Feb 182012
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies - The Infield: Third Base

Third base Towards the end of his tenure as a Phillie it was readily apparent that Pedro Feliz was declining and his days of being an every day player were coming to and end.  It’s the nature of the business in wanting to win championships that you have to replace pieces of your team that [More…]

Feb 162012
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies - The Infield: Shortstop

Shortstop When the Phillies re-signed Jimmy Rollins most Phillies fans took a breath of relief.  The reason behind this was the fact that some of the names the Phillies were throwing around as potential replacements if Rollins went elsewhere were Alex Gonzalez, Yuniesky Betancourt, and the now retired Orlando Cabrera.  Saying yuck and reaching for [More…]

Feb 152012
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies - The Infield: Second Base

Chase Utley’s health could make or break the Phillies’ 2012 season The Middle Infield Health. That is the biggest word when it comes to the 2012 Phillies infield picture. It is even more important in the middle infield where there are fewer options than there are on other spots on the team. Chase Utley and [More…]

Feb 082012
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies - The Infield: First Base

The Infield When the Phillies were a World Series team, their infield was one of the biggest reasons why. It was not just that they had a very good offensive infield with very good power in all four spots, but defensively they were also very good at the three key defense spots of shortstop, third [More…]