The Reading Fightin Phils opened up their Eastern League Playoff series with the Trenton Thunder on Wednesday night. With Game One being the biggest game of the season to this point, the team needed a big game pitcher on the mound. They handed the ball to top pitching prospect Spencer Howard, and he did not disappoint. The 23-year-old...
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...
Standings 1st- Philadelphia Phillies- 9-5 T2nd- New York Mets- 9-6 T2nd- Atlanta Braves- 9-6 4th- Washington Nationals- 7-7 5th- Miami Marlins- 4-12 Recap PHILLIES The first game of the week started off great. The Phillies beat the Nationals 4-3, powered by Rhys Hoskins and his two home runs. The next two games did not go well. On Tuesday, the Phils blew a 6-0 lead thanks...
When the Phillies traded for Roy Halladay the winter before the 2010 season, they knew they just got a Hall of Fame-caliber pitcher. Nine years later, Doc has officially earned his spot in that Hall of Fame. He received 85.4 percent of the writers' vote in his first year on the ballot. Halladay, who tragically passed away in...
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...
Editor's note: Wayne and his family are currently on a road trip around the midwest going to all 10 NL and AL central Baseball Stadiums. To read more about their trip, click here.  Google Maps is the best. True that! Double True! (if this reference doesn't ring a bell, click here especially if...
The Philadelphia Phillies have been eliminated from the postseason. A season with high expectations has a strong chance to finish with the exact same 80-82 record as the season before. After a huge offseason, fans and the team officials alike thought they had finally re-opened the championship window that had slammed shut on Ryan Howard's Achilles that...
Standings 1st- Philadelphia Phillies- 16-12 2nd- New York Mets- 14-13- 1.5 games back 3rd- Atlanta Braves- 13-14- 2.5 games back 4th- Washington Nationals- 12-14- 3 games back 5th- Miami Marlins- 8-20- 8 games back Recap PHILLIES The week started with what can basically be summed up as a disaster of a series against the Mets. Although the Phillies managed to salvage the last of the...
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!...
Base running blunders, outfield mistakes, and not hustling are all things used to describe Odubel Hererra. With those flaws comes a tremendously talented baseball player who just needs to get in the right mental state. A phrase I've started to love is recency bias. Basically, if you don't know, recency bias is defined as "the phenomenon of a...
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...
READING — The Double-A Reading Fightin Phils opened their series against the Harrisburg Senators with Phillies' top pitching prospect Adonis Medina on the mound on Friday night. The Fightins entered the day 1.5 games out of first place. They needed a good outing from their ace to keep gaining ground in the standings. But Medina's start had more...