Though the current celestial happening may not be the exact "star" which led those three wise men to Jesus in the first century, it is a nice bonus for us during this Christmas season that news analogies are serving as a reminder of that earlier miraculous event.
Advent: A time for anticipation, and patience
My Philadelphia Phillies Christmas wish 2019
It was just five months ago that Aaron Nola made his big league debut on July 21st. On that day at Citizens Bank Park, Nola shut down the Tampa Bay Rays, allowing just five hits and one run while striking out a half-dozen Rays’ batters over six innings.That was the first of thirteen starts Nola would make in … Continue reading Phillies Christmas tree: Aaron Nola
During September of 2014, Maikel Franco made his debut in Major League Baseball. It was an inauspicious beginning with the Phillies, as Franco hit for just a .179/.190/..214 slash line in 58 plate appearances across 16 games.Still, the Phils top prospect had gotten his feet wet, and would surely benefit the next time he got the call. That … Continue reading Phillies Christmas tree: Maikel Franco