Phillies Christmas 2015: Naughty or nice?

While the 2015 Philadelphia Phillies team saw a bunch of players make Santa’s “Naughty” list, some actually made his “Nice” list for Christmas.When a team finishes with the worst overall record in Major League Baseball, it’s easy to see why so many will be receiving a lump of coal in their Christmas stockings from the right … Continue reading Phillies Christmas 2015: Naughty or nice?

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Phillies Christmas stockings: Gifts or coal?

Phillies Christmas stockings: coal or gifts?It’s Christmas morning, and all across the Delaware Valley folks are waking to find presents under the Christmas tree and stockings stuffed with gifts. But what about the Phillies? For their 2014 performance, what did we leave in their TBOH Phillies Christmas stockings: gifts or coal?For the good boys, the good … Continue reading Phillies Christmas stockings: Gifts or coal?

Chase is Ellen’s Christmas gift

From the very first start of his career on April 24th, 2003 when Chase Utley crushed a grand slam off the Rockies Aaron Cook in one of the 43 games he got to play at Veteran’s Stadium, the Phillies 2nd baseman has been beloved by fans of the team.Following the 2008 World Series victory parade, his “World … Continue reading Chase is Ellen’s Christmas gift

Phillies ghosts of Christmas past

As Christmas approaches, the talk around the Philadelphia Phillies is not very festive. What a difference from Christmas in the not-so-distant past, when the club was signing Cliff Lee, trading for Roy Halladay, and generally adding to a contender.If they can, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr, with the blessing of president Pat Gillick, of course, … Continue reading Phillies ghosts of Christmas past