Phillies find their third baseman of the future in the present of Maikel Franco

Franco finally solidifying his Phillies futureEntering the 2018 season the future was beginning to get a bit hazy for Maikel Franco. That future as far as the Philadelphia Phillies were concerned was beginning to get even hazier as the first two months unfolded, and the summer arrived.On June 20, Franco suffered through an 0-4 performance during … Continue reading Phillies find their third baseman of the future in the present of Maikel Franco

Phillies bring Hector Neris back to their bullpen mix

Former closer Neris returns to the Phillies bullpen mixThe Philadelphia Phillies made an interesting roster move on Tuesday afternoon in preparation for their two-game series with the Boston Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park.Hector Neris, who began the season as the Phillies closer, was recalled from the AAA Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Sent down was infielder J.P. … Continue reading Phillies bring Hector Neris back to their bullpen mix

Brewers and Cardinals cut NL Wildcard deficit to just two games

The Milwaukee Brewers made the Pittsburgh Pirates walk the plank by an 8-2 margin on Wednesday at Miller Park. Meanwhile in Saint Louis on Thursday, the host Cardinals flew past the Cincinnati Reds for a 5-2 victory. With their respective wins, both the Brew Crew and the Cards have now pulled within just two games … Continue reading Brewers and Cardinals cut NL Wildcard deficit to just two games

Starting Pitching Has Cardinals Flying High Again

Lance Lynn and his rotation mates leading Cardinals comebackThe Saint Louis Cardinals are the most historically successful franchise in the history of the National League. That success is not just ancient history. The Cards have dominated the NL Central Division for more than a decade.The Cardinals have won more World Series titles (11), and more National League … Continue reading Starting Pitching Has Cardinals Flying High Again

Cardinals Pitching Pipeline Set to Deliver Again

The St. Louis Cardinals have always produced strong homegrown talent, and a trio of pitchers are coming to continue that tradition.The St. Louis Cardinals are one of the most successful teams in Major League Baseball history, arguably the National League's most consistently successful. The Cards have reached the MLB postseason a dozen times already in this new … Continue reading Cardinals Pitching Pipeline Set to Deliver Again