Phillies beaten by lowly White Sox in 15 inning series opener

  The Philadelphia Phillies (57-52) got a strong first start from newcomer Jason Vargas, but blew a two-out, two-strike lead, ultimately losing a 4-3 game to the Chicago White Sox (47-60) in 15 innings at Citizens Bank Park. With the loss, the Phillies will drop one game back of the Cubs and Nationals, who each won, in the National … Continue reading Phillies beaten by lowly White Sox in 15 inning series opener

How Phillies GM Matt Klentak channeled “Hoosiers” at the trade deadline

In the classic 1986 film “Hoosiers”, Gene Hackman stars as basketball coach Norman Dale, who takes the reigns of a rural Indiana high school team in the early-1950’s. Hackman/Dale is an old-school coach, even for those long-ago days. He uses a number of tough-love methods, trying to mold his team into a winner despite a … Continue reading How Phillies GM Matt Klentak channeled “Hoosiers” at the trade deadline

As 2019 MLB trade deadline arrives the Phillies remain linked to arms

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'AsqSukATQ5dqia9yGalukg',sig:'lxvyWs087D4huj8-TkoWgrBKfl4LyhnBKE6IJujcptU=',w:'594px',h:'395px',items:'90885645',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsFolks at the MLB Network will be busy on trade deadline dayThe 2019 trade deadline has finally arrived in Major League Baseball, and the Philadelphia Phillies continue to be linked to a number of players.Two pitchers with the same first name are among the more frequently mentioned when … Continue reading As 2019 MLB trade deadline arrives the Phillies remain linked to arms