Philadelphia Phillies’ Backup Catcher Wil Nieves Has To Step Up

Wil Nieves Philadelphia Phillies Photo Day 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies are getting their roster ready for opening day, and just this morning they announced the release of catcher Lou Marson. Marson isn’t really needed since the Phillies added Wil Nieves earlier this offseason. If Nieves is going […]

Philadelphia Phillies Benching Jimmy Rollins Hard to Explain

Rollins spring training at bat

Jimmy Rollins is a veteran for the Philadelphia Phillies. He has been with the club since 2000 and has become a team leader, yet Rollins has been benched the last three spring training games. One reason that Rollins could be […]

Bobby Abreu Having Difficult Comeback With Philadelphia Phillies

Abreu Spring Training at bat

The Philadelphia Phillies have been looking to improve their team all offseason. They have been adding players to help with the lack of offense, and one player such player is veteran Bobby Abreu. He was signed to a minor league […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ John Mayberry Jr. Having Surprising Spring

Mayberry Jr. Spring Training 2014 workout

John Mayberry Jr. has been with the Philadelphia Phillies since 2009. During his time with the team he has not met expectations. Many fans have wanted him gone for a long time, and they were unhappy when the Phillies signed […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Pitching Falling Apart Already

Phillies pitchers workout

Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies are used to things falling apart. Last season the team couldn’t pull together wins and injuries kept occurring. However, that was in the middle of the season. The 2014 season hasn’t even started, and everything […]

Roberto Hernandez Showing Early Why He Deserves Spot in Philadelphia Phillies’ Rotation

Hernandez First Phillies workout

The Philadelphia Phillies had a core pitching rotation a few years ago, but now trades and retirements have made it a questionable one. The fifth spot in the rotation is up for grabs, and right now the competition seems to […]

Philadelphia Phillies: 2014 Is Kyle Kendrick’s Time To Shine

Kendrick Walking Into Spring Training 2014

When Philadelphia Phillies fans hear the name Kyle Kendrick they may cringe a little. They never know which version of Kendrick is going to come out onto the mound.  He has been an up and down pitcher since the very […]

Darin Ruf Deserves Roster Spot With Philadelphia Phillies

Ruf spring training homerun 2014

Darin Ruf got his first step in the Major Leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012. Ruf only played in 12 games that season but came back in 2013. Some see Ruf as a potential future first baseman, and others […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Ryan Howard Ready To Conquer Left-Handed Pitching

Howard spring training 2014

  Ryan Howard is a key piece to The Philadelphia Phillies. They depend on him mostly for his hitting ability. The only problem is Howard has a hard time with left-handed pitchers. It seems that this spring, one of Howard’s […]

Philadelphia Phillies’ Cole Hamels Should Not Rush His Recovery Process

Hamels workout

Spring training did not start the way the Philadelphia Phillies were expecting it to. The first day that pitchers and catchers reported to Clearwater they received bad news. One of their aces, Cole Hamels, was behind on schedule because of […]

Phillippe Aumont has Great Shot at Bullpen Spot for Philadelphia Phillies

Aumont Photo Day 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies have their first spring training game in less than a week. They will not only have to decide who makes the bench but who makes their bullpen. There are potentially seven spots available and likely four spots […]

Cody Asche Ready To Earn Third Base For Philadelphia Phillies

Asche Photo Day

Third baseman Cody Asche joined the Philadelphia Phillies last July when Michael Young was traded. He impressed everyone with his defensive skills, along with his bat. Everyone believed he was going to be the starting third baseman of 2014. Were their […]