Citak: Yelich Has Made A Strong Case For N.L. MVPThere have been some outstanding performances in the NL this season, but none quite on the same level as Christian Yelich. Voters need to make the right decision and crown the 26-year-old outfielder as the National League's Most Valuable Player.
The National League Playoff Race Is Perfectly Set Up For Plenty Of DramaWith so much still to be decided in the NL postseason race, one thing has become abundantly clear- we are in line for some amazing September baseball this year.
MLB Award Races Heading Into The Second HalfAs baseball season enters its second half on Friday, here's a look at where the races for each award stand.
Phillies Name Johnny Almaraz Amateur Scouting DirectorThe Phillies have hired Johnny Almaraz as the organization’s Director of Amateur Scouting
9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Phillies' Sandberg On Managing: Pressure To Win 'Wears On A Manager Much More'Chris Stigall talked to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg on 1210 WPHT after a tough stretch for the team that has seen them fall to the bottom of the National League after losing eight of their last nine games.
With The 2014 Phillies, Should We Be Counting Down the Days Till July? Phils’ general manager Ruben Amaro says the Phillies have to score between 650 and 700 runs this season to be contenders and make the playoffs—all with the second-highest payroll in the National League, an estimated $159-million, behind the $216-million bankroll of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. OriolesBoth the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Rivera Enters Early, Helps AL Win All-Star Game Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute.
Sports Verdict: Which Team Has The Better All-Star Game Roster? AL Vs. NLWith the two leagues set to square off in their annual exhibition featuring its greatest stars on July 16, all eyes will be on Citi Field. With home field advantage during the World Series on the line, the question very simply put is, can the National League maintain its grip on the contest for the fourth straight year?
Fantasy Baseball Edge: National League All-Star TeamRoto Analysis looks at the National League all-stars in fantasy baseball.
On Day Of Home Opener, A Look Back At The History Of BaseballOn the day of the Phillies home opener, we also take a look at the history of baseball as told by a Villanova law professor.
Jonathan Papelbon: Phillies Fans More Knowledgeable Than Red Sox FansJonathan Papelbon hasn't been a member of the Philadelphia Phillies for very long, but he already notices a difference between Phillies fans and Red Sox fans.
Source: Phillies Give 1-year Deal to LHP Dontrelle WillisWillis, 30, was 1-6 with a 5.00 ERA for Cincinnati last year.
Phillies Look To Clinch Playoff BerthThe Phillies magic number to clinch a playoff berth remains at one. That means, of course, a win in Houston on Tuesday night or a Cardinals’ loss to the Pirates in Pittsburgh, would send Philadelphia into baseball’s postseason for a fifth consecutive year.