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

Manny Machado and Padres take on Bryce Harper and Phillies for first time

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'JuRqPW30QDtlb2gJSHu_yw',sig:'TK3j24iJEzKPRhc3TvGlecN9DTtXq69O5kIEZsGZA1c=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1131430726',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsPhillies will meet Manny Machado and the Padres in San DiegoThe Philadelphia Phillies (33-26) pay their lone visit to Petco Park this week to take on the host San Diego Padres (30-29) in a three-game series.The Padres currently reside in third place in the National League West Division standings, … Continue reading Manny Machado and Padres take on Bryce Harper and Phillies for first time

Phillies fans are going to love fiery new slugger Bryce Harper

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'bEfmkLysTLxG3-ikDEwXNg',sig:'WwC8Ce-vYuzV2YIzHZri4t_A46hI14tyQuYfFhvX5vw=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'614455692',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsHarper plays the game the way Philly fans like - emotionallyHe is a power-hitting version of Pete Rose. A fiery competitor who is a genuine superstar in Major League Baseball. Now, just as Rose did exactly 40 years ago, Bryce Harper will transform from a feared and hated rival to a … Continue reading Phillies fans are going to love fiery new slugger Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper appears to be taking final offers as free agency process nears an end

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'a1p8lMOMROxusZ78-LNZ2w',sig:'jxm0GRRjKhO44fo1haZWA8rDgWqQ5BGUhITkfxZMOFk=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1000931442',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsHarper met with the Phillies, Dodgers and Giants in recent daysFor months, the Philadelphia Phillies were among the leading contenders to land one of the two big free agents available during this Hot Stove season.With infielder Manny Machado coming off the market last week, the focus of the team was … Continue reading Bryce Harper appears to be taking final offers as free agency process nears an end

It’s time for the Phillies to finish off the Bryce Harper negotiations

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'fArN-2DVSM1pB5mfwJ-dfw',sig:'rx0IFmuON34xIDGy5BDFbLeYZ_4LQ-6CnYhnA8REttw=',w:'594px',h:'400px',items:'612546492',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsMiddleton (L) hasn't had a slugger like Howard in years"We’re going into this expecting to spend money. And maybe even be a little bit stupid about it.”This was the statement made by Philadelphia Phillies principal owner John Middleton at the Major League Baseball owner’s meetings back in mid-November. His statement lit a … Continue reading It’s time for the Phillies to finish off the Bryce Harper negotiations