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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor, church musician, Sports Talk Philly
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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An all-22 look at what Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey can do to help the Birds offense succeed in 2017. Continue reading
By Tommy Hendricks, Sports Talk Philly staff writer The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have made coming back late in games to tie or win a force of habit this season, and they did it again on Sunday night. Lehigh Valley trailed 3-1 at one point, but overcame the deficit to win... Continue reading
A five-run first inning got the Phillies started quickly and despite the Pirates chipping away in the early innings, it was the bullpen that took care of business the rest of the way, securing a 6-3 win for the Phillies on Sunday afternoon at Spectrum Field. Continue reading
By Tommy Hendricks, Sports Talk Philly staff writer The Lehigh Valley Phantoms got shut out for the first time this season in a disappointing 4-0 loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night. Tristan Jarry stopped all 35 shots he faced from Lehigh Valley, playing in his ninth game against... Continue reading
The Flyers look to keep their playoff hopes alive Saturday afternoon in Columbus. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Flyers face the end of another disappointing season. It's become a regular notion with the team's current core of players. Now they must be held accountable. Continue reading
The Sixers have a lot of options in this year's draft. Continue reading
A total of eight Phillies (two position players and six pitchers) represented their home nations in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Continue reading
The Philadelphia Eagles withdrew a proposed rule change that may have allowed the return of their Kelly green alternate jerseys, per a report. Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin has a chance to manage the team's righthanded bullpen arms in a unique way in 2017. Continue reading
Phillies are reportedly Interested in outfielder Angel Pagan, who played in the World Baseball Classic for Puerto Rico Continue reading
With the Flyers sitting as a huge longshot to make the playoffs, playing spoiler is the next best thing. The Flyers played the role well in Minnesota on Thursday night. The Wild had a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a win, but a determined effort by the Flyers led to a 3-1 win, putting Minnesota's celebration on hold. Continue reading
There are 10 games remaining, including three incredibly difficult opponents on the remainder of this road trip, starting with the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Continue reading
The Eagles have a terrible history of drafting running backs in the first round, but is Stanford's Christian McCaffrey a can't-miss prospect? Continue reading
"Dallas Green was the last of the hard-ass managers, surviving from the pre-free agency era" - Bill James Continue reading
The Flyers essentially rode Steve Mason's coattails to a lengthy winning streak, looking like a playoff contender with an established No. 1 goalie back in December. But after watching the Flyers performance dip and Michal Neuvirth return and be handed the reins and a new contract, Mason has performed admirably given the surrounding circumstances. Continue reading
For the Eagles, they have likely concluded their pursuit of free agency shopping, though there is a chance they could sign a low-level free agent or two in the coming days or weeks. It is time to shift the offseason focus to the NFL Draft in late April -- where the city of Philadelphia will be the host. Continue reading
This week, we continue our look at first-round targets for the Eagles with a focus on the defensive side of the ball, with two linemen from the Big 10 Conference. We will also take a look at another player from LSU, in powerhouse Leonard Fournette. Continue reading
Against all odds, the Phantoms stared a 4-0 deficit in the face and rallied back, scoring four unanswered goals in the final 21 minutes of regulation before sealing a 5-4 win in overtime over the St. John's IceCaps on Tuesday night. Continue reading
As the season gets closer to coming to an end, several of the Flyers prospects are preparing for the playoffs and college tournaments. Here's the latest rundown. Continue reading
With the addition of Torrey Smith and Alshon Jeffery, many would believe that two new receivers would shift the Eagles draft focus elsewhere. But just because the Eagles added two receivers doesn’t mean they are not in the market for another come draft day. Continue reading
This week's Phillies mailbag looks at switch-pitcher Pat Venditte, Jerad Eickhoff's success and a reevaluation of the Hamels deal, and whether the Phillies might add another bat. Continue reading
Mocking all eight of the Eagles' draft picks in next month's NFL Draft. Continue reading
Wins in any of the Flyers remaining 12 games -- which started Sunday -- should be viewed with the glass-half-full mentality, about the things that go right and the things that go wrong. The Flyers 4-3 overtime win on Sunday featured several things that went right and wrong. Here are 10 Postgame Points from Flyers-Hurricanes. Continue reading
Ivan Provorov scored the first goal of the game and had two assists for a three-point game, and Travis Konecny's game-tying goal with 42.8 seconds left in the third set the stage for Brayden Schenn's game-winning goal in overtime to give the Flyers a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading