It will be a long, grueling season filled with the usual baseball excitement, drama, exasperation, frustration, heartbreak, exhilaration, defeat, and triumph. The Phillies and every single team and fan base in the game will feel each of those emotions at some point during the coming campaign.
Prime Time: The dual threat of Deion Sanders
When the Super Bowl kicks off tomorrow, there will be a team from Philadelphia competing for the championship, just as there was with the World Series three months ago. But no player from that 2022 Fall Classic will pull on the pads. That has only been done by one player — by “Prime Time,” Deion Sanders
John Sanders, Anthony Varvaro, and those baseball lost in 2022
Over the last few years, I have taken on the somber but important responsibility of saying goodbye to those former players lost to Major League Baseball over the past calendar year. According to Baseball Almanac, the game has lost 90 former players during this calendar year as of Christmas Day 2022. Hall of Fame starting … Continue reading John Sanders, Anthony Varvaro, and those baseball lost in 2022
Scott Rolen deserves enshrinement in the Baseball Hall of Fame
Rolen has a career bWAR of 70.1, which is higher than Tony Gwynn, Eddie Murray, Ivan Rodriguez, Carlton Fisk, Edgar Martinez, Ryne Sandberg, Roberto Alomar, Craig Biggio, Andre Dawson, and other position players of recent decades.
Phillies have a Rhys Hoskins problem
How the club chooses to handle it's Rhys Hoskins problem is going to be one of the most interesting of this entire off-season.