As MLB All-Star break arrives, Braves in charge, Nats hot, Phils not in NL East race

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'C7FS3orXR9lcTgAWggLKGw',sig:'q6Ia1xlX8L1zJa_s12o1680Z7sVjxo2Lq-Rtb8JrcYk=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1037764108',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsThe Braves have taken charge of the NL East at the All-Star breakThe Philadelphia Phillies (47-43) have arrived at the MLB All-Star break in third place in the National League East Division standings. They trail the Atlanta Braves by 6.5 games and are a half-game behind the Washington Nationals, … Continue reading As MLB All-Star break arrives, Braves in charge, Nats hot, Phils not in NL East race

MLB 2019 Power Rankings: Astros, Dodgers remain at the top of each league as July opens

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'EV7BnOXxSHBLDKgAJnWD-A',sig:'GZQj4IGaxaFHVhUmerBdVZ1qRZ79EZk_GjXS2fhonTc=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'519143460',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsTexas Rangers have been a surprise AL contender in 2019This is a Philadelphia Phillies site, and so the team’s place on my MLB Power Rankings always needs to be highlighted. When I debuted the 2019 rankings on June 1, there were fans upset that the first-place club was in … Continue reading MLB 2019 Power Rankings: Astros, Dodgers remain at the top of each league as July opens

June bug Nats beginning to prove major pests in NL East

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'KUCa8-8MSJF4F6pxVwYzqg',sig:'ps8J4wRpxofMdZ05fLjD-a2QQgO6PqhGqBZXL1x5gUY=',w:'594px',h:'411px',items:'579973938',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsAnthony Rendon has led a Nationals charge back into the raceThe Philadelphia Phillies begin the month of July in a far different position than they started out the month of June.When the calendar made the flip from May to June, the Phillies were on top of the National … Continue reading June bug Nats beginning to prove major pests in NL East

MLB Power Rankings: Houston Astros take over the top spot on June 15

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'fSw7GDiRRyV1NHxJtdVwaA',sig:'s0EMkv04L8MUqiiQ5Au1PyYnt_hReF2X448Cm51sRlU=',w:'594px',h:'453px',items:'869209296',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsHouston Astros take over top spot with the June 15 rankingsWhen my first MLB Power Rankings for the 2019 season were released two weeks ago on June 1, I took some guff from a couple of Phillies fans who thought that I was nuts for ranking the club in … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings: Houston Astros take over the top spot on June 15