It’s a great time to be Pat Neshek

On November 4, 2016 the Houston Astros shipped veteran relief pitcher Pat Neshek to the Philadelphia Phillies.The trade was a simple salary dump for Houston. Neshek had a $6.55 million option due on his contract for the 2017 season. The Astros didn’t want to pay that kind of money for a middle reliever. They found a … Continue reading It’s a great time to be Pat Neshek

Phillies need to be bold at the trade deadline

NL All-Star reliever Neshek will be dealt by end of JulyThe Philadelphia Phillies are barreling down streak towards the July 31 MLB trade deadline with numerous rumors beginning to swirl around the team.Most of the speculation revolves around the obvious players. Anyone 30+ years of age who is a pending free agent is likely to move.The … Continue reading Phillies need to be bold at the trade deadline

Predicting the Phillies Opening Day Roster

Club management with the Philadelphia Phillies, itself the object of much change, has spent the past couple of years shaping the organizational talent for the future.Some of that young talent has already reached the big leagues. This is most especially true on the pitching staff.In the everyday lineup, the very best prospects in the Phillies system are … Continue reading Predicting the Phillies Opening Day Roster