Ryne Sandberg on the Early Hot Seat?

In an article today for CBS Sports, MLB insider Jon Heyman put Phillies skipper Ryne Sandberg near the top of his "MLB Managers on the Hot Seat" list. But is Sandberg really in danger of losing his job this season?Normally to lose your job as a manager in Major League Baseball, one of a handful of situations has … Continue reading Ryne Sandberg on the Early Hot Seat?

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Aaron Nola Impressive in Phillies Debut

On Friday afternoon in a rain-shortened game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida the New York Yankees demolished the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 in Grapefruit League action.It would seem to be a pretty dreary result, particularly for the Phillies pitching staff. But in actuality, nothing could be further from the truth.The most interesting and important … Continue reading Aaron Nola Impressive in Phillies Debut

Phillies Are Billion Dollar Losers

Forbes magazine has released it's annual appraisal of Major League Baseball, and they have valued the Philadelphia Phillies franchise at more than $1 billion for the first time ever.The Phils are the 10th-most valuable franchise in MLB this year, down from their 6th place ranking a year ago. A lot of that drop in value comes … Continue reading Phillies Are Billion Dollar Losers

Final Phillies 2015 Opening Day Roster Fights

Weather permitting, at 3:05pm on Monday, April 6th, the Philadelphia Phillies will take the field to open the 2015 MLB regular season with an Interleague game against the Boston Red Sox.The spring training process of workouts and Grapefruit League games is beginning to sort out the players as the coaching staff and management will cut … Continue reading Final Phillies 2015 Opening Day Roster Fights

Ryne Sandberg and Paul Molitor to Make History

This afternoon at 1:05pm, the Philadelphia Phillies are scheduled to play hosts to the Minnesota Twins at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida.That might normally not be a matchup to elicit a great deal of interest outside of the two organizations, or their most hardened fans. But thanks to a couple of Baseball Hall of Famers, … Continue reading Ryne Sandberg and Paul Molitor to Make History