The Phillies, who slipped into the final National League Wildcard postseason berth during the closing days of the regular season, have run though a trio of series as underdogs to capture the eighth NL pennant in franchise history.
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IBWAA 2018 MLB awards ballot timeBack in 2009 the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America) was originally, and perhaps fittingly, founded on Independence Day “to organize and promote the growing online baseball media, and to serve as a digital alternative to the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA)” per the organization home site.At the end of … Continue reading MLB awards: my 2018 IBWAA ballot
Bearded closer Sean Doolittle and the A's remain on topThe Oakland A's were on top of the first Power Rankings back in June, slipped just a notch to 2nd in July behind Kansas City, and were tied at the top with the Angels on August 1st. Here in the middle of August, they move back … Continue reading MLB Mid-August 2014 Power Ranking