Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast

CrossingBroad.com’s baseball podcast breaking down all things Phillies as the team continues its climb back to contention. Co-hosted by Crossing Broad writers Anthony SanFilippo and Bob Wankel.

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Baseball
126
We Don't Hate It
Anthony and Bob are back to discuss the Dave Dombrowski news, the Phillies’ image problem and what this offseason means for the 2021 season and beyond.
44 min
127
Mixed Feelings
Anthony and Bob somehow slant negative on an 11-3 run by the Phillies, but then bring it back to the positive side with talk about the playoff picture, Rhys Hoskins’ rebound, and Alec Bohm’s huge impact. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly
57 min
128
A Long Time Coming
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies’ weekend sweep of the New York Mets and the reasons for optimism as the team nears the one-third point of its schedule. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly
69 min
129
Welp.
If you are angry and/or apathetic about the 2020 Phillies, then this episode is for you! Anthony and Bob perform an autopsy of the Orioles' three-game sweep. Among the topics discussed include a historically bad bullpen, Alec Bohm's debut, and what/who to blame for so many individual struggles. Also, the two discuss J.T. Realmuto's future beyond this season. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly
53 min
130
Yikes!
Anthony and Bob break down the Phillies' concerning doubleheader beatdown. Among the topics discussed include a struggling lineup, the bullpen disaster, and Spencer Howard's debut. Other topics include a discussion about Matt Klentak's job performance, a look at the playoff picture after two weeks, and reasons for optimism from the starting rotation. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly
79 min
131
Hoping and Waiting
Crossed Up welcomes Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic. Meghan gives her thoughts on the Phillies' chaotic week, what's next, and what it has been like covering baseball in the middle of a pandemic. Anthony and Bob also discuss competitive balance and how the Phillies/MLB can adapt moving forward.
62 min
132
The More Things Change...
Anthony and Bob react to the Phillies' opening series loss to the Miami Marlins. Topics include Rhys Hoskins' weird weekend, a brutal bullpen performance, poor situational hitting, and, of course, Vince Velasquez. Other topics include Andrew McCutchen's sluggish start, whether or not 2019 should amplify concerns about a slow start, and more. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly
75 min
133
Ruben Amaro Joins The Show
Bob and Anthony welcome former Phillies GM and current television analyst Ruben Amaro Jr. to the show. Amaro talks about his new role, the J.T. Realmuto contract situation, the impact of Joe Girardi, and his impressions of the 2020 Phillies. Bob and Anthony also discuss what they think is going to go right, what's going to go wrong, and each make three bold predictions about the season.
77 min
134
Almost There
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies as the team finally nears Opening Day. Topics include reactions from the exhibition slate, a surprise starting rotation, the Vince Velasquez hype, and the team’s ideal lineup construction.
61 min
135
Greetings From Camp
Russ and Bob talking about the experience of being at Phils summer camp, access as sports resume, Andrew McCutchen, the Realmuto contract reality, the 5th starter competition, and more.
61 min
136
The Human Element
Russ Joy joins Bob Wankel to discuss the early days of Phillies camp. The two discuss Zack Wheeler's comments, how players and teams will navigate the unknown, how coronavirus will impact clubhouses, the keys to success in 2020, and more. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
75 min
137
BASEBALL IS NOT DEAD
Anthony and Bob talk about the return of Major League Baseball. Topics include the implications of a 60-game season that includes plenty of changes and what it all means for the 2020 Phillies. The two also offer three predictions for the season, and discuss whether this is a make or break year for Matt Klentank. Finally, Bob welcomes John Foley (@2008Philz) to discuss his work chronicling the 1993 and 2008 Phillies on Twitter.
87 min
138
A Conversation with Jim Eisenreich
Anthony and Bob are joined by former Phillie Jim Eisenreich. Topics discussed include his charity work, overcoming obstacles, and the wild 1993 season. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB
59 min
139
Throwing Back Some Natty Daddies with Brett Myers
Anthony and Bob talk with 2008 World Series champ Brett Myers. Topics include his development, move to closer, dealing with the media, and the 2008 title run. Myers' storied postseason at-bats, new music career, and drinking beer are also covered. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB
74 min
140
Draft Wrap
Bob and Anthony discuss the Phillies draft haul and the latest in labor talks.
57 min
141
Money Matters
Anthony and Bob discuss baseball's struggle to restart and whether or not fans should be concerned. Other topics include what baseball broadcasts might look like if/when play resumes.
39 min
142
Baseball is Back (Maybe)!
Anthony and Bob discuss the potential return of baseball and what it could mean for the Phillies. Topics include owner/player negotiations, safety concerns, the impact of empty stadiums, coronavirus and sports media, and how the MLB's season proposal could impact the Phillies.
78 min
143
Looking Ahead with the Inquirer's Matt Breen
Anthony and Bob offer their thoughts on watching classic games to scratch the baseball itch before the Philadelphia Inquirer's Matt Breen joins Bob to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on sports media and covering the team and what it could possibly mean for the 2020 season. Other topics include Joe Girardi's impact, the transition from Gabe Kapler, and the J.T. Realmuto contract extension. Anthony and Bob react to Bob's interview with Breen and discuss what a shortened season could mean for on-field play. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
79 min
144
Paid Programming
Anthony and Bob talk about the ridiculous lack of spring training broadcasts, the Phillies' increasing bullpen concerns, and bench battles. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
61 min
145
We're Still Here
Bob and Anthony return from a winter hiatus to discuss their expectations, concerns, and reasons for optimism ahead of the 2020 season.  Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
73 min
146
More, Please.
Anthony and Bob discuss the Didi Gregorius signing and where it leaves the Phillies after an aggressive start to the offseason. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
76 min
147
Crossed Up Radio: Oct. 7, 2019
This episode of Crossed Up aired Monday, October 7, 2019 on 610 ESPN Philadelphia. Anthony and Bob discuss Gabe Kapler Watch, react to local reports about the manager's future, and assess what it will take to make fans believe in the Phillies going into the 2020 season. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, check out the radio show on Mondays from 5-6PM on 610 ESPN Philadelphia, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
58 min
148
Crossed Up Radio: Sept. 30, 2019
This episode of Crossed Up aired Monday, September 30, 2019 on 610 ESPN Philadelphia. Anthony and Bob react the end of the Phillies' disappointing season, speculate about the future of Gabe Kapler, and discuss the situation with Inquirer Phillies writer Scott Lauber. The guys also rehash their preseason predictions. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, check out the radio show on Mondays from 5-6PM on 610 ESPN Philadelphia, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
58 min
149
Crossed Up Radio: Sept. 23, 2019
This episode of Crossed Up aired Monday, September 23, 2019 on 610 ESPN Philadelphia. Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' futile last stand, the coaching staff's future and what looks like will be a major roster overhaul.   Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, check out the radio show on Mondays from 5-6PM on 610 ESPN Philadelphia, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
58 min
150
Crossed Up Radio: Sept. 16, 2019
This episode of Crossed Up aired Monday, September 16, 2019 on 610 ESPN Philadelphia. With the Phillies all but eliminated from postseason contention, Anthony and Bob give their take on what John Middleton should do with Andy MacPhail, Matt Klentak, and Gabe Kapler. The guys also discuss some potential free agent and trade targets for the 2020 season. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, check out the radio show on Mondays from 5-6PM on 610 ESPN Philadelphia, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BobWankelCB Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia, Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, and Broad Lines: Sports Betting Podcast.
59 min