Monday, September 28, the day after the end of the 2020 Major League Baseball regular season and the day before the start of the MLB playoffs, was the deadline for IBWAA members to submit our awards ballots.
There are legitimate reasons why every single one of the lower ranked teams could win and advance. The biggest is that those lower-seeded teams will all send starting pitchers to the mound who can win. And remember, each is only a best-of-three series.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended for the Philadelphia Phillies less than 24 hours ago. And yes, there are many questions to be answered over the coming off-season in regards to a number of positions. But it's not too early to examine what we can be fairly certain about next year.
The most unusual regular season in the history of Major League Baseball has finally come to an end. It was 60 games (for most teams) filled with all of the usual action: big hits, shutdown pitching, outstanding defense.
In order to reach the 2020 Major League Baseball postseason the Philadelphia Phillies are likely going to have to win at least two of three games on this final weekend in Tampa Bay against the host Rays. It would be preferable for the team to sweep all three games in the series, a tall order … Continue reading Charlie Morton first obstacle in way of Phillies postseason hopes