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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...
Two Paisani + A Pizza Podcast – Episode 55: Kawhi-ser Soze Resets the NBA In this episode, Eric & Mike discuss Kawhi Leonard's dealings to get Paul George to join him on the LA Clippers, as well as the new NBA landscape as free agency winds down. They also talk about the new Aziz Ansari comedy special before...
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...
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...
“Write what you love.” Those were my only instructions for choosing who and what to write about, and how and why to write about them. We can do that. We make that work. Hoops are great, sure, but what I really have to talk about is my experience with baseball. Before we branch off and jump head...
Standings 1st- Atlanta Braves- 46-32 2nd- Philadelphia Phillies- 39-38, 6.5 games back 3rd- Washington Nationals- 37-40, 8.5 back 4th- New York Mets- 37-41, 9 games back 5th Miami Marlins- 30-46, 15 games back Recap PHILLIES We are rapidly approaching the point where someone needs to lose their job. The Phillies extended their losing streak to seven games. They haven't won a game since June 15th....
After a road trip to forget, the Phillies come home for a seven game home stand. This weekend they will have a series against the Miami Marlins. After going 1-5 on their road trip, the Phillies have to win these next three games. In this slump, the gap between the Phillies and Braves has stretched to 4.5...