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Is Arrieta the worst bust free agent the Phillies ever signed?

With yesterday’s loss, Jake Arrieta has provided the Phillies with a 19-22 record in the last year of his 3-year $75M contract with the team. One has to go back a few years to find one that was worse in return from what the Phillies paid for. Embed from Getty Images I can recall a few other players that were […]

The question: Has Harper peaked?

I picked up my edition of Lindy’s Sports Baseball 2020 Preview yesterday and just got a chance to glance at it this morning. Under the headlines, there’s an interesting article about Bryce Harper, it says, “Bryce Harper: Has He Peaked”?. So I just had to open the cover and go straight to the article, and examine it. It didn’t go […]

Phils embark on one of the longest road trips of the year

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Phillies are starting to associate themselves with winning

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Forget about Rhys Hoskins at first base, MLB Right Now! ranked Carlos Santana in Top 10

Ok Phillies fans, it’s only less than 10 days till Spring Training officially opens it’s doors to the Phillies! That means we’re going to see a team that should be an improvement over the past couple of years with the Phils finish in last place. Rhys Hoskins was one of the big reasons to get back into Phillies baseball last […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all the readers of Fightin Phillies

It’s a time for great holiday memories for baseball fans! It’s with some regret that I’ll be taking some time off from the blog here with my writing (though some will probably be much happier I did!) You can still tune into the podcast though, it’s called Phillies Talk Podcast in case you’re new here (I’d even like to invite […]

Phillies Talk Podcast – Phillies in 2nd Place in April with special guest Matthew Veasey

My first couple rants on the show, with the debacle last night, the Phillies bullpen blowing a 3-run lead, and losing a game they should have won. But, all is not lost on the year as the offense has been doing much better, the pitching has suffered a few big losses in the starting pitching department. I’m joined by Matthew […]

New Phillies Talk Podcast: 7 Days to the Phillies Opening Day chatting with Matt Veasey

Had a great time talking with my special guest, Matt Veasey, who has been writing about the Phillies and baseball for many years! On this edition of Phillies Talk Podcast: With only 7 days to go to the Opening Day of the 2017 baseball, it’s so exciting to be talking about the Phillies team that we’ll be seeing on the […]

New Phillies Talk Podcast: 2016 Phillies Down to last 10 games, 7 with the Mets

It’s time for another edition of Phillies Talk Podcast, we’re talking about the end of the season already? Wow, that was another fast baseball season. The Phils are down to their last 10 games and 7 out of those 10 games are against the Mets. I am on my good friend’s podcast called Mets Musings, the great Gary Mack. Gary […]