The Philadelphia Phillies are flying home to face the St. Louis Cardinals after a depressing road trip that saw the team go 1-5. The first road trip of the year for the Phillies ended up being a minor disaster.
It’s not the most pressing concern, but it’s a problem nonetheless. In last Saturday night’s 5-4 loss against the Braves, Joe Girardi made a slightly unusual decision: he took Rhys Hoskins out of the game in the seventh inning and replaced him at first base with Andrew Knapp.
When the Philadelphia Phillies first signed Brad Miller this past offseason, morale was through the roof. Not only was “Bamboo Brad” a fan-favorite during his brief 2019 stint, but he was coming off a particularly impressive season with the St.
Rhys Hoskins started out 2021 with a hot bat, but something noticeable has been missing. Is Hoskins still the same player? As pointed out by Philly Sports Network contributor Jayln Smoot, the Phillies’ first baseman, Rhys Hoskins, has started the season in a solid way.
Just a lot of sadness. The Phillies really could have used a win today. The past few days have been rough for Phillies players and fans alike. On Sunday night, the Phillies became the punching bag of the baseball world after the infamous Alec Bohm call.
After a scorching hot start to the new season, the Philadelphia Phillies have had a not-so-great couple of games. They lost their series with the Atlanta Braves over the weekend, and then dropped both double-header games against the New York Mets on Tuesday.
Boy today should be interesting, huh? Postponements are always bummers. There are always those days where you look forward to watching a game, especially around here as the weather is cold and damp and there isn’t much to do outside.
One of the Philadelphia Phillies‘ biggest concerns moving forward is their defensive efficiency. This is a concern that, regardless of the moves that Dave Dombrowski and Sam Fuld make, will surely be evident all season long.
During Spring Training, Mickey Moniak was outperforming every Phillies’ center field candidate by a longshot. But the farther the Phillies got into Spring Training, the fewer at-bats Moniak got per game.