After this weekend, we saw the same recurring theme for this Phillies' season: the Phillies dropped a series they should have won and continue to hold themselves back from a hot streak. Sunday's loss to the Marlins was the ninth loss of the season to Miami. For a team that is hanging on for dear life to...
Standings- 1st- Atlanta Braves- 80-52 2nd- Washington Nationals- 73-57, 6 games back, 4 game lead for first Wild Card 3rd- Philadelphia Phillies- 67-62, 11.5 games back, 1.5 games out of second Wild Card 4th- New York Mets- 67-63, 12 games back, 2 games out of second Wild Card 5th- Miami Marlins- 47-82, 32.5 games back Recap PHILLIES A week that started with so much promise...
When I was younger, I learned the value of “giving opportunity the chance to knock." Here’s one of the times it did: So we started with a Phillies-related story for, you know, market appeal or something. But now, I’d like to tell what is likely my personal favorite baseball story/event/experience of my life (so far). How did it...
Standings 1st- Atlanta Braves- 74-52 2nd- Washington Nationals- 67-56, 5.5 games back, 2 game lead for first Wild Card 3rd- New York Mets- 64-60, 9 games back, 1.5 games out of Wild Card 4th- Philadelphia Phillies- 64-60, 9 games back, 1.5 games out of Wild Card 5th- Miami Marlins- 45-78, 27.5 games back Recap PHILLIES The Phillies opened the week with a thrilling three game...
The winningest manager in Phillies history is once again in the dugout. Charlie Manuel has returned to coaching and has taken over as hitting coach for the Phillies after the team fired John Mallee on Tuesday. The move was first reported by Todd Zolecki and later confirmed by the team. Manuel will join the team on Wednesday and...
After a very bad road trip, the Phillies are returning home. The Phillies dropped back-to-back series against the Diamondbacks and Giants in their short trip out west. Just because they are returning home does not mean things are going to get easy. The Phillies are going to have their hands full in this series against a hot...
Standings 1st- Atlanta Braves- 70-50 2nd- Washington Nationals- 62-55, 6.5 games back  3rd- New York Mets- 61-57, 8 games back 4th- Philadelphia Phillies- 60-58, 9 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 44-73, 24.5 games back Recap PHILLIES The Phillies continue to play listless baseball. They started the week dropping two of three to the D-Backs in Arizona. Wednesday's loss saw them shutout until the 9th inning,...
After a disastrous series loss against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Phillies will head to San Francisco Thursday for a series against the Giants. The four-game set has huge postseason implications for the Phillies, who enter Thursday tied for the second Wild Card spot. After two straight series losses, it is time for the team to show that...
Standings 1st- Atlanta Braves- 66-47 2nd- Philadelphia Phillies- 58-53- 7 games back 3rd- Washington Nationals- 58-53- 7 games back 4th- New York Mets- 55-56- 10 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 42-67- 22 games back Recap PHILLIES The Phillies started off their homestand by taking two of three games from the surging San Francisco Giants. Drew Smyly turned in another brilliant start on Tuesday, going seven...
After dropping the series against the White Sox, the Phillies will look to get back on track as they head on the road. Their first stop on the road trip is Arizona, where they will face off in a series against the Diamondbacks. This is a big series as the Diamondbacks are not too far behind the...
The Phillies look like they are finding a groove. After winning the series against the Giants, the Phillies are now winners of three of their last four games. They look to continue their winning ways this weekend when they will host the Chicago White Sox for a weekend series. This is a good opportunity for the Phillies...
This past offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies made one of their marquee signings when they brought in former AL MVP and All-Star Andrew McCutchen on a 3 year, 50 million dollar contract. McCutchen had spent his whole career prior to that point across the state with the Pittsburgh Pirates, outside of 2018 where he was with the New...