Chase Utley Will Bat 7th In All-Star GameThe lineups for the 2014 All-Star Game were announced on Monday. The Phillies' lone representative, Chase Utley, bats 7th for the National League.
Sports Verdict: How Would You Change Baseball? Instant Replay Vs. Designated HitterWith several rule changes under consideration in MLB, two interesting prospects include expanding replay reviews in the game, and allowing the NL to exercise a DH option. If one were forced to choose either of these options, which would be best?
Playoff System Must Be FixedThe reaction to my 6-man rotation idea was expectedly mixed. Staying up late watching Cliff Lee dominate the Giants gave me the idea to try another idea.
Fielder HR Propels NL To Consecutive All-Star WinsPitching, speed and a little bit of power. The National League is back on top in the All-Star game, using the same formula that worked during its dominating run in the 1970s and '80s.
Ryan Howard Looks To Rebound From An Off YearRyan Howard never saw a replay of the final pitch he took that ended the Philadelphia Phillies' quest for a third straight NL pennant. The memory lingered without any need for visual aid.
Phillies Clinch Playoff Spot, Wait To Win NL EastThe Philadelphia Phillies have become the first National League team to clinch a playoff spot this year.