Aaron Nola

Phillies Give Aaron Nola 7-Year, $172 Million Extension

The Philadelphia Phillies made it their priority to sign Aaron Nola to an extension. On Sunday, they fulfilled that priority by re-signing the former All-Star to a 7-year deal. USA Today Sports’ Bob Nightengale was the first to report the deal. The deal is still pending a physical for the 30-year-old. Should that be passed, …

Rob Thomson, Phillies set to face tough pitching decision

Rob Thomson, Phillies set to face tough pitching decision

Fresh off of a World Series appearance, fans were eager to see how the Philadelphia Phillies starting rotation would fair. A big splash in free agency and the rise of a top prospect offered hope for a solid starting rotation. However, injuries to Ranger Suarez and MLB’s sixth ranked prospect Andrew Painter dampened early expectations …

2023 MLB award predictions

Riley: Predicting the 2023 MLB awards

With the 2023 MLB season just days away, the present presents a perfect opportunity to offer my 2023 MLB award predictions. Last year, the Houston Astros were crowned with a World Series win, defeating the Philadelphia Phillies to solidify their status as a dynasty. Bryce Harper won the MVP award after failing to make the …

Taillon Tweaking Arsenal

Taillon Tweaking Arsenal for Optimized Performance

Jameson Taillon’s career path has been a whirlwind. Drafted out of high school, Taillon was selected second overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010’s MLB draft. A decade-plus since being integrated into the Pirates’ system, Taillon’s path to becoming a Chicago Cub hasn’t come without disruption Between April 2014 Tommy John surgery and a hernia, …

In a WS game the Astros must win Houston calls on starter Cristian Javier to quiet the Phillies power hitters

Astros Must Win; WS Game Four Live Blog

In A Game Astros Must Win Houston Calls Upon Cristian Javier Game four of the World Series, one the Astros must win, sees Houston call upon Cristian Javier to try and quiet Philadelphia’s power bats. The Phillies ask their number one starter for many years, Aaron Nola, to continue to hold down Houston’s offense. Nola …

Phillies Win 8-3, Advance Past Braves to NLCS

Conshohocken, PA—Calling all Haters! Bryce Harper would like a word with you. Homering for the second day in a row to power the Phillies win and clinch the NLDS (3-1) vs reigning World Series Champion Atlanta Braves. The Phillies DH has had an up-and-down injured campaign following his second MVP season. He was only able …

MLB Wildcard

The Red Beard: MLB Wildcard Predictions

After 162 games played in between the lines, we are finally here, PLAYOFFS! This season the MLB has expanded the playoff field as well as changing the wildcard game to a three game series. With that being said they have created something in baseball for the first time, wildcard weekend. This Friday, October 7th through …

Phillies

Phillies Clinch Wild Card Berth; Ends 11-Year Drought

The drought is over! Philadelphia Phillies ended the now, longest drought in the MLB. The last time they were in the playoffs was 2011. Philadelphia took on the Houston Astros today in an attempt of clinching the playoffs for the first time in 11 years, since 2011. Philadelphia beat Houston 3-0. With Aaron Nola pitching …