The Philadelphia Phillies had enjoyed success by winning the World Series in 2008 and earning another trip back there in 2009 against the New York Yankees. In disappointing fashion, the Phillies lost in 6 games, partly because Pedro Martinez just didn’t have it anymore. This lead the organization to reevalute themselves, trying to figure outContinue reading “Beginning of the Decline?”
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Taking a Back Seat?
It wasn’t that long ago when the Philadelphia Phillies were considered the upper echelon of the National League East and, for that matter, all of baseball. They were the team with the unstoppable core of young players looking to win multiple championships. In 2008, they did just that, being crowned ” the world champions ofContinue reading “Taking a Back Seat?”