MLB 2020 Wildcard round: Why all lower seeds can win

There are legitimate reasons why every single one of the lower ranked teams could win and advance. The biggest is that those lower-seeded teams will all send starting pitchers to the mound who can win. And remember, each is only a best-of-three series.

With nine weeks to go, Phillies remain in Wildcard contention

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'tY1L5YCtSex-8NG7rt1bsQ',sig:'h9Khjea5IOAcWV9JLS--m0zI4v5mBHWqXpW-BhQUPTc=',w:'594px',h:'412px',items:'1038885824',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsGabe Kapler's team is a clear Wildcard contender - for nowOne week ago, I began a countdown as the Phillies attempt to push for a 2019 playoff berth, their first in eight years. That countdown began at ’10’, as in there were just ten weeks remaining in the regular … Continue reading With nine weeks to go, Phillies remain in Wildcard contention

MLB Wildcard: losing teams still have legitimate shot

It’s the weekend after the 2017 MLB All-Star Game break. Teams are finally back in action after a four-day layoff for the start of the traditional “second half” of play.A look at the Major League Baseball standings through games of Friday night, July 14 reveals that 17 teams are either in a playoff position, or are within a … Continue reading MLB Wildcard: losing teams still have legitimate shot

Joe Blanton Bombed at Worst Time for Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers were bombed in the pivotal Game Five of the NLCS by the Chicago Cubs last night, and a former Phillies World Series hero surrendered the key blow.By this point in the 2016 MLB postseason, fans of the Philadelphia Phillies already know that one of the subplots involves a handful of their … Continue reading Joe Blanton Bombed at Worst Time for Dodgers