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 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

Manuel fired as manager but Amaro keeps his job

During the Aug. 17 Philadelphia Phillies game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, there were chants being yelled throughout Citizens Bank Park. “Fire Ruben! Fire Ruben! Fire Ruben!” The fans were showing their support for recently fired Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and their strong disapproval of the job being done by… Continued

Amaro, Phillies should stay the course for 2013

The 2013 Philadelphia Phillies’ roster, with an Opening Day payroll of $159 million, was built to compete and win now. With many of the core pieces in the final year of their contracts, it is perhaps the final year for these players to make a run together. Among the impending… Continued

Phillies doctors struggle to provide effective care

Ryan Howard could not proceed any further. His ailing leg — which has a weak arch of the foot, a recovering Achilles tendon and a torn meniscus — eventually became too problematic. On July 8 it was deemed necessary that he get the torn meniscus surgically repaired, a procedure that… Continued