First-place Phillies host last-place Reds at Citizens Bank Park

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'41ThVWMNR0J8SS1dsC6XjQ',sig:'tjdnSNW80PrFROGn7zJgR1tH92l4omXM7pSblE5aP9I=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1142711335',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsThe last-place Cincinnati Reds visit the first-place PhilliesThings were really looking bleak for the Philadelphia Phillies (35-27) just a few days ago. The club had dropped the first four games on a west coast trip and had lost starting outfielder and leadoff man Andrew McCutchen for the season.But then the … Continue reading First-place Phillies host last-place Reds at Citizens Bank Park

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ALDS Prediction: Cleveland Indians over New York Yankees

Progressive Field in Cleveland hosts first two ALDS gamesNo disrespect meant to the most decorated organization in the history of Major League Baseball, but I think they are in over their heads in their ALDS matchup with the Cleveland Indians.Let's begin the preview with who the Yankees are coming into the series. Joe Girardi's squad … Continue reading ALDS Prediction: Cleveland Indians over New York Yankees

The Yankees empire strikes back

Embed from Getty ImagesGM Brian Cashman working to improve the Yankswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Yb0mD_byQTxfCGuDF1dqBQ',sig:'h6VBDxV5ggvzG9Mk7hQCTPr1yPEZxr-C877tkYKxMOU=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'887097606',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsIt has now been almost five years since the New York Yankees last captured an American League East Division crown. There has been just one World Series championship in the Bronx in the last seventeen years. While the majority of MLB … Continue reading The Yankees empire strikes back

Oakland A’s Organization is in Desperate Shape

As recently as the 2014 season, the Oakland Athletics were legitimate contenders in the American League. The A’s finished 88-74 that season, good for second place in the AL West standings.The club had taken the division crown the two previous seasons. In 2014 they were again in the postseason after capturing an AL Wildcard berth.In that 2014 … Continue reading Oakland A’s Organization is in Desperate Shape

Can Oakland A’s Get Back Into Contention Quickly?

The Oakland Athletics have fallen to the bottom of the American League West and look to get back to regular contending status.In 2016 the Oakland Athletics finished 69-93 and in last place in the American League West Division, 26 games out of first place and 20 behind an AL Wild Card playoff spot.This was a second consecutive … Continue reading Can Oakland A’s Get Back Into Contention Quickly?