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
176
Heyman, The Waiting Game, And The Unknown
Anthony and Bob discuss Jon Heyman's Twitter approach, fan reaction to the Harper and Machado saga, and baseball's potential impending labor disaster. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
67 min
177
The Price of Doing Business
Anthony and Bob discuss the J.T. Realmuto trade. Topics include Realmuto's value, the steep price of the deal, and where the move leaves the Phillies as spring training fast approaches.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
46 min
178
Awaking From a Long Winter's Nap
Anthony and Bob reconvene after a sleepy January to talk about the uncertainty facing the Phillies, MLB's free agency problem, what to expect from Gabe Kapler in year two, and, of course, Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
50 min
179
Wanting More
Anthony and Bob break down the McCutchen signing and discuss the J.T. Realmuto trade rumors. Other topics include the Phillies' potential perception problem, Sixto Sanchez as a trade chip, the latest on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, and more. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
65 min
180
The Stove Heats
Anthony and Bob discuss all the implications of the Jean Segura trade, bid farewell to J.P. Crawford and Carlos, and discuss Patrick Corbin, Manny Machado, and Bryce Harper.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
71 min
181
Hey, Big Spender?
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phils' great offseason expectations, Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, and the rest of the free agent and trade markets. Other topics covered include some brief thoughts on the World Series and Charlie Manuel's Cooperstown candidacy.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
68 min
182
So Now What?
Anthony and Bob discuss what the Phillies should do in the wake of the team's disastrous on-field September collapse. Topics include the Matt Klentak and Andy MacPhail press conferences, Gabe Kapler's future, free agency, trades, and roster shakeups.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad 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, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast.
64 min
183
The Blame Game
Anthony and Bob breakdown the Phillies' rotation issues ahead of the 2019 season and discuss who's most at fault for the team's late-season collapse. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
68 min
184
Many Questions, Few Answers
Bob and guest Phil Keidel (Crossing Broad FC) discuss lessons learned and takeaways from the Phillies' disappointing finish and what it means heading into this winter. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @BWCrossingBroad @PhilKeidel
62 min
185
Door Open, Door Shut
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' inability to take advantage of Boston's sweep over Atlanta and the struggles of Rhys Hoskins and Cesar Hernandez. Other topics include a discussion about whether or not the Phillies' improved record this season is misleading, Joe Jordan leaving the organization, and the regression of the starting staff.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
52 min
186
The End is Near
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' prolonged stretch of poor play, pitching regression, historically bad defense, and fading playoff hopes. The two also discuss the lack of development by several key players this season and its potential impact on 2019 and beyond.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
62 min
187
Playing Down and Looking Up
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' continued struggles against bad teams, the flawed NL East, Odubel Herrera's prolonged slump, Aaron Nola as an MVP candidate, and the bullpen's potential Achilles' Heel.   Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
91 min
188
We Have Some Concerns
Anthony and Bob explore the various issues holding back the Phillies' lineup and another potential fatal flaw nobody seems to be talking about. Other topics include the Zach Eflin demotion, the surging Braves, imploding Nationals, and a conversation about some teams' obsession with controlling media reports. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
70 min
189
It's All Good
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies’ four-game sweep over the Marlins, their continued excellent starting pitching, and improving lineup. Other topics include the bullpen’s resurgence, the alumni weekend festivities, and Bob offers a mea culpa on Vince Velasquez.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly@BWCrossingBroad
54 min
190
Is it Enough
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies’ recent four-game losing streak, an important series split in Boston, masterful starting pitching, and a struggling Phillies offense. Other topics include the trade deadline deals, why the Phillies’ defensive metrics are so poor, NL East predictions, and pro athletes on Twitter.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
112 min
191
Everything is Awesome!
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' ability to win despite showing serious flaws, whether they can hold their spot atop the NL East, and what the team should do at the trade deadline. Other topics include the turnarounds of Vince Velasquez and Maikel Franco, Chase Utley's future, and more. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
80 min
192
Machado Watch
Anthony and Bob discuss the wisdom of trading for Manny Machado, his reported price tag, Zach Britton, J.A. Happ, and Carlos Santana’s struggles. Other topics include the home run derby, the Phillies’ defensive woes, and Gabe Kapler’s approach to discipline.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
81 min
193
We Want More
Anthony and Bob discuss a frustrating double header split with the Mets, Zach Eflin, the Phillies' lack brutal offensive day, the thin bench, "Tommy" Hunter. Other topics include athletes on Twitter, Scott Kingery's growing pains, a lack of Phillies all-stars, Maikel Franco's resurgence, Gabe Kapler's improvement. Bob and Anthony also respond to Russ and Kyle's baseball criticism. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly@BWCrossingBroad
88 min
194
Survive and Advance
Anthony and Bob discuss the Phillies' impressive survival of a difficult 42-game stretch, their big series win over the Nationals, Jake Arrieta's inconsistencies, a trade deadline upgrade nobody seems to be talking about, and more. Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
65 min
195
Help Wanted
Anthony and Bob discuss recent setbacks against the Nationals and Yankees, as well as the offense's resurgence, the bullpen's continued woes, and what the team needs to do to fix it. Other topics include Rhys Hoskins' fan issue, Cole Hamels, third base, and Bryce Harper's demands.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
88 min
196
Blowing It, Then Winning It
Anthony and Bob discuss a wild walk-off win, the disastrous bullpen, how to best use Seranthony Dominguez, the resurgence of Rhys Hoskins and Odubel Herrera, playoff expectations,  and more.  Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly@BWCrossingBroad
65 min
197
Dropping the Ball
Anthony and Bob discuss:1:40 Why the Rockies series matters3:15  Is Matt Klentak trying to lower expectations?10:35 Making sense of the Phillies’ infield logjam18:15 It’s time to move on from Maikel Franco24:30 The lack of All-Star talent29:20 The Phillies don’t have an offensive identity37:10  Odubel Herrera’s struggles43:10  Why can’t the Phillies catch the baseball?53:25. Seranthony Dominguez and Kapler’s bullpen usage1:06:50 Should baseball limit the amount of pitchers used in a game?Please subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter:@AntSanPhilly@BWCrossingBroad
74 min
198
No Offense: This Shift Stinks
Bob and Anthony break down:0:00 In Defense of Jake Arrieta19:10 How will the Phillies respond?22:12 Painful shifts31:05 Who’s to blame for the Phillies’ failing offense?37:00 Anthony defends Carlos Santana47:30 Is Aaron Altherr the next John Mayberry Jr.?51:15  Klentak’s failure to build roster depth57:17 “Speaking of bad, how about Hector Neris?”1:04:15 A quick scouting report on Alec Bohm1:07:35 The Yankees Vs. ESPNPlease subscribe to the show ([iTunes] [Google Play] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
77 min
199
Well, That Escalated Quickly
Anthony and Bob discuss:0:00 Dissecting the Phillies’ L.A. implosion12:20 Do the Phillies need to play small ball?24:40 The Phillies’ Jekyll and Hyde Act29:00 Hoskins Injury and His Struggles31:50 Why is fan attendance so low? 46:45 Nick Pivetta’s Ability to pitch ugly54:15 Matt Klentak’s performance1:09:10 What will the Phillies do in the draft?1:12:22 Ball talkPlease subscribe to the show, leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
84 min
200
Making a Statement
Anthony and Bob break down:(0:37) A statement series in May(7:10)  The dominance Seranthony Dominguez(11:27) Run on Jorge Alfaro at your own risk(19:45) What is the deal with Scott Kingery?(39:36) Why aren’t the Phillies squaring up baseballs?(44:15) Are the Phillies vulnerable to regression?(55:00) The Rays’ Bizarre Pitching StrategyPlease subscribe to the show, leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @AntSanPhilly @BWCrossingBroad
75 min