Manny Machado close to a decision, with Phillies a strong finalist

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0n5hB9fcRJpF4wmpzqNNRw',sig:'bPRMyn2rYALLKfugU7xVVE0Mfvfc0nB8MP1Damb8-yw=',w:'594px',h:'444px',items:'1046277958',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsMachado would immediately make the Phillies an NL East contenderThe Philadelphia Phillies have been linked to superstar infielder Manny Machado for some time now. Going back to the approach of the 2018 non-waiver trade deadline and on through the early months of this current off-season, Phillies fans have waited to … Continue reading Manny Machado close to a decision, with Phillies a strong finalist

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MLB Draft first rounders not guaranteed success

Last night's first round of the 2017 MLB Amateur Draft was full of excitement and anticipation for the teams and families involved. However, history shows that most of those selected will prove to be forgettable choices.As an example, a look back at the draft from exactly a decade ago reveals such varied results. There were a couple … Continue reading MLB Draft first rounders not guaranteed success

MLB 2016 Predictions: NL Most Valuable Player

Our staff at TBOH has just released our predictions for the final standings in each division, as well as our postseason predictions, including the 2016 World Series winner. In addition, in my role as editor I have also released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season.Our staff continued by releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners, … Continue reading MLB 2016 Predictions: NL Most Valuable Player

MLB Defensive Team of the Year 2014

Andrelton Simmons of the Braves is the best defensive shortstop in the game todayFor the casual fan of the game, the least appreciated and valued part of most baseball games is defense.Until some egregious error is made that costs their team a run, or worse yet, a game, many fans simply do not value this … Continue reading MLB Defensive Team of the Year 2014

MLB 2010: National League

In nearly every major publication and from most every prognosticator you will find that the 3-time defending NL East winning, 2-time defending National League champion, and back-to-back World Series participant Philadelphia Phillies are considered the odds-on favorites to repeat at least where that eastern crown is concerned.In fact, many have them again winning the NL … Continue reading MLB 2010: National League