MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers back on top to open August

  The Philadelphia Phillies are as high as they have been all season in the latest 2019 MLB Power Rankings. As the month of August opens, that still only leaves them at 14th overall in Major League Baseball. However, while they rank as middle-of-the-pack in all of baseball, they are the sixth-highest ranked ball club … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers back on top to open August

MLB awards: my 2018 IBWAA ballot

IBWAA 2018 MLB awards ballot timeBack in 2009 the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America) was originally, and perhaps fittingly, founded on Independence Day “to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA)” per the organization home site.At the end of … Continue reading MLB awards: my 2018 IBWAA ballot

Rays of Hope During Hot Spring in Tampa Bay

To say that the 2016 season was rough for the Tampa Bay Rays and their fans would be an understatement. The club’s 68-94 last place finish in the AL East was their worst in nearly a decade.From 2008, the year that a talented, young Rays club won the franchise lone American League pennant, through 2013, … Continue reading Rays of Hope During Hot Spring in Tampa Bay

MLB 2016 Prediction: American League Rookie of the Year

Our staff has just released our predictions for the winners of each division, as well asour postseason predictions, including the 2016 World Series winner. I released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season. Now we begin the process of releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners.Impact rookie ball players are always a fascinating part … Continue reading MLB 2016 Prediction: American League Rookie of the Year