Phillies Nation TV Episode 21: Deal or No Deal

For the second week in a row, I join my partners in baseball banter Pat Gallen, Corey Seidman, and Jay Floyd to discuss the 2012 Phillies Trade deadline moves on Episode 21 of Phillies Nation TV!

Blogroll Round Up: June 2011, Week 3

Some really great stuff posted this week on blog roll sites: Phillies–Related Dave Cameron of FanGraphs argued today that Shane Victorino is better than Ryan Howard. Friend of Live From Upper Gwynedd Bill Baer of Crashburn Alley had a series of killer features. Baer points out Shane Victorino has been the backbone of the Phillies…

Phillies’ Pitches Per PAs Down from Likely and Unlikely Sources

It is advantageous at any level of baseball for a hitter to force a pitcher to throw more pitches to them during an at-bat. The advantages are plentiful: with more pitches, the hitter increases their odds of seeing a pitch in the strike zone, it increases the pitcher’s workload, and it increases the odds that…