Jerad Eickhoff not as bad as the 2017 record looks

Most of the talk surrounding the Philadelphia Phillies these days rightly involves two main topics. First is just how bad the current group of placeholder players is performing.The other major topic revolves around when the Phillies will begin to promote some of its better minor league prospects. And which of those prospects will get the … Continue reading Jerad Eickhoff not as bad as the 2017 record looks

Red Sox 2016 POY: Mookie Betts

The Boston Red Sox finished 93-69, recovering from back-to-back last place finishes to win the American League East Division crown.The BoSox were quickly swept out of the American League Division Series in three straight games by the eventual pennant-winning Cleveland Indians, with two of the three decided by a single run. While manager John Farrell and his team were disappointed in … Continue reading Red Sox 2016 POY: Mookie Betts

Nine first-timers among 2016 Gold Glove Award winners

The 2016 MLB Gold Glove Awards were announced last night, and there were nine first-timers among the honorees. When MLB announced the 2016 Gold Glove Award winners for fielding excellence last night, a total of nine first-timers were among the honorees across the two leagues. In the National League, center fielder Ender Inciarte of the Atlanta Braves, second … Continue reading Nine first-timers among 2016 Gold Glove Award winners

MLB 2016 Prediction: AL Most Valuable Player

Our staff at the Fansided blog "That Ball's Outta Here" (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. I released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season as well.Our staff continued by releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners, … Continue reading MLB 2016 Prediction: AL Most Valuable Player