The Curious Roster Status of Juan Nicasio Comes to an End

Potentially tying a bow on one of the more odd transaction storylines in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies traded reliever Juan Nicasio to the Cardinals for their No. 19 prospect, second baseman Eliezer Alvarez. Nicasio has been one of baseball’s most effective relievers this season, owning a 2.79 ERA and 61 strikeouts across 61 1/3 frames…

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Rhys Hoskins Won’t Stop Mashing

Rhys Hoskins had a breakout 2017 in the minor leagues that saw him emerge as the No. 70 overall prospect in baseball while hitting 29 home runs, but he path to the majors was blocked by Tommy Joseph. After the Phillies failed to deal Joseph at the trade deadline, they ultimately moved Hoskins to left…

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Aaron Nola is Shutting Everyone Down

This season has been a disaster for the Phillies, between key players regressing and Odubel Herrera’s reckless and carefree play, but there is one diamond in the rough and that’s right hander Aaron Nola. In need of a win to salvage the series against the Astros, who own the best record in the American League,…

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Phillies are Getting Frustrated with Odubel Herrera

A year removed from an All-Star campaign, the Philadelphia Phillies are getting more and more frustrated with outfielder Odubel Herrera in 2017, according to CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury. Last night, Herrera was pulled during a double switch after failing to run out a dropped third strike in the sixth inning, which prompted a swarm of…

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Why Would the Phillies Trade Maikel Franco?

The Philadelphia Phillies are in baseball hell right now. They’re 20 games behind in the division race and are on pace to lose 109 games this season, which would be the most losses by a Phillies team since 1942. The only other team on pace to lose 100 games this year is San Francisco. To…

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2016 MLB Mock Draft

1. Philadelphia Phillies – Jason Groome (LHP/Barnegat High School NJ) The Phillies have quite a few options to go here, but I think Groome is a good fit, especially since he is a relatively local product. However, I do have to admit I am a bit biased about this pick since I am from the…

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The Good, Bad and Ugly, Phillies Opening Day 2016

After finishing the 2015 season as the worst team in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies kicked off the 2016 season with a 6-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Philadelphia was up 2-1 entering the eighth inning until the bullpen imploded, walking three batters and surrendering five runs. While the loss extends the team’s Opening Day losing…

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