NL East teamsWhich NL East team benefits most from coronavirus delayed season?
by Scott Butler 3/21/20

Spoiler alert: it's the Phillies.

Phillies LogoPlaying Pepper 2020: Philadelphia Phillies
by Scott Butler 3/10/20

A little Q and A with fellow bloggers looking at the Phillies entering the 2020 season.

Gabe KaplerPhillies players were not happy with last year's coaching staff - Quotes, quotes, and more quotes from the players themselves
by Scott Butler 3/1/20

No shortage of complaints about Gabe Kapler and Chris Young, that's for sure.

Phillies DraftLet's take a look at Matt Klentak's four drafts
by Scott Butler 2/22/20

It isn't pretty, but Bohm and Howard can change that.

Phillies Trade Rumors90 wins is well within the Phillies' reach in 2020. Here's how they can get there.
by Scott Butler 2/19/20

Wasn't too hard to get to 90 wins, either.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - You can almost hear the pop of the catchers mitt as ST is around the corner
by Scott Butler 2/1/20

Just hang in there a little longer.

Phillies Retired NumbersIt wasn't supposed to end this way with Odubel Herrera
by Scott Butler 1/26/20

Matt Klentak's first long-term contract didn't exactly go as planned.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - Cole Hamels, Ruben Amaro, Juan Castro - We've got all the former Phils plus actual rumors this week
by Scott Butler 11/16/19

There is one name missing, and he is now in San Fran.

Phillies 2019 Win/Loss ChartThat'll do it. 4-3 loss to Marlins give Phillies .500 record for the season and a losing record against the 105-loss Marlins - here's the updated win/loss chart

Gabe Kapler PhilliesHow about some credit for Gabe Kapler?
by Scott Butler 8/10/19

The Phillies have been massively outscored in Gabe Kapler's two seasons, yet his team's have an overall winning record. He must be doing something right.

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: July 2019
by Scott Butler 8/1/19

It wasn't a great month, but they did manage a winning record in July. Gotta start somewhere, right?

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: June 2019
by Scott Butler 7/1/19

Do we have to?

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - June 23
by Scott Butler 6/23/19

Still looking for rock-bottom.

Phillies OffensePhillies offense - overrated or under performing?
by Scott Butler 6/16/19

It's a scary thought when doing your job still might not be enough.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - June 11
by Scott Butler 6/11/19

Well, the Phils are now tied for first after a homer-filled Monday night. Let's see how the leaderboard looks now.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - injuries, injuries, injuries...and Tom Eshelman
by Scott Butler 6/10/19

Did I say there were injuries?

2019 MDA Muscle Walk Rhys HoskinsHoskins and Phillies crush it at 2019 MDA Muscle Walk
by Scott Butler 6/1/19

An incredible day hosted by an incredible guy.

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: May 2019
by Scott Butler 6/1/19

May was not an easy month schedule-wise, but the Phillies played some pretty good baseball and ended with a healthy 3-game lead in a weak division.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - What? Kingery activated? Playing center field? And Nick Williams optioned?
by Scott Butler 5/19/19

Well, that was a surprise.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - May 19
by Scott Butler 5/19/19

Phils rebound from three stinkers against the Brewers, and some of our stars are starting to shine.

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: March/April 2019
by Scott Butler 5/1/19

They had their ups and downs, but they finished April with a one-game lead in the NL East. We'll take it.

Phil GosselinPhillies depth will be tested to the extreme this week
by Scott Butler 4/21/19

What happens when your starting shorstop, backup shortstop, starting centerfielder, and biggest free agent reliever hit the IL? We will find out over the next week.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - April 21
by Scott Butler 4/21/19

The best word to use here is balanced. And guess who leads the team in homers and RBI?

Nick Pivetta hands ball to Gabe KaplerTime to panic about Phillies pitching? Maybe
by Scott Butler 4/14/19

That panic button is looking awfully enticing.

Seranthony DominguezPhillies storybook season is now just a story
by Scott Butler 4/7/19

The honeymoon is over. Now let's start winning more baseball games.

Phillies Opening Day 2019Phillies Opening Day 2019
by Scott Butler 3/28/19

Phils Baseball getting you ready with full coverage of Philles Opening Day 2019

Phillies Opening Day HistoryPhillies Opening Day history
by Scott Butler 3/28/19

Before you flip on the TV for the Philllies' 137th Opening Day in franchise history, here's a little Opening Day trivia for you.

Phillies LogoAnd the Phillies 2019 Opening Day lineup is...
by Scott Butler 3/28/19

Whose names make it onto the first lineup card of this very different offense from last season?

Phillies LogoPlaying Pepper 2019: Philadelphia Phillies
by Scott Butler 3/14/19

A little Q and A looking at the Phillies entering the 2019 season.

Bryce Harper and Jim SalisburyBryce Harper signs with Phillies! What you need to read
by Scott Butler 3/5/19

To borrow some Cole Hamels speak, the Phillies are truly worth reading about again and again and again.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - We got him!
by Scott Butler 3/4/19

Remember that guy we were so sick of hearing about that we didn't care where he went? The most jersey sales in a day ever suggest we were full of you know what.

Bryce Harper Press ConferenceOnce a Harper Hater, how Bryce Harper converted me into a fan
by Scott Butler 3/3/18

Sometimes you have to eat your words.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - Could this be it? John Middleton takes his private jet to Vegas
by Scott Butler 2/23/19

Is it possible this thing finally ends?

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - J-roll sticking around and Phils willing to wait out this painfully long offseason
by Scott Butler 2/4/19

This offseason has been more boring than Super Bowl 53.

Phillies SuitesInside the Suites at Citizens Bank Park

From SuiteHop, a sneak peek into everything you need to know about attending a Phillies game in a suite.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - The winter of free agent nothingness drags on
by Scott Butler 1/25/19

We may not have Machado or Harper, but how about Josh Harrison? This winter will never end.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - The winter of free agent nothingness drags on
by Scott Butler 1/25/19

We may not have Machado or Harper, but how about Josh Harrison? This winter will never end.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - ChiSox up to 8 years, Middleton "got to know the man"
by Scott Butler 1/14/19

Is that a finish line out in the distance? Maybe not, probably not, OK we know this is gonna drag on into ST.

Machado and HarperThe "WAR" between Machado and Harper
by Scott Butler 1/12/18

Decided on Machado or Harper? You better look at WAR first.

Segura, Crawford, SantanaHow much did Phillies improve with McCutchen and Segura trade? WAR says about 9 games
by Scott Butler 1/6/18

I know. Surprised me too.

Machado visits PhilliesWhat are the Phillies thinking?
by Scott Butler 12/31/18

This offseason has been weird.

Many Machado Bryce HarperThe Phillies have better odds to land Bryce Harper than Manny Machado
by Scott Butler 12/19/18

This is what happens when you compete with the Yankees I guess.

Many Machado Bryce HarperPrepare yourselves for an offseason without Harper or Machado
by Scott Butler 12/16/18

Whenever New York and L.A. are your two main competitors, it's not going to be easy.

Poll ResultsPoll Results: Which position players do you think will become legitimate big leaguers?
Posted 12/15/18

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

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - Well, we signed McCutchen, but nothing else yet
by Scott Butler 12/12/18

Still no Manny or Harper. Sorry.

J.A. Happ PhilliesLet's assume Phillies sign Manny Machado - what next?
by Scott Butler 12/8/18

If Manny Machado is the guy, it's not stupid until the Phils sign someone else.

Michael BrantleyOne reason to sign Machado over Harper? Better outfield free agent options
by Scott Butler 12/8/18

It's not THE reason to sign Machado, but it should play a role in the Phillies' decision-making process.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - Thanksgiving edition - Might we be thankful for something special next season?
by Scott Butler 11/22/18

Eovaldi? Corbin? Will they be joinging Machado? Or Harper? Or both? Middleton might give us lots to be thankful for.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - It's looking more and more like Harper is coming to Philly
by Scott Butler 11/9/18

Harper’s Bazaar has begun, but don't expect any Boras client to sign anytime soon.

Gabe Kapler Phillies Spring TrainingValue at the margins might have cost Gabe Kapler his team
by Scott Butler 9/30/18

Kap has plenty to think about this offseason. Finding value at the core instead of the margins might be the most important.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - Phils willing to trade anybody but Nola and Hoskins...and Santana
by Scott Butler 9/23/18

We are in store for a fascinating offseason, but keeping Santana seems like a major mistake.

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - September 23
by Scott Butler 9/23/18

Here's your leaders heading into one last (disappointing) week for the Phillies.

Phillies BravesHere are the three (not altogether impossible) scenarios needed for the Phillies to catch the Braves in the NL East
by Scott Butler 9/16/18

The Phillies have to dominate the Braves and do some serious winning against other teams, but there still is a path to a division title.

Phillies Old School LogoPhillies Phodder 9/15: Phillies links, stories, and tweets from the past week
by Scott Butler 9/15/18

A great Q&A with John Mallee, what to make of this season, and how much the Phillies' starters have been hurt by defense highlight this awful week of baseball.

Phillies Empty StadiumOh my gosh, if the hitting coaches are an "incredible tandem," Phillies might be worse off than we thought
by Scott Butler 9/13/18

Praising your hitting coaches may not be the best idea right now. That's the least of the Phillies' problems.

Phillies 2018 Path to PostseasonThe Phillies' path to the postseason is well within reach
by Scott Butler 9/8/18

As flawed as the Phillies are, they still have a very good chance of catching the Braves.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - Valentin, Leiter, Lively - who stays and who goes?
by Scott Butler 9/8/18

Around and around the Phillies merry-go-round goes!

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - September 8
by Scott Butler 9/8/18

A month of slumps for Hoskins, Herrera, and Hernandez have to end sometime, right? Maybe Hoskins' homer last night jump starts 'em all.

Phillies LogoPhillies monthly review: August 2018
by Scott Butler 9/1/18

It was a rough, rough month, but the Phils escaped August just 2 games back of the Braves. We're in a pennant race in September!

J.P. Crawford and Nick Williams celebrateThe Phillies are worth watching again - the hard part is sustaining it
by Scott Butler 9/25/17

It's kinda like reaching the big leagues - hard to get there and even harder to stay there.

Phillies Trade RumorsPhillies trade rumors - The offseason looms
by Scott Butler 9/23/17

What does the offseason have in store for the rebuilding Phils' next phase?

Phillies LogoPhillies team leaders and notes - September 10
by Scott Butler 9/10/17

Get used to the name Rhys Hoskins.

Phillies Win/Loss Chart If you are a Phillies fan, I think you will enjoy this. Available now!