1. Philadelphia Phillies: 2012 Season Is World Series or Bust

    World Series or bust. That has been the mantra the Phillies have lived by since their 2008 championship run. Three years in a row, however, the team has failed to bring the trophy back to Philadelphia...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about over 2 years ago 1,273 reads 7 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies All-Fan Favorite Team

    Through over a century of play and two World Series championships, the Phillies have had their fair share of athletes at each position. Many we remember. Some we forget. The ones we truly remember, however, are oftentimes the ones we love...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about almost 3 years ago 2,552 reads 6 comments

  3. How Each of the Phillies' Top 10 Prospects Affect Their Free Agency Plans

    It has been three years since the Phillies won a World Series. In perhaps all of those three years, one could argue that they should have won them all. Shoulda, coulda, woulda...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about almost 3 years ago 5,973 reads 1 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies: Who's to Blame for Their Postseason Failure?

    The first thing we as fans love to do after a loss is find blame. For some particular reason, we find comfort in it. We need to build reasoning for why they lost, and thus a person to find fault in...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about almost 3 years ago 1,717 reads 6 comments

  5. Philadelphia Phillies: Why Their NLDS Loss Was a Blessing in Disguise

    As quickly as it began, it had ended. The thrill and excitement of October baseball had barely lasted a week, and the Philadelphia Phillies found their record-breaking season rendered useless...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about almost 3 years ago 3,477 reads 2 comments

  6. Jose Reyes and the 10 Players Who Could Play Any Position

    Over the course of MLB history, there have been only a handful of players who have played every position on the field—from catcher to pitcher and shortstop to outfield...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about almost 3 years ago 453 reads 6 comments

  7. The 5 Most Overrated Baseball Movies of All Time

    With the recent release of Moneyball , there have been several lists and comparisons to some of the great baseball films in Hollywood's history...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about almost 3 years ago 1,052 reads 1 comments

  8. Philadelphia Phillies Championship Run: It Won't Be Easy

    The Phillies just completed their best season in franchise history, winning an astounding 102 games while eliminating the rival Atlanta Braves in the process. Come Saturday, none of this will matter...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 438 reads 0 comments

  9. Philadelphia Phillies: Top 5 Clutch Playoff Performers on Active Roster

    The word "clutch" is often over-utilized in sports. But in the circumstance of postseason play, every walk, hit, run or RBI is clutch. There is no bigger stage, and no greater chance at success and failure than in October baseball...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 6,062 reads 0 comments

  10. Philadelphia Phillies: Ranking the 10 Best Rotations in Team History

    As the Phillies wrap up their incredible and record-setting season, it's time to take a look back at one of the most hyped pitching rotations in recent memory...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 1,717 reads 5 comments

  11. Roy Oswalt vs Vance Worley for Postseason Rotation: It's a No Brainer

    The four-aced rotation, once heralded as one of the best of our generation, looks a little bit different than it did back in March and April...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 1,619 reads 7 comments

  12. Clayton Kershaw vs. Roy Halladay: Who is the Real NL Cy Young Award Winner?

    Last year's NL Cy Young Award race was, well, not much of a race at all. Roy Halladay was the undisputed winner having put together one of the finest seasons of his already distinguished career...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 4,147 reads 32 comments

  13. 5 Philadelphia Phillies with the Most Swagger

    With all of the success, accolades, and titles the Phillies have put together over the past few seasons, it's a given that the team as a whole has obtained a certain sense of swagger and confidence in the way they play the game...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 1,596 reads 5 comments

  14. Phillies Free Agent News: How Jered Weaver's Extension Affects Cole Hamels

    In terms of pure statistics, Cole Hamels and Jered Weaver are identical twins. Both are in their sixth seasons in the majors, both sport similar ERAs (Hamels-3.38, Weaver-3...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 718 reads 0 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies Trade Rumors: 5 Guys That Could Put Them over the Top

    The Phillies are, no doubt, on pace to achieving their second consecutive league-leading season and subsequent home-field advantage throughout the postseason...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 9,453 reads 4 comments

  16. Philadelphia Phillies: Cliff Lee Trade Now Looks Genius

    As Cliff Lee gracefully cruised through the Mets lineup last night, Ruben Amaro’s justification for bringing him back to the club continued to grow and grow. Lee is having yet another monster year on the mound, sporting a stellar 2...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 2,317 reads 6 comments

  17. Philadelphia Phillies: Roy Oswalt Stymies Nationals, Back Concerns Dwindling

    On a night after one of the ugliest losses of the year, Roy Oswalt ensured the Phillies ’ losing streak would end at one. In the process, he made something quite obvious: He is (finally) back to normal...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 264 reads 1 comments

  18. Philadelphia Phillies Send Arizona Diamondbacks Back To Earth

    Tuesday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks were on top of the baseball world. They had overcome a late lead against the best team in baseball in the Phillies and against the best pitcher in baseball, Roy Halladay ...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 836 reads 5 comments

  19. Why MLB Postseason Expansion Proposal Should Proceed

    Oftentimes, change is something people are wary of, especially in sports. After all, the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mantra is always an easier option than considering the benefits of modification or revision...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 442 reads 9 comments

  20. Philadelphia Phillies: Top 5 Rivals in Franchise History

    The Phillies - Giants rivalry took a dramatic turn earlier this month when a bench-clearing brawl put on a full showing of the disdain and hatred the two teams have for each other...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 5,425 reads 3 comments

  21. Philadelphia Phillies: How Jim Thome Revived the Franchise

    It has been over six years since Jim Thome contributed a hit, a run, a RBI, a walk, or a homer for the Phillies ...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 1,068 reads 3 comments

  22. Jim Thome 600 Home Runs: Predicting Next 10 MLB Sluggers to Reach the Milestone

    Jim Thome may have gone 21 years without a ring, but last night, he became just the eighth player in baseball history to hit 600 home runs...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 2,993 reads 13 comments

  23. Philadelphia Phillies: Anticipation Growing for October Baseball

    Nothing has been clinched yet. The Philadelphia Phillies ' magic number remains at 34, and there is still well over a month of play left this season...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 424 reads 5 comments

  24. L.A. Angels vs. Texas Rangers Series Could Make or Break AL West Title Race

    Coming off a tough loss against the Toronto Blue Jays , the Angels welcome in the Rangers tonight, with Texas coming off a dramatic late game win in Oakland . Texas' lead in the division is now four games going into the four-game set...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 284 reads 0 comments

  25. Philadelphia Phillies: 15 Greatest Outfielders in Team History

    Earlier this month, when the Philadelphia Phillies acquired All-Star right fielder Hunter Pence in a trade with the Houston Astros , the team topped off what is now one of the most potent outfield combinations in the league...

    Avery Maehrer Written by Avery Maehrer about 3 years ago 596 reads 7 comments