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.
The 1993 National League Championship Series pitted the two-time National League champion Atlanta Braves against the gritty and defiant worst-to-first Philadelphia Phillies. It was a classic mismatch between a baseball power looking for a third trip back to the World Series for a potential rematch of the 1992 World Series with the Toronto Blue Jays […]
The 2013 Phillies baseball season is in the books with many disappointments. The first losing season since 2002, failed additions to the roster, a fired manager, the fall of Roy Halladay and putting Ryan Howard and his mega contract and others on the shelf for the year all added up to a season that had […]
I wanted to wait and see how I felt about everything after the weekend before really diving in to the news of the Philadelphia Phillies firing Charlie Manuel and naming Ryne Sandberg as the interim manager Friday afternoon. In brief, it had to be done but not quite in this fashion. Overall, I am OK […]
The Philadelphia Phillies will make a change in managers this afternoon, according to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly. Phillies to make manager change, sources say. Press at 230. — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN)