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Looks Like Another Long Season For the Phillies But Nick Maton Gives Us Hope He Can Become the Next Chase Utley!

It’s becoming increasingly difficult lately to watch a Phillies game. After winning five of six games to open the season, they have lost nine of the next 13 games including last night’s 5-4 defeat to the Colorado Rockies. The team … Continue reading

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Those Were Bad Phillies Lineups Yesterday Resulting In A Doubleheader Loss To The Mets

The Phillies have lost four of their last five games on the road including yesterday’s doubleheader loss to the Mets. It was like they were saying “let’s lose two” so we can just move on. They do not look like … Continue reading

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The Phillies Have Problems At The Infield Corners. Update: Reports Are Alec Bohm Just Got The Call To The Show

The infield corners are dark holes in the Phillies lineup. Last night, first baseman Rhys Hoskins hit into three double plays and capped his night with a strikeout in the ninth inning. He represented the tying run at the time … Continue reading

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Hitting With Runners In Scoring Position Wins Games As The Young Phillies Are Proving In Spring Training

My favorite statistic is batting average with RISP.  This stands for batting averages with runners in scoring position? I am sure the Ivy League analytics guys will disagree with this stat. As everyone has probably already figured out, I am … Continue reading

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The First Day of 2020 Spring Training is in the Books, Harper Rakes, Hoskins Goes Deep and Roman Quinn Takes to the Air

You can tell something about a team with hold they deploy their teams in workouts. On Monday all the media was talking about was Jean Segura was at third base and Scott Kingery was at second base in the infield … Continue reading

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Phillies Get A Badly Needed Fast Start To the 2020 Season With New Manager Joe Girardi and the Addition of Zack Wheeler to the Top of the Starting Rotation

Phillies majority owner John Middleton is my hero. He made former manager Gabe Kapler the Giants’ problem and brought in an experienced manager in Joe Girardi. Below are my observations where the Phillies system stands as the team heads into … Continue reading

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The Phillies Losing All Five Games in The Washington Series In Late September With John Middleton In the Stands Probably Was Final Straw Leaving Him With No Other Choice But To Fire Gabe Kapler

After watching and reading about one of the most interesting days in Phillies history on Friday, my take is that losing the five game series in late September against the Washington National was likely the coup de grace for Gabe … Continue reading

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If The Phillies Sign Harper Or Not, They Still Have Power Hitters At The Major and Minor League Level.

It was a lot of fun watching Phillies spring training baseball at all levels today at the Carpenter Complex and Bryce Harper was not even in town.  What I saw was a lot of long ball power from Rhys Hoskins, … Continue reading

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