Two months is now plenty of time to get a legitimate read on where the 30 teams of Major League Baseball stand. The season's first Power Rankings have been tabulated, with the NL's San Diego Padres and AL's Tampa Bay Rays sitting at the top.
When asked his thoughts on the situation, Nationals’ manager Dave Martinez pragmatically stated “We’re still in the midst of a pandemic. We really are, ya know. We can’t forget that, what this pandemic has done. Many, many lives in our country and other countries. So, we gotta be careful.”
If you are a fan of pitchers hitting, the 2021 NL season is likely your last chance to enjoy this longtime baseball tradition.
Along with the battle against the coronavirus, issues of racial inequality were highlighted across the United States and around the world during the year just past. So, the selection of Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett as the 2020 American of the Year is particularly important.
The Phillies have reached the halfway mark of the 2020 MLB season. To challenge for a division crown they need Jake Arrieta and Spencer Howard to step up.