Based on their current roster, the talent levels and questions marks involving the other contenders, and the fact that I believe Dombrowski will work aggressively in-season to further improve that roster at every chance, this 2021 Phillies team could win the NL East.
Zach Eflin uses shortened 2020 to nail down Phillies long-term rotation role
Eflin stepped up and gave the Phillies a solid chance to win almost every time he was out there on the mound.
The 2021 Philadelphia Phillies: a first look
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.
One last (?) Nola Day for 2020
Aaron Nola, the Phillies' ace, takes the mound at 3:10 pm. It may be too late for the team already. But right now he represents a last gasp for the Phillies to get into the playoffs.
A look back as the Phillies finally returned this past week
The Philadelphia Phillies returned to action this past week with a handful of intra-squad games as the club gears up for the start of the 2020 MLB campaign.