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.

Sports
Baseball
151
Spinning Their Wheels
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' recent underwhelming homestand and the team's long-running inability to get home. Topics discussed include an honest discussion about Joe Girardi, missing intangibles, Bryce Harper's insane hot streak, and what to do with the lineup. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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.
53 min
152
Road Woes
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' brutal road trip and some concerning trends taken from the team's first two weeks of action. Topics include center field, Mickey Moniak's development, and the Phillies' surprisingly quiet bats. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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.
37 min
153
Hell of a Start
Anthony and Bob discuss the first-place Phillies’ hot start to the season. Topics include a closer look at bullpen’s outstanding performance, finding different ways to win, and the offense’s series finale wake-up call against Mets. Also, the two discuss center field and what to look for this weekend in Atlanta. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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.
45 min
154
2021 Phillies Preview Episode
Anthony and Bob talk about the Phillies Opening Day roster decisions and the future of Scott Kingery. The two then give their outlook and predictions for the 2021 season, including win totals, what could go wrong, what will go right, and, of course, if the team will end its 10-year playoff drought. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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
155
Tough Decisions
Anthony and Bob breakdown the team's 40-man roster crunch, have a brutally honest discussion about Scott Kingery, and discuss the key issues facing the Phillies during the final days of spring training.
50 min
156
Projections, Observations, and 3 Bold Predictions
Anthony and Bob take a look at a potential Vince Velasquez trade, make their 26-man Opening Day roster projections and deliver three bold predictions for the upcoming season. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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.
48 min
157
First Impressions
Anthony and Bob discuss the change in media coverage this spring due to COVID 19, reasons for optimism as the Grapefruit League schedule begins. They also size up bullpen and center field battles. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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.
57 min
158
Day One
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies’ offseason 180 and where it leaves the team as spring training gets underway. Topics include the battle in center, Spencer Howard’s uncertain immediate future and the Odubel Herrera situation. Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Amazon Music] [Google Podcasts] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BobWankelCB @AntSanPhilly 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
159
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
160
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
161
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
162
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
163
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
164
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
165
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
166
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
167
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
168
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
169
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
170
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
171
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
172
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
173
Draft Wrap
Bob and Anthony discuss the Phillies draft haul and the latest in labor talks.
57 min
174
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
175
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