Yearly Archives: 2019

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Are the Phillies done with their acquisitions for the off-season?

The Phillies picked up two bigger named free agents this off-season in Zack Wheeler and Didi Gregorius. There are a few more bigger named free agents out there, but the Phillies appear to have all they need to go into the start of 2020 with a new team that is tweaked a little bit but some would argue their is […]

Did the Phils go tilt on New York expendables ?

If this Phillies 2020 team goes bust, we’ll probably look back at this offseason and say that management went “New York crazy” with all of the ties to NY that the Phillies made this late 2019. We can start right with Joe Girardi, is Joe the best candidate to manage a baseball team? If so, why wasn’t he gobbled up […]

New Phillies Talk Podcast – Phillies Hot Stove 2019 Talk with Matt Veasey

It’s the Hot Stove show for December, the Phillies signed Didi Gregorious and we got Zack Wheeler from the Mets. Are the Phils done? Time will tell, but this team is starting to shape up. We’re talking a bit of Joe Giradi history with the Yankees, what will this 2020 team do? Join Rich Baxter and Matt Veasey from @PhilliesBell […]

MLB Network to present Dave Parker in ‘The Cobra at Twilight’

It’s the 40th Anniversary of the World Series win for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and to honor this and one of the Pirate’s star players, MLB Network has put together a Profile video on Dave Parker. Parker is interviewed along with other important people that were around Dave and observing from a distance. The premiere takes place on December 12th at […]

Mike Schmidt honored at Louisville Slugger bat history museum

Last night in Louisville, ex-Phillies slugger and current broadcaster Mike Schmidt was honored at the Louisville Slugger museum: The announcement: Louisville, KY – November 1, 2019 – Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory will honor National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt with its 2019 Living Legend Award on Friday, November 8th. Schmidt was recognized during a special ceremony that kicks […]

Joe Girardi – Full Press conference – hired as Phillies manager October 28th 2019

The Phillies were looking for a new manager, after releasing Gabe Kapler, the Phils went out and got experience, Joe Girardi. Former Yankees and Marlins manager, and the manager who beat the Phillies in the 2009 World Series. Girardi is well aware of the passion of Phillies fans, I think he understands the city and their thirst to win. 

First day of the Phillies off-season

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Joe Maddon is available will Phillies make a move?

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Phillies wrap up season today, will finish in 4th place

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It’s official – no playoffs for Phils

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Phils bashed on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball 10-1

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