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Phillies LogoHere's a different way to look at Phillies rebuild
by Scott Butler 3/29/17

Let's not decide which prospects will make it and instead look at who won't.

Phillies LogoPlaying Pepper 2017: Philadelphia Phillies
by Scott Butler 3/13/17

Here are my answers to a little Q and A we do each year with a few blogs looking at the Phillies entering the upcoming season.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - Phils grab switch-pitcher
by Scott Butler 3/13/17

The Phillies traded for an ambidextrous pitcher and Doc returned as a guest instructor to highlight a fairly slow week.

I'm Back! Observations from PhilliesMaikel Franco: "I have to show everybody I've improved and that I'm learning."
Posted 3/11/17

Franco is saying the right things so far and hopefully he follows through - his Phillies career might depend on it.

I'm Back! Observations from PhilliesI'm back, baby! Phillies observations from the past two months
Posted 3/5/17

If you lived in a cave for the last two months like I did, here is what you missed with the Phils.

Poll ResultsPoll Results: Who are the Phillies most likely to trade during the offseason?
Posted 3/4/17

Here are the latest results - cast your vote for the next question in the sidebar to the right.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - For Blanco, Philly was only choice
by Scott Butler 2/22/17

Spring Training is here.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - Saunders in, Severino out, and Nola says he's healthy
by Scott Butler 1/25/17

Some stuff happened this week.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - MacPhail says Phils looking for lefty bat
by Scott Butler 1/9/17

Sorry, doesn't look like Joey Bats is in the plans.

Jose Bautista PhilliesYou should be glad Joey Bats is probably not coming to Philly
by Scott Butler 1/5/17

Do you really want to give up a quality draft pick to see a few homers in another losing season?

John Middleton PhilliesWhere is the Phillies' money going?
by Scott Butler 1/3/17

Itís quite possible this rebuild is the best business decision the ownership makes.

Phillies LosePhillies headed for another losing season in 2017, but don't blame Klentak
by Scott Butler 12/28/16

Once again, you can blame Olí Rube for that.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - Rays discussing Ryan Howard
by Scott Butler 12/19/16

Is it actually possible another team wants Ryan Howard?

Collective Bargaining AgreementHow new collective bargaining agreement applies to Phillies
by Scott Butler 12/7/16

A few changes Phillies fans should know.

Terry Ryan PhilliesTerry Ryan hire shows a different kind of commitment from Phillies
by Scott Butler 12/5/16

The Phillies get it.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - Phils add another GM to front office
by Scott Butler 11/30/16

That puts four former GM's in the front office: Ryan joins Pat Gillick, Ed Wade, and Dallas Green.

Poll ResultsPoll Results: Which prospect do you enjoy watching the most?
Posted 11/22/16

Here are the latest results - cast your vote for the next question in the sidebar to the right.

Phillies ProspectsPhillies trade rumors - the 40-man is complete!
by Scott Butler 11/20/16

They got all 40 spots filled - guess that means we can't bring back Michael Martinez.

Phillies ProspectsPredicting the Phillies 40-man roster
by Scott Butler 11/17/16

The Phillies have to have fill out their roster by tomorrow and it won't be easy. UPDATE: I whiffed badly.

Phillies ProspectsRevisiting Phillies trades: which Phillies prospects came in which deals?
by Scott Butler 11/13/16

We've seen so many trades, it's hard to keep track anymore.

Klentak MacPhail MiddletonWhat can the Phillies learn from the Cubs?
by Scott Butler 11/5/16

Slow and steady won the race for the Cubs - now it's the Phillies' turn

Chicago Cubs World SeriesRambling thoughts of a truly epic World Series game
by Scott Butler 11/3/16

Some games are worth talking about, even if it isn't your team.

Odubel Herrera stealingShould someone be fired for the Phillies' inept baserunning?
by Scott Butler 11/2/16

Matt Stairs came in to fix the hitting, so who is going to fix the awful bag stealers?

Jerad EickhoffDon't underestimate Jerad Eickhoff's value to Phillies' rebuild
by Scott Butler 10/22/16

Everyone wants an ace, but sometimes consistent and reliable is just as important.

Carlos RuizPhillies representing in 2016 postseason
by Scott Butler 10/15/16

And let's be honest with ourselves, everyone looks good in Dodger blue.

Poll ResultsPoll Results: Which prospect besides J.P. Crawford are you hoping to see in September?
Posted 10/8/16

Here are the latest results - you can cast your vote for the next question in the sidebar to the right.

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: September/October 2016
by Scott Butler 10/5/16

Well, that closes the books on the 2016 season...and in some ways 2008, too.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders - 2016 season
by Scott Butler 10/4/16

Let's hit the leader board up one more time, shall we?

Phillies 2016 Win/Loss ChartPhils honor Howard with 5-2 win to close out season with 71-91 record - updated win/loss chart

Ryan Howard PhilliesMike Schimdt: "I don't believe [Ryan Howard] was under appreciated"
by Scott Butler 10/2/16

Mike Schmidt offers the first honest assessment of Ryan Howard.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders - September 26
by Scott Butler 9/26/16

Just one week to go. Here are your leaders.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders - September 13
by Scott Butler 9/13/16

You'll never guess who leads the team in extra-base hits now.

Pete Mackanin PhilliesIt is time to begin scrutinizing Pete Mackanin
by Scott Butler 9/11/16

Mackanin has give reason to question if he is the right guy to continue leading this rebuild.

Ryan Howard grounds out8 years later, Ryan Howard still complaining about the shift
by Scott Butler 9/10/16

It was Howard's job to adapt - blaming the shift is a sad and lame excuse.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders - September 4
by Scott Butler 9/4/16

Here are your leaders as we start the last month of the season.

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: August 2016
by Scott Butler 9/2/16

The Phillies started off hot, but they sure did limp along to finish the month.

Franco and JosephTommy Joseph is Maikel Franco: when perceptions don't meet reality
by Scott Butler 8/28/16

Joseph's numbers are very close to Franco's, but is that a good thing or a bad thing?

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders - August 28
by Scott Butler 8/28/16

The pitching is terrible, the offense is non-existent, but other than that things are just rosy.

Maikel Franco and Odubel Herrera of the PhilliesAre Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco building blocks for the future?
by Joe Messineo 8/24/16

The Phillies have plenty of young pieces, but do they have enough to contend in the next couple years?

Howard and UtleyCesar Hernandez making his case as the second baseman of the future
by Scott Butler 8/23/16

Hernandez letting his bat do the talking in his make or break 2016 season.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders - August 22
by Scott Butler 8/22/16

125 games in, here are your Phillies leaders.

Howard and UtleyReview of Phillies fan Chip Scarinzi's book: "Diehards"
by Scott Butler 8/20/16

A diehard Phillies fan writing about other diehard fans? This one is right up our alley.

Howard and UtleyIn Chase Utley's return, Phillies fans were the real winners
by Scott Butler 8/17/16

Chase Utley had a tremendous night, but the performance of Phillies fans was legendary.