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By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Does Rhys Hoskins Bring a New Era of Hope to the City of Brotherly Love?

Hope may spring eternal, but it can also be highly elusive.  Enter the Philadelphia Phillies as Exhibit A.  The 2017 MLB regular season recently wrapped up with a 66-96 record from the Phils.  2012 was the More...

By Jake Archer On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Mike Schmidt Doesn’t Think Odubel Herrera Can Be A Franchise Player

Hall of Fame third baseman and Philadelphia Phillies legend Mike Schmidt had an interesting take on current Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera in a radio interview today. Schmidt said that he doesn’t believe More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Which Teams Should Be Hitting The Panic Button In Early June?

So I just took a look at the standings to get a gauge on what’s going on around the majors. I had a pretty loose idea of who was doing well and who wasn’t, but I had no idea what the actual standings looked More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Owning the NL East Can Hurt the Nationals in October

The Nationals already seem set to cruise to the National League East title, which makes ease their greatest opponent for the rest of the season. Despite their comfortable lead, the Nationals do have worries and More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Hall of Famer, Former U.S. Senator Jim Bunning Dies at 85

Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who threw two no-hitters and showed remarkable consistency over a 17-year career, died at the age of 85.  Bunning, who went on to a successful political career after baseball, More...

By Jake Archer On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Knowing That Clay Buchholz Is No Longer Boston’s Problem Is A Beautiful Thing

Today, the Red Sox got rained out in Boston so I didn’t anticipate being invested in any baseball games beyond just watching for fun. Well, I forgot that Clay Buchholz was taking the hill for the Philadelphia More...

By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Baseball Lifer Dallas Green, First Phillies Manager to Win a World Series, Dies at 82

Dallas Green, the old-school, gruff baseball lifer who spent over four decades in the game, died Wednesday at the age of 82.  Green had an impact as a player, manager and front office executive and is best remembered as More...

By Frank Pimentel On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Boston Red Sox Should Sign Jonathan Papelbon

Jonathan Papelbon is a free agent. We all know that by now, we also know he was amidst the worst season of his career posting a 4.37 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP in 37 appearances as a member of the Washington Nationals More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, May 20th, 2016

Lenny Dykstra Joins Twitter, Chaos Ensues

From the time Lenny Dykstra burst onto the national scene as a key member of the  historic 1986 New York Mets, it was clear that he wouldn’t let anything stand in the way of his success. It was also very More...

Tom Seaver
By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball Preview: NL East

Starting on March 1, Baseball Hot Corner will rank the Top 300 moments that shaped baseball history.  All moments from 1900 forward are eligible and the list includes moments from on and off the field.  There More...

Pete Mackanin
By Danny Gallagher On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Former Expos Alumnus Mackanin Gets Another Chance With Phillies

You had to glance to find the notation last month in the Transactions in the newspaper agate pages or as some of us in the media business say it, the 6-point pages, where the point size is dramatically reduced More...

By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Terry Collins Needs An Immediate Reevaluation Of His Bullpen Management

On July 25 this year, the New York Mets manager Terry Collins had seen enough.  The Mets were a laughing stock on offense, fielded a lineup dotted with minor leaguers and castoffs and the efforts of the best More...

Cole Hamels
By Clayton Richer On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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Texas Rangers Roll Dice On Cole Hamels Acquisition

The Texas Rangers have reportedly acquired pitchers Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for six players. The blockbuster deal will see pitcher Matt Harrison and prospects Jorge More...

By Frank Pimentel On Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Cole Hamels Makes History At Wrigley

It was a gorgeous afternoon for baseball across the country, but one place in particular was the place to be on this Saturday, and that was Wrigley Field. Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels no-hit the More...

Bryce Harper
By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, July 13th, 2015

NL East At The Break: Who Are The Buyers And Sellers?

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait during photo day at Space Coast Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Happy All Star Break everybody. More...

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