J.T. Realmuto becomes lone Phillies player named to 2019 NL All-Star squad

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'KOndfOmuT9JhDNSdqMT-jQ',sig:'6RAwQVDJdz-hjtKWlJZcLjKkoQe68DfayIR0S3D20MY=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1000330180',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsBryce Harper jokes with J.T. Realmuto at 2018 MLB All-Star GameWhen general manager Matt Klentak made a big trade back on February 7 of this year to acquire J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins, he knew that the Philadelphia Phillies were gaining one of the most respected catchers in the … Continue reading J.T. Realmuto becomes lone Phillies player named to 2019 NL All-Star squad

It’s a great time to be Pat Neshek

On November 4, 2016 the Houston Astros shipped veteran relief pitcher Pat Neshek to the Philadelphia Phillies.The trade was a simple salary dump for Houston. Neshek had a $6.55 million option due on his contract for the 2017 season. The Astros didn’t want to pay that kind of money for a middle reliever. They found a … Continue reading It’s a great time to be Pat Neshek

Anthony Rendon deserves NL All-Star ‘Final Vote’

Nat's Anthony Rendon deserves NL All-Star Final Vote The Washington Nationals have led the National League East Division for all but three days this season. To the victors traditionally go the spoils, and one of those spoils is that a number of Nationals players have been selected for the NL All-Star team.In fan voting, three Washington stars … Continue reading Anthony Rendon deserves NL All-Star ‘Final Vote’

Philadelphia’s first MLB All-Star Game

The first All-Star Game ever played in Philadelphia was also a first for Major League Baseball. The game, played at Shibe Park on July 13th, 1943 was the first midsummer classic to be scheduled at night.Being a "first" involving the illumination of a ball game in the dark was nothing new for Shibe, which had also been the … Continue reading Philadelphia’s first MLB All-Star Game