The addition of first baseman Paul Goldschmidt could be just what the St. Louis Cardinals need to end their playoff drought?
The 2018 Major League Baseball season has seen the Philadelphia Phillies become one of its feel good stories. After five consecutive losing seasons the Phillies have turned things around this year which saw them become contenders in the National League East. The Phillies have even been in first place in the N.L. East for a [...]
Will the acquisition of Chris Archer help the Pittsburgh Pirates make the playoffs?
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From 2001-2012, the Philadelphia Phillies only produced one losing season. This stretch of baseball included the Phillies winning five consecutive National League East Titles, while also winning the World Series in 2008. But that era of Phillies baseball would die a slow death as the team's former general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. refused to trade [...]
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 [...]