The Ken Brett for Dave Cash trade between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates on this very date 47 years ago proved to be a winner for both teams. Division and cross-state rivals dealing key players in their prime to one another.
There are legitimate reasons why every single one of the lower ranked teams could win and advance. The biggest is that those lower-seeded teams will all send starting pitchers to the mound who can win. And remember, each is only a best-of-three series.
Aaron Nola, the Phillies' ace, takes the mound at 3:10 pm. It may be too late for the team already. But right now he represents a last gasp for the Phillies to get into the playoffs.
Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies are looking forward in anticipation towards what we all hope will prove to be one of the most exciting weekends for the team in nearly a decade. The Phillies are in Tampa Bay for a series with the talented Rays, a team that has already clinched the American League East … Continue reading Phillies 2020 playoff scenarios as final weekend looms
In the final game of the 1978 regular season the Phillies gave former first round draft pick pitcher Dan Boitano his lone inning on the mound with the club.