As a team looking to make a huge splash this offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies seem to be eyeing Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura as a potential candidate for the first new face they bring in. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Mariners, a rebuilding franchise, could be looking at infielder J.P. Crawford in a deal that would...
In this last part of the Panel, our panelists look at the farm and take their best guesses at what will unfold over the next few months. If you missed Part 1 discussing Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, you can read it here. If you missed Part 2 discussing other free agent targets and Phillies who no longer belong...
Welcome back to PFO – Phillies. With the hot stove heating up as teams prepare for Winter Meetings, we want to get on the record. If you missed Part 1 discussing Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, you can read it here. Part 2 looks at other players the Phillies should be interested in and who they should look at...
Welcome to the first post of the offseason here at PFO - Phillies. With the hot stove heating up as teams prepare for Winter Meetings, we want to get on the record. Part 1 of our panel discussion focused on the two big elephants in the room. Panelists: Jack Levy- @jlevy34 Chris Deibler- @mrcrockpot Ty Book- @TyBook3 Steve Starkins - @Fansince09 Adam Schorr - @BusterDucks Moderator:...
For a couple of weeks in July, the biggest sports story in Philadelphia wasn’t the Sixers’ attempts at bringing in a third star, nor was it the forthcoming training camp reporting date of the defending champion Eagles. Instead, it was the Phillies’ ultimately failed pursuit of star Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. The Phillies, of course, didn’t get Machado, and...
I have been to countless live sporting events dating back to when I was 5 years old.  I never, ever caught a homer, a foul ball, a ball thrown into the stands. or even a hot dog fired into the crowd. I’ve never caught a puck that went over the glass or had an NBA player fall into my...
It’s July and that means three things: Fireworks, hot dog eating contests and the MLB trade deadline. Usually this is a time for Phillies fans to concoct dream scenario trades, selling off the little value they had for top-10 prospects; however, for the first time in what seems like forever, the Phillies should be buyers. Conditions are perfect for...