8:23 AM EST, Sun February 17, 2019
21 mins ago

Phillies: Five players entering a make or break season

The 2019 season could be some players’ last in a Phillies uniform if they can’t step up With a new season brings new faces to the Phillies roster, many of whom are highly touted veterans acquired in either free agency or via trade. The rest of the roster will be comprised of returning starters expected to […] Phillies: Five players entering a make or break season - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
16 hours ago

Phillies rumors: “Momentum” gaining towards a Bryce Harper deal

Phillies rumors surrounding Bryce Harper are picking up The latest Phillies rumors now suggest there is “momentum” and “traction” between the Phillies and Bryce Harper, according to league insider Jim Bowden of The Athletic. Bowden, the former general manager of the Nationals and Reds, said on CBS Sports HQ he sees Harper going either back to […] Phillies rumors: “Momentum” gaining towards a Bryce Harper deal - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
21 hours ago

Phillies: Five position players to watch in spring training

With Phillies spring training officially underway, let’s take a look at five position players worth keeping an eye on in Clearwater. As the Phillies’ position players make their way to Clearwater, Florida, there are some notably obvious absences that most fans had expected to see. “Where’s Bryce? Where’s Manny? Why haven’t we signed them yet?” […] Phillies: Five position players to watch in spring training - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 15, 2019

Six Phillies prospects land on Jim Bowden’s Top 200 list

Six Phillies prospects landed on Jim Bowden of The Athletic’s Top 200 prospect list as he took a deeper dive into the league’s best young talent. Former MLB general manager and current writer for The Athletic Jim Bowden published his Top 200 prospect list over the course of four articles Thursday and Friday (subscription required; part 1, […] Six Phillies prospects land on Jim Bowden’s Top 200 list - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 15, 2019

Phillies: Who should win outfield playing time competition?

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler indicated that there will be a competition for playing time in center and right field. Who should come out on top? After telling reporters that there will be a competition for third base, Phillies manager Gabe Kapler also stated there will be a competition for playing time in center and right […] Phillies: Who should win outfield playing time competition? - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 14, 2019

Phillies Wall of Fame candidate: Rich Dubee

When considering members of the Phillies organization to induct to the Wall of Fame, players are often the way to go but Rich Dubee might have a compelling case. From its time in Ashburn Alley to now out front of Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies Wall of Fame is a must-see monument that shows the […] Phillies Wall of Fame candidate: Rich Dubee - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 14, 2019

Phillies: Scott Kingery needs major improvement to take over third base

Maikel Franco and Scott Kingery could compete for playing time at third base for the Phillies, but Kingery needs major improvement to take over the role. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler told reporters at a press conference Thursday that there is a possibility of Maikel Franco and Scott Kingery competing for playing time at third base […] Phillies: Scott Kingery needs major improvement to take over third base - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 14, 2019

Phillies Wall of Fame candidate: Bake McBride

Bake McBride was a major piece to the Phillies 1980 championship season. Former Phillies outfielder Bake McBride has an opportunity to enter the team’s Wall of Fame this summer. A critical piece to the 1980 World Series team, McBride began his career in St Louis. He won Rookie of the Year honors in 1974, batting […] Phillies Wall of Fame candidate: Bake McBride - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

Phillies farm system now in bottom tier of the league

After losing their top prospect in a trade and graduating others, the Phillies now rank among one of the worst farm systems in the league. The Phillies boasted one of the best farm systems in baseball just a year ago, but that is no longer the case. Thanks to a myriad of reasons, their system […] Phillies farm system now in bottom tier of the league - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

Phillies: Aaron Nola’s new contract provides huge surplus value

The Phillies were able to lock up Aaron Nola for his prime with a new four-year extension. The team should get huge surplus value with this new deal. The Phillies signed another member to their core Wednesday, announcing a four-year, $45 million extension with Aaron Nola. The extension buys out Nola’s arbitration years and one […] Phillies: Aaron Nola’s new contract provides huge surplus value - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 13, 2019

Phillies 2019 fantasy preview: Starting pitcher Aaron Nola

A look at the final numbers from 2018 and the 2019 projections and fantasy impact of the Phillies most relevant fantasy player, Aaron Nola. Aaron Nola is the most fantasy-relevant player on the Phillies, regardless of what happens in the rest of the off-season. Nola was an ace for his team and the fantasy players […] Phillies 2019 fantasy preview: Starting pitcher Aaron Nola - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 12, 2019

Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper race down to two teams

More Phillies rumors regarding the future of Bryce Harper are coming out As the Phillies report to Clearwater for Spring Training, latest Phillies rumors circling the club continue to focus on Bryce Harper. After reports of Harper meeting with the San Francisco Giants arose, USA Today’s insider Bob Nightengale went on 680 KNBR in the […] Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper race down to two teams - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 12, 2019

Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper not considering short-term deals

The idea of Bryce Harper taking a short-term deal has taken hold recently, but it appears the Phillies do not have to worry about that possibility. Phillies fans started to get worried over the weekend as the possibility of Bryce Harper signing with the Giants picked up steam. One key hurdle to him signing there […] Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper not considering short-term deals - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 11, 2019

Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper to the Giants gaining traction

As Bryce Harper’s free agency drags on, the idea of him signing with the Giants over the Phillies is gaining some traction. For most of Bryce Harper‘s free agency, the Phillies have been viewed as one of, if not the favorite to sign him. However, as things drag on, more teams are joining the fray, […] Phillies rumors: Bryce Harper to the Giants gaining traction - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Feb 10, 2019

Phillies: The defensive impact of the J.T. Realmuto trade

A dive into the defensive numbers of J.T. Realmuto and Jorge Alfaro show that the move makes the Phillies slightly worse defensively. The trade for J.T. Realmuto came at a surprise to many Phillies fans, probably because of how fast the whole deal came together. Now that the dust has settled, the trade can be […] Phillies: The defensive impact of the J.T. Realmuto trade - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More