When Do the Phillies Play the Yankees?

Find out when the Philadelphia Phillies are scheduled to play the New York Yankees during the 2019 MLB season.

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Introduction

One of the biggest rivalries in baseball is between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Yankees. These two teams have a long history, dating back to when they first faced each other in 1903. The Phillies and Yankees have played each other over 2,000 times, making them one of the most played rivals in MLB history.

The History of the Rivalry

The first recorded instance of the Phillies and Yankees playing each other was on April 21, 1915, with the Yankees winning that game 7-2. The two teams have played each other a total of 619 times, with the Yankees winning 310 of those games and the Phillies winning 309 games.

The most recent instance of the two teams playing each other was on August 13, 2019, with the Yankees winning that game 10-2.

The Current Rivalry

The two teams have played each other 2,426 times, resulting in 1,209 victories for the Yankees, 1,195 victories for the Phillies and 22 tie games. The Yankees have also won 40 pennants (record as of 2018), while the Phillies have won 28. The teams play each other annually during Spring Training, which takes place in Clearwater, Florida for the Phillies and Tampa, Florida for the Yankees. became one-sided in favor of the Yankees.

The Future of the Rivalry

The two teams have met a total of 2,425 times, with the Yankees winning 1,285 games and the Phillies winning 1,140 games. The Yankees have also won 40 Pennants and 27 World Series titles, while the Phillies have won 14 Pennants and 2 World Series titles. The two teams last played each other in the regular season in 2019, with the Yankees winning 5 out of 6 games.

The future of the rivalry is uncertain, as the two teams are not scheduled to play each other in the 2020 season. However, with both teams being among the most successful in Major League Baseball history, it is likely that the rivalry will continue for many years to come.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Phillies play the Yankees on April 4th, at 7:05pm.

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