Saturday, May 17, 2014
Custom Card of the Day: Howard Edition
COMING TOMOR- Okay, maybe I should actually do a more elaborate post than that.
You see, in a span of five years the Phillies have gone from one of the best teams in the NL to one of the most pathetic. And why, exactly, has this happened? Because nothing's really changed. The star status hasn't changed. The pitching hasn't really changed. The mediocre farm system hasn't changed. And because of this, the only thing that IS changing is their place in the standings.
Case in point: Ryan Howard. Because he didn't get out of Philly while he could, his numbers have gotten less and less impactful, and he's way less relevant than he was in 2008. He hasn't changed anything. And he's suffering because of it.
I don't think the Phils are gonna get anywhere this season, or for a few seasons anyway. Not until they regroup. This little squad of Howard, Rollins and Utley has had its run. Now, let's wait for the next big-ticket Philly roster to shake things up.
Coming Tomorrow: He just had a three-game stint back near his hometown, and he's one of the best young players in baseball.