Friday night, the Phillies opened up their first road series of 2021. We saw some of the worst play we’ve seen from them so far in the young season. Their bats were cold. Along with this, Zack Wheeler and company couldn’t get any help from the umpire on their strike zones or from their infielders’ defense. As […]Read more "Can Matt Moore Rebound as Phillies Look to Avoid Sweep Against Braves?"
All good things must come to an end. The Phillies dropped their first game of the season in a loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Chase Anderson did a decent enough job for a fifth starter. In five innings, he only allowed two runs and struck out three. Vince Velasquez then came […]Read more "Aaron Nola Returns to the Mound as Phillies Wrap Up Series Against Mets"
Remember the dark days of late 2020? Dave Dombrowski has turned them all into a long and distant memory. The Phillies felt countries away in terms of distance from resigning JT Realmuto. Matt Klentak still held power in the Phillies’ front office. The bullpen remained a nauseating reminder of what happened during the 2020 season. […]Read more "All Hail Dave Dombrowski, Savior of the Phillies Bullpen"
The Phillies’ top three pitchers were referred to as 1A, 1B, and 1C by manager Joe Girardi this offseason. The likings of Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, and Zach Eflin simply put on a show for the 8,000+ fans each game at Citizens Bank Park this weekend. The Phillies wound up with the sweep against, en […]Read more "Matt Moore Makes His Return to MLB as Phillies Face deGrom and Mets"
For the most part, Philadelphia Phillies’ ace Aaron Nola was dominant on opening day. In his fourth straight season-opening nod, he pitched 6.2 fantastic innings. It was until Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run moon shot on Nola’s lone mistake on the day that got the right-hander pulled. The Phillies’ bullpen ended up keeping the Braves […]Read more "Zack Wheeler’s Push to be the Phillies Second ‘Ace’ Starts Today"
Dear Phillies Fans, Do you remember the last game with fans at Citizen’s Bank Park? I do. I was there. Bryce Harper got up there before the game and made a speech, thanking the fans for their support during a difficult year. “I believe in this organization. I believe in this city. And we will […]Read more "Dear Phillies’ Fans: Let’s Savor the Moment and Not Screw Things Up"
One of the most under-the-radar moves the Phillies made this offseason was the signing of former All-Star pitcher Matt Moore. Coming back from a season abroad in Japan, Moore signed for $3 million. Matt Moore’s Career The seemingly modest price point isn’t by choice. Matt Moore’s career can be described in 2 parts: With the […]Read more "Matt Moore is the key to the Phillies Rotation"
WHOA! Did you see that? The National League East has almost overnight become the best division in all of baseball. The Phillies, though, tend to get overlooked in that conversation. What started as a division with a rotating division winner (sans the Marlins) with a bunch of Wild Card hopefuls, has become a den of […]Read more "The Philadelphia Phillies Are Being Severely Underrated"
The cold, harsh winter is nearly over, and with its departure comes the return of baseball season. Just as quickly as it left us in October, the national pastime is back yet again. For the Phillies, it’s time for redemption. Eager to put a lackluster third-place finish and up-and-down 2020 season behind them, the Phils […]Read more "Ten Phillies storylines to follow as training camp kicks off"
The Phillies still could use some help in their pitching staff, despite a couple of signings already. Could they give Taijuan Walker a look ahead of Spring training? Eager to stay under the luxury tax, the Phillies have taken a somewhat unorthodox approach to improve their starting rotation. Antonymous to their usually affluent, big-market nature, […]Read more "Phillies Rumors: Should Philly Give Taijuan Walker a Look?"