Harper and Machado may prefer Yanks, Dodgers to Phillies respectively

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'UkTX2vYJQ7pYkpI-p4mi-Q',sig:'ZvYhf62PIKQVcSEzWMEEDCBgEtE8MABAWY49U_z1NQM=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1000931442',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsThe Dodgers appear to have passed the Phillies as leaders for HarperIt has long been speculated that the Philadelphia Phillies would be spending big money this off-season. The primary focus of such speculation has been on the two biggest free agents available, outfielder Bryce Harper and infielder Manny Machado.The Phillies have … Continue reading Harper and Machado may prefer Yanks, Dodgers to Phillies respectively

Dodgers will have 2008 Phillies World Series hero Ryan Madson in their bullpen for the Fall Classic

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ZPHPy4mFScBjk7cwqDjC6A',sig:'NcD_QGf8w0abh_9J_ed4m2hPS4P4exvD4K070x1wAhI=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1052328090',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsMadson will be trying to win his third World Series ring with a third different teamThe Los Angeles Dodgers punched their ticket to the Fall Classic with Saturday night’s 5-1 victory in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series over the host Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.The … Continue reading Dodgers will have 2008 Phillies World Series hero Ryan Madson in their bullpen for the Fall Classic

Dodgers keep Chase Utley off the field in playoffs, but his impact remains

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'VuK06-tgSOZaz4_RyN7gVg',sig:'mHAc0xck8cf2p1iYerdyU9c2w5wVzJGdJlj3RfYb76o=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1007610304',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js(Utley remains a key figure in the Dodgers clubhouse)The career of former Philadelphia Phillies hero Chase Utley may on the surface appear to be ending with more of a whimper than a bang. That is the case at least if you are counting his on-field contributions to the Los Angeles … Continue reading Dodgers keep Chase Utley off the field in playoffs, but his impact remains

Off the DL and back on the mound, Phillies need Zach Eflin at 100%

Eflin off the DL, on the mound in Dodgers series openerThe Philadelphia Phillies open an intriguing three-game series on Monday night at Citizens Bank Park against the Los Angeles Dodgers.Interest in this series comes from a number of angles for Phillies fans. For many, that starts with the return to South Philly for the final … Continue reading Off the DL and back on the mound, Phillies need Zach Eflin at 100%

Was Atlanta Braves strong 2016 finish for real?

The Atlanta Braves were one of baseball’s hottest teams over the final month, but does that portend a winning 2017 to come?The Atlanta Braves woke up on the morning of Sunday, August 21 with a big headache. Perhaps for some, it came from a lot of Saturday night partying.But for the majority of the Braves players, management, … Continue reading Was Atlanta Braves strong 2016 finish for real?