Category Archives: Weekly Discussion

Open Discussion: Week of April 22, 2018

Even after a 1-4 start, the Phillies are 14-7 and have a .667 winning percentage.  Where are all the fans who wanted to fire the manager, GM, and most of the front office now?

The Phillies have 13 wins in their last 16 games.  They are fresh off a 4-game sweep of a 12-6, Pittsburgh Pirates’ team that came to town with a 1.5 game lead in the NL Central Division and leaves town in third place 1.5 games out of first.  It was the Phillies third series sweep of the season.

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Open Discussion: Week of April 15, 2018

I opened last week’s discussion stating that the Phillies were 3-5.  Well, they reeled off 6 wins, sweeping the Reds and Rays.  Granted, the Reds and Rays are two teams that the Phillies should beat.  But, back to back sweeps is impressive.

The Phillies magic number is 148 to clinch a home wild card game.  It’s not too early to buy those playoff tickets.

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