There is no way to overlook the fact that the Phillies have their work cut out for them this off-season. Strap in for the long haul on this one, boys and girls. It promises to be a wild ride.
The playoffs begin in just a few short days. At the moment, we still don't know if the Phillies will be playing postseason baseball for the first time since 2011. The playoff picture is been a messy one in recent days, and now the Phillies have just one route into the Wildcard round that would open next Wednesday.
Phillies GM Matt Klentak is under increasing pressure after misreading the talent and depth levels of a bullpen that has repeatedly failed in 2020.
Aaron Nola was dominant in a start against the New York Yankees but the Phillies lost to Yankees 3-1 when the bullpen blew it after he left the game.
The Philadelphia Phillies season was delayed by COVID19, and then delayed again by...COVID19. They finally resumed this week against the New York Yankees.