Girardi Fired: What It Means for the Phillies

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The Philadelphia Phillies have fired Joe Girardi. After an unimpressive 23-29 start, the Phillies have decided to cut ties with Girardi after two seasons with the team. Bench coach Rob Thomson, Girardi’s longtime bench coach, will take over as interim manager for the rest of the season. The Phillies have relieved Joe Girardi of his […] READ MORE


Phillies Bullpen Woes Continue to Unravel

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The Philadelphia Phillies are in trouble. After dropping four of their last five series, the Phils are 13 games back of the division. That skid also includes a sweep by the New York Mets and a losing streak that stretches five games. The pitching has been bad over this stretch, but the Phillies bullpen is […] READ MORE


Phillies Spring Schedule Can Make Season

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Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […] READ MORE


Yankees Michael King Emerges as Relief Ace

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It was June in the Bronx and the New York Yankees were playing the Boston Red Sox. The New York Yankees trailed their historic rival by three games in the standings and were about to start a three-game set. The Red Sox sent Nathan Eovaldi to the mound to face off against 26-year-old righty, Michael […] READ MORE