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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor and doctoral student just blogging for a distraction from the rest of life
Interests: Phillies baseball!
Recent Activity
Shayne Gostisbehere is a finalist for the NHL's Calder Trophy. How does the Philadelphia Flyers blueliner fare in the head-to-head matchup against Artemi Panarin and Connor McDavid? Continue reading
The series finale comes on Thursday afternoon as the Phillies send Jerad Eickhoff to the mound with a chance to get back to the win column and split the series with the Cardinals. Continue reading
When the Phillies learned that left-handed reliever Daniel Stumpf was suspended for 80 games, it was the first suspension announced during the 2016 Major League season. Soon thereafter, Chris Colabello of the Toronto Blue Jays was suspended for using the same drug as Stumpf. According to a report, the suspensions are not over yet. Continue reading
Nearly one year after he was hired as Flyers head coach, we take a look back at Dave Hakstol's first season behind the bench for the Orange and Black. Continue reading
The NFL Draft came and went last weekend, and despite Bradford's camp requesting a trade, the Eagles made no effort to move the inconsistent signal caller. The situation has now become a problem for both sides, one that feels as though it's very unlikely that the Eagles will see a positive outcome from. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies should watch Tim Lincecum's showcase Friday afternoon, even if his fit with the team isn't necessarily clear on paper. Continue reading
A look at some of the best Philadelphia Phillies content from around the internet for 5/3/16 Continue reading
With the selection of Carson Wentz, the Eagles took a page out of the playbook that has become a sort of custom in Philadelphia sports. They are asking patience. They are asking for time. But they gave you a prospect to get excited about, even if his time is not here just yet. Continue reading
ABC's sitcom "The Goldbergs," a show that frequently references the Flyers and displays the iconic crest several times, has dedicated an episode to Snider's memory. Continue reading
Jeremy Hellickson struggled with command and surrendered three home runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals finished the night with five home runs total, as the Phillies six-game win streak was snapped with a 9-3 loss on Monday night at Busch Stadium. Continue reading
Phillies mailbag explores the hot start, trade deadline, and prospect Rhys Hoskins Continue reading
Reserve defensive back Jerome Couplin was released by the Eagles on Monday. Continue reading
A look at how the newest Eagles fit into the team's plans for both 2016 and the long-term future. Continue reading
Let's take a look at some of the highs, lows and question marks that have come in the wake of the Eagles' draft. Continue reading
The Eagles moved the 188th overall pick to the Minnesota Vikings for the 196th overall pick in the sixth round and the 240th pick in the seventh round. With the 196th overall pick, the Eagles selected cornerback Blake Countess from Auburn. Continue reading
The Eagles second fifth-round pick at 164th overall was used to select TCU offensive tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai. Get to know the newest Eagles lineman with a scouting report. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies lost pitcher Dalier Hinojosa to the disabled list and recalled pitcher Colton Murray. Continue reading
Wendell Smallwood, the 5’10”, 208-pound back from Wilmington, DE, comes in as a bit of an unknown, but has some tools that could make him a solid selection down the road. Here’s a scouting report on the newest Eagles running back. Continue reading
With the 164th overall pick in the NFL Draft, the Eagles selected offensive tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai from TCU. Continue reading
With the 153rd overall pick, the Eagles selected West Virginia running back Wendell Smallwood. Continue reading
When the Eagles met with Carson Wentz prior to the Draft, they told him they would love to have him as an Eagle. Wentz told the Eagles, "make it happen." Continue reading
With one day remaining in the NFL Draft, the Eagles turn their focus to filling out the roster and addressing other positions of need. Here’s a look at the positions the Eagles could address and the options available on the board as we enter Day 3. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Eagles selected an offensive-lineman with the 79th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Continue reading
If first impressions count for a lot regarding perception, then Carson Wentz hit a home run. The player the Eagles hope turns into their franchise quarterback said all of the right things at his introductory press conference. Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Adam Morgan has been called up to replace Charlie Morton in the team's starting rotation. Continue reading