Cesar Hernandez is holding off critics with a hot start to the 2019 season

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'EMHG-TuxSmlraRZkqr2Xww',sig:'gJseMALJqiBmA43sFbeZKuA4zz361-xomCgutjzqOkY=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'949695674',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Cesar Hernandez has been hitting well for over a month This piece has to begin with a disclaimer. Few writers who cover the Philadelphia Phillies on a regular basis have been more critical of second baseman Cesar Hernandez over the last couple of years than yours truly. If I’ve … Continue reading Cesar Hernandez is holding off critics with a hot start to the 2019 season

J.P. Crawford becomes latest phenom promoted by Phillies

Crawford becomes latest Phillies phenom given a shot in 2017At first blush, 2017 would appear to be yet another in a recent string of Philadelphia Phillies lost seasons. It has been six years since the last winning Phillies club. This will be the team’s fifth straight season finishing last or next-to-last in the NL East … Continue reading J.P. Crawford becomes latest phenom promoted by Phillies

Phillies winning spurts tempered by lessons of history

The Phillies have won eight of their last 12 gamesThe Philadelphia Phillies walked off the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. The 4-3 victory in eleven innings gave the Fightin’ Phils their eighth win in the last dozen games.Despite the hot stretch of winning baseball over these last two weeks, the Phillies remain in last place in the NL East Division … Continue reading Phillies winning spurts tempered by lessons of history

Phillies rebuild reaches difficult transition phase

Hernandez, Herrera, Galvis part of recent losing coreFor a fifth consecutive year, the Philadelphia Phillies are in the midst of a miserable season.The glorious winning decade of success from 2001-2011 reclaimed old fans and captivated a new generation of younger fans. All of that glory and excitement is now, sadly, a faded memory.The collapse of that … Continue reading Phillies rebuild reaches difficult transition phase