Dick Allen getting Hall of Fame justice
Mayor Michael Nutter took a brief break from being overwhelmed by Philadelphia's many, many problems to advocate for Dick Allen's Hall of Fame candidacy. The next day, his work paid off.
Dick Allen played in nine seasons for the Phillies, with the first seven of them separated from the last two by a five-year period in which Philadelphia learned to love him. Apparently, the city lo...
Friday Phillies Confession: I Like Jonathan Papelbon
The crazy, overpriced closer/Michael Flatley doppelgĂ¤nger has been a widely despised member of the Phillies since his arrival in 2012. He recently succeeded in winning over at least one fan.
Remember that week in middle school when everyone in your class came out as bisexual? One day everything was going on swimmingly; Magic: The Gathering and Danny's crush on Ashley dominated t...
Has "The Phillie Way" changed?
With David Montgomery out of the loop as he recovers from cancer, Pat Gillick has signaled he's the new man in charge and is taking the team in a new direction.
Ever since they were bounced from the 2011 playoffs by the Cardinals in the NLDS, the...
Exit Interview: Cody (SM)Asche
We've been talking about Cody Asche for a long time and all arrived at the same conclusion. He's the future of the organization. He's the greatest source of nickname and headline puns born this century.
Cody Asche has reached a career crisis point, at least in the original sense of the Greek w...
Madison Bumgarner: Not really that good
If Madison Bumgarner is so good, why does he suck sometimes?
Madison Bumgarner pitched a shutout in the World Series, then came out the next game and threw more shutout innings. Baseball writers will be calling him Jesus all summer; running their fingers thro...
Are the Giants really a true dynasty?
San Francisco won their third title in five years, and people are talking dynasty. But is that really what they are?
Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants, or should I say,
The Phillies' Ryan Howard and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Season
Reviewing the stats behind Howard's wild and wacky 2014, in which occasional clutch hitting, impressive RBI totals and surprising mastery of lefties were overshadowed by all too-frequent futile flailing at pitches and automatic out production.
Misguided as it may have been, there was quite of bit of hope among many of us about
Six years ago today the Phillies won the World Series
Six years ago today we were all pretty happy.
There are a few Phillies topics that I never get tired of talking about. The unending awesomeness of Roy Halladay. The Phillies' straight-up dominance in the 2011 regular season. And of course, the 2008 World Series.
Six years ago tonight, the Phillies won Game 5 of the 2008 World Series against the Tampa Bay Ra...
Phillies Exit Interview: Cliff Lee
2014 may just have destroyed Cliff Lee.
Cliff Lee made a lot of people sad this year.
If the Phillies were going to have any prayer of competing for a playoff spot in 2014,...
The Sounds of the Game: Behind the Scenes with the Fox Audio Producer
NPR's All Things Considered ran a brief piece on audio production for Major League Baseball. It's worth a listen.
With the World Series wrapping up later tonight, it's worth exploring a little behind the scenes magic. My dad found this interesting nugget, and I'm sharing it with you fine folks.
Phillies Player Review: Kyle Kendrick
Kyle Kendrick has had an up and down career over the last eight seasons in Philadelphia. Being a free agent, his tenure here is likely finished. Let's say goodbye.
Kyle Kendrick atÂ Baseball-Ref...