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The potential of Scott Kingery has been forgotten

Rhys Hoskins. Aaron Nola. Jean Segura. Andrew McCutchen. Odubel Hererra. Jorge Alfaro. Jake Arietta. (Hopefully) Manny Machado and/or Bryce Harper. What do these names have in common? They are all supposed to help the Phillies compete for a playoff...

Philly baseball nerds have their day at Baseball Prospectus event

The dastardly nerds, who as you may have heard, are ruining the integrity, tradition, and fun of the game of baseball, escaped their mothers’ basements on Sunday afternoon for an event at Citizens Bank Park. Before the game against the Mets, manager...

Carlos Santana, Justin Bour, and Recognizing Irrationality

Player A: 331 PA, .378 OBP, .552 SLG, .252 ISO, 139 wRC+ Player B: 413 PA, .368 OBP, .476 SLG, .214 ISO, 123 wRC+ Player C: 308 PA, .360 OBP, .475 SLG, .233 ISO, 124 wRC+ Player D: 363 PA, .361 OBP, .382 SLG, .175 ISO, 103 wRC+ Assuming all else is...

Have Belief in Relief

Around the trade deadline, many Phillies fans were hoping for a bullpen arm. That got us curious – did the Phillies really need another arm for the ‘pen? After the deadline, is their bullpen good enough to win the division? When it comes...

Gabe Kapler, Manny Machado, the Winner’s Curse, and Phillies fans who hate the Phillies

For a couple of weeks in July, the biggest sports story in Philadelphia wasn’t the Sixers’ attempts at bringing in a third star, nor was it the forthcoming training camp reporting date of the defending champion Eagles. Instead, it was the Phillies’...

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