Phillies 50: Forgotten 2009 – Paul Hoover

Paul Hoover, who appeared in three games with the 2009 NL pennant-winning team, is the latest entry in our 'Phillies 50' series of most random 1971-2019 players.

Cesar Hernandez is holding off critics with a hot start to the 2019 season

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'EMHG-TuxSmlraRZkqr2Xww',sig:'gJseMALJqiBmA43sFbeZKuA4zz361-xomCgutjzqOkY=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'949695674',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});// Cesar Hernandez has been hitting well for over a month This piece has to begin with a disclaimer. Few writers who cover the Philadelphia Phillies on a regular basis have been more critical of second baseman Cesar Hernandez over the last couple of years than yours truly. If I’ve … Continue reading Cesar Hernandez is holding off critics with a hot start to the 2019 season

Phillies Father’s Day Connections

To all of my fellow fathers out there, I would like to wish you a Happy Father's Day. In the history of the Phillies franchise, there have been a number of father-son combinations that have played in Major League Baseball.One that immediately springs to mind for many modern-day Phils fans would be former GM Ruben Amaro Jr, who played for … Continue reading Phillies Father’s Day Connections

Could Phillies Be Buyers?

So, are there any of my fellow fans of the Philadelphia Phillies out there who might still be reluctant to throw in the towel on the team's 2014 chances? Let's try on a pair of rose-colored, or would that be red-pinstriped, glasses and see what we might see.Following last night's 2nd consecutive road victory over … Continue reading Could Phillies Be Buyers?