1. Ryan Howard and the Phillies: Trade Deadline Sweepstakes Early Winners

    The Giants added what seemed to be the big trade deadline prize in Carlos Beltran . There were numerous headlines involving Beltran and where he might land leading up to the trade...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about almost 3 years ago 354 reads 1 comments

  2. MLB Trade Deadline: Philadelphia Phillies Trade Possibilities

    As the trade deadline approaches and the trade headlines proliferate, I find myself really pondering what deals I think would be acceptable. There's obviously a lot of talk going around, and sometimes it's hard to look at all the candidates out there..

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about almost 3 years ago 1,519 reads 13 comments

  3. John Mayberry, Jr., Giving the Philadelphia Phillies Options

    John Mayberry was called up last week to take injured All Star center fielder Shane Victorino’s place on the roster. The Phillies figured he would be a suitable enough defensive replacement, but nobody expected Mayberry to provide much offense...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about almost 3 years ago 830 reads 2 comments

  4. New York Mets and the MLB Trade Deadline: Fire Sale Imminent?

    With all of the financial problems currently facing the NY Mets , two questions arise: Will there be a huge dump of payroll by the trade deadline, and should there be? The Mets' ...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about 3 years ago 842 reads 5 comments

  5. 2011 MLB Trades: Phillies May Have Some Valuable, Unlikely Trade Chips

    As the trade deadline approaches, fans, GM’s and media surrounding the MLB are evaluating what teams have of value and what holes they need to fill...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about 3 years ago 2,472 reads 2 comments

  6. Phillies at Braves: Who Will Tim Hudson Try to Injure This Time?

    As the Philadelphia Phillies roll into Atlanta for a three-game set against the Braves, they are set to see Tim Hudson on Friday night...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 1,622 reads 23 comments

  7. MLB: There Are Winners and There Are Losers; Rangers, Brewers, Et Al

    Through the first week of Major League Baseball I have witnessed a lot more losing than I have winning...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  8. NL East: Obviously, the Atlanta Braves Take the Division from Philadelphia

    It’s so obvious. I don’t know how all the phans in Philadelphia are missing it. The Braves are clearly the team to beat in the NL East. They have it all: pitching, power, superior defense, awesome bench...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 775 reads 31 comments

  9. Philadelphia Phillies vs Houston Astros BoxPlus: More Singles and 2-Out RBI

    Welcome to BoxPlus, where I give you just a little more than the box score does. Phillies 9, Astros 4 Game 2 of the Phillies' young season saw a bit more of an offensive attack to back ace No...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 128 reads 0 comments

  10. Phillies BoxPlus: Game 1 vs. Astros; New Contributors, the Bench and Singles

    Welcome to BoxPlus, where I give you just a little more than the box score does. For the first eight innings of the 2011 season the Phillies seemed a little dead offensively and rusty defensively...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 337 reads 1 comments

  11. UPDATED: Jayson Werth Vs. Ben Francisco: A Tale of Two MLB Springs

    Spring training is almost over and I know you can’t read too much into players’ spring performances, but I though it would be interesting to compare the old Phillies right fielder against what appears to be his new replacement...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 1,546 reads 6 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies Fans: Two Studies and Two Vastly Different Results

    So last week the brilliant minds at sports magazine extraordinaire GQ released their highly scientific list of the worst fans in sports and Phillies and Eagles fans came out on top...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 1,110 reads 1 comments

  13. Philadelphia Phillies and Luis Castillo: Pros and Cons

    Well, it looks like it may be a reality: Luis Castillo is reported close to signing a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies . Quite frankly, I am not sure how I feel about this...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 988 reads 19 comments

  14. Philadelphia Phillies 2011: No Chase Utley, No Jayson Werth, No Problem

    Everyone is gunning for the Phillies. A quick look at any sports news outlet and you will see a myriad of “doom and gloom” scenarios all pointing to why the Phillies won’t contend in 2011...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 959 reads 1 comments

  15. 4 Essential iPad Apps for MLB 2011: MLB at Bat, Pennant, iScore and SlingPlayer

    With the start of the regular season rapidly approaching and new iPads hitting the market, there are a few apps every true fan of baseball must have...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 4,644 reads 1 comments

  16. AL East MLB Race 2011: Red Sox, Yankees, Rays, Orioles and Blue Jays

    The AL East exemplifies divisional competition in Major League Baseball. Add the Tampa Bay Rays to an already explosive mix of one-part Red Sox and one-part Yankees and you have a three-way powder keg of competition set to explode...

    Evan Gusz Written by Evan Gusz about over 3 years ago 67 reads 2 comments