X-Washington Nationals 97-65 Since 2012, the Washington Nationals have been the team to beat in the National League East. Over this stretch the Nationals have claimed four N.L. East Titles which included them winning 97 games last year. But this success in the regular season has not transferred to the playoffs as Washington has failed [...]
2007-2011 was arguably the most successful span in the franchise history of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Philles made five consecutive trips to the playoffs which included them winning it all in 2008. However as all good things have to come to an end, the core players that helped the Phiilies win the World Series have [...]
With the Miami Marlins having hosted Major League Baseball's All-Star Game earlier this week for the first time in franchise history, the Tampa Bay Rays are now the only MLB franchise to have never hosted the Midsummer Classic. In recently history, hosting the All-Star Game has come down teams getting a new stadium or undergoing [...]
X-Washington Nationals 90-72 Since 2012, the Washington Nationals have had one of the most talented teams in Major League Baseball, but they have struggled to live up to their potential. The Nationals have three National League East Titles to their credit since 2012, but they've also failed to win a playoff series. And dating back [...]
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard had his hand in the success of the franchise during the 2000's and early 2010's. In 2005, Howard hit 22 home runs with 63 runs batted in as he became the first Phillies player since Scott Rolen in 1997 to be named as the National League's Rookie of the [...]
There have been several surprises in the 2016 Major League Baseball season with the Philadelphia Phillies being one of them.
From 2003-2012, the Philadelphia Phillies enjoyed one of the best 10-year runs in franchise history. The Phillies never had a losing season over that stretch as they won five National League Eastern Division Titles en route to winning the World Series in 2008. That era of Phillies baseball saw them led by a core of [...]
X-New York Mets 95-67 (2) After six consecutive losing seasons, the New York Mets awoke from a deep slumber to take the Big Apple and the baseball world by storm. Riding a dominant pitching staff, the Mets won the National League East for the first time since 2006, en route to their first NL Pennant [...]
Ruben Amaro Jr. The Philadelphia Phiilies are in the midst of an organizational shakeup. Ryne Sandberg surprised the Phillies last week when he resigned as the team's manager which left Philadelphia scrambling to name Pete Mackanin as their interim manager. This week it was announced that Andy MacPhail would succeed Pat Gillick as [...]
Ryne Sandberg never had a chance to succeed with the Philadelphia Phillies.