After a few days rest, the Phillies kick off the back end of this season with a weekend series at home. They will be hosting Bryce Harper's former team, the Washington Nationals. The short break in action has given this team time to reset and refocus to take back the top spot in the division, and it...
The Phillies have not had the first half of the season that fans expected/hoped for, but they are still very much in this race in both the NL East and especially the Wild Card. There are a few different ways this Phillies front office can approach the upcoming trade deadline: they can buy, sell, stand pat, or...
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The 2019 MLB All Star week is upon us, and with it comes baseball's artificial halfway point. At the break, the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 47-43, 6.5 games back of the Atlanta Braves for first place in the NL East and a half game in front of the Milwaukee Brewers for the second Wild Card spot.  If the...
I am a sports uniform nerd. A total geek. I am unashamed to say it because it's a part of me. I. Love. Uniforms. (My wife is sadly nodding in agreement and disappointment.)  I love the different fabrics, the embroidery, the stitching, the commemorative patches. It's all so interesting to me. I love all sports uniforms, but most of...
Standings 1st- Atlanta Braves- 54-37 2nd- Washington Nationals- 47-42, 6 games back 3rd- Philadelphia Phillies- 47-43, 6.5 games back 4th- New York Mets- 40-50, 13.5 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 33-55, 19.5 games back Recap PHILLIES The Phillies kicked off the last week of games before the All Star Break by dropping two of three to the Braves in Atlanta. The lone win was a...
After dropping two out of three games in their series with the Braves, the Phillies now look to salvage the end of the road trip versus the Mets. This will be the Phillies last series prior to the All-Star break, so winning a series like this to ride high into the break is huge.  Probable Pitching Matchups Game one:...
Phillies' outfield prospect Mickey Moniak was placed on the 7-day injured list on Thursday with a hamstring strain. Moniak, the first overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft, suffered this hamstring injury this past Sunday. He made an awkward sliding catch in center field, and was removed from that afternoon's game. Moniak has been out of the Double-A...
After only winning one game in their series with the Marlins, the Phillies continue their road trip and stretch of division opponents. Next stop is Atlanta where they face the Braves in a three game series. This series is crucial as the result of this series will dictate how far the Phillies will be behind the Braves...
Standings 1st- Atlanta Braves- 50-35 2nd- Philadelphia Phillies- 44-40, 5.5 games back 3rd- Washington Nationals- 42-41, 7 games back 4th- New York Mets- 38-47, 12 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 32-50, 16.5 games back Recap PHILLIES The Phillies were finally able to snap their seven game losing streak by sweeping the Mets in four games. Thanks to a little help from Brad Miller's bamboo plant,...
The Phillies ended their homestand much better than they had started it. After sweeping the Mets in a four game series to end the homestand, the Phillies look like they are getting back to their old selves. Now they head on the road for a nine game road trip that will take them up to the All-Star...
The Phillies were looking for the third baseman of their future when they selected Alec Bohm out of Wichita State with the third overall pick in last year's MLB Draft. Now, the 22-year-old is showing that he may just have the talent to take over that role and more in the coming years. Bohm has taken the next...
When I was younger, I learned the value of “giving opportunity the chance to knock.” Here’s one of the times it did: Farewell to Riverfront September 23, 2002 - didn’t need to look that one up - was the day of the Farewell to Riverfront event in Cincinnati. The Reds were about to “blow it up!” and say goodbye...