Dick Allen getting Hall of Fame justice
Mayor Michael Nutter took a brief break from being overwhelmed by Philadelphia's many, many problems to advocate for Dick Allen's Hall of Fame candidacy. The next day, his work paid off.
Dick Allen played in nine seasons for the Phillies, ...
Friday Phillies Confession: I Like Jonathan Papelbon
The crazy, overpriced closer/Michael Flatley doppelgänger has been a widely despised member of the Phillies since his arrival in 2012. He recently succeeded in winning over at least one fan.
Remember that week in middle school when ever...
Has "The Phillie Way" changed?
With David Montgomery out of the loop as he recovers from cancer, Pat Gillick has signaled he's the new man in charge and is taking the team in a new direction.
Ever since they were bounced from the 2011 playoffs by the Cardinals in the NL...
Exit Interview: Cody (SM)Asche
We've been talking about Cody Asche for a long time and all arrived at the same conclusion. He's the future of the organization. He's the greatest source of nickname and headline puns born this century.
Cody Asche has reached a career cris...
Madison Bumgarner: Not really that good
If Madison Bumgarner is so good, why does he suck sometimes?
Madison Bumgarner pitched a shutout in the World Series, then came out the next game and threw more shutout innings. Baseball writers will be calling him Jesus all summer; runnin...
Are the Giants really a true dynasty?
San Francisco won their third title in five years, and people are talking dynasty. But is that really what they are?
Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants, or should I say,
The Phillies' Ryan Howard and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Season
Reviewing the stats behind Howard's wild and wacky 2014, in which occasional clutch hitting, impressive RBI totals and surprising mastery of lefties were overshadowed by all too-frequent futile flailing at pitches and automatic out producti...