Phillies receive strong relief from rookie Victor Arano

Phillies 2018 rookie reliever Victor Arano(Photo: Ian D'Andrea via Wiki Commons)The Philadelphia Phillies have one of the youngest overall rosters in Major League Baseball.¬†One of the more anonymous but successful of those youngsters this season has been relief pitcher Victor Arano.A 23-year-old right-hander originally signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers out of his native Mexico … Continue reading Phillies receive strong relief from rookie Victor Arano

Phillies need to be bold at the trade deadline

NL All-Star reliever Neshek will be dealt by end of JulyThe Philadelphia Phillies are barreling down streak towards the July 31 MLB trade deadline¬†with numerous rumors beginning to swirl around the team.Most of the speculation revolves around the obvious players. Anyone 30+ years of age who is a pending free agent is likely to move.The … Continue reading Phillies need to be bold at the trade deadline

AJ & KK: Innings don’t grow on trees

Kendrick and Burnett were healthy rotation regulars in 2014There has been a thought process floating around in some baseball circles that the more innings a team can get from it's starting rotation, the more likely the team will have success.One school of thought has floated the number of 1,000 innings as a goal for a … Continue reading AJ & KK: Innings don’t grow on trees