Doubleheader sweep gives Phillies life in postseason race

The Philadelphia Phillies had lost five of their previous six games and ten of the prior 15. In second place and just 1.5 games off the NL East Division lead on September 8, the club had dropped to third place and 4.5 out entering Friday's doubleheader with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Phillies woke up … Continue reading Doubleheader sweep gives Phillies life in postseason race

Phillies to play shorthanded during most important week in years

The Philadelphia Phillies have battled through this weird and wild COVID-affected 2020 MLB regular season for two months. Thanks to a late-August, early-September hot streak, the club has put themselves into a playoff position and remains in contention for an NL East crown. While there are three weeks remaining in the schedule, the Phillies ultimate … Continue reading Phillies to play shorthanded during most important week in years