The Philadelphia Phillies (57-52) got a strong first start from newcomer Jason Vargas, but blew a two-out, two-strike lead, ultimately losing a 4-3 game to the Chicago White Sox (47-60) in 15 innings at Citizens Bank Park. With the loss, the Phillies will drop one game back of the Cubs and Nationals, who each won, in the National … Continue reading Phillies beaten by lowly White Sox in 15 inning series opener
The Chicago White Sox (46-60) come in to South Philly for a three-game weekend Interleague series with the host Philadelphia Phillies (57-51) at Citizens Bank Park. Though both teams are at around the same spot in their respective divisions, their respective fates in this 2019 season couldn’t be more different. The Chisox season is … Continue reading Phillies welcome a weak Chisox club to town for weekend set
Pirates could contend with Cutch, or deal himOn Monday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied from behind for a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.With that win, the Bucs drew to within three games of the .500 mark on the season. They also pulled within six games in the NL Central standings of the first place … Continue reading Will the suddenly hot Pittsburgh Pirates be trade deadline buyers or sellers?
We are now more than two full months into the 2017 MLB regular season. At this point, sustained success can usually be considered more than a simple hot streak.A look across the statistical leader boards of Major League Baseball reveals some surprising names. As fans vote for their favorites to appear in the starting lineups at … Continue reading MLB 2017 All-Surprise Team
For the Pittsburgh Pirates and their passionate fan base, the 2016 season was one of extreme disappointment. After three consecutive playoff appearances, the beloved Bucs missed the postseason party.The Pirates struggled to a record of 78-83 last season, good only for third place in the National League Central Division.In each of the prior three years, Pittsburgh … Continue reading For the Pittsburgh Pirates, No News is Bad News