Phillies gliding along at home best home record in NL

May 10, 2018

Embed from Getty Images The Phillies have shown a potent offense with Maikel Franco, Odubel Herrera, and now Carlos Santana seems to have caught fire as well The best home record in the NL? No, we couldn’t be mentioning that and the Phillies in the same breath. It’s true though, the Phillies are the current owners of that title. Just behind them is the Arizona Diamondbacks at 13-6 at home….

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2017 Phillies Report Card: Odubel Herrera

October 19, 2017

The overall numbers for Odubel Herrera this season are not particularly inspiring. A 100 wRC+, while impressive for a Gold Glove-caliber fielder, represent a step back from where Herrera was in his first two seasons. Over nearly 1200 PAs between 2015 and 2016, Herrera, fueled by a 110 wRC+, produced 7.7 WAR. That placed him in a virtual tie with Dexter Fowler for tops among National League centerfielders. I should…

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How's Obubel doing in the World Baseball Classic? We'll see him tonight

Embed from Getty Images Odubel and Team Venezuela take on Team USA tonight in San Diego I didn’t think that I would be watching as much of the World Baseball Classic that I have. Getting up early in the morning to watch a few minutes from Japan and Seoul in the first round, I started to get a bug to watch more. As the Classic has rolled on, and games…

March 15, 2017
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Phillies Nominate Herrera for Aaron Award

In an announcement released today by the team, the Phillies have nominated rookie center fielder Odubel Herrera for Major League Baseball’s 2015 Hank Aaron Award. Begun in 1999 as part of MLB’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of Aaron breaking Babe Ruth‘s long-standing career home run record, the Aaron Award nominees are voted on each year by […] Phillies Nominate Herrera for Aaron Award Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

October 5, 2015
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Phillies Host Cubs: Series Preview

The Phillies welcome the Chicago Cubs into Citizens Bank Park for a 4-game weekend series, which was set to begin on Thursday night. I know this for two reasons. First, I know this because it’s on the official schedule. But I also have first-hand knowledge as well. You see, my wife and I were sitting […] Phillies Host Cubs: Series Preview Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

September 11, 2015
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Nola Aces Bounceback Test

Since being called up from AAA Lehigh Valley to make his Major League debut back on July 21st of this season, Aaron Nola has made 10 starts for the Phillies. Only two of those qualify as “stinkers”, including the worst start of his burgeoning career last Wednesday in New York against the Mets. In that September 2nd […] Nola Aces Bounceback Test Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

September 9, 2015
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Bad Bosox Sweep Worse Phillies

The Boston Red Sox are bad, but this weekend they welcomed the Philadelphia Phillies to town. The Phillies are worse, and that played out at Fenway Park as the host Bosox swept the 3-game series, wrapping it up with a 6-2 win on Sunday afternoon. Despite the sweep, the Red Sox remain in last place […] Bad Bosox Sweep Worse Phillies Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

September 6, 2015
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Phillies Fall at Fenway

The Phillies began their final Interleague series of the season with a 7-5 defeat on Friday night to the host Boston Red Sox at historic Fenway Park. It also marks the next-to-last series against a non-NL East rival. The Phils will host the Cubs for that final non-divisional series next week. The host Bosox broke […] Phillies Fall at Fenway Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

September 5, 2015
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Series Preview: Phillies at Red Sox

The final Interleague series of the season for the Phillies (53-81) is taking place this weekend, as the Fightins travel north to historic Fenway Park in Boston for a 3-game set with the disappointing Red Sox (61-72) in a matchup of eastern last place teams. Unlike the Phils, who most picked for the NL East […] Series Preview: Phillies at Red Sox Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

September 4, 2015
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Nola Shuts Down Padres

Rookie starting pitcher Aaron Nola tossed a gem in the opener of a 3-game weekend series with the visiting San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park, leading the Phillies to a 7-1 victory. Nola continued his outstanding work since being called up from AAA Lehigh Valley in mid-July. He raised his record to 5-1, lowering […] Nola Shuts Down Padres Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 29, 2015
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