Phillies Say Goodbye to a Number of 2015 Players

While the Philadelphia Phillies have brought in a number of new players for 2016, the club has also lost a few from the organization.Aside from the obvious loss of closer Ken Giles in the big trade for five young pitchers, there are a number of other players who contributed significantly to the 2015 big league club, to … Continue reading Phillies Say Goodbye to a Number of 2015 Players

Phillies 2015 report card: Starting pitchers

To fashion the worst Philadelphia Phillies season since 1972, a deficiency in talent and results from the 2015 starting pitching rotation was a key element. However, mixed in with those deficiencies were a few notable bright spots.Fifteen different pitchers took the mound at the start of a game for the Phillies this past season. Thirteen of those made … Continue reading Phillies 2015 report card: Starting pitchers

Phillies 2015: Glass Half-Empty

Yesterday, I gave my opinion of what a "Phillies Glass Half-Full View" would look like.Today, I'm going to swing to the opposite end of the spectrum from yesterday's sunshine and roses possibilities. What if everything that can go wrong, does go wrong for the 2015 Fightin' Phils? Well, folks, that could get downright ugly indeed.Just four … Continue reading Phillies 2015: Glass Half-Empty