MLB 2016 prediction: AL Most Valuable Player

Our staff at the Fansided blog "That Ball's Outta Here" (TBOH) has just released our predictions for the final standings in each division, as well as our postseason predictions, including the 2016 World Series winner. I released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season as well.Our staff continued by releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners, … Continue reading MLB 2016 prediction: AL Most Valuable Player

MLB 2016 prediction: NL Most Valuable Player

Our staff at TBOH has just released our predictions for the final standings in each division, as well as our postseason predictions, including the 2016 World Series winner. In addition, in my role as editor I have also released my own predictions for the Phillies in the coming season.Our staff continued by releasing our predictions for some of MLB’s major award winners, … Continue reading MLB 2016 prediction: NL Most Valuable Player

Philography: Jim Konstanty

Based on physical appearance, Jim Konstanty is one of the least likely looking winners of the National League Most Valuable Player award. But for the incredible ‘Whiz Kids’ team of 1950, that is exactly what the Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher became. The right-hander pitched in parts of 13 big league seasons, 7 of those in Philly. … Continue reading Philography: Jim Konstanty

Midwest getting managerial gems

Molitor to Twins, Maddon to CubsOver the next two days, two of baseball's best, as well as two of my own personal favorite baseball people, will take over new challenges.On Monday, the Chicago Cubs will introduce Joe Maddon as their new manager. On Tuesday, the Minnesota Twins will do the same with Paul Molitor.The 60-year … Continue reading Midwest getting managerial gems

American League Most Valuable Player

Like yesterday's evaluation of the National League Most Valuable Player candidates, and the selection of my own Top 10 vote, there is a hitter-pitcher element in the AL this season.The starting pitcher candidate in this case is Seattle Mariners righthander "King Felix" Hernandez. Like his NL counterpart, Clayton Kershaw, the King is most certainly the … Continue reading American League Most Valuable Player