MacPhail Hired to Lead Phillies Rebuild

At an afternoon press conference, the Philadelphia Phillies officially announced that longtime baseball executive Andy MacPhail will take over as the President of the club. MacPhail will take over formally from current President Pat Gillick at the conclusion of the 2015 regular season. This marks the first time in the 132+ year history of the […] MacPhail Hired to Lead Phillies Rebuild Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

June 29, 2015
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Phillies Win as Odds Catch Up to O’s

There’s an old saying in sports that goes something like “ya can’t win ’em all”, and thankfully for the Phillies, the reverse is also true: you can’t lose ’em all. At least not in baseball, where over the course of 162 games, even the worst teams of all-time have won more than 1/3 of their […] Phillies Win as Odds Catch Up to O’s Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/…

June 18, 2015
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Franco Return Begins the Rebuild

All evidence points to the Phillies calling up 3rd baseman Maikel Franco this weekend. The team’s #3 prospect, who received a taste of the big leagues last September, should be taking over the starting role at the hot corner for the forseeable future. The team is in a very public rebuilding stage, one that will […] Franco Return Begins the Rebuild Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

May 13, 2015
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Amaro Full-Blows It On Biddle’s Brain

Among the bizarre health issues that have befallen Jesse Biddle in the last couple years, (you may recall he basically pitched through whooping cough in 2013), getting a concussion from a hail stone takes the cake. He was pitching well at AA Reading early in 2014, then he got plunked fleeing for cover from his busted up car during a wild storm, and his season all but fell apart. This hail wasn’t playing…

March 13, 2015
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