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.
If the Phillies succeed in bringing back the top catcher in the game, then the ball club can look towards another shot at contending in 2021. If that effort fails, the questions will only become greater as the winter moves along.
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.
With the announcement that 23-year-old Adonis Medina will take the mound as the starting pitcher on Sunday afternoon, that makes 10 players who will have enjoyed their Major League Baseball debut with the Philadelphia Phillies during this crazy 2020 campaign. Prior to Medina, the other nine making their big-league debut have been infielder Alec Bohm, … Continue reading Adonis Medina joining Phillies 2020 rookie parade
The Philadelphia Phillies had lost five of their previous six games and ten of the prior 15. In second place and just 1.5 games off the NL East Division lead on September 8, the club had dropped to third place and 4.5 out entering Friday's doubleheader with the Toronto Blue Jays. The Phillies woke up … Continue reading Doubleheader sweep gives Phillies life in postseason race