Yesterday afternoon, it was announced that Theo Epstein will step down as President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs. While news regarding Epstein’s decision automatically brought hope into the hearts of Phillies fans everywhere, that hope was short-lived. In a letter to his colleagues addressing the decision to step down, Epstein indicates that he […]Read more "Why the Phillies Cannot Wait a Year for Theo Epstein"
From 2007-2011, Phillies baseball was the hot ticket in Philadelphia. It hadn’t been since 1993 that the Philly Phaithful had something to be excited for in red pinstripes. During that time span, one of the most exciting and fun to watch players in baseball was coming into their own. Most fans in Philly knew him […]Read more "The Flyin’ Hawaiian Soars onto the Hall of Fame Ballot"
There is no confidential secret. Nationals fans were not happy when Bryce Harper signed with the Phillies for the next 13 years. Irate might be a better word…with a pinch of salt. Bryce Harper got paid and had a solid season with the Phillies. His 35 HR were the 2nd most of his career. He […]Read more "Bryce Harper shouldn’t be part of the Nationals Narrative"
The 2010 season held some truly amazing moments for the Phillies. In December of 2009, the Phillies made a trade for one of the top pitchers in all of baseball. Roy Halladay was a Philadelphia Phillie. Five of Halladay’s first eleven starts would be complete games. It would be his 11th start that set the […]Read more "The 2010 Phillies almost featured a rotation with 2 Hall of Famers"
Two careers, two very similar players. Mike Moustakas will be a Brewer in 2019 while Maikel Franco will be a Phillie. There had been talk all winter about how if Manny Machado didn’t come to Philly, the Phightin’s should go after Moose to supplant Franco at 3rd base. Moose has better defense and could easily […]Read more "There’s a changing of the guard for the Phillies and it’s Franco’s time to Shine"
According to OddsShark.com, The Phillies have been given the 11th best odds to win the World Series next season at +2000. They are directly behind the Nationals and Cardinals at +1800 and have better odds than the Rockies (+3500), A’s (+3500), Rays (+5000), Diamondbacks (+6000), and the Mariners (+6000) all of which had better records […]Read more "Harper and/or Machado, Why the Phillies need one, regardless of antics"
The National League Championship Series of 2018 set records and never failed for an interesting moment. The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers battled through seven games of intense playoff baseball. Bullpens were used like never before. Big plays and homers stole the show. Manny Machado replaced Chase Utley as the most recent “postseason villain”. […]Read more "The last holdouts of Phillies 2008 Roster have a chance at another ring, but can they win it together?"