Friday, May 31, 2019

Zach Eflin Placed on the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies starting pitcher Zach Eflin was placed on the 10-day DL (Disabled List) earlier today with a mid-back tightness. The injury is not considered serious and Eflin is only expected to miss one start.  Elfin has been replaced on the 25 man roster by Triple A pitcher Cole Irvin...who is rumored to replace Eflin in the starting rotation.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Bryce Harper Gets His 200th Career Double

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to congratulate Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper for knocking in his 200th Career Double in Wednesday night's (May 29th) game against the St. Louis Cardinals.  Congrats on reaching this career milestone, Bryce!

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Adam Morgan Placed on the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies relief pitcher Adam Morgan was placed on the 10-day DL (Disabled List) on Sunday (May 26th) with a left forearm strain. It is not known how long Morgan will be out. Morgan has been replaced in the bullpen by Triple A pitcher Yacksel Rios.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Pat Neshek Placed on the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies relief pitcher Pat Neshek was placed on the 10-day DL (Disabled List) on Friday (May 24th) with a right shoulder strain.  It is not know how long Neshek will be out.  Neshek has been replaced in the bullpen by Triple A pitcher J.D. Hammer.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Vincent Velasquez Returns from the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies pitcher Vincent Velasquez was reactivated from the DL (Disabled List) before Friday's (May 24th) game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Velasquez has been on the DL since May 11th with a right forearm strain. The Phils sent relief pitcher Drew Anderson to Triple A to make room for Velasquez on the 25 man roster.

It has also been announced that instead of returning to the starting rotation, Velasquez will for now pitch in the bullpen.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 56: Cardinals (27-28) at Phillies (33-23)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of yesterday's game:

St. Louis Cardinals:                        5
Philadelphia Phillies:                      3

SP:   Jerad Eickhoff

LP:   Jerad Eickhoff (2-3)


RBIs:

Bryce Harper = 1 (41)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (28)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (42)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 2 (44)
Jean Segura = 1 (36)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 55: Cardinals (26-28) at Phillies (33-22)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Wednesday, May 29th:

St. Louis Cardinals:                         4
Philadelphia Phillies:                      11

SP:   Aaron Nola

WP:   Aaron Nola (6-0)


RBIs:

Maikel Franco = 1 (30)
Bryce Harper = 4 (40)
Cesar Hernandez = 2 (27)
Scott Kingery = 2 (9)
Andrew McCutchen = 2 (28)

Home Runs:

Bryce Harper = 1 (10)
Scott Kingery = 1 (3)
Maikel Franco = 1 (8)
Andrew McCutchen = 1 (9)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 4 (42)
Bryce Harper = 2 (33)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (34)
Scott Kingery = 2 (11)
Maikel Franco = 1 (24)
Aaron Nola = 1 (4)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 54: Cardinals (26-27) at Phillies (32-22)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Tuesday, May 28th:

St. Louis Cardinals:                        3
Philadelphia Phillies:                      4

SP:   Nick Pivetta

WP:   Nick Pivetta (3-1)
SV:    Hector Neris (10)


RBIs:

Bryce Harper = 2 (36)
Cesar Hernandez = 2 (25)

Home Runs:

Cesar Hernandez = 1 (6)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (38)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (33)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (25)
Nick Pivetta = 1 (1)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 53: Phillies (31-22) at Brewers (30-24)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Sunday, May 26th:

Philadelphia Phillies:                1
Milwaukee Brewers:                 9

SP:   Zach Eflin

LP:   Zach Eflin (5-5)


RBIs:

Andrew Knapp = 1 (1)

Home Runs:

Andrew Knapp = 1 (1)

Runs Scored:

Andrew Knapp = 1 (6)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 52: Phillies (31-21) at Brewers (29-24)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Saturday, May 25th:

Philadelphia Phillies:                7
Milwaukee Brewers:                 2

SP:   Jake Arrieta

WP:   Jake Arrieta (5-4)


RBIs:

Cesar Hernandez = 2 (23)
Rhys Hoskins = 2 (41)
Andrew McCutchen = 1 (26)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (32)
Jean Segura = 1 (23)

Home Runs:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (8)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (5)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (13)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (8)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (37)
Jean Segura = 1 (35)
Rhys Hoskins = 2 (31)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (32)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (24)
Scott Kingery = 1 (9)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 51: Phillies (30-21) at Brewers (29-23)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Friday, May 24th:

Philadelphia Phillies:                6
Milwaukee Brewers:                 4

SP:   Jerad Eickhoff

WP:   Vincent Velasquez (2-2)
SV:    Hector Neris (9)


RBIs:

Maikel Franco = 1 (29)
Bryce Harper = 2 (34)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (39)
Scott Kingery = 1 (7)
Andrew McCutchen = 1 (25)

Home Runs:

Rhys Hoskins = 1 (12)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (36)
Jean Segura = 1 (34)
Rhys Hoskins = 2 (29)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (23)
Scott Kingery = 1 (8)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 50: Phillies (29-21) at Cubs (29-19)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Thursday, May 23rd:

Philadelphia Phillies:                  9
Chicago Cubs:                            7

SP:   Aaron Nola

WP:   Aaron Nola (5-0)
SV:    Hector Neris (8)


RBIs:*

Bryce Harper = 1 (32)
Odubel Herrera = 1 (16)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (38)
Andrew McCutchen = 2 (24)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (31)
Jean Segura = 2 (22)

* An additional run scored in the 1st inning (Wild Pitch)

Home Runs:

J.T. Realmuto = 1 (7)
Jean Segura = 1 (5)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 2 (35)
Jean Segura = 2 (33)
Bryce Harper = 1 (31)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (27)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (31)
Odubel Herrera = 1 (12)
Sean Rodriguez = 1 (5)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 49: Phillies (28-21) at Cubs (29-18)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Wednesday, May 22nd:

Philadelphia Phillies:                  4
Chicago Cubs:                            8

SP:   Cole Irvin

LP:   Cole Irvin (2-1)


RBIs:

Cesar Hernandez = 1 (21)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (37)
Andrew McCutchen = 1 (22)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (30)

Home Runs:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (7)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 2 (33)
Jean Segura = 1 (31)
Bryce Harper = 1 (30)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Phillies Statement On Odubel Herrera

Hi everybody,

The Phillies issued the following statement concerning the alleged incident involving Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera on Monday evening (May 27th):

This morning we were made aware of an alleged incident involving Odúbel Herrera. Upon receiving this information, we immediately reported the incident to Major League Baseball, which has informed us that Herrera has been placed on Administrative Leave. The Phillies take any domestic violence accusation seriously, and strongly support the Joint Domestic Violence Policy agreed upon by MLB and the MLBPA.

It is unknown when or even if Herrera will ever return to the Phillies.  He has been replaced on the 25 man roster by Nick Williams.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Gettysburg Photo of the Month (May 2019)

Hi everybody,

This month's Gettysburg photo is a shot of General Lee's Headquarters taken soon after the land around it was restored to the way it looked at the time of the battle.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

National Smile Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy National Smile Day.  Hope you are all flashing those pearly whites toofs today.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Throwback Thursday (5-30-19)

Hi everybody,

This week's Throwback Thursday moment is just a shot of me in the Outer Banks in September 2013 enjoying my time relaxing by the beach with some cool surfer dudes that I met.  Even though I turned down their offer to "Hang 10" with them out on the waves...they still said that I was a rad guy.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Chase Utley Photo of the Week (5-29-19)

Hi everybody,

This week's photo is just a shot of Chase standing around and looking cool.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

National Hamburger Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy National Hamburger Day!  I hope you all get to enjoy a hamburger today.  I certainly am planning on having a few burgers to celebrate the special day.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day

Hi everybody,

Just wanted to wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day.  I also want to thank all the members of the Armed Forces, both past and present, for your service to our great country.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Saturday, May 25, 2019

National Wine Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy National Wine Day!  I hope you all had a good time drinking some wine...just make sure you are at least 21 years old.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Friday, May 24, 2019

London Photo of the Month (May 2019)

Hi everybody,

This month's London photo is a shot of the Baker Street station sign of the London Underground.  Baker Street is the location of the fictional home of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

International Tiara Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy International Tiara Day!  Although I do not own a tiara, I do own this nifty crown that my friends bought me in London during my trip there in October 2017.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Throwback Thursday (5-23-19)

Hi everybody,

This week's Throwback Thursday moment is from my first visit to the Outer Banks in September 2013 when I first tried Duck Donuts.  Those were some good donuts.  I thought that it would be a long time before I got to have more of those tasty treats but fortunately a couple of Duck Donuts have opened up around here.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Red Nose Day in America

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to let you all know that today is Red Nose Day in America.  Red Nose Day is a fundraising drive that benefits children living in poverty.  Please visit  https://rednoseday.org/  to help contribute to this worthwhile cause.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Scott Kingery Returns from the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies utility player Scott Kingery was reactivated from the DL (Disabled List) before Sunday's (May 19th) game against the Colorado Rockies. Kingery has been on the DL since April 20th with a right hamstring strain. The Phils sent reserve outfielder Nick Williams to Triple A to make room for Kingery on the 25 man roster.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 48: Phillies (28-20) at Cubs (28-18)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of last night's game:

Philadelphia Phillies:                  2
Chicago Cubs:                            3

SP:   Zach Eflin

LP:   Juan Nicasio (0-2)


RBIs:

Andrew McCutchen = 2 (21)

Runs Scored:

Scott Kingery = 1 (7)
Maikel Franco = 1 (23)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 47: Phillies (28-19) at Cubs (27-18)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game of Monday, May 20th:*

Philadelphia Phillies:                  5
Chicago Cubs:                            4

* Extra Innings (Game ended in the 10th)

SP:   Jake Arrieta

WP:   Hector Neris (1-1)
SV:    Juan Nicasio (1)


RBIs:

Cesar Hernandez = 2 (20)
J.T. Realmuto = 2 (29)
Jean Segura = 1 (20)

Home Runs:

J.T. Realmuto = 1 (6)

Runs Scored:

Jean Segura = 1 (30)
Bryce Harper = 1 (29)
J.T. Realmuto = 2 (30)
Maikel Franco = 1 (22)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 46: Rockies (20-25) at Phillies (27-19)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Sunday, May 19th:

Colorado Rockies:                     5
Philadelphia Phillies:                 7

SP:   Jerad Eickhoff

WP:   Edgar Garcia (1-0)
SV:    Pat Neshek (3)


RBIs:

Bryce Harper = 3 (31)
Andrew McCutchen = 2 (19)
J.T. Realmuto = 2 (27)

Home Runs:

Bryce Harper = 1 (9)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (5)

Runs Scored:

Jean Segura = 1 (29)
Bryce Harper = 1 (28)
Maikel Franco = 1 (21)
Scott Kingery = 1 (6)
Andrew Knapp = 2 (5)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (28)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 45: Rockies (20-24) at Phillies (26-19)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Saturday, May 18th:

Colorado Rockies:                     1
Philadelphia Phillies:                 2

SP:   Aaron Nola

WP:   Aaron Nola (4-0)
SV:    Hector Neris (7)


RBIs:*

Bryce Harper = 1 (28)

* An additional run scored in the 3rd inning (Wild Pitch)

Home Runs:

Bryce Harper = 1 (8)

Runs Scored:

Jean Segura = 1 (28)
Bryce Harper = 1 (27)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 44: Rockies (20-23) at Phillies (25-19)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Friday, May 17th:

Colorado Rockies:                     4
Philadelphia Phillies:                 5

SP:   Cole Irvin

WP:   Cole Irvin (2-0)
SV:    Hector Neris (6)


RBIs:

Bryce Harper = 2 (27)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (18)
Andrew McCutchen = 2 (17)

Home Runs:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (6)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 2 (31)
Jean Segura = 1 (27)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (27)
Cole Irvin = 1 (1)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 43: Brewers (27-19) at Phillies (24-19)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Thursday, May 16th:

Milwaukee Brewers:                11
Philadelphia Phillies:               3

SP:   Zach Eflin

LP:   Zach Eflin (5-4)


RBI:

Rhys Hoskins = 1 (36)
Jean Segura = 2 (19)

Home Runs:

Jean Segura = 1 (4)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (29)
Bryce Harper = 1 (26)
Jean Segura = 1 (26)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 42: Brewers (26-19) at Phillies (24-18)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Wednesday, May 15th:

Milwaukee Brewers:                 5
Philadelphia Phillies:               2

SP:   Jake Arrieta

LP:   Jake Arrieta (4-4)


RBIs:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (15)
Jean Segura = 1 (17)

Home Runs:

Jean Segura = 1 (3)

Runs Scored:

Jean Segura = 1 (25)
Nick Williams = 1 (7)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Chase Utley Photo of the Week (5-22-19)

Hi everybody,

This week's photo is a shot of Chase celebrating on the field after a win.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Armed Forces Day

Hi everybody,

Today is Armed Forces Day and I just wanted to say thanks to all the men and women who have ever served for their service to this great country of ours.  You can never be thanked enough for all you do and have done.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Friday, May 17, 2019

Charleston Photo of the Month (May 2019)

Hi everybody,

This month's Charleston photo was taken last year during my most recent visit to Charleston and is a shot of the front entrance to Rodney Scott's BBQ.  Mr. Scott serves the best BBQ that I have ever eaten and I look forward to my next trip to Charleston so I can chow down multiple times on that delicious food.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

National Pizza Party Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy National Pizza Party Day.  I hope you all get to go to a pizza party and eat some pizza pies today.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Throwback Thursday (5-16-19)

Hi everybody,

This week's Throwback Thursday moment is another photo from my first trip to the Outer Banks in September 2013.  This picture was taken outside one of the many Wings stores located in OBX.  If you need a t-shirt, swimwear or beach supplies....Wings is the place to go.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Chase Utley Photo of the Week (5-15-19)

Hi everybody,

This week's photo is a shot of Chase, Jimmy Rollins and Ryan Howard in the field during a timeout.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

National Chocolate Chip Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish you all a Happy National Chocolate Chip Day.  I hope you all get to eat some chocolate chips today.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

David Montgomery Celebration of Life Service Announced

Hi everybody,

The Phillies announced last Friday (May 10th) that a special service celebrating the life of the late Phillies Chairman David Montgomery will be held at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, June 6th at 3:05 PM.  The event will be open to the public.

The Phils also paid tribute to Montgomery before last night's (May 13th) game against the Milwaukee Brewers with a video tribute and moment of silence.  The players will also be wearing a patch on their arms honoring Montgomery for the rest of the 2019 season.


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Edubray Ramos Placed on the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies relief pitcher Edubray Ramos was placed on the 10-day DL (Disabled List) on Monday (May 13th) with a right biceps tendinitis. It is not known how long Ramos will be out. Ramos has been replaced in the bullpen by Triple A pitcher Austin Davis.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Vincent Velasquez Placed on the DL

Hi everybody,

Phillies starting pitcher Vincent Velasquez was placed on the 10-day DL (Disabled List) on Saturday (May 11th) with a right forearm strain.  The injury isn't too serious and Velasquez isn't expected to miss more than two starts.  Cole Irvin pitched for Velasquez on Sunday (May 12th) and is expected to take his place in the rotation until he returns.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 41: Brewers (25-19) at Phillies (24-17)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score to tonight's game:

Milwaukee Brewers:                 6
Philadelphia Phillies:               1

SP:   Jerad Eickhoff

LP:   Jerad Eickhoff (2-2)


RBIs:

Jean Segura = 1 (16)

Runs Scored:

Nick Williams = 1 (6)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 40: Brewers (24-19) at Phillies (24-16)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of last night's game:

Milwaukee Brewers:                 4
Philadelphia Phillies:               7

SP:   Aaron Nola

WP:   Adam Morgan (2-1)
SV:    Pat Neshek (2)


RBIs:*

Cesar Hernandez = 2 (17)
Odubel Herrera = 2 (15)
Aaron Nola = 1 (1)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (25)

* An additional run scored in the 2nd inning (Fielding Error)

Home Runs:

Cesar Hernandez = 1 (4)

Runs Scored:

Jean Segura = 1 (24)
J.T. Realmuto = 2 (26)
Cesar Hernandez = 3 (22)
Maikel Franco = 1 (20)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 39: Phillies (23-16) at Royals (14-27)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Sunday, May 12th:

Philadelphia Phillies:                 6
Kansas City Royals:                  1

SP:   Cole Irvin

WP:   Cole Irvin (1-0)


RBIs:

Odubel Herrera = 2 (13)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (35)
J.T. Realmuto = 2 (24)
Jean Segura = 1 (15)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (28)
Jean Segura = 1 (23)
Bryce Harper = 1 (25)
Rhys Hoskins = 1 (26)
J.T. Realmuto = 1 (24)
Nick Williams = 1 (5)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 38: Phillies (22-16) at Royals (14-26)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Saturday, May 11th:

Philadelphia Phillies:                 7
Kansas City Royals:                  0

SP:   Zach Eflin

WP:   Zach Eflin (5-3)


RBIs:*

Maikel Franco = 1 (28)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (15)
Rhys Hoskins = 2 (34)
Andrew McCutchen = 2 (14)

* An additional run scored in the 3rd inning (Passed Ball)

Runs Scored:

Andrew McCutchen = 1 (27)
Jean Segura = 1 (22)
Bryce Harper = 1 (24)
Odubel Herrera = 2 (11)
Cesar Hernandez = 1 (19)
Andrew Knapp = 1 (3)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Game 37: Phillies (21-16) at Royals (14-25)

Hi everybody,

Here is the score of the game on Friday, May 10th:

Philadelphia Phillies:                 1
Kansas City Royals:                  5

SP:   Jake Arrieta

LP:   Jake Arrieta (4-3)


RBIs:

Odubel Herrera = 1 (11)

Runs Scored:

Bryce Harper = 1 (23)


Talk to you soon,
Little Chase

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Happy Mother's Day

Hi everybody,

I just wanted to wish all the Moms out there a very Happy Mother's Day.  I hope you all have a very special day.

Talk to you soon,
Little Chase