Phillies: Five players who disappointed this season

In a season full of surprises the Phillies have had plenty of disappointments Few expected the Phillies to come anywhere close to competing for the National League East crown, let alone be seven games over .500 in September. ESPN “experts” unanimously chose the Nationals to win the division back in March, though the Phillies were […] Phillies: Five players who disappointed this season – That Balls Outta Here – That…

September 6, 2018
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Phillies: Carlos Santana signing reminiscent of Jim Thome

Is history repeating itself for the Phillies with their latest free agent signing? Focus back to the 2002 Phillies; they’re a young team playing below .500 baseball with highly-prospects on the way. Then that offseason they sign a first baseman from the Cleveland Indians who brings leadership, a big bat, and playoff experience to help […] Phillies: Carlos Santana signing reminiscent of Jim Thome – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 15, 2017
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Phillies window finally opening in the NL East

Phillies fans shouldn’t have to wait long to see their team contending Baseball’s offseason has already thrown fans a couple of curveballs, but fastballs are coming to the free agent market. Phillies fans have seen the two biggest pieces of the 2017 offseason make their decisions with Shohei Ohtani going to Los Angeles and Giancarlo […] Phillies window finally opening in the NL East – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 9, 2017
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Desmond Injury Could Give Phillies Alum Ryan Howard a Chance

Retirement is not an option for Phillies legend Ryan Howard Ryan Howard has hit 382 home runs with the Phillies, but is still awaiting a chance to continue his storied career. With a month left until Opening Day Howard has received no calls to join a Major League team. Howard could possibly have been waiting for […] Desmond Injury Could Give Phillies Alum Ryan Howard a Chance – That Balls Outta…

March 12, 2017
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Phillies Wall of Fame Ballot: How TBOH Voted This Year

Phillies Wall of Fame ballots are out and the TBOH staff voted for their inductee Ten former Phillies are up for induction onto the Wall of Fame this summer. As fans we have the opportunity, no, the obligation to vote for our top five. A special committee within the organization will then take the top […] Phillies Wall of Fame Ballot: How TBOH Voted This Year – That Balls Outta…

February 27, 2017
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Phillies Spring Training: Perkins, Stassi Fighting for Roster Spot

The Phillies bench could use some lefty pop this season Earlier this week I broke down how the Phillies bench could shape up by the end of spring training. A major piece of the puzzle Philadelphia’s bench will be missing is a left-handed bat with some power to play in clutch situations. Andres Blanco provides […] Phillies Spring Training: Perkins, Stassi Fighting for Roster Spot – That Balls Outta Here…

February 25, 2017
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Phillies Spring Training Position Preview: Second Base

Who’s on second? Life for the Phillies beyond Hernandez looks bare As the Phillies start Spring Training this month, they’ll be moving forward with Cesar Hernandez manning second base. Having just avoided arbitration and the swirling rumors of being traded, Hernandez will be returning for his fifth season as a Phillie. An unlikely success story in […] Phillies Spring Training Position Preview: Second Base – That Balls Outta Here – That…

February 12, 2017
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Phillies Offseason Review: Best Free Agent Signing

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak made some major upgrades After another dismal season of Phillies baseball, manager Pete Mackanin openly expressed his desire to add more veterans. His general manager Matt Klentak did just that, and more. Klentak made a series of trades and free agent signings that will improve the club not just this […] Phillies Offseason Review: Best Free Agent Signing – That Balls Outta Here – That…

February 5, 2017
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Clay Buchholz Is A Pitcher On The Right Trajectory

On Tuesday the Phillies announced they were acquiring Clay Buchholz from the Red Sox. It’s a salary dump for Boston and a possible reclamation project for the Phillies that they’re most likely hoping will pay some dividends come the trade deadline. Buchholz has been hit or miss throughout his ten-year major career as a starter. […] Clay Buchholz Is A Pitcher On The Right Trajectory – That Balls Outta Here…

December 20, 2016
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Phillies Now Have Logjam of Starting Pitching

Matt Klentak insists Clay Buchholz will be in the starting rotation, but could he be detrimental to the future? Philadelphia’s trade with Boston for pitcher Clay Buchholz means multiple things for the Phillies in 2017. First, the Phillies have another veteran trade piece for the upcoming summer. Second, the Phillies starting rotation is now overflowing […] Phillies Now Have Logjam of Starting Pitching – That Balls Outta Here – That…

December 20, 2016
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