National League Awards Check-In

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Almost every team is right around a third of the way through the 2021 season. It is a good time to look at the four major award races in the National League. In looking at the top three candidates for each award, it will be interesting to see if they can stay in the race […] READ MORE


The National League East: A Slumbering Giant

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Before this season began, many in the baseball world had high hopes for the National League East. It was considered to be one of the most competitive divisions in the game. One part of that remains true, as the division is only separated by a game and a half. However, those high hopes have quickly […] READ MORE


2020 National League Playoffs: Wild Card Round Predictions

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James Rowe’s Takes On National League Wild Card Round Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers The Milwaukee Brewers snuck into the playoffs, and are clearly the weakest squad in this postseason. That being said, they’re in and Milwaukee will be looking to upset everyone. There is some talent, but expect them to put […] READ MORE


Atlanta Braves Clinch National League East Title

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The Atlanta Braves have clinched the National League East for 2020. This is their third consecutive division championship and the 20th overall for the franchise. Despite their magic number being three, they were able to clinch via a tiebreaker. First, they needed the Washington Nationals to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies. Then, all that would remain […] READ MORE


Last Word On Sports 2020 All-Star Selections: National League

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The season is halfway over for most teams, so now is a good chance to look at what should have been the All-Star teams from each of the respective leagues. Members of the Last Word on Sports staff voted on what these hypothetical 2020 All-Star squads would look like. So here are the results for […] READ MORE



All-Time Great National League Pitchers

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Continuing with our All-Time Great National League Team, it’s time to include some pitchers in our rotation. So, here’s a list of the all-time greatest National League pitchers. Criteria Eight total starting pitchers: Five starters and three starter reserves Five total relief pitchers including two reserves Played at least 70% of their games in the […] READ MORE


All-Time Great National League Team Hitters

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Since 1933, the American League and National League have squared off in arguably sport’s most popular exhibition game. The Major League Baseball All-Star Game has been host to literally hundreds of the games greatest players. But, of all of the all-stars in the history of the game, who would be considered the best? Let’s go […] READ MORE


Potential Breakout Stars for the 2020 Season: National League

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National League Six Potential Breakout Players Last time around, the focus was on identifying six potential breakout stars in the American League. To conclude this mini series, the focus will now shift over to the National League. Spring Training is underway, but now is the prime time to start identifying potential names to circle on […] READ MORE