Offense wakes up late in win over New Yorkers

The night started horribly for the Phillies on Monday. Defensively, Alec Bohm made three throwing errors in the first three innings, including two errors in the first inning. On the mound, Ranger Suarez was getting hit around and offensively, the Phillies were sleep walking against Taijuan Walker. Eventually, the defense picked up, the bullpen came […]

A’s pitchers hold Phils to three hits

The Phillies offense was as frigid as the Philadelphia weather on Sunday. With temps around 48-degrees with a brisk wind blowing, the Phillies dropped the finale of their three-game series with the Oakland A’s by a 4-1 count. If you guessed that Jean Segura would be the team leader in home runs at any point […]

The strange case of second base

In the immortal words of David Bowie: “Ch-ch-ch-ch changes, turn and face the strange. Ch-ch changes.” Somewhere in some plush New York office, Major League Baseball has someone sitting all alone with plenty of time to think. Out of these thoughts, MLB expects to get some ideas. So, in order to justify their salary, this […]

Minor League Wrap-up ver 4.09

Saturday was a bad day around the Phillies minor league affiliates. The only win of the day came in the late afternoon hours when Lehigh Valley won the first game of their doubleheader against Columbus. After that, the IronPigs dropped game two and Reading, Jersey Shore and Clearwater all went down in defeat. Game 1 […]

Three more longballs in Phillies win over A’s

The Phillies continued their assault on major league pitching Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park with three more home runs against the A’s and came away with a 4-2 win. In addition to the home runs, Kyle Gibson was right on point, giving up just two hits and no walks in seven innings and striking […]

Roman Quinn rejoins Phils organization

The Phillies let Roman Quinn become a free agent at the end of last November after a sometimes promising, but often frustrating time with the organization. Quinn has some talent but has been too limited by injuries to make much of an impact. Now, with center field becoming a spot where Phillies players go to […]

Offense doesn’t disappoint in Opening Day win

The Phanatic may have done a face plant while parachuting into Citizens Bank Park, but the Phillies offense did everything but fall flat in a 9-5 win over the team that formerly called the City of Brotherly Love home. R H E Oakland 5 6 1 Philadelphia 9 11 2 OFFENSE: Kyle Schwarber didn’t take […]

Minor League Wrap-Up – ver. 4.08

It was opening night for Reading, Jersey Shore and Clearwater. In Triple-A, Lehigh Valley lost for the first time this season, falling to the Columbus Clippers (Guardians) 4-3. Here is a look at who did what around the Phillies minor league system on Friday. R H E Columbus 4 5 0 Lehigh Valley 3 8 […]

Phillies, Fightins, BlueClaws and Threshers set for Opening Day

Today is the day! Lehigh Valley started their season Tuesday and is now 2-0 on the season, but teams in Philadelphia, Reading, Jersey Shore and Clearwater are getting to start their season today. Here’s a look at what is happening on Phillies Gameday. Friday is a rare alignment of games where every Phillies team is […]

Scouting Report: Simon Muzziotti

Simon Muzziotti is the likely choice to replace outfielder Mickey Moniak on the Phillies 28-man roster barring the signing of a free agent or a deal to acquire a player with more experience. The spot opened up because of a hand injury to Moniak, who likely would have been the Opening Day center fielder when […]