The San Francisco Giants came into Philadelphia as one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. Their July record of 19-6 was the second-best in the history of the Giants, only behind the 1913 NY Giants who had a 25-6 July. The Giants also faced the dilemma of whether or not to sell during […]Read more "Series Wrap: Phillies Shrink Giants Playoff Hopes"
Lost in the shuffle of offseason trades and signings was the elimination of the August 31st waiver trade deadline. That means July 31st is last opportunity for teams to make trades. We are less than a week away from the deadline and the Phillies are still in a weird place. They’re 5.5 games back in […]Read more "Upcoming weekend will decide how Phillies approach trade deadline"
The year was 2008. Starting pitcher Adam Eaton was terrible and on July 17th, the Phillies decided to do something about it. They acquired Joe Blanton from the A’s and good things followed. The year is 2019. Jerad Eickhoff/other 5-starters are terrible for the Phillies. The Phillies need to do something about it. Surprisingly, there […]Read more "Phillies must Find their 2019 Version of Joe Blanton"
On the last day of the trade deadline, just as they added Jay Ajayi last season, the Eagles upgraded their offense by shipping away a mid-round pick. Former Detroit Lion Golden Tate will join the team in exchange for a 3rd-round pick in 2019. First, let me say: what a savvy move by GM Howie […]Read more "Get used to the screen game: What the Golden Tate trade means for the Eagles offense"
One of the most iconic rivalries in Major League Baseball behind the Red Sox/ Yankees and maybe Cubs/ Cardinals also features a couple of trades for iconic players. Two trades, to be exact, provided major impact players for the Phillies. The first came in 1974. New York Mets trade Tug McGraw, Don Hahn and Dave […]Read more "Are we overdue for a Phillies-Mets trade?"
The 2018 season has been an oddity for the Philadelphia Phillies: A winning record, no less than 7 heartbreak losses, emerging young stars, a struggling bullpen, injuries galore, a young team starting to contend. The obvious course of action would be for the team to seek improvements at or before the July 31st non-waiver trade […]Read more "Could it make sense for the Phillies to both add and subtract at the deadline?"
Now that the Flyers have acquired goaltender Petr Mrazek via trade with the Detroit Red Wings, Flyers fans wait in excruciating anticipation as to what else Ron Hextall will do prior to next week’s trade deadline to enhance the Flyers and better prepare them for a deep playoff run. In the past, the Flyers have […]Read more "Ranking the Flyers Top-5 Trades of the Past 25 Seasons"
With the NHL Trade deadline looming, rumors are running rampant on social media, team websites, so on and so forth. We are all going to hear this rumor, and that rumor, and that this person is on the block but that person isn’t. It’s a tough time to filter out fact from fiction. One thing […]Read more "Why Flyers fans need to trust Ron Hextall as the trade deadline aproaches"
With the Flyers surging, their plans at the fast approaching deadline may have changed. After losing 10 straight, there were talks of the Flyers trading off some of their best veteran players to the highest bidder. Wayne Simmonds name was mentioned a ton and was going to be the Flyers jewel of the deadline. Simmonds […]Read more "This one move could take the Flyers from the Playoffs to Stanley Cup contention"
With the draft rapidly approaching, the rumours and mock drafts are coming in in flurries. Most of the rumours are surrounding what strategy Chip Kelly should/will use to get his man Marcus Mariota. But is this the right call? There will be another article evaluating the whole situation but this one focuses on Philly’s current […]Read more "#InFolesWeTrust- Five reasons why the Eagles should stick with #9"