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


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


Mike Trout Shines as Angels Struggle

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Rough Weekend The Los Angeles Angels had an extremely rough weekend as they got swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are the real deal and the only team in the majors to not lose a series this year. It is never good to get swept, especially at home. The Angels struggled all around […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies Return after “Bye Week”

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Philadelphia Phillies Return to Play The Philadelphia Phillies Opening Week took an unexpected turn after the Miami Marlins outbreak of the virus resulted in 19 players testing positive. The Phillies dropped two of three at home to start the year against the Marlins putting their season on pause due to health safety concerns. They had an […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies Season Preview 2020

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After Major League Baseball has finally agreed on a 60-game season Las Vegas has set the Philadelphia Phillies win total at 31.5 games. They are among eight other teams at that win total who all figure to be in the mix for a playoff spot come October. Following the recent Coronavirus outbreak that occurred at Phillies camp […] READ MORE


Blaze Jordan 2020 MLB Draft Profile

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The number one rated overall player in the 2021 class, Blaze Jordan is now considered to be one of the top picks in the 2020 MLB draft. The longtime Mississippi State commit recently graduated from DeSoto Central High School in Southhaven, Mississippi. He reclassified from the 2021 class and graduated early making him eligible for […] READ MORE


Five Memorable MLB Fights In History

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Baseball is a sport that is leisurely by nature. Players take positions spread out from one another while the pitcher takes his time to gather himself and fire the ball towards home plate. While it may not call for the same level of physical contact, flaring tempers have culminated in a series of memorable MLB […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals All-Decade Team

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This past decade, the Washington Nationals transformed their identity from an up and coming team with hopes of reaching the next tier, to a perennial contender who are the World Series Champions. Entering the 2010s, the Nationals were coming off of two 103 loss seasons. However, there was a reason for optimism in the Nation’s […] READ MORE



The Philadelphia Phillies Are Eliminated from the Postseason

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The Phillies Are Eliminated from the Postseason The Philadelphia Phillies have been eliminated from the postseason following a loss to the Washington Nationals. This gives the Phillies a record of 79 – 77, which will not be good enough for a playoff berth this season. This is now the eighth straight season that the Phillies […] READ MORE