Hank Aaron documentary tonight at 8 PM Eastern on Smithsonian Channel

Your browser does not support iframes. Got this in late in the afternoon from MLB, a great special will air tonight on the Smithsonian Channel at 8 PM on Hank Aaron. A brand new Major League Legends series on Hank Aaron. Celebrating the best players in major league history. I remember when Hank hit the record breaker, I was watching the game. Babe’s record stood for a long time, but…

February 29, 2016
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Phillies Talk Podcast: Phillies notch win against University of Tampa

It’s the Phillies Talk Podcast back for another show and this week, we’re talking all about the first appearance on the playing field in a game for 2016 that the Phillies played against the University of South Florida that ended in a win.We’re looking forward to another great year of talk on the team, with guests and a lot of entertaining talk.    Phillies Talk Podcast: Phillies notch win against…

February 29, 2016
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Phillies 2016 Coaching Staff: Jorge Velandia

The Philadelphia Phillies coaching staff is set for the 2016 season, and we are presenting a series here at TBOH to introduce each of them to fans. Each season at TBOH we introduce fans to the Phillies coaching staff. Here in 2016, Tyler DiSalle and I will take a look at each of the 11 coaches […] Phillies 2016 Coaching Staff: Jorge Velandia Author: Ryan Gerstel From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

February 29, 2016
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Last Call for Carlos Ruiz

There is perhaps no moment that better encapsulates what catcher Carlos Ruiz has meant to this Phillies team than the final out in Game 1 of the 2010 NLDS. Roy Halladay was brilliant that night, untouchable in fact. With 8 2/3rds innings of no-hit ball in the books, Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips tapped a weak grounder in front of the plate, dropping his bat perfectly in the void…

February 29, 2016
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Phillies Rip College Kids to Open 2016

The Philadelphia Phillies opened their 2016 exhibition season in Clearwater, Florida on Sunday afternoon. Over the last four springs, teams from Major League Baseball have taken on collegiate squads in exhibition games at the opening of spring training. Those big leaguers were 23-1 against the collegians heading into the 2016 campaign. The one loss? Last […] Phillies Rip College Kids to Open 2016 Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered…

February 29, 2016
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A Summary of the Phillies’ Active Waiver Claim Offseason

The winds of change swept through the Phillies organization last October, as Matt Klentak was named the organization’s new General Manager. Perhaps as would be expected for the worst projected team in baseball, the Phillies were tied with Klentak’s former employer (the Angels) for the most waiver wire claims of the offseason (seven). These claims consisted of two outfielders and five relievers, the former of which figure to feature prominently in…

February 29, 2016
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Clearwater: Day 2 – A win, a few autographs and a good pizza joint

By now, you know the Phillies beat the Tampa University Spartans. You probably read that Andrew Knapp and Jorge Alfaro had solid days at the plate and that Jeremy Hellickson and Aaron Nola tossed strong innings.But here are some things you might not know. Early in the day, Nick Williams, Roman Quinn, J.P. Crawford and Brock Stassi took batting practice as a group and put on quite a show.Quinn hit…

February 29, 2016
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Phils to take on the Spartans today in Clearwater

Embed from Getty Images Phils fans, meet Jeremy Hellickson – your starting pitcher for today’s game The University of South Florida Spartans are off to a great start at 11-1 already in their season. Today they will take on the ‘new’ look Phillies in an exhibition game in Clearwater, Florida at 1:05 PM It didn’t take long for the Spring season to start up for the Phillies, it seems like…

February 28, 2016
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Phillies 2016: Play Ball!

The Philadelphia Phillies will play their first game of the 2016 exhibition season on Sunday afternoon. The temperature will rise to 70 degrees on what promises to be a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Clearwater, Florida as the Philadelphia Phillies kick off the 2016 season with an exhibition game today against the University of Tampa. On […] Phillies 2016: Play Ball! Author: Matt Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

February 28, 2016
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Clearwater: Day 1 – the long, strange trip

We rolled into Clearwater at 4 a.m. Friday. Or was it Saturday? Hmmm. What day is it today? Saturday. Yeah. Damn, I’m tired, not to mention scarred by a terrifying experience with a cockroach. But I don’t think I’d trade this day for many others. We left Wilkes-Barre around 5:30 p.m., Thursday. We made it to Factoryville, before we had to stop.  That’s not even an hour into an 18-hour…

February 28, 2016
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