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Photo by Elsa/Getty Images No one will complain if they do add him, but here’s why the Nats’ third baseman shouldn’t be the Phillies’ primary target. This winter there will be two players at the top of the free-agency...
Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images Taking a look at what some members of the Phillies will be dressed as this year Halloween is almost here! It’s the most frightening day of the year (except for those days when the...
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The new Phils’ skipper got off to a great start on Monday. When the Phillies wrapped up their disastrous news conference announcing the dismissal of Gabe Kapler two weeks ago, confidence in the team took...
Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images These guys were here. They did stuff. Now they’re gone. The numbers: Logan Morrison: .200/.263/.400, 38 PA, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 7.9 BB%, 26.3 K%, -0.1 fWARDeivy Grullon: .111/.111/.222, 9 PA, 0 HR, 1...
Photo via JClarkNBCS on Twitter A quick breakdown of our live tweeting of the Joe Girardi presser... Well, I think it’s safe to say that Joe Girardi nailed it — that presser went about as well as one could...
Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports The Phils got themselves the guy they needed to run the show. At the end of the day, the Phillies got their man. Joe Girardi, he of the career 910-710 regular season record with...
Photo via @Phillies on Twitter JT Realmuto, Bryce Harper, and Aaron Nola are all named finalists for the Rawlings honor... The Phillies were one of the most improved teams defensively in 2019 — and it’s no secret that JT...
The search is over and the real work begins After a brief search for the right managerial fit following the dismissal of Gabe Kapler, the Phillies have found their man. BREAKING: A source says the #Phillies have hired Joe...
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images We’re gonna go Fire Joe Morgan-style up in here J.T. Realmuto was the best thing about the Phillies’ 2019 season. Let’s just get that out of the way. As the lone All-Star, the best...
Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Where the Phillies’ fans can share in their complete apathy toward this series! Well, it’s almost over. The 2019 reaches its denouement with the World Series. Two teams that have reached the final series on...
Barber will oversee the Phillies drafts and international free agency process. The Philadelphia Phillies have announced Brian Barber as their new director of amateur scouting, who will oversee the team’s amateur draft and international free agent signing period. Barber...
Like it or not, the World Series is here | Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports The Astros and Nationals will play for baseball’s ultimate prize, if you happen to care about that sort of thing While the Phillies’ season came...
Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports The path of the 2019 Eagles looks a lot like the one the baseball team took earlier this year. The Major League Baseball season is 162 games long. It is a marathon and, as an...
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images The Phillies really need to nail the manager position and starting rotation this winter. The Phillies...have a lot to address whether, its their coaching staff, players, etc. We asked 15 of these hard questions...
Phil Gosselin: Pinch hitting singles machine | Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports As long as you didn’t ask him to start a game, hit for power, or play defense, Phil Gosselin had a fine season The numbers .262/.294/.308, 0 HR,...
Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Who? The numbers: 20 G, 18 IP, 11.4 K%, 2.5 BB%, 5.00 ERA (6.16 FIP), -0.3 fWAR The good: Man, I just don’t know. I truly don’t know what was good about Neshek’s season. He...
Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports It’s not numbers fans hate, it’s a team that doesn’t know how to use them properly they can’t stand. The Phillies’ search for a new manager kicked into gear this week with Buck Showalter, Joe...
Plenty of home runs given up by Jerad Eickhoff in 2019 | Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Somehow Eickhoff was even worse than Pivetta and Velasquez The numbers: 58.1 IP, 3-4 W-L, 5.71 ERA, 20.8 K%, 7.4 BB%, 2.78...
Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Here is your list of all our reviews As we keep rolling along into the offseason, we here at The Good Phight will continue to review all of the players that made an appearance...
Gabe Kapler’s fate was ultimately decided by John Middleton | Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports We can finally reveal why the Phillies’ leadership group decided to move on from Gabe Kapler Thanks to a super-duper secret inside source, I was...
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images The numbers: Hughes (w/ PHI): 23 IP, 3.91 ERA (6.47 FIP), 22.2 K%, 8.9 BB%, -0.5 fWARDavis: 20 IP, 6.53 ERA (7.13 FIP), 24.5 K%, 14.3 BB%, -0.3 fWARRamos: 15 IP, 5.40 ERA (7.68...
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images It’s job hunting season It’s mid-October and, for the 26 teams that aren’t still in the playoffs, that means housekeeping. The Phillies, one of eight teams to have a managerial vacancy in the...
Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Who would be the best candidate to take over as the next Phils manager? When general manager Matt Klentak removed Pete Mackanin from the manager’s job after the 2017 season, no one thought we’d be...
Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports A statement about the league’s domestic violence policy and what options the Phillies have going into 2020. I’m going to say up front that this isn’t going to be like the rest of the player...
Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images What felt like something that was inevitable for the past few weeks finally came to fruition After a second consecutive disappointing season, one that began with playoff aspirations, only to end in listless failure,...