Roy Halladay died today. It’s a crushing blow to his family, all his friends in Colorado, Florida, Toronto, and Philadelphia, as well as the Blue Jays and Phillies organizations. It doesn’t really matter that Roy Halladay was one of the best pitchers who ever lived – there’s a plaque in Cooperstown that will go up someday to tell you all about it. The legacy that Roy Halladay leaves behind, at…

November 7, 2017

Too Early 25-Man Roster Predictions

Pitchers and catchers have finally reported to Clearwater. Over the next few days, 66 players will convene at the Phillies spring training complex and six weeks from now that group will be whittled down to a finalized Opening Day 25-man roster. The handful of recognizable players has diminished as, according to Todd Zolecki of, only 18 of those 66 players were in Phillies Spring training camp a year ago….

February 17, 2016