September 30, 2021
The toughest job in the Philadelphia sports industry this morning doesn’t belong to Nick Sirianni or Daryl Morey. The guy with the biggest challenge is the one who must come up with the marketing plan for 2022 Phillies season tickets.
September 15, 2021
The story is way too familiar. It has become played out now over the past four Septembers of disappointment that are now recognized as part of the franchise’s DNA over this decade of futility.
August 27, 2021
The scene on a humidity-choken late August Thursday night has been one repeated for so many times over the past decade.
August 24, 2021
A decade away from the dinner table of October baseball can leave a fan and a franchise starving for the immediate satisfaction that a playoff appearance can produce.
August 6, 2021
It is easy to look at the team directly in front of you and project them to be the ones that you have to keep an eye on to end a 10-year playoff drought. But the real threat to Philadelphia right now is lurking just behind them in Atlanta.
July 30, 2021
Make no mistake: Kyle Gibson and Ian Kennedy are not Max Scherzer and Craig Kimbrel. But both are significant upgrades to what the Phillies have had in the rotation and bullpen in the past four months. Freddy Galvis isn’t Javy Baez, but he’s also an unquestioned defensive upgrade at shortstop. And really, what else was Dave Dombrowski supposed to do?
July 26, 2021
In any other division, we wouldn’t be having this discussion.
July 16, 2021
You almost expect the first commercial after the Phillies broadcast last Sunday afternoon from Fenway Park to sound like one of those Fanatics ads, trying to sell merchandise for a team that just won a championship.
July 12, 2021
If this Phillies season has felt like a great big roller coaster ride, then perhaps it is somewhat fitting that it pulled back into the station for the All-Star Break and the pull bar lifted with things at the same place they began when they loaded into the car in the first place.
June 30, 2021
If the weather holds out, the Phillies season will be halfway over around the time the steak on the old gas grill churns out some majestic sear marks on Saturday night with the conclusion of Game 81.