Ruben Amaro says Phillies fans “don’t understand the game”

“They don’t understand the game,” Amaro said. “They don’t understand the process. There’s a process. And then they bitch and complain because we don’t have a plan. There’s a plan in place and we’re sticking with the plan. We can’t do what’s best for the fan. We have to do what’s best for the organization so the fan can reap the benefit of it later on. That’s the truth.”

Per Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly.

Jeff Francoeuer homers vs. Red Sox. April 8, 2015.

Francoeur homers, Harang holds down the fort as Phillies beat Red Sox

When the Phillies made offseason moves to acquire Aaron Harang and Jeff Francoeur, not many were expecting the roster moves to turn the Phillies into a division contender. On Wednesday night though, each proved valuable as the Phillies evened the season-opening series against the Boston Red Sox with a 4-2 victory. Francoeur broke out the […]

1915 Philadelphia Phillies cap

Phillies and Red Sox will wear special 1915 caps on Thursday

Before the Phillies and Red Sox close out their season-opening series at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday night, the Phillies will hold a special tribute to the 1915 Phillies in honor of the 100th anniversary of the 1915 World Series between the Phillies and Red Sox. The first 500 fans will get a replica 1915 pennant […]

New York Mets v Philadelphia Phillies

Do’s and Don’ts of attending a Phillies Game

Going to Citizens Bank Park can be a wonderful experience, even when things look bleak with the team taking the field in red pinstripes. As awesome as going to a game at the ballpark can be, there are some annoying things many fans seem to do throughout the game that can be distracting. So, as […]

Boston Red Sox v Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies baseball is here, and I do care

Over the years I have come to be a rather optimistic Phillies fan even when times looked dark. To me, that’s what being a fan is all about, and I am not about to change that stance any time soon. The Philadelphia Phillies open the 2015 Major League Baseball season Monday afternoon at Citizens Bank […]


Dismissed Bloomsburg player issued apology to Mo’ne Davis on Twitter

Bloomsburg University dismissed Joey Casselberry from the baseball team over the weekend after a tweet of his regarding local Little League all-star Mo’ne Davis was published in very poor taste. Casselberry referred to Davis as a slut in a response to the news Disney is going to be using the Davis story as inspiration for an […]

Ryan Howard sure does look a bit more trim. Photo credit: Ryan Lawrence

Phillies 5, Yankees 5: Ryan Howard off to good start

You should never take one game in the spring and use it as a predictor for what will happen the rest of the month, or the season. But it was encouraging to see Ryan Howard get off to a nice start in his spring training debut Tuesday afternoon in Clearwater. Howard, hitting fourth in Ryne […]


Out of the Batter’s Box – Grapefruit League play is here for Phillies

Sunday was an exaggerated disaster but today the games that matter only slightly more begin. Grapefruit League play opens up today in Clearwater for the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees. 1. Phillies open Grapefruit League play today vs. Yankees Two days after losing to University of Tampa, the Phillies get started with the […]

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