2020 Baseball: Let’s Get Weird

Wow. Welcome back, it's been a while. My last post was July 30, 2019. A lot has changed since then - my inconsistent blogging not being among those things. Due to the worldwide pandemic and the nation's bungled response to it, the season has been shortened to 60 games. It's going to look like baseball … Continue reading 2020 Baseball: Let’s Get Weird

Let’s Find a Trade Target: Pitchers Edition

As mentioned last week - the Phillies are close to competing, but need some help on both sides of the ball. Yes, despite their addition of Drew Smyly (who pitched better than I expected in his debut with the club), the Phillies still need pitching. What was supposed to be a strength of the team … Continue reading Let’s Find a Trade Target: Pitchers Edition

2019 Phillies Week 2: The Sad Tale of Chris Davis

Hello, Phillies fans. Generally, I use this space to talk about some weird statistical quirk or outlier that involves one of our beloved phightins. I started down that usual path, but stopped when I saw that history was made this week. Dubious history, but history nonetheless. Chris Davis is hitless in 53 straight at-bats, which … Continue reading 2019 Phillies Week 2: The Sad Tale of Chris Davis