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This Week in Phillies History: Randy Ready was ready

This Week in Phillies History: Randy Ready was ready

In 1991, Randy Ready made history at Veterans Stadium. After a week last week in which there wasn’t a whole lot to get excited about, This Week in Phillies History provided us with a number of great events to look back on with awe and wonder. Lefty recorded his 3,000th strikeout back in 1981 against the Montreal Expos, as noted by the Phillies on Twitter Thursday. Mr. 3,000 pic.twitter.com/38iZzlEytx— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) April 29, 2020 Tim Wallach was his 3,000th victim, and Wallach was prominent in another great moment in Phils history as well. If you know what it...
Proposed three-division realignment does no favors for Phillies

Proposed three-division realignment does no favors for Phillies

Major League Baseball continues to explore possibilities to get the 2020 season underway, and the newest proposal could prove to be challenging for the Phillies.This newest idea involves clubs playing in their home ballpark, but without fans. The season would consist of at least 100 games and begin no later than July 2. Rather than the two league system, MLB will realign with three 10-team divisions based on geography.Bob Nightengale of USA Today first reported on this newest proposal.The plan remains under consideration and hinges on the guaranteed availability of COVID testing.Here's a look...
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Who were the best pitchers in the 1970’s? More quizzes!

Who were the best pitchers in the 1970’s? More quizzes!

Photo by Focus on Sport/ You know you love these things Since you all loved the quiz last time so much about the hitters of the 1970’s, I thought we should try to the other side of the ball - pitching! Who were the best pitchers by Baseball Reference’s version of WAR from 1970 to 1979 in Phillies history? Take the quiz to find out. You should all at least be able to get the first one pretty easily, but the rest are quite difficult. Putting the quiz together, I could only recall 5 or 6 of the names that are on the list. So, I made the timing a little longer. Oh - I also added more...
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From the horse’s mouth: The dream is over

From the horse’s mouth: The dream is over

Curt Schilling couldn’t get the job done | Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Damn you, Jim Edmonds! In this week’s ramblings, I provide an update on the Dream Bracket competition, and present a theory as to why the Phanatic had a changed look this Spring. Random thought about the Phillies After taking care of the 25-and-under stars in their first round matchup, the Phillies were unable to advance any further in the MLB Dream Bracket tournament. They fell to the Cardinals in the second round, four games to two. The Phillies’ pitching staff let them down, as they allowed an average of...