The most unusual regular season in the history of Major League Baseball has finally come to an end. It was 60 games (for most teams) filled with all of the usual action: big hits, shutdown pitching, outstanding defense.
With the announcement that 23-year-old Adonis Medina will take the mound as the starting pitcher on Sunday afternoon, that makes 10 players who will have enjoyed their Major League Baseball debut with the Philadelphia Phillies during this crazy 2020 campaign. Prior to Medina, the other nine making their big-league debut have been infielder Alec Bohm, … Continue reading Adonis Medina joining Phillies 2020 rookie parade
The Philadelphia Phillies had lost five of their previous six games and ten of the prior 15. In second place and just 1.5 games off the NL East Division lead on September 8, the club had dropped to third place and 4.5 out entering Friday's doubleheader with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Phillies woke up … Continue reading Doubleheader sweep gives Phillies life in postseason race
The Philadelphia Phillies have battled through this weird and wild COVID-affected 2020 MLB regular season for two months. Thanks to a late-August, early-September hot streak, the club has put themselves into a playoff position and remains in contention for an NL East crown. While there are three weeks remaining in the schedule, the Phillies ultimate … Continue reading Phillies to play shorthanded during most important week in years
The Phillies have reached the halfway mark of the 2020 MLB season. To challenge for a division crown they need Jake Arrieta and Spencer Howard to step up.