Kapler is going through the 'growing pains'

Embed from Getty Images Lets not lose the faith in Gabe Kapler No one said managing a Major League baseball team was easy. No, in fact it’s quite the opposite. For us at home, often in front of the television watching the game, we in fact become ‘arm chair’ managers. Decisions for us seem easy… But at the ballpark and when you’re in a dugout filled with players, and the…

April 3, 2018
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Phillies Talk Podcast: Super Bowl 52 Special and the Phillies get ready for Spring Training 2018

It’s the first show of 2018 for the Phillies Talk Podcast, a raucous bunch took to the microphones on this show! We discussed the Eagles and how they made it to the Super Bowl, and of course the Phillies and how they will be heading down to Spring Training to start up a new season under new manager Gabe Kapler. We heard from Gabe Kapler and Andy Galdi, Phillies Director…

January 27, 2018
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Annual College Summit at CBP is a passage to Spring

I had the privilege of attending and donating to charity by purchasing a ticket to a ‘behind the scenes’ look at what happens prior to the baseball season each year around the world of Major League Baseball. It’s something that the average baseball fan or even huge baseball fan may not give much thought to. I also made a video that is on the FightinPhillies Youtube channel with some valuable…

January 20, 2018
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Thawing out.. FightinPhillies.com is back!

January 17, 2018

Well, that wasn’t a long break from writing this Phillies blog.. FightinPhillies is back! I had planned to keep the blog in mothballs for a long time, the practice is called blog fading.. but my passion for the game and the Phils have overridden my need to again bring some writing back to my loyal readers! And thanks for staying with this blog, as the viewing readers approach near 1…

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Kapler puts a positive effort forward visiting players in offseason

The time for Spring Training may be a couple weeks away, but there is a tall task ahead of Phillies manager, Gabe Kapler, as he travelled down to Florida and the Dominican Republic to say hello and meet up with some players in the last couple of weeks. The quest for a great chemistry is underway as the Phillies are looking to really improve after several poor seasons. The team…

December 14, 2017
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Latest Phillies Talk Podcast – talking with LA Dodgers blogger Jared Massey

It’s the latest edition of Phillies Talk Podcast, I’m talking with Jared Massey from Dugout Blues Podcast about the new Phillies manager, Gabe Kapler, and what’s been going on with the Dodgers since they made it to the World Series. 2018 is sure to be an interesting season for the Phillies, we’re talking about it on this show. Check out the Dugout Blues Podcast right here:  http://www.baseballtalkradio.com/DugoutBlues.html Latest Phillies Talk…

December 5, 2017
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Kapler and Klentak, no, they are not a law firm

Your browser does not support iframes. It’s a strange day and times for Phillies baseball. There was perhaps one of the longest selections of managers that this team has ever seen, and we ended up with a manager who espouses numbers being produced by players that will make an impact on who ends up on this team. Kapler can talk a good game, and that’s how he got this job…

November 14, 2017
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Manager is known for the Phillies, it's Gabe Kapler

Embed from Getty Images The Phillies upper management has selected a manager for the team, his name is Gabe Kapler. Surprise! A lot of media writers and fans had pegged the Phils to select a candidate from inside the organization as that is what the Phillies had done for a lot of the managerial posts available in the Phillies recent history going back 25 years or so. A lot of…

October 31, 2017
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