Sara McGuire was a big Phillies fan, and Cliff Lee was probably her favorite Phillies player if I had to guess. Monday night’s game in Los Angeles is one I know my grandmother would have fallen asleep too early in the game, but it was one I know she would have enjoyed immensely if she got […]
The Phillies return to Philadelphia today tomorrow to open up Citizens Bank Park for another season of baseball. They will do so with a record of 3-3 after opening up the first week of the season on the road in Texas and Chicago with some mixed results. We saw a little bit of everything that […]
The patch is in honor of former owner Claire Betz, who passed away during the offseason. Betz was anative of the Philadelphia area and a graduated from Villanova. she had inherited her share of the team from her husband, John Betz, when he passed away in 1990. Betz had purchased his share of the franchise in […]
Today is the first day of the season for the Philadelphia Phillies. This much you know. With the big day comes best wishes through the use of social media from some of the other pro sports teams around the city. The Philadelphia Union
Phillies acquire Jayson Nix from the Tampa Bay Rays for cash and added him to the 40-man roster.
— John Clark CSN (@JClarkCSN) March 29, 2014
Frank Thomas ranks Ryan Howard as the fifth best power hitter in baseball. Well, his tenure with Fox is off to a great start…
— Joe Lucia (@Joe_TOC) March 28, 2014
Maybe this will be the year. Could the Philadelphia Phillies come out of nowhere with a cast of veterans past their prime and gel with some young upcoming faces and take the division by surprise, and perhaps even make a run in October? This is what this time of year is all about. In just a […]
Major League Baseball has approved Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz for an exemption to allow for the use of Adderall this season. The normally banned substance led to Ruiz being suspended for 25 games at the start of the 2013 season (for using the drug in 2012 when Ruiz achieved career numbers). It was expected this […]
Hunter Pence may be long removed from a Phillies uniform already, but he still seems to be a pretty popular player around Philadelphia. His awkward style was something you would have to see to understand, but his grit and effort were never in question. Now, thanks to the folks at Sports Illustrated, you can get […]
The ballots for the Baseball Hall of Fame are out, and Phillies Wall of Fame pitcher Curt Schilling is among the names on the ballot. Schilling was on the Class of 2013 ballot, but the Baseball Writers Association of American did not vote any player in to the hall last year. With the Class of […]
Leo Mazzone is letting the Phillies know he would like to coach in Philadelphia. The longtime pitching coach of the Atlanta Braves during the Bobby Cox era took to Twitter Monday morning to say as much.