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Francisco Liriano could give the Phillies another bullpen weapon against lefties | Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images Remember Drew Storen, Bud Norris, and Francisco Liriano? They’ll all be vying for jobs in the Phillies bullpen in 2020 Remember when...
Photo by MediaNews Group/Oakland Tribune via Getty Images Another Hall of Fame season gone by, and not a moment too soon Thankfully, with yesterday’s Hall of Fame voting results, we can now put the season behind us. It’s always...
Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images The longtime Phils outfielder received 5.5 percent of the vote, just enough to remain eligible for another year The Hall of Fame announced its newest electees Tuesday — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and Rockies/Expos/Cardinals...
Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images Nolan Arenado’s bubbling discontent with Colorado’s quiet offseason highlights how imperative it is for the Phillies to stay aggressive in this contention window Nolan Arenado isn’t thrilled with the Rockies right now. The star...
Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images Contract issues and a lackluster Phillies farm system makes a trade for the best third baseman in baseball a tough one. It’s hard to imagine a way in which the Colorado Rockies could have...
Nolan Arenado may not be in Colorado much longer | Cody Glenn-USA TODAY Sports Checking in on the Nolan Arenado situation in Colorado Nolan Arenado is unhappy in Colorado, and wants out. But if he ends up in the...
Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images The team’s new hitting coach has to find a way to improve his hitters’ performance against these offerings Among the laundry list of important items laid before Joe Dillon as he enters his first...
After a long drought, improved drafting and development will be the key to building a consistent contender This article is an update of Phillies’ recent Draft history: Boom and Bust, written five years ago at the start of the...
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images And it’s probably not the one that you think it is There are certain moments during the season in which you as a fan are caught so off guard that it takes some time...
Drew Smyly has taken his talents to the West Coast | Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images Rotation depth: Who needs it? If anyone was holding out hope that the Phillies had another free agent move or two left in...
Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports Is it over yet? Baseball sucks. I also love baseball. Phillies news You might be thinking to yourself: Odubel Herrera was passed by everyone else in baseball. What’s next? Remember Cristopher Sanchez, the guy the...
Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images Delaying the inevitable, or actually planning to keep him around? There was some optimism that, when the Phillies announced the joint move of claiming Nick Martini and designating Odubel Herrera for assignment earlier this...
Still a weirdo | Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Gabe Kapler’s McNugget consumption proves he is insane More Astros fallout, the Braves examine lineup options, and a little tidbit about the eating habits of our old manager. Phillies news J.T....
Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images His appearances should be watched closely as this season wears on We don’t ask this of other positions. We don’t wonder whether it’s “wise” or “reasonable” to have Bryce Harper play in 150 games...