One thing that Gabe Kapler has made abundantly clear in his first year of managing the Philadelphia Phillies is that he believes in his young team—even when fans do not. After five consecutive losing … [Read more...] about Are Post All-Star Break Additions Hurting the Philadelphia Phillies’ Team Chemistry?
César Hernández made his major league debut for the Phillies in 2013 at the age of 23. While he played in 33 games that year and batted .289, I can’t say I remember the start of his major league … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Phillies: Why Isn’t César Hernández a Fan Favorite?
Truth be told Aaron Nola's chances of winning the Cy Young award was a long shot. Most reports and pundits had him third in the three headed race which is the National League Cy Young race. Led by … [Read more...] about Aaron Nola lost the Cy Young on Sunday
It has become evident that the Cy Young award in the National League is a three headed race. Currently, the three pitchers who have a chance at the award are Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, … [Read more...] about Aaron Nola’s case for the Cy Young
It is time for some Monday morning quarterback or in this case Monday morning center field. Tuesday night's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Red Sox featured a questionable … [Read more...] about Gabe Kapler pulls a Gabe Kapler
It is now time to seriously start thinking of the Philadelphia Phillies as a playoff team. If you are anything like me, doubts were circling around for a while trying to grasp how in the world this … [Read more...] about The Philadelphia Phillies just keep winning
The MLB trade deadline is officially gone and the Philadelphia Phillies were among the many teams this year to make at least one move. Expectations regarding this season were moderate but it seems as … [Read more...] about The Philadelphia Phillies trade deadline edition
It is time for the most exciting part of the MLB Regular Season, the Trade Deadline! Will the Yankees improve more? Will Jacob deGrom be on the move? Who will win the Chris Archer … [Read more...] about Amateur Hour Podcast: Trade Deadline- Another Yankees Trade?
The New York Mets made their second major trade of 2018 with their acquisition of RHP Franklyn Kilome from the Philadelphia Phillies for INF Asdrubal Cabrera. Cabrera leaves New York on a high note, … [Read more...] about New York Mets Trade Rumors: Who is Franklyn Kilome?
A friend of mine who grew up in New York asked me the other day, "I don't understand why is Chase Utley so loved in Philadelphia?" I wish that question was easily answered as there are so many … [Read more...] about Chase Utley is still beloved in Philadelphia