of the season in the books, the Phillies are hurdling to the first overall pick in next year’s draft. But instead of talking new prospects, maybe it’s time we start free agent signings. The Phillies have money to burn (hopefully they don’t […]Read more "Six free agent signings that make sense for the Phillies"