I'm Frank Klose and I cover the Phillies for 97.3 ESPN. During the baseball season you can hear me every Tuesday at 2:30 pm on 'The Sports Bash with Mike Gill'. Aside from 97.3 ESPN, I run the Philadelphia sports website SportsTalkPhilly.com. When not writing about sports, I teach courses at local colleges and universities.
“Testicular Contusion” Lands Phils’ Alvarez on the Injured List
The Phillies have placed left-handed reliever Jose Alvarez on the injured list with what the team is calling a "testicular contusion"
2020 Schedule Released: Phillies Open at Marlins, Close at Rays
The Phillies certainly will have their work cut out for them. Here are some highlights from the upcoming 2020 season.
MLB Season in Limbo as Players Draw Hard Line
Just last week, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred let it be known: "100 percent" there will be a baseball season. That does not mean, however, that MLB and the MLB Players Association can agree on a deal.
Report: MLB Could Put Forth a 40-50 Game Season
According to a report, Major League Baseball could exercise a March 26th agreement with players to have a season that is just 40 to 50 games.
82 Games? Here’s How the Phillies Fared in 2019 After 82
The Phillies would have been a playoff-bound team had 2019 ended after 82 games.
Phillies Reportedly Will Train in Philadelphia for Resumed Season
According to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia, the Phillies could begin training in South Philadelphia.
MLB Owners Approve Plan to Play, Pending MLBPA Approval
According to reports, Major League Baseball's owners have approved a plan that would lead to the resumption of play in 2020, pending the MLBPA's approval.
Report: Baseball Could Resume in a Three-league Season
According to a new plan reported by USA Today, Major League Baseball could resume in a three-league format in home ballparks.
Child Due, Trout Expresses Concern With MLB’s Arizona Quarantine Plan
Appearing on NBC Sports Network with host Mike Tirico, Trout had some concerns with potential plans to return to play Major League Baseball.
Could MLB Open With All Games in Arizona?
According to an AP report, MLB and the MLB Players Association are discussing a potential plan that would start baseball games in front of fan-less ballparks in Arizona.