The guys talk about a host of topics before John digs into what has made the Sixers the best team in the NBA’s Eastern Conference thus far. Continue reading Pod: Why The Sixers are the #1 Team in the East
The guys recorded an emergency pod to discuss the return of J.T. Realmuto to the Phillies. Continue reading J.T. Realmuto Emergency Pod!
The guys talk about the Eagles parting with Doug Pederson, the Sixers not acquiring James Harden, and John’s steadfast belief in the Hall of Fame credentials of Scott Rolen. Continue reading Pod: Doug Pederson and James Harden Are Out; Should Scott Rolen Be In (the Hall of Fame)?
Scott Rolen is the best Philadelphia Phillies position player of my lifetime. For a fandom that began slightly before the 1993 World Series team and continues into both years of the Stupid Money Era, no Phillies player dominated different phases of the game so consistently. Rolen is also the most unfairly maligned great athlete in Philadelphia history. It is time to bring him out of Philly sports exile as he inches closer to the Baseball Hall Of Fame. Continue reading It’s Time Philly Apologizes To Scott Rolen
J.T. Realmuto is not just the best catcher in baseball, he is also the biggest free agent of the 2020-21 offseason. Here are five teams that could sign Realmuto this year. Continue reading 5 Teams That Could Sign J.T. Realmuto
Matt Klentak stepped down as Phillies General Manager on Saturday. The franchise will embark on a search for a new person to oversee baseball operations, likely seeking someone who can perform a quick-fix on the big league roster and focus on player development. When John Middleton and Phillies leadership evaluate 2020 general manager candidates, they have to keep one question in mind throughout the process: … Continue reading Breaking Down 3 Top Phillies General Manager Candidates
2010-19 was a mixed bag for the Philadelphia Phillies. The franchise witnessed extreme highs and lows over a tumultuous decade on the diamond. The period began with the promise of a dynasty and sustained success in the NL East. That potential turned into a big tease, a long rebuild, and renewed hope for the franchise’s future. As Phillies fans still wait for the team’s minor … Continue reading 2020 Hindsight: A Look At Phillies First Round Draft Picks Of The 2010s
Peak baseball fandom is basking in the warm summer sun and sipping a couple beverages at the ballpark. The aesthetic of peanuts and crackerjacks is almost as fun as the game itself. The flip side is that sinking feeling as the home team’s pitcher strains his neck watching a home run soar into the stadium’s second deck. Continue reading High Nopes: Memorable Home Runs Against The Phillies
The hiring of Phillies manager Joe Girardi generated a lot of buzz as the team entered the 2020 season. After two years of widespread dissatisfaction with Gabe Kapler, fans welcomed the new skipper with wide open arms. One standout quality in Girardi’s resume is his tendency to merge analytics with a practical baseball approach. This new-ish old school style is enabling Philadelphia’s successful offense. The … Continue reading How The Phillies Offense Improved In 2020