Given all of the gaps the Phillies need to fill this offseason, they should sign one of these cheap starting pitchers to fill the 2021 rotation. The Phillies have a lot of holes to fill for the 2021 season. Between fixing the bullpen, center field, re-signing J.T. Realmuto, and figuring out the middle infield, a […]Read more "Could the Phillies Sign One of These Cheap, Veteran Pitchers?"
As the trade market for starting pitchers heats up, the Phillies should look to add one of these five pitchers to their rotation. Following the subsequent trades of Blake Snell and Yu Darvish to the Padres this week, the starting pitchers market has seemingly caught fire. Even the Phillies have entered the trade market as […]Read more "Phillies Should Trade For One of These Five Starting Pitchers"
In his introductory press conference, new Phillies pitching coach Caleb Cotham stated that the Phillies have “three guys that can go out and be Cy Youngs.” Aaron Nola and Zack Wheeler are clearly the first two, but fans have speculated as to who the third could be that Cotham eluded to. While there is an […]Read more "Is Zach Eflin a Future Cy Young Award Winner?"
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?"
Continuing our series looking at the 2020 Phillies’ roster, we look today at the starting rotation to determine who should stay for the 2021 season. Looking overall, the Phillies’ starting rotation held a 4.08 ERA in 2020, 10th best in the league. For the sake of this article, we ignore bullpen pitchers who made spot […]Read more "Who Should Return to the Phillies’ Rotation in 2021?"
If I told you in January of 2020 that Rhys Hoskins would have a higher OPS than Mike Trout, you would’ve never believed me. To be fair, there’s a lot of things that you wouldn’t have believed in January of 2020. Rhys Hoskins has a higher On-base percentage plus slugging percentage than Mike Trout, Anthony […]Read more "A closer look at the recent rise of Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins"
In the two weeks since our Phillies’ quarter-season review, we’ve seen some of the best and some of the worst baseball from the Fightins’. Now, as we enter in September, the Phillies have officially hit the halfway point of their season. Today, we take a look back as the Phillies enter into what will be […]Read more "The good, bad, and ugly from the opening half of the Phillies’ season"
The Phillies are currently riding a 3-game win series and will need to carry that momentum into the upcoming series against the Braves. After taking the last 2 games from the Nationals, the Phillies have no climbed to 3rd in the NL East. The Braves lead the pack in the NL East with a record […]Read more "Phillies Prepare for important series against Braves"
The Phillies finally looked like a team that could make the expanded MLB playoffs this past weekend with a three-game sweep of the rival New York Mets. Next on the docket? A two-game, very sweep-able series against the Boston Red Sox who are off to one of their worst starts in franchise history. The Red […]Read more "Series Preview: Phillies travel to Boston for two-game stretch"
After splitting a series with the Braves, the Phillies are on to the Orioles. The O’s come into the series with a 7-7 record on the season, but have looked better than most have expected. The Orioles are coming into Philly on the heels of a near sweep of the Nationals as the final game […]Read more "Three things to watch in in Phillies’ matchup against Orioles"