2018 was a year of ups and downs for the Philadelphia Phillies

It’s New Year’s Eve, and as the sand runs out in the hourglass of the year 2018, this would be a good time to take a look back on the year as it played out for the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies entered the calendar year of 2018 with the echoes of their successes in the … Continue reading 2018 was a year of ups and downs for the Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies have 10 remaining arbitration-eligible players

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'wCJds0PISxx1Vy4suTk5uw',sig:'DYV5V0Z9Uo5C0VmWr96uv6u-Y_exK7zYsTDCZ4VzN28=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1010796436',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsFranco is one arbitration-eligible who should return in 2019With the announcement this weekend that Pedro Florimon was outrighted from the 40-man roster, cleared waivers, and opted to become a free agent the Philadelphia Phillies have 10 arbitration-eligible players remaining.Five of the seven are pitchers: right-handers Aaron Nola, Vince Velasquez, Jerad Eickhoff, and Hector Neris and … Continue reading Phillies have 10 remaining arbitration-eligible players

MLB, NFL, and college football to join those affected by Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence (upper right) approaches the Carolinas(Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center via Wiki Commons)The Philadelphia Phillies have an off-day in the 2018 schedule today. Thursday will be spent at their homes, with the slumping club in the middle of the final lengthy home stand of the season.As the Phillies sit at home, the Miami … Continue reading MLB, NFL, and college football to join those affected by Hurricane Florence

Phillies may still have one final playoff push left in their 2018 season

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'EtLHmzJvTNF6kfauBFvrKA',sig:'Q4DeQjyWerL8CIutftp7QLKeqm4L9HTOwkvSrqPvRhM=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1011142184',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsAsdrubal Cabrera's addition failed to help Phillies stay in contentionFrankly, I’m tired of thinking in terms of what this 2018 Philadelphia Phillies ball club can’t get done. I really don’t think they are a playoff team just yet. But I’ve also always been a glass-half-full guy. So, it’s time … Continue reading Phillies may still have one final playoff push left in their 2018 season