All-Star break a nice distraction for the Phillies

Major League Baseball shut down for a short four-day break, July 11 through July 15, to enjoy the 2014 All-Star Game festivities. This year’s games had a similar feel to last year’s, with the Home Run Derby winner staying the same and another ceremonial introduction for a future Hall of… Continued

Utley heats up, Phils meander

The Phillies never make it easy, and this season, that has proved to be truer than fans care to admit. This time, the front office has a heavy hand in the blame, and this was reinforced tenfold this week. Recently, Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. went on “The Mike… Continued

Phillies need to focus on the rebuild

Remember when the Phillies would hit themselves back into games that were poorly pitched? Or when the pitching was dominant enough to make up for a bad hitting stretch? How about when the Phillies could sweep a team and it wouldn’t be a surprise? Phillies fans do remember these things,… Continued

Phillies struggling to stay afloat after two months

With the first two months of the Major League Baseball season quickly coming to an end, it’s time to look at how the Phillies have performed thus far. Unfortunately, this year has not been quite as exciting as previous years, but then again who thought it would be? At 23… Continued