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Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Home sweet home Today was supposed to be the Phillies real home opener. It’s a beautiful day outside and we were all supposed to be basking in this glory and watching the team open...
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images The bullpen wastes another good outing The good news or the bad news first? The good news? Zack Wheeler was really good in this game. He bounced back from his disappointing Phillies debut. Jay...
Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images The hodgepodge teams try to find their identity and form some chemistry The teams are drafted, the managers are hired, the schedule is set, and we’re finally ready to see what our writers’ historical...
Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images Aaron Nola is my baseball oxygen This was supposed to be a matchup between Aaron Nola and Jacob deGrom. Ace against ace. Top dog against top dog. Then the Mets went and pushed deGrom’s...
Probably not a BCIB, but a pretty good one The Phillies acquired J.T. Realmuto in February of 2019 in exchange for top prospect Sixto Sanchez, and young catcher Jorge Alfaro. They expected to have him for at least the...
As a rookie, Samuel looked like a star in the making Hashtag shaming the coronavirus and a look back at Juan Samuel Random thought about the Phillies I was never all that fond of Nick Williams. Sure, there were...
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Per reports, the righty needs to make a decision As the Inquirer’s Scott Lauber is reporting, right handed reliever Seranthony Dominguez has a decision to make. From Lauber: It has been suggested to Dominguez...
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images Stop if you’ve heard this before: another disappointing start by Vince Velasquez Hey, here’s a shocker: Vince Velasquez had a poor start to a game. Still fighting for his job in the rotation even...
Our Winning Ways Continue! If you didn’t log in to the Twitch stream on Sunday evening, you owe yourself an apology. A big thank-you goes out to those that joined us for the stream (roughly a dozen people over...
Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Zach Eflin, come on down! Sundays are lazy days. They’re for sitting in your recliner, grabbing a drink and watching baseball. Today, Zach Eflin gave us something to watch. Over...
Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images We’re gonna simulate what happens all year long, folks! It’s not looking good for baseball this season. With MLB saying they will not open the season until travel bans are lifted, gatherings are not...
Most fans would not give Kapler’s performance as manager a thumbs up | Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images Two years ago today, the Phillies manager pulled Aaron Nola in favor of Hoby Milner and forever lost the support of...
Photo by John Adams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The agreement between the MLBPA and MLB makes Klentak’s job very hard By this point, you already know many of the details that have trickled out from the agreement that has...
We’re Going Streaking! Thursday was a tough day. I know we’re all disappointed in the wake of a cancelled opening day and that we’re all still dealing with the absence of sports in our own ways. I was still...
Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Phillies’ star catcher is still set to be a free agent after this season, no matter what. Major League Baseball and the Player’s Association have reportedly agreed on a series of rules for the...
Fanatics to make masks

Fanatics to make masks

Medical masks fashioned out of Phillies jersey fabric. | Michael Rubin via Twitter Fanatics, the sportswear company, will be making medical gear. Fanatics, the sportswear company that is the official jersey supplier of Major League Baseball, will pivot to...
Photo by Ronald C. Modra/Getty Images NBCSP is replaying Halladay’s perfect game One of the more iconic moments in team history was when Roy Halladay threw a perfect game against the Marlins in 2010, his first season in Philadelphia....
Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images BASEBALL NEWS!!!! I know today you’re not watching baseball (unless you count the endless replays populating the social media network). The Phillies, though, are not resting. They’re shaping their roster in...
Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images Listen, it’s all we got... We know what this game thread was supposed to be, but it’s not happening. No baseball is being played anywhere in real life. Instead, baseball players are playing each...
Welcome to Opening Day!

Welcome to Opening Day!

Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB via Getty Images If this isn’t the most depressing day ever, I don’t know what is Today is usually a day of rejoicing. Today is usually a day of renewal. Today is usually a day...
Heather Barry | @heatherbimages There’s so much routine in baseball. Days start with clubhouse meetings and on-field stretching, scheduled and choreographed movements that serve as a prelude to games. At-bats start with ritual cleat digs and swipes, jousting the...
There has been a trade! There may not be much talk about the Phillies on real-life sports stations recently, but believe me, the talking heads in our digital world are chatting it up about what’s gone down this week...
Heather Barry Because sure, why not take some time to remember Rheal Cormier? As the nation continues to hunker down and endure social distancing, we are faced with an indefinite stretch of no baseball. Such a time can lead...
Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but the bullpen could use some work. We’re back at it from Citi Field in Flushing, NY! Flushing… There’s a joke to be had there. I’m sure it’s been told before. Something,...
I suspect this guy didn’t enjoy this game very much | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images Remember when the Braves were faced with an elimination game and gave up ten runs in the first inning? Rather than continually project...