Confession of a Phillies fan who left the Harper walkoff slam game early

I have a confession to make. I'm a lifelong Phillies fan. A partial season ticket holder. I write about the team frequently here at my website. I was at Thusday night's game in which the team rallied scoring seven times in the final two innings to come from five runs down and win on Bryce … Continue reading Confession of a Phillies fan who left the Harper walkoff slam game early

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Phillies could use another strong starting pitcher, and lefty Patrick Corbin fits the bill perfectly

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'97EOBojDTzdp0xVp4qHY4A',sig:'imxRjjnvXMPCN5WT7-9sN3IvtIEsh9SyQTNMDmYi6Hw=',w:'594px',h:'425px',items:'950065268',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js (Corbin has spent his first seven big-league seasons with Arizona)There has been a great deal of warranted commentary regarding the upcoming Major League Baseball “Hot Stove” season here in Philadelphia.Most of that talk has been understandably centered around the two biggest free agent bats, Bryce Harper and Manny Machado.However, there … Continue reading Phillies could use another strong starting pitcher, and lefty Patrick Corbin fits the bill perfectly

Phillies Andy MacPhail right not to spend money on roster

Phillies President of Baseball Operations Andy MacPhailAndy MacPhail has just begun his third off-season as President of Baseball Operations with the Philadelphia Phillies organization.First hired by the Phillies as an assistant to Pat Gillick in June 2015, MacPhail has been an inside observer to the workings of the team as it finished with 63, 71, … Continue reading Phillies Andy MacPhail right not to spend money on roster

Rejuvenated Phillies keep Dodgers stumbling towards NL West crown

Hoskins four RBI pace Phils past Dodgers (Photo: LA Times)I had the pleasure of taking in the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park.Let me tell you, this was not the same Phillies team that sputtered through the 2017 season's first four months. It also was … Continue reading Rejuvenated Phillies keep Dodgers stumbling towards NL West crown

Dodgers remain atop 2017 MLB Power Rankings

Dodgers add Yu Darvish to help end 30-year title droughtMy first MLB Power Ranking in early June found the Houston Astros of the American League at the top. In early July, the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League had taken over the top spot.Now in early August those two ball clubs have clearly established themselves as still … Continue reading Dodgers remain atop 2017 MLB Power Rankings