Monthly Archives: January 2014

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Phils quietly heading into Spring Training soon

Could the Phillies be like an old sleeping Giant? Only to awaken this year and dominate? The hoopla and front page making signings for the Phillies appear to be a thing of the past as this year, the Phils are soon heading to Spring Training minus a lot of the hype that we’ve heard and seen from them in previous […]

What are your most anticipated Phillies opponents series of 2014?

Looking over the schedule, you naturally see some match ups on the Phillies 2014 schedule that really interest you. The Phillies start off 2014 on the road, they open up in Texas on the last day of March against Yu Darvish and the Rangers. Then they fly into Wrigley for a three game series before coming home to open up […]

Revere settles with Phils, all arbitration eligible now signed

#Phanatic sandwich with a double helping of @BenRevere9 at the @wogl Radiothon this AM! #WhichBenIsReal pic.twitter.com/J3AWDcxCyv— Phillies (@Phillies) September 6, 2013 It’s getting closer and closer to the start of Spring Training. February 13th starts the 2014 Spring Training season off with pitchers and catchers reporting. The team moved one step closer to solidifying itself this afternoon, when it was […]

Whatever happened to baseball? Millions and Billions served

After recently reading that Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers signed or is going to sign a 7 year, $215M dollar contract, I had to scratch my head and wonder, whatever happened to baseball? Just the other day, you read that the television contracts are being signed for teams in the billions of dollars, I thought America’s love for […]

Calendar chugs toward Spring Training, what will the Phillies be like in 2014?

Snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour setting up now over the I-95 corridor and much of south Jersey. pic.twitter.com/H3TOLv1DCm — Chris Sowers (@chris_sowers) January 21, 2014 The calendar days are flying by, it’s hard to think about Spring Training in the Delaware Valley today because of an inbound snow storm that could leave a foot of snow on various […]

Wheels of change starting to spin for Phillies

Your browser does not support iframes. Chase Utley with the 2014 mantra that ‘the Phillies can contend’ – hmm. sounds more like a PR announcement with last year’s showing After staying somewhat the same for the last several years, you can suddenly see some big changes within the Phillies team and organization in the broadcast booth. It all started with […]

Papelbon is right, chemistry is lacking: hear it on the latest edition of Phillies Talk

It’s the first show of 2014 for Phillies Talk, the longest independent show that talks about the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team. Jonathan Papelbon was giving an interview to WEEI radio the other day, he is still speaking his mind about the problems that the Phillies had, is he wrong? We’re talking all about that and the latest Phillies news and […]

Who will be the Opening Day pitcher for the Phillies in 2014?

In 2013, it was Cole Hamels that got the job as Opening Day pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. Hamels said at the time that he is not all taken away with stats that are kept on a player, he said that sometimes too much is made about the many stats that can be crunched about a player. Hamels approach is […]

25 Years.. The new Phillies broadcast deal goes to Comcast SportsNet

25 years seems like a long time, and it is. The Phillies have reportedly signed their next television contract with Comcast SportsNet that starts off after the 2015 season. The contract was reported as a 25 year deal, some media outlets put it at 20 years, but both are long term for sure. More details will be emerging from this […]

Happy New Year 2014 – could these be some of the Phillies team resolutions?

 It’s a brand new year, and just thinking about last year, we could probably guess that these will be some of the Phillies team resolutions for the 2014 season. Score more runs in 2014, the Phils scored 610 runs for the season, it was good for 27th in the MLB, the same amount of runs scored as the Houston Astros […]