The Phillies’ Optimal Lineup

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I would not be able to start this without stating the obvious: we will not see the Phillies’ optimal lineup until after the All-Star Break. That said, we can still look ahead to the future and see what that lineup will look like. When that day does arrive, opposing pitching staffs beware. The Phillies’ offense […] READ MORE


Five Dark Horse MVP Candidates in the NL East

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On paper, the National League East is the deepest division in baseball. The division boasts four teams that can plausibly contend for the playoffs. Those teams are the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals, and the Philadelphia Phillies. Even the Miami Marlins have an outside shot to be a solid team this season because […] READ MORE


BBWAA announces Rookie of the Year finalists

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In a tradition that has been around since 1947, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced finalists for four major awards on Monday. Among those awards includes the Rookie of the Year honors for both the American and National Leagues. NL Finalists Among the many rookies who bestowed the MLB world with their initial seasons, […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies Keys to Winning Wide-Open Division

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After it seemed like the Philadelphia Phillies had hit rock bottom in an abysmal sweep by the Baltimore Orioles, a four-game win streak got them right back in the thick of things. Despite falling to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, August 19, the Phillies remain just two games back of the first-place Atlanta Braves […] READ MORE


MLB Prospects to Target in Fantasy Leagues

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The shortened MLB 60-game season has handed us multiple surprises. Many players who likely wouldn’t reach the majors this year have had opportunities on teams hindered by positive COVID-19 tests. In addition, the expanded rosters allow teams to be more flexible and easier to call up top prospects. Many prospects have made their MLB debuts […] READ MORE


MLB Top Prospects 60-51

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Halfway there! This is the latest installment of the MLB Top Prospects. These guys are really worth getting exciting about. Elite tools abound here and many are going to continue to rise for 2020. This is a good time to remind you that the main criteria for rankings on this list include proximity to the […] READ MORE


MLB Prospects to Watch 2020: National League East

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National League East Prospects to Watch Continuing onto the second part of the “MLB Prospects to Watch 2020”, this installment will focus on the National League East. The National League East is likely going to be the most competitive division in all of baseball this season. Therefore, the role of prospects for nearly every team […] READ MORE