6:40 AM EDT, Sat September 22, 2018
8 hours ago

Phillies: Can they take advantage of the Royals pending fire sale?

Could the Phillies take advantage of another team’s misfortunes? As the Phillies look to add talent and expand their payroll this offseason, the Kansas City Royals are planning on doing the complete opposite.  Jon Heyman of Fancred and MLB Network reports that the Royals expect to cut their payroll by $30-35 million this offseason. As […] Phillies: Can they take advantage of the Royals pending fire sale? - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
15 hours ago

Phillies: Enyel De Los Santos named a top 20 Triple-A prospect

Phillies pitching prospect Enyel De Los Santos was named a top-20 prospect in the International League by Baseball America. Several Phillies pitching prospects expelled in 2018 at all levels of the minor leagues. One prospect who excelled in Triple-A was Enyel De Los Santos. Baseball America recognized his strong season, naming him the No. 18 […] Phillies: Enyel De Los Santos named a top 20 Triple-A prospect - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2018

Phillies in do or die mode as series begins with Braves

It’s now or never for the Phillies if they want to win the division as they begin a four-game series with the division-leading Braves. The stretch of baseball we have been talking about for months now is upon us. The Phillies and Braves open a four-game series in Atlanta Thursday night with Philadelphia’s playoff hopes […] Phillies in do or die mode as series begins with Braves - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 20, 2018

Phillies: Five prospects who had breakout seasons in 2018

The Minor League season is over and there are a few prospects that stood out this year in the Phillies’ system. For years the Phillies farm systems was among the worst in baseball, but thanks to trades and changes in the front office the minor league system is stocked with quality, young talent. Let’s start […] Phillies: Five prospects who had breakout seasons in 2018 - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 19, 2018

Phillies: Grading Jorge Alfaro’s first full season in the majors

When looking at Jorge Alfaro’s 2018 season, what can we take away from his first year in the major leagues with the Phillies? Almost three years after acquiring Jorge Alfaro in the Cole Hamels trade, the Phillies were ready to hand him the reins as the team’s starting catcher. He spent eight years in the […] Phillies: Grading Jorge Alfaro’s first full season in the majors - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 18, 2018

Grading Phillies biggest acquisitions for 2018 season

With the end of the season less than two weeks away, let’s take a look back and grade the majors moves the Phillies to improve the team this season. While the 2017 season started off terribly for the Phillies, they bounced back in the second half as younger players blossomed into new roles in the […] Grading Phillies biggest acquisitions for 2018 season - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 18, 2018

Phillies: Rhys Hoskins signs with super-agent Scott Boras

Rhys Hoskins appears to be setting up for a new deal with the Phillies Phillies left fielder Rhys Hoskins is quickly becoming a household name across baseball, and it appears he wants to be paid like one. NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Jim Salisbury reports that Hoskins has signed with “super-agent” Scott Boras. Many fans will recognize […] Phillies: Rhys Hoskins signs with super-agent Scott Boras - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 18, 2018

Phillies: Matt Klentak, don’t drink the Kool-Aid with mediocre play

Is Phillies General Manager Matt Klentak overestimating the talent of the players on his team as the 2018-19 offseason approaches? The Philadelphia Phillies just won a series this past weekend against the Miami Marlins. The last time they won a series? Try the first weekend in August. Who was the opponent, may you ask? The […] Phillies: Matt Klentak, don’t drink the Kool-Aid with mediocre play - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 17, 2018

Phillies top-five most improved players during 2018 season

The Phillies drastically improved this year compared to 2017, even though they are ending the season poorly. These five players improved the most this year. Considering how the last month and a half of the season have gone for the Phillies, it’s understandable to feel disappointed. They held first place in the National League 39 […] Phillies top-five most improved players during 2018 season - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 17, 2018

Phillies: Has Nick Williams done enough to start in 2019?

The Phillies might run out of room for their budding outfielder Phillies outfielder Nick Williams has always been a quiet question mark on the team since they acquired him in 2015. Part of the six-player package from Texas in the Cole Hamels trade, Williams was tagged as a five-tool outfielder with some personality issues. The […] Phillies: Has Nick Williams done enough to start in 2019? - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 16, 2018

Phillies: Nick Pivetta has just one thing holding him back

Nick Pivetta has shown major improvement for the Phillies this season, but he still has one thing holding him back from more success. You can’t get much worse than Nick Pivetta‘s rookie season. Among all pitchers with 130 or more innings last year, he had the fifth-highest ERA. He walked almost 10% of opposing hitters […] Phillies: Nick Pivetta has just one thing holding him back - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 16, 2018

Phillies worst offensive seasons position by position over the last 40 years

The Phillies have had more poor seasons that good. Here are the worst individual season performances over the last 40 years. Over the history of the franchise, the Phillies have unfortunately had many more poor seasons than good. They have lost many different ways over the years, and poor offensive seasons have played a huge […] Phillies worst offensive seasons position by position over the last 40 years - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2018

Four Phillies prospects named Baseball America 2018 All-Stars

Four Phillies prospects were named classification All-Stars by Baseball America, including one being named Low-A Pitcher of the Year. With the minor-league season wrapped up, Baseball America released their All-Stars for each classification Friday. Four Phillies prospects were among these All-Stars (all of whom are pitchers): Triple-A Lehigh Valley’s Enyel De Los Santos and Cole […] Four Phillies prospects named Baseball America 2018 All-Stars - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 14, 2018

Phillies could sign both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado in free agency

Can the Phillies sign two of the best free agents in recent memory this offseason? Phillies fans have been tied to the hips of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, arguably two of the best young stars in baseball. With both due to become free agents this offseason, excitement is building up around the fanbase with […] Phillies could sign both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado in free agency - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sep 13, 2018

Two Phillies prospects named Gulf Coast League All-Stars

Two Phillies teenage prospects, including one top-ten name, were named 2018 Gulf Coast League All-Stars by Minor League Baseball. Minor League Baseball released their 2018 Gulf Coast League All-Stars Thursday. Two Phillies prospects, shortstop Luis Garcia and catcher Juan Aparicio, were among those selected. This year, Philadelphia expanded their GCL presence with two teams instead […] Two Phillies prospects named Gulf Coast League All-Stars - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More