Phillies place Victor Arano on disabled list with shoulder strain

The Phillies had to place one of their pleasant surprises from the early season, reliever Victor Arano, on the disabled list with a rotator cuff strain. Just when things seemed to be going so well for Victor Arano this year, it all came to a screeching halt Monday. The Phillies placed Arano on the disabled […] Phillies place Victor Arano on disabled list with shoulder strain – That Balls Outta…

April 30, 2018
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Game 28: Phillies look to rebound in Miami against the Marlins

April 30, 2018

The Phillies embark on a six-game road trip beginning tonight in Miami against the Marlins. The club is looking to bounce back after dropping back-to-back contests to the Braves by a combined score of 14-1. Pitching, fielding, the offense, it all went cold this past weekend at Citizens Bank Park and yet the Phillies sit just 1 1/2 games out in the division with the fourth best record in the…

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Offensive Struggles

April 30, 2018

OPS By Position:Pitcher – .354 (5th)Catcher – .551 (25th tied)First Base – .587 (27th)Second Base – .817 (11th)Shortstop – .702 (17th)Third Base – .697 (24th)Left Field – 1.037 (2nd)Center Field – .865 (5th)Right Field – .564 (27th)Designated Hitter – .516 (23rd, which is last in this case)Pinch Hitter – .455 (22nd) Only 3 positions on the diamond are getting above average production, thanks to Rhys Hoskins, Odubel Herrera, and Cesar…

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Crawford to the DL Opens Up Playing Time At a High Cost

Over the weekend, J.P. Crawford made a relay throw and lost feeling in his arm. For now he is on the disabled list with a forearm strain. We should know in the next few days how long Crawford will be out for. For now Scott Kingery will be the starting shortstop and Maikel Franco willContinue reading… Crawford to the DL Opens Up Playing Time At a High Cost Author: Matt…

April 30, 2018
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Phillies end homestand with a stinker, fall to Braves 10-1

April 30, 2018

The Phillies came home to Citizens Bank Park for the start of a 10-game homestand and performed incredibly. Unfortunately, the momentum popped for good on Sunday in a 10-1 drubbing by the Atlanta Braves. Vince Velasquez struggled again, surrendering seven runs while lasting just four innings. His ERA for the season ballooned to 5.70 while his ERA over his last two outings rose to a disappointing 10.38. “You’re going to…

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Concannon and Doty earn weekly honors from The Review

April 30, 2018

The Philadelphia Baseball Review released its College Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 30. Saint Joseph’s junior outfielder Charlie Concannon was named the Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Hitter of the Week while Villanova’s senior right-handed pitcher Ryan Doty was named Philadelphia Baseball Review’s Pitcher of the Week. The Philadelphia Baseball Review names winners each Monday throughout the college season. Concannon finished the week for the Hawks 6-for-18…

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Scott Kingery to take over as Phillies shortstop with J.P. Crawford out

J.P. Crawford landed on the disabled list Sunday morning after sustaining an elbow strain. Scott Kingery will now take over the position in his absence. The Phillies placed shortstop J.P. Crawford on the disabled list Sunday morning with an elbow strain. He exited Saturday night’s game early and manager Gabe Kapler said after the game […] Scott Kingery to take over as Phillies shortstop with J.P. Crawford out – That…

April 29, 2018
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Phillies place J.P. Crawford on DL with forearm strain

April 29, 2018

The Phillies have placed shortstop J.P. Crawford on the disabled list with a strained right forearm. The injury occurred Saturday night in the fifth inning after making a relay throw. “My arm went numb after that,” Crawford told reporters afterward. “I just lost feeling. No ligament or any damage like that. So that’s good news.” Crawford admitted he had been playing with soreness in the elbow area over the last…

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Phillies pick college third baseman in latest BA mock draft

In Baseball America’s latest mock draft, the Phillies select Wichita State third baseman Alec Bohm with the third overall pick. Baseball America released their latest mock draft Friday alongside their updated draft prospect rankings. In this mock draft, they have the Phillies selecting Alec Bohm, a junior third baseman from Wichita State University. Bohm moved […] Phillies pick college third baseman in latest BA mock draft – That Balls Outta…

April 28, 2018
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Game 25: Phillies settle in for another series with rival Braves

April 27, 2018

One of the major surprises through the first month of the season for the Phillies was starting pitching, but Ben Lively was the lone hurler of the bunch that never seemed to find a rhythm. The Phillies placed Lively on the 10-day disabled list Friday with a lower back strain. Through five starts he was sporting a 6.85 ERA, fifth-worst among starters that have pitched at least 20 innings. With…

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