Phillies

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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 […]

Phillies Longest and Shortest Games for 9-innings

This post is being written when there is really no baseball news going on, during the Pandemic that swept over the World starting about mid-March 2020. There’s always something you can write about baseball, and today, I was reading something on game length time, which prompted me to want to run for my Phillies Media Guide to check out the […]

Utley Shocks Covid Doc with Special appearance

MLBNetwork’s show “Intentional Talk” has been still in production during the long pause now that baseball has taken due to the Covid-19 crisis. The show isn’t easy to find though, you won’t find it on the regular MLBNetwork lineup. Intentional Talk was MLBNetwork’s first ‘talk show’ originating in 2011 it currently has over 575 episodes. But lately, they’ve had to […]

Frank’s 2020 Phillies Lineup

In the overall scheme of things, creating a potential Phillies lineup for the 2020 season might land at No. 6 on my list of priorities. Coronavirus Covid-19 is the big one. Caring for my family. Prayers to keep all healthcare workers safe and concern for my fellow man. Eating. And not dying — occupy the first five delicate slots. So […]

FightinPhillies Livestream of MLBTheShow Players League at 9 PM Eastern tonight

It’s a Livestream of what is going on with the MLB Players league games between one another, tonight, I’ll look at the Amir Garrett of the Cincinnati Reds taking on Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays live in baseball video game action! You can watch it here or click on the Youtube page for FightinPhillies and join in on […]

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 […]

JT Realmuto is ranked as 2nd best catcher in MLB

J.T. REALMUTO RANKED 2ND ON MLB NETWORK’S COUNTDOWNTOP 10 CATCHERS RIGHT NOW! Chase Utley Featured on Top 10 Second Basemen of the Live Ball Era January 25, 2020 – Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto was ranked second on MLB Network’s annual Top 10 Catchers Right Now! program earlier tonight. Realmuto, who also ranked second on last year’s countdown, finished one spot ahead of the Chicago Cubs’ Willson Contreras and […]

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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Phils face Diamondbacks on MLB Live on Facebook Watch exclusively

The Phillies have now played exclusively on Facebook Watch for the 2nd time of only the 4th episode that Facebook has broadcast exclusively this year. The announcers were Scott Braun, Eric Byrnes, and Ben Davis. It was an early 1:05 PM business person’s special today at Citizens Bank Park. Unfortunately, the Phils didn’t play all that well today behind the […]