Joe (@Joe_Edinger) & Deibs (@mrcrockpot) discuss the top storylines in Phillies Spring Training. Discussion topics include... Expectations and predictions for Alec Bohm in 2020 and beyondIs Spencer Howard the most important piece to the Phillies success in 2020?How concerned should Phillies fans be about the bullpen?Will Rhys Hoskins return to his...
It’s that time of year again. Gloves are popping. Bats are cracking. Random guys you’ve never heard of are tearing up the Grapefruit League. That’s right, it’s time for Phillies spring training.  Here we’ll highlight the biggest story lines for the Phillies heading into camp and try to get a sense of how the opening day roster might look, as...
There’s been a grand effort in recent years by Major League Baseball to “fix” what is wrong with the sport. Games are too long, not enough action, too many pitching changes, etc. MLB has introduced a litany of new rules in an attempt to make the game go faster. They are hoping it will be the cure to dropping...
Happy Pitchers & Catchers Day everyone! What are the top things to watch for during Phillies Spring Training? Deibs (@mrcrockpot on Twitter) count downs his top storylines for the Philadelphia Phillies! Do you agree or disagree with his list? Make sure to let us know in the comment section! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXRMdDcOA4g&t=1s
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...