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The Phillies Should Stay Away from Harper and Machado

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are both unrestricted free agents. Teams with a lot of money should think twice before hiring either of these players. One team, the Philadelphia Phillies, should stay far, far away. Manny Machado doesn’t hustle. Saying he doesn’t hustle is an understatement. Phillies fans used to get

Can the Brewers Win Despite Craig Counsell?

Craig Counsell has done more than a few puzzling moves in this NLCS. At the age of 48, the young manager of the Milwaukee Brewers attempted to re-invent the game yesterday with a dumb move. Start Wade Miley, have him pitch to one batter and then switch and the Dodgers

Can the NL Cy Young Race Save Baseball?

Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”.  Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain

MLB is Ramping Up Neutral Site Games

MLB has played a lot of exhibition games in places like Puerto Rico, Japan, and Australia. They have a lot more places targeted in the future but for now Williamsport, PA will be the next game up. The Phillies and Mets will meet for a Sunday in-season game. Tickets aren’t available

Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets Rivalry Bobblehead Unveiled

Limited Edition bobblehead commemorating the Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets rivalry is now available for purchase exclusively from the National Bobblehead HOF. MILWAUKEE, Wi., May 11, 2018 – – Today, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled an officially licensed bobblehead commemorating the NL East rivalry between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets. The

The Bullpen Cart is Back

Is this a good thing? The Arizona Diamondbacks are doing it. They’re the first and they will be the model for the rest of major league baseball to see if it catches on. In a leisurely April game this should be fine. It may speed up the game initially. Although I

The Modern Era Hall Panel Whiffs on Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons needed 12 votes to be inducted and he got 11. He played fewer seasons than Carlton Fisk and had more RBI and was a better hitter. He didn’t have the power and Fisk was better behind the plate but Simmons has a place in baseball history. The eight-time All-Star

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