The Phillies entered the season with high hopes thanks to a productive off season. The additions of Harper, Realmuto, McCutchen, and Segura had fans dreaming of the postseason for the first time in years. It's been a bit of an uneven ride, but the "unofficial" first half is now in the books, and they have … Continue reading Let’s Find a Trade Target: Hitters Edition
The Phillies haven't had the best August/September. This isn't new. To hammer the point home anyway, here are the standings since August 1st - Finding the Phillies in that list requires more scrolling than I would've liked. They've played better as of late, but the two-month long skid has the Phillies outside the playoff picture … Continue reading Week 25: Not Dead Yet
On August 16th the Phillies played a double header against the Mets, and to say that they started it off on the wrong foot would be an understatement. The "game" (scare quotes intended) was outlandish in many ways. Here are ten of them: The Phillies lost by 20 runs. It's only the third time they've … Continue reading Week 21: Ten Things About A Trouncing
With all the Judge-mania (there has to be a better name for it than that), Giancarlo Stanton's own offensive exploits have been a bit overshadowed, but as of this post he's tied with Judge for the league lead with a 32 home runs. His strong year has - predictably - resulted in some interesting (albeit … Continue reading Week 16 Recap: Giancarlo Stanton in Philly?
Another week has passed, bringing with it more baseball action and more glimmers of hope that this cold, meaningful-baseball-less time period will soon come to an end. While all of the Phillies (and some of the fans) are preparing for opening day, nine of the players are also preparing to represent their countries in the … Continue reading Phillies 2017 Preview: Outfield