The Phillies dropped an exhibition to the University of Tampa. Photo credit: @AllyMaziarz

Phillies open spring by dropping exhibition to D2 University of Tampa

The Phillies gave up five runs in the seventh inning to University of Tampa Sunday. The exhibition was not a good start for reliever Phillippe Aumont, but for the most part there is not too much to be overreacting about with this loss. In the first dose of spring baseball Sunday afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies […]


Baseball is back today

Sure, it may be just an exhibition game against the University of Tampa, but I’ll take it. The Philadelphia Phillies are back in action today. The team may not be very good this season, but this is still a warm thought on this chilly day in the Philadelphia area.

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ESPN to air two Phillies spring training games

With spring training here, we are starting to look forward to spring training baseball in the Grapefruit League. While we still are not sure of the local Phillies Grapefruit coverage just yet, we do know at least two games will be airing this spring. ESPN will broadcast two separate Grapefruit League games involving the Phillies. […]

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Darren Daulton is beating brain cancer and that is awesome

Former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton shared some fantastic news last week. Daulton said his latest MRI exam was clean, showing he is beating brain cancer. Daulton was diagnosed with two brain tumors back in the summer fo 2013. He shared the news via Twitter and said he is appreciative of the support Phillies fans […]

Spring Training preview for Philadelphia Phillies tickets

Ryne Sandberg begins his second season managing the Philadelphia Phillies with little hopes of success heading into the season. After a disappointing 2013, the Phillies tried to “reload” rather than “rebuild” and misfired. After finishing the season with a 73-89 record, the team traded long time shortstop Jimmy Rollins, which made it clear that the […]

You have a question, you ask the 8-ball. Amateur Photoshop: Kevin McGuire/

Cliff Lee says if you have a question, you ask the 8-ball

On Day 2 of Phillies pitchers and catchers in spring training, Cliff Lee took to the microphone to answer questions from the media. He came prepared. As David Puddy might say, you have a question, you ask the eight ball. Lee did just that, redirecting a handful of questions about his future and the Phillies […]


Cole Hamels sees writing on wall, just wants to win

“I want to be in the playoffs every year. That’s where you make a name for yourself. It’s not about the Cy Young awards and MVP awards. It’s about winning championships. You want to be in a place where you have a chance to win.” – Cole Hamels That place is not Philadelphia, according to […]

Cole Hamels

Phillies are not being unreasonable by holding on to Cole Hamels

On July 26, 2000 the Philadelphia Phillies traded 33-year old Curt Schilling to the Arizona Cardinals. In return the Phillies received Omar Daal, Nelson Figueroa, Vicente Padilla and Travis Lee. Schilling went on to appear in three All-Star Games, win 20 games three times and win the World Series with two different teams. The Phillies got […]


Out of the Batter’s Box – Everyone has opinion on Hamels market

Everybody has opinions on what to do with Hamels 1. San Diego Padres signed Shields The biggest move around baseball broke in the very early hours yesterday. The San Diego Padres added free agent pitcher James Shields to the starting rotation in the latest of an active offseason roster overhaul in San Diego. I was […]


Padres sign James Shields, so what about Cole Hamels?

The San Diego Padres have been going all in this offseason with a complete roster overhaul. That latest addition to the roster is free agent pitcher James Shields, the former Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals pitcher. As reported by Chris Cotillo of SB Nation, the Padres signed Shields to a four-year contract that […]

Mickey Morandini

Report: Mickey Morandini interviewed for open TV job

Jamie Moyer opted out of his two-year contract with Comcast after just one season in the Phillies TV booth alongside play-by-play voice Tom McCarthy and occasionally fellow analysts Matt Stairs and Mike Schmidt. The search continues for a replacement to fill the vacancy opened by Moyer. Pregame and postgame analyst Ben Davis and former Phillies […]

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