Phillies Bats Break Up Pitching Showcase

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves in an MLB trade deadline showcase game on Saturday night at Turner Field. This was supposed to be a showcase for the two starting pitchers as the Phillies and Braves took the field on Saturday evening at Turner Field. With the MLB non-waiver deadline for deals looming at […] Phillies Bats Break Up Pitching Showcase – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls…

July 31, 2016
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Ho Hum, Phils quietly approach the trade deadline

Embed from Getty Images Aaron Altherr is back on the Phillies team from the DL, it’s going to take him a while to get some offense going though, and he needs help When it comes to hearing the words, Phillies and trade deadline, in the same sentence, nothing but an eerie silence can ensue. Here we are at the point in the season where there should be rumor and innuendo…

July 31, 2016
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Phillies Get the Job Done in Atlanta

The Philadelphia Phillies dumped the host Atlanta Braves in the opener of a four game series at Turner Field. In the Thursday night opener of a four game series, the Phillies did what they had to do – they beat the host Braves by a score of 7-5 at Turner Field. That is what this […] Phillies Get the Job Done in Atlanta – That Balls Outta Here – That…

July 29, 2016
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August and September should tell us a lot more about 2017

Sorry I’ve been missing for two series.This week was our 10th anniversary and we spent Friday in Philly (It’s where we honeymooned, so we return every year.) and I forgot the Atlanta series started yesterday. The Phillies have struggled a bit recently, but I feel the need to point this out.If you take June away from the season, the Phillies are 38-38. Think about that for a minute. Now, you…

July 29, 2016
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Welcome Back Aaron Altherr

The Phillies’ lineup needs a healthy dose of a healthy Aaron Altherr. Upon his return from a bum wrist, he went 3-4 with 2 runs, 2 RBI, and a homerun. Word. Welcome Back Aaron Altherr Author: GM-Carson From Feed: http://pabaseball.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default Powered by WPeMatico

July 28, 2016
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Crash Landing: Trade Deadline Rumors Are The Worst

Things have been relatively quiet on the trade front over the past few days across baseball in general, but as it regards the Phillies, in particular. Jeremy Hellickson is still the only player generating much buzz and there haven’t been any particular salient rumors in the past few days. In fact, the only recent rumor to get picked up at all was generated as a result of this tweet from…

July 28, 2016
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Altherr Activated; Bourjos to the DL

In a bit of expected news, the Phillies officially announced this transaction: #Phillies have placed OF Peter Bourjos on the 15-day DL with a right shoulder sprain and reinstated OF Aaron Altherr from the DL. — Phillies (@Phillies) July 28, 2016 Peter Bourjos was injured when he Rowanded himself against the outfield wall during Tuesday night’s game in Miami. Your browser does not support iframes. While the catch did successfully delay…

July 28, 2016
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Phillies Blown Out of Miami Finale

The Philadelphia Phillies were blown out by the host Marlins in the finale of a three game series in South Florida on Wednesday afternoon. The host Marlins broke on top early, scoring three times in the bottom of the 1st inning, and coasted to an 11-1 trouncing of the Phillies at Marlins Park on Wednesday […] Phillies Blown Out of Miami Finale – That Balls Outta Here – That Balls…

July 28, 2016
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A Belated Look At The 2016 Draft, ft. Eric Longenhagen

A couple weeks back I asked Eric Longenhagen for his opinion of the Phils 2016 Draft. Since so much has been said already in regards to first overall pick, California prep center fielder Mickey Moniak, and since Eric wrote about him in his post-draft analysis at ESPN, I’ll just link you to that here. Beyond that, we got into questions about the top six picks, best tools, drafting mentors/coaching candidates…

July 28, 2016
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The Phillies’ Bad Offense Is Back With A Vengeance

Before the All-Star Break, the Phillies went on a wholly unexpected offensive tear. The offensive heroes were guys like Peter Bourjos, Cody Asche, Cameron Rupp, and Cesar Hernandez, so it’s hard to muster any surprise that the Phillies offense has crashed back to earth. The team entered play on Wednesday afternoon with a .208/.270/.317 team slashline through the first 12 games of the second half. It won’t surprise you to learn…

July 27, 2016
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