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Episode 124 - Phillies Trade & Prospect Talk w/ Corey Seidman

6/15/2017
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On Episode 124, host John Stolnis talks to Comcast SportsNet's Corey Siedman about whether the Phillies are being overly cautious with a few potential prospects and why they aren't calling some up now. Also, which of the Phils veterans have the best chance to be moved at the deadline, and what is the market for Tommy Joseph? Also, Fangraphs' David Laurila stops by to chat about his interview with hitting coach Matt Stairs, Ruben Amaro Jr., comes back to Philadelphia, and a recap of the...

Duration:00:57:27

Episode 123 - Phillies 2017 MLB Draft Recap

6/12/2017
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On Episode 123, hosts John Stolnis and Justin Klugh discuss the first two rounds of the Phillies MLB Draft, with the Phils taking Virginia CF Adam Haseley No. 8 overall. Also, is it time to DFA Michael Saunders? And if so, should Nick Williams be on the team? Should Scott Kingery get the call if Cesar Hernandez is injured for a while? And what is going on with Aaron Nola and Jerad Eickhoff?

Duration:00:51:04

Episode 122 - Pat Neshek Phillies All-Star?

6/8/2017
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On Episode 122, host John Stolnis talks to 94 WIP's Joe Giglio about the struggles of the starting pitchers, specifically Jerad Eickhoff. Also, should the Phils trade Odubel Herrera for good young pitching, and is Pat Neshek really the Phillies' best option for an All-Star? Jay Floyd of PhoulBallz.com joins the show to talk prospects, including the resurgence of Nick Williams and the continuing struggles of J.P. Crawford.

Duration:00:53:52

Episode 121 - Do Yu Want Darvish?

6/5/2017
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On Episode 122 of The Felske Files, hosts John Stolnis and Justin Klugh look into their crystal balls and give you their lineups and starting rotations for 2018, and ask the question, would you go after Yu Darvish or some other front-line starter this off-season? Also, are Odubel Herrera & Maikel Franco officially back from their month-long slumps? And did GM Matt Klentak get the Ken Giles trade wrong?

Duration:01:02:44

Felske Files BONUS - Stolnis On WIP W Joe Giglio

6/2/2017
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On this bonus episode of The Felske Files, host John Stolnis joins WIP's Joe Giglio to talk about the state of the Phillies rebuild, and who is to blame for the disastrous 2017 season.

Duration:00:11:34

Episode 120 - Trust The Prospects w/ Pat Gallen & Eric Longenhagen

6/1/2017
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On Episode 120, host John Stolnis speaks to CBS3 Feature and Sports Reporter Pat Gallen about one of the worst months we've ever seen in Phillies history. And while the Philadelphia 76ers coined the phrase "Trust the Process," the Phillies new mantra should be, "Trust the Prospects." Also, Fangraphs Lead Prospect Analyst Eric Longenhagen joins the show to talk about Scott Kingery, Andrew Pullin, J.P. Crawford, Tom Eshelman, and preview who the Phillies might take at No. 8 in the upcoming...

Duration:01:02:33

Episode 119 - Nick Williams Is Red Hot & the Phillies Are Not

5/28/2017
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On Episode 119, hosts John Stolnis and Justin Klugh talk about red-hot Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs outfielder Nick Williams, who is just the latest Pig to go on a multi-game offensive tear. Should we get our hopes up yet? Also, which is more worrisome, the Phillies starting rotation, or the struggles of Odubel Herrera & Maikel Franco. Why do so many people want to run Herrera out of town? And Phils catchers are using wristbands to help them call pitches. Will it help?

Duration:00:46:44

Felske Files BONUS - John Stolnis on WIP w/ John Barchard (May 27)

5/27/2017
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In this special episode, John Stolnis joins 94 WIP SportsRadio host John Barchard to talk about which AAA prospects we could expect to see in the near future with the Phillies, and a little more in depth on AA outfielder Andrew Pullin.

Duration:00:04:21

Felske Files BONUS - John Stolnis on KYW 1060

5/26/2017
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Host John Stolnis hops onto KYW NewsRadio 1060 in Philadelphia for just a couple minutes to preview this weekend's action and the road ahead for the struggling Phillies.

Duration:00:03:25

Episode 118 - Have the Phillies Hit Rock Bottom?

5/25/2017
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Have the Phillies finally hit their low point in 2017? And have too many fans already given up on the season? Phils beat writer Kevin Cooney joins host John Stolnis to talk about the horrific month of May the team has had. Also, Jay Floyd of PhoulBallz.com joins us with a fascinating interview of Reading outfielder Andrew Pullin, and Reading Fightins' play-by-play man Michael Ventola stops by (after a 7-hour bus ride) to talk about Scott Kingery, Pullin, and the rest of the Phillies AA squad.

Duration:01:09:25

Felske Files BONUS - Stolnis on Fox Sports 920 The Jersey

5/24/2017
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John Stolnis joined Zach Gelb on Fox Sports 920 "The Jersey" to talk about the land of despair and frustration we've come to know as, The Phillies.

Duration:00:21:43

Episode 117 - The Happy Fun Times Phillies Report! w/ Justin Klugh & Trevor Strunk

5/21/2017
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On Episode 117, hosts John Stolnis, Justin Klugh and Trevor Strunk of The Good Phight talk about nothing but happy things, even after the Phillies lost 2 out of 3 from the Pirates in Pittsburgh, their 7th series loss in a row. Even though Maikel Franco & Odubel Herrera are struggling mightily, there was no discussion of bad news. Even as Vince Velasquez' cry for help and the hot seat getting hotter for Bob McClure, Episode 117 was nothing short of a party! Listen now and get in on the good...

Duration:01:00:12

Episode 116 - Hoskins & Cozens Are Doing It Again

5/18/2017
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On Episode 116, host John Stolnis talks to Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs beat writer Greg Joyce about The Bash Brothers, Iron Pigs Dylan Cozens and Rhys Hoskins, who are recreating their homer duel from last year in Reading. Also, is Phillies pitching Bob McClure on the hot seat? Phillies beat writer Meghan Montemurro joins the show to talk about McClure and his job security, as well as a rough month of May that got even rougher.

Duration:01:00:45

Episode 115 - Bold Bryce Harper Prediction & Good Riddance Nats w/ Justin Klugh

5/14/2017
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On Episode 115, hosts John Stolnis and Justin Klugh say good riddance to the Washington Nationals. The Phillies are finally done with their NL East rivals until September, and not a moment too soon. Also, a trio of Phils hitters are scalding the ball in May, pitching coach Bob McClure's interesting decision to call out Cameron Rupp's pitch calling publicly, the Odubel Herrera benching, and why one of us thinks Bryce Harper isn't going to leave DC in free agency after the 2018 season.

Duration:00:40:01

Episode 114 - Phillies Extend Mackanin & Bullpen Woes w/ Matt Breen & Tom Eshelman

5/11/2017
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On Episode 114, host John Stolnis talks to Phillies beat writer Matt Breen about the decision by the Phils to extend Pete Mackanin through the 2018 season, with a team option for 2019. Also, reliever Joaquin Benoit says the lack of clarity of roles in the bullpen have led their struggles. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs starter Tom Eshleman joins the show (36:02) to talk about his very successful first start and his hopes for 2017. Jay Floyd of PhoulBallz.com interviews Lakewood outfielder Cord...

Duration:01:03:21

Episode 113 - Phillies Mailbag w/ Justin Klugh & Liz Roscher

5/7/2017
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On Episode 113, host John Stolnis is joined by The Good Phight's Justin Klugh and Liz Roscher as they recap the Phillies-Nationals series over the weekend and open up the Twitter mailbag. Important items discussed include the state of the Phils' bullpen, when Rhys Hoskins should get the call, and ranking Phillies players by their handsomeness.

Duration:01:00:21

Episode 112 - Why I'm Optimistic About the Phillies w/ Nick Williams, Jay Floyd & Jay Jaffe

5/4/2017
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In Episode 112, host John Stolnis recaps a tough road trip against the Cubs in Chicago and the Dodgers in Los Angeles, but notes there are many reasons to be optimistic about the team. Also, Jay Floyd of PhoulBallz.com interviews Phillies outfield prospect Nick Williams, and SI.com's Jay Jaffe joins the show to talk about a controversial series between the Red Sox and Orioles that took place in Boston, as well as big-name pitcher injuries around baseball.

Duration:00:57:57

Episode 111 - Take Heart Phillies Fans, You're Not The Mets

4/30/2017
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In Episode 111, hosts John Stolnis and Justin Klugh take a look at a disastrous weekend in Los Angeles for the Phillies, including continued poor performances by the Phils bullpen. What can Pete Mackanin do to fix it, and has he had too quick a hook with his relief pitchers? Also, which was worse, the Mets' weekend or the Phillies? Aaron Nola suffers a setback, two young starters look good against L.A., a preview of the upcoming series with the defending World Series champs. and we grade the...

Duration:00:54:29

Episode 110 - ESPN's Keith Law on "Smart Baseball"

4/27/2017
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On Episode 110, host John Stolnis talks with ESPN's Keith Law about his new book "Smart Baseball," diving into the statistics that need to be thrown away forever, the new ones you should be embracing and the future of baseball and analytics. Also, Law shares his thoughts on J.P. Crawford. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs beat writer Tom Housenick also joins the show for a first-month report card for the Phillies' AAA affiliate. The Phillies enter the weekend having won 6 in a row... Maikel Franco has...

Duration:00:52:08

Episode 109 - J.P. Crawford, Aaron Nola & Beanballs w/ Justin Klugh

4/24/2017
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On Episode 109, hosts John Stolnis & Justin Klugh discuss Aaron Nola's trip to the DL, who might replace him, the struggles of J.P. Crawford and if and when the Phils would consider sending him down to AA. Also, baseball has a problem on its hands with unwritten rules, one it doesn't seem to concerned with at the moment. Lots of Jeremy Hellickson & Aaron Altherr talk, too.

Duration:00:58:28