Disappointing hitters helped cause Phillies post-2012 master plan to fail

The failure of four key hitters - Domonic Brown, Darin Ruf, Cody Asche, and Tommy Joseph - to develop as hoped helped lead to the Phillies 2013-18 collapse.

Boston Red Sox add former Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'m83zVlktTrdPzrgHPcro0g',sig:'5106uBbHWaTQu3bNwh2J7qmqrBXDhLIxNKqD-OU99GA=',w:'594px',h:'383px',items:'844297798',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Back from Korea, Tommy Joseph signs with Bosox The Boston Red Sox have announced the signing of Tommy Joseph, the Phillies former first baseman. Joseph had played in Korea earlier this season with little success before receiving his release. Joseph, who turned 28-years-old just three weeks ago, was … Continue reading Boston Red Sox add former Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph

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 })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js 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