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Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty ImagesIs it enough? Ah, the kind of Friday news dump that everyone wants to hear. According to Jayson Stark, Dave Dombrowski made quite an impression on J.T. Realmuto during their Christmas summit. Just posted: The...
This is an update of the piece from a year ago: Phillies international signings: their share of major league talent, but no stars About a quarter of all current production (by WAR) is generated by players who were signed...
Archie Bradley is the newest member of the Phillies | Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesThe Phillies finally entered the free agency fray The Phillies finally made a free agent signing on Thursday! With the addition of reliever Archie Bradley,...
Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty ImagesThe veteran right-hander will be a solid late-inning option for Joe Girardi. The Phillies bullpen had a desperate need for speed. Coming into the off-season, it was no secret the Phils’ relief corps needed a...
Photo by Rob Carr/Getty ImagesThere are lots from which to choose. Steve Carlton. Cole Hamels. Cliff Lee. Adam Morgan. OK, maybe not Adam Morgan, but over the years, the Phillies have featured a handful of outstanding left-handed starting pitchers...
Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty ImagesAre the Phillies looking at a reclamation project? So yesterday there was a little blip on social media that started getting ears perked up. Just heard the Phillies have talked to the Red...
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty ImagesIt’s my anniversary. Happy happy. Remember when we thought that the market was going to be cold for players this offseason? Yeah, maybe not so much. On to the links. Phillies news: Think the Phillies...
Photo by Rob Carr/Getty ImagesIt really does look like we will have a 162 game season coming up. Manfred has been out in front saying that the teams need to prepare for as much, so it looks like they...
The market for J.T. Realmuto has been slow, and will likely remain that way for some time | Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty ImagesThe Phillies will eventually do something...probably I get it: You desperately want the Phillies to do something....
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty ImagesSome things are happening in the game As we wrote yesterday, the Phillies’ top prospect lists are coming out. What they aren’t talking about is the type of depth that the team has. It’s pretty...
Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesThey’re losing ground in the NL East, but there’s still lots of talent available. As I write this, it is January 11. The Phillies regular season has been over for more than three months and...
Photo by Mike Carlson/MLB Photos via Getty ImagesA recent draftee tops this list Prospect season is still coming hot and heavy and today, Baseball Prospectus made it to their top ten Phillies prospects (the link is behind a paywall...
Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty ImagesWhy not? It’s what all the cool kids are doing. Plus, everyone loves power rankings. So, we here at The Good Phight, we’re going to begin our new weekly power rankings of the teams in...
Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesDivision rivals improving themselves isn’t fun It’s never fun when the teams you’re competing against for the division crown improve themselves. It’s even less fun as the team you root for, in this case the...
Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesSo Dave Dombrowski certainly has a type he’s looking for The Phillies, certainly in response to the Mets getting Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco, have made a move today that helps add...
Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty ImagesBut boy did their job just get harder Listen, I’m not going to beat around the bush and tell you that the Mets trading for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco yesterday wasn’t bad for the...
Photo by Joe Sargent/MLB Photos via Getty ImagesAll it takes is the will to do it. The Philadelphia Phillies, and virtually every other team in Major League Baseball, are capable of doing what the New York Mets are doing....
Francisco Lindor now plays in the National League East | Photo by Jason Miller/Getty ImagesThe Mets are making their move If you’re not a fan of the Phillies division rivals improving themselves, Thursday was not a good day for...
Photo by KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty ImagesI think today is a good day for the Phillies to sign someone Another slow news day around MLB. Sigh... On to the links. Phillies news: The Phillies should make the next step...
Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty ImagesThe Numbers .253/.324/.433, 102 OPS+, 10 HR, 34 RBI The Background McCutchen signed a three year/$50 million deal with the Phillies in 2019. He was the second of two former MVPs the team signed that...
Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesThe rough part of the offseason is here Whew, how about those Eagles press conferences huh? Almost makes you wish for the days of Andy MacPhail. Or not. I could see either way. The football...
Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty ImagesWho is the Phils’ biggest obstacle to landing the star catcher? As MLB’s “Hot Stove” ambles into January, all of the big-ticket free agents remain unsigned. It was expected that J.T. Realmuto would not ink...
Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty ImagesA new year, a new beginning at what this team might look like Well, the new year has started and what better thing to do than to look at what the 2021 Phillies will...
Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images2020 wasn’t kind to the Protector The numbers 24 G, 21 2⁄3 IP, 24 H, 15 R (11 ER), 26.2 K%, 12.6 BB%, 4.57 ERA (2.50 FIP) The good Well, how’s this for faint praise?...
Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty ImagesHi! Welcome back from a little mini vacation here at The Good Phight. Not much has happened in the world of baseball, so you didn’t miss much. Plus, with the Eagles ending last night, there...