The Good Phight: for Philadelphia Phillies fans

The Good Phight: for Philadelphia Phillies fans

The official home for audio programming from The Good Phight, SB Nation's community for fans of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Episodes

December 2, 2022 57 min
On Episode 621 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis takes a look at the latest rumors surrounding the Phillies' pursuit of Trea Turner or one of the other Big 4 free agent shortstops ahead of the Winter Meetings. Also, the Rays give Zach Eflin a three-year deal to be a starter. Were they smart or stupid? Craig Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus joins the show to preview the Meetings and talk about what free agents fit best fo...
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After a World Series, one city gets a parade and one city simply moves on. What's it like to spend weeks caught up in a playoff run, only to get up the next day and have to go back to... normal... things? Let's visit 1983 Philadelphia and find out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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The action is coming... soon. On Episode 620 of Hittin' Season, hosts John Stolnis and Justin Klugh break down some of the latest rumors regarding the Phillies' pursuit of a top shortstop, and what the Bryce Harper injury timeline means for their off-season plans. Also, the Astros get better at first base, and what the Phils might do a DH while Harper is out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoi...
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On Episode 619 of Hittin' Season, hosts John Stolnis, Justin Klugh and Liz Roscher answer Twitter readers' Phillies questions. Which shortstops and starters make the most sense in FA? Would Dombrowski sign a top shortstop AND pitcher? Is Brandon Marsh the CF of the future? Off-season talk galore Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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It's time for the earliest, broadest free agency conversation you've ever heard! Who is your favorite SS candidate for the 2023 Phillies? Will Nick Castellanos turn it around? And how good of a starter do the Phillie need? Also, we're going back to the Mason Jar to talk about Kevin Siegrist (what?) and Trevor Kelley (who?) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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On Episode 618 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight examined some of the stuff Dave Dombrowski said at his year-end press conference, specifically his off-season plans for the Phillies. Bryce Harper's injury timeline Spending money Getting a starter Nick Castellanos & Rhys Hoskins Also, Alex Coffey of the Philadelphia Inquirer joins the show to share her memories of the 2022 season and what she ...
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On Episode 617 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight previews free agency and The Hot Stove, which gets underway this week. Are the Phillies preparing to sign one of the top shortstops on the market? Starting pitching? Trading Rhys Hoskins? And what happened to Nick Castellanos this year? Also, joining the show to discuss the World Series and his new book is Tyler Kepner of the New York Times. Learn more about...
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What a ride. On Episode 616 of Hittin' Season, John Stolnis of The Good Phight, Liz Roscher of Yahoo! Sports and Justin Klugh of Baseball Prospectus chatted about the reasons the Phillies ultimately came up short in the World Series, looked back at the wonderful month of playoff baseball the team gave us, favorite memories, and talked about which potential Phils free agents might be back with the team in 2023. Learn more about ...
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The Phillies simply ran out of magic. After more than a month of stirring comebacks, incredible power displays and memories to last a lifetime, the Phils' glorious postseason run came to an end Saturday night in Houston, falling 4-1 in Game 6 of the World Series. On Episode 615 of Hittin' Season host John Stolnis offers his thoughts on some questionable decisions by Rob Thomson and a flailing offense that forgot how to hit ...
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Welp, the Phillies season is finally on the brink. On Episode 614 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight recaps the monumentally disappointing Game 5, 3-2 loss, giving the Astros a 3-2 lead as the World Series heads back to Houston. Is the magic gone, or is there enough left for one more road show in this incredible playoff run? Plus, five things the Phillies must do in order to pull off the upset this weekend....
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Here's the bad news. The Phillies were no-hit by four Houston Astros pitchers. Here's the really bad news. The World Series is now tied 2-2 after a 5-0 Houston win in Game 4 at Citizens Bank Park. On Episode 613 of Hittin' Season, John Stolnis of The Good Phight recaps the Phils' disheartening and frustrating no-hitter loss. Can the Phillies get up off the deck one more time in Game 5, with Noah Syndergaard and a bu...
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So this is what a relaxing World Series game feels like! The Phillies are now just two wins away from their third World Series title in franchise history after devouring the Astros 7-0 in Game 3. Citizens Bank Park was once again a nightmare for the opposition, as the Phillies tied a Fall Classic record with 5 home runs, led by Bryce Harper's 2-run, 1st inning shot. Ranger Suarez was amazing and the Phils played their most comp...
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In every rain cloud, there is a silver lining. On Episode 611 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight analyzes the ripple effects of Game 3's postponement due to rain. How the Phillies starting rotation benefits from everything getting pushed back, what the new rotation looks like, and how Houston will counter. Plus, the Phils' home field advantage is real, but is it good enough to be the difference-make...
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Can the Phillies take advantage of the best home field advantage in professional sports? Or are the Astros simply too good? We'll find out this week as Games 3, 4 and 5 of the World Series come to Philadelphia with the Fall Classic knotted up at a game a piece. On Episode 610 of Hittin' Season (ignore in the podcast where we say 609, we were dumb), hosts John Stolnis of The Good Phight and Liz Roscher of Yahoo! Sports take ...
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It was an instant classic, and the Phillies somehow ended up on top. On Episode 609 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight recaps one of the greatest World Series games ever played, a heart-stopping 6-5 Phillies win over the Astros in Houston, featuring one of the largest comebacks in World Series history. How did the Phils come back from being down 5-0 against Justin Verlander? How did J.T. Realmuto hit a lege...
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The wait is over. The World Series is here. On Episode 608 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight previews the World Series between the Phillies and Houston Astros. National MLB writer Michael Baumann from Fangraphs stops by to talk key matchups and storylines to watch, and Exile in St. Louis from the Astros' SB Nation site Crawfish Boxes also swings by for an inside scoop on everything we need to know abou...
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The Phillies and Astros have had plenty of entanglements over the years. Leading up to their World Series clash, which I have confirmed is real, let's talk about all the times they've bumped into each other. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Everyone's still revved up from the Phillies NLCS over the Padres, but soon, it'll be time for the Astros in the World Series. On Episode 607 of Hittin' Season, John Stolnis of The Good Phight is joined by Liz Roscher of Yahoo! Sports and Justin Klugh from Baseball Prospectus as we share our favorite memories of the NLCS, the heroes, the moments, and yes, lots of Bryce Harper stuff. Also, they discuss some of the key st...
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Bryce Harper did it! On Episode 606 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight recaps a stunning, stirring, franchise-altering, iconic home run from NLCS MVP Bryce Harper that propelled the Phillies to a 4-3 win over the Padres in Game 5. Rhys Hoskins went yard once again, Zack Wheeler was excellent, and the weather almost caused a bullpen implosion before Ranger Suarez (!!!) got the last two outs to secure the Phi...
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It was a comeback for the ages, and it leaves the Phillies just one victory away from reaching their first World Series since 2009. On Episode 605 of Hittin' Season, host John Stolnis of The Good Phight recaps another NLCS Game 4 Instant Classic, as the Phillies somehow overcome deficits of 4-0 and 6-4 to beat the Padres 10-6, giving them a commanding 3-1 series lead. The top five in the lineup were all on fire and, somehow, th...
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