Philadelphia Phillies: Jimmy Rollins Needs To Heed Ryne Sandberg’s Hitting Advice

Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies,

It’s a small sample, but Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies so far appears to be the player Rollins wants to be and the one manager Ryne Sandberg does not want to see. The player Rollins wants to be is […]

When Freddy Galvis Returns, Saying Goodbye to Jayson Nix Will Not Be Hard to Do

Jayson Nix

A year ago, Jayson Nix was in the starting lineup for the New York Yankees on opening day and just missed that honor by one day for the Philadelphia Phillies. Despite getting a hit in his first at-bat for the […]

Philadelphia Phillies Might Have 1 of the Most Surprisingly Prolific Offenses in MLB

Marlon Byrd, Philadelphia Phillies,

The earliest inter-league game in major league history might or might not have supplied a view into the future for the Philadelphia Phillies, but consider this telling fact: The Phillies did not score 10 runs in a single game until […]

5 Surprises on Philadelphia Phillies’ Opening Day Roster

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Offensive Performance by Philadelphia Phillies Illustrates Why Ryne Sandberg Was Angry At Jimmy Rollins

Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies,

The Philadelphia Phillies closed out Spring Training by getting shut out three straight games, including one in Philadelphia. Since the final game of Spring Training was rained out, they will not get shut out a fourth-straight time before the opener […]

Outfield is One Thing to Like About 2014 Philadelphia Phillies

Ben Revere, Philadelphia Phillies,

Hate the Philadelphia Phillies overall team age, which only seems to be approaching a 40 median? Me, too. Love the team’s outfield? Ditto. In fact, it could be one of the best in baseball. The Phils have a guy who […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Give Ryan Howard One Month to Prove He Can Still Play Everyday

Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies,

One of the most alarming things about this spring for the Philadelphia Phillies is that the people who they are counting the most on are having subpar springs. One of those people is first baseman Ryan Howard, and despite his hefty […]

Philadelphia Phillies Should Bid Bobby Abreu One Final Adieu

Bobby Abreu

It’s one thing to be fired by the people you work for, and it’s quite another thing to give them a date to decide, but that’s what Bobby Abreu did when he signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies in […]

Philadelphia Phillies: Cody Asche Should Only Be A Stopgap Solution Until Maikel Franco Is Ready

Maikel Franco, Philadelphia Phillies,

When the real estate agent takes a couple through an old house, he or she focuses on the possibilities and not the shortcomings of each room. The Philadelphia Phillies, an aging house, have a nice modern room at third base […]

Darin Ruf’s Injury Could Open What Was a Closed Door for Philadelphia Phillies’ Bobby Abreu

Bobby Abreu, Philadelphia Phillies,

About a week ago, the Bunsen burners and microscopes needed to conduct The Great Bobby Abreu Experiment had been all but packed away. The 40-year-old former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder was hitting .111 and appeared to punch his ticket back to […]

Tony Gwynn Could Be Answer For Anemic Philadelphia Phillies’ Offense

Tony Gwynn Jr., Philadelphia Phillies,

For the better part of the six months between the last real game of 2013 and the first real game of this year, fans of the Philadelphia Phillies complained that there would be no new big names in the everyday […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Manager Ryne Sandberg Right to Sit Jimmy Rollins

Jimmy Rollins, Ryne Sandberg, Philadelphia Phillies,

When Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg thinks of Jimmy Rollins these days, two words immediately come to mind. “No comment” was the quote Sandberg said when asked about Rollins recently. Never have two words said so much. The other day […]