What were the major headlines in the week of Philly sports? Brock (@LandesBrock) and Deibs (@mrcrockpot) recap all the top stories in Philly sports Discussion topics include… Ben Simmons' triple double vs the Brooklyn Nets Matisse Thybulle's dominance on defense since being in the starting lineupThe Philadelphia Flyers defeating the Pittsburgh...
What were the major headlines in the week of Philly sports? Brock (@LandesBrock) and Deibs (@mrcrockpot) recap all the top stories in Philly sports Discussion topics include... Spencer Howard and Alec Bohm being invited to Spring TrainingThe end of Odubel Herrera with the Philadelphia PhilliesThe Philadelphia Flyers defeating the St. Louis...
Expect the 2020 infield to look much different than 2019. The Phillies ended the year with Rhys Hoskins, Cesar Hernandez, Jean Segura, and Maikel Franco manning the 3, 4, 6, and 5 spots on the diamond. The versatile Scott Kingery also saw time at 2B, SS, and 3B. First base There have been rumblings that Rhys Hoskins could be traded for pitching...
We've come a long way from tracking planes and searching for small bits of news. The 2019-2020 MLB Offseason is moving at a much more brisk pace than its predecessor. Three of the four top free agents have already come off of the board before Christmas. The Winter Meetings have come and have brought news and rumors at a fast...
Oregon Baseball's Keaton Chase, Tanner Smith, and I discuss their expectations for this upcoming season, their favorite memories from last season, their thoughts on the MLB, and much more in the latest episode of LaPatty's Podcast!
The Philadelphia Phillies have made their first move of the offseason. As first reported by The Athletic's Marc Craig, the Phillies signed former Met Zack Wheeler to a five year, $118M contract. https://twitter.com/MarcCarig/status/1202306295652659200 https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/1202310980946055173 What The Phillies Are Getting We detailed Wheeler as part of our Stupid...
Last week, we looked at Part 1 of the Phillies' offseason plans. Here we are with Part 2 of the Phillies’ StupidMoneySZN projections. Here, we have Plan C and Plan D. These will stray further off the beaten path than A and B and will illustrate possible outcomes where the Phillies miss out on the top pitchers.  Unlike...
26 man rosters With rosters expanding to 26 men, a new spot is up for grabs. Teams have been moving to an eight man bullpen and shorter four position player bench in recent seasons. The LOOGY is likely gone from the game due to new reliever rules. This will open up another traditional reliever spot. While a handful...
The Philadelphia Phillies find themselves tasked with yet another critical offseason. After spending over $400M in free agency and trades in the 2018-2019 offseason, the Phillies will yet again look to spend more of John Middleton’s stupid money to close the talent gap between themselves and the Nationals and Braves. At a bare minimum, the Phillies need two...
Here are my rankings and stock levels of the top 24 players 24 years old and younger across the gambit of Philly sports. For volume one of my top 24 rankings, click here! Which players are trending up or down? Who made the top 24 rankings and who is on the bubble? Check it all out below!...
John Middleton first stepped out of the shadows and established himself as the face of Phillies ownership in 2015. Until then, most fans probably couldn't have said who he was or what he looked like. Middleton was the driving force behind the Phillies' organizational overhaul in moving towards a focus in analytics. He was who hired Andy...
Washington Nationals (defeated STL in 4) vs. Houston Astros (defeated NYY in 6) Game 1- Tuesday, October 22nd, 8:08 PM ET, in Houston, FOX Game 2- Wednesday, October 23rd, 8:07 PM ET, in Houston, FOX Game 3- Friday, October 25th, 8:07 PM ET, in Washington, FOX Game 4- Saturday, October 26th, 8:07 PM ET, in Washington, FOX Game 5 (if necessary)- Sunday,...