2020 Hindsight: Philadelphia Eagles First Round Draft Picks (2010-19)

Philadelphia Eagles first round draft picks from 2010 through 2019 told the story of the franchise. There were highs and lows in this decade that Philly’s beloved NFL team has never seen before. The front office also fired two coaches and made historically terrible trades in the same decade that they won an NFL title. A net win, but the path to success was a … Continue reading 2020 Hindsight: Philadelphia Eagles First Round Draft Picks (2010-19)

Breaking Down 3 Top Phillies General Manager Candidates

Matt Klentak stepped down as Phillies General Manager on Saturday. The franchise will embark on a search for a new person to oversee baseball operations, likely seeking someone who can perform a quick-fix on the big league roster and focus on player development. When John Middleton and Phillies leadership evaluate 2020 general manager candidates, they have to keep one question in mind throughout the process: … Continue reading Breaking Down 3 Top Phillies General Manager Candidates

2020 Hindsight: A Look At Phillies First Round Draft Picks Of The 2010s

2010-19 was a mixed bag for the Philadelphia Phillies. The franchise witnessed extreme highs and lows over a tumultuous decade on the diamond. The period began with the promise of a dynasty and sustained success in the NL East. That potential turned into a big tease, a long rebuild, and renewed hope for the franchise’s future. As Phillies fans still wait for the team’s minor … Continue reading 2020 Hindsight: A Look At Phillies First Round Draft Picks Of The 2010s

High Nopes: Memorable Home Runs Against The Phillies

Peak baseball fandom is basking in the warm summer sun and sipping a couple beverages at the ballpark. The aesthetic of peanuts and crackerjacks is almost as fun as the game itself. The flip side is that sinking feeling as the home team’s pitcher strains his neck watching a home run soar into the stadium’s second deck. Continue reading High Nopes: Memorable Home Runs Against The Phillies

How The Phillies Offense Improved In 2020

The hiring of Phillies manager Joe Girardi generated a lot of buzz as the team entered the 2020 season. After two years of widespread dissatisfaction with Gabe Kapler, fans welcomed the new skipper with wide open arms. One standout quality in Girardi’s resume is his tendency to merge analytics with a practical baseball approach. This new-ish old school style is enabling Philadelphia’s successful offense. The … Continue reading How The Phillies Offense Improved In 2020

How The Sixers New Arena Plans Stage A Move To New Jersey

2020 has been a year full of surprises, yet the news of an exploratory plan by the Sixers to build a new arena at Penn’s Landing was a shock to Philadelphia. Few will argue that a Delaware River venue is an ideal location. The prospects for the stadium receiving funding are slimmer than ever as the coronavirus strips local governments of their financial flexibility. Could … Continue reading How The Sixers New Arena Plans Stage A Move To New Jersey