Posts Tagged ‘cameron-rupp’
The 25-year-old is learning from starter Cameron Rupp and waiting his turn
Phillies’ Andrew Knapp won’t be satisfied as backup catcher
GMs Carson and Pat fired off some emails, regarding their expectations for the season. Here are their thoughts.
CINCINNATI – The Phillies collected seven extra-base hits, scored four runs, and won a game Monday in which Tommy Joseph and Cameron Rupp went a combined 0 for 8 with four strikeouts. Last season, when the Phillies were desperate for offense, Joseph and Rupp were keys.
Phillies come out hitting in middle of order
One of the Phillies’ biggest problems last season was an inconsistent bullpen. They took a huge step in addressing that need on Nov. 4 when they acquired right-hander Pat Neshak for cash considerations or a player to be named later
via GIPHY Leftfield was an abyss for the Phillies in 2016. The cast of miscreants who played the position provided Philadelphia with a putrid .212/.284/.332 batting line.
Let’s talk about the Hunter Pence trades. A little more than two years ago, Phillies fans continued to lament the move that brought Pence to the Phillies. They saw burgeoning stars in Houston, where Jon Singleton had already signed a $10-million deal, Jarred Cosart was in the process of winning 13 games, Domingo Santana was tearing up the minors and Josh Zeid was pitching in the big leagues.
My god, that was brutal. Thursday night’s loss to the New York Mets occurred during the final month of a season in which the Phillies never had any legitimate hope for a postseason berth. That didn’t stop that 9-8 fiasco from stinging a lot
Reflections on a bad loss.