Written By: Séamus Doyle, @saintseamus The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Jose Bautista from the Mets Tuesday afternoon in exchange for cash or a player to be named later, reports say. Philadelphia claimed the veteran on waivers yesterday and have worked out a deal to trade for him. Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports the … Continue reading Phillies acquire veteran slugger Jose Bautista
1. Chris Sale W/L: 12-4 ERA: 1.97 WAR: 6.4 WHIP: 0.849 Strikeouts: 219 As the league leader in WHIP, Hits per 9 Innings, Strikeouts per 9 Innings, and ranking second in ERA, Chris Sale is, in my opinion, the best pitcher in the MLB. Sale makes the red-hot Red Sox a very dangerous contender for … Continue reading The Top 5 Pitchers in the MLB
Short answer: Yes. Long Answer: The now second-place Philadelphia Phillies are the definition of inconsistent. Whether it’s the slow start that the pitching staff suffered at the beginning of the season or the recent lack of production on the offensive side of the field, the Phils have managed to keep its fans on the edge … Continue reading Do the Phillies Have Enough Pitching to Compete in October?
Written By: Séamus Doyle | @saintseamus The Phillies have acquired 1B Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins for minor league lefty McKenzie Mills. Bour brings a much needed power bat to the Phils bench. He's hitting .227 with 19 homers, 54 RBIS and a .759 OPS. Bour also has staggeringly good numbers against the Atlanta … Continue reading Phillies acquire slugger Bour
Written By: Séamus Doyle. Twitter: @saintseamus The July 31st non-waiver trade deadline is over, but that doesn't mean the Phillies are done acquiring players. Before the 4pm non-waiver deadline on July 31st, the Phillies made moves to obtain Asdrubal Cabrera, Wilson Ramos and Aaron Loup to improve their roster. Some non-realistic fans were disappointed Matt … Continue reading Phils may not be done adding to roster: How do August Trades Work?
Written By: Séamus Doyle (@saintseamus) According to MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi the Phillies and Indians are the two most serious contenders to land 5 time All Star Adam Jones. Jones, a 4x Gold Glove award winner with a silver slugger under his belt, is the owner of a .278 career batting average with 1,757 hits … Continue reading Report: Phillies “serious contenders” to acquire All-Star OF Adam Jones from O’s
Written By. Séamus Doyle, @saintseamus Ken Rosenthal, of The Athletic and MLB Network, is reporting the Phillies are interested in acquiring veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson from the Toronto Blue Jays. Granderson, 37, is hitting .230 for Toronto with 9 homers, 29 RBIs and a .337 on base percentage. The Phils are looking to add a … Continue reading Rosenthal: Phils interested in Granderson
It’s a sad day in baseball today as Chase Utley announces he will retire at the end of the 2018 season. While he hasn’t been producing as much as he’d like to due to injury and old age, Utley is still one of the most hardworking and dedicated athletes. Chase recognized that “it is a … Continue reading Chase Utley Retirement at the End of the Season
Trade speculation is continuing to heat up as we move closer to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, and thanks to a 51-40 record on the year the Phillies will be active buyers looking to upgrade for the second half pennant race. We all know the Phillies want Baltimore superstar Manny Machado, but there is … Continue reading Report: Phillies interested in Orioles Veteran Closer
On the 7th of May, the Philadelphia Phillies started a 7-game home stretch after a disappointing road trip. On the road the Phils went 2-4 taking one game each against the Marlins and Nationals. With shaky starting pitching and some cold bats, the classic “Phillies Slump” that we’ve all been accustomed to recently was starting … Continue reading Phillies Homestand 5/7 – 5/14