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.
The rebuilding plan finally and belatedly got underway back on December 19th, 2014. That was the day that the club dealt away longtime franchise iconic shortstop Jimmy Rollins. He was the first of the remaining 'Core Five' from the glorious 2000's-era World Series winning club to be dealt.At the trade deadline a year ago, it was Cole Hamels turn to … Continue reading My Phillies 2016 season crystal ball
Call them what you like, because they've had 'em all hung on them at one time or another over this past winter. The "Phab Four", the "Four Aces", the "Four Horsemen", whatever. Just as long as Charlie Manuel can call on them every fifth day, the Philadelphia Phillies will win their 5th straight N.L. East … Continue reading MLB 2011: National League
I don't own a crystal ball, nor do I have any special psychic powers or connections to the Almighty that would grant me privileged insight.But I do understand a little bit about what is going on in the world, and it's a challenge to look ahead and try to figure out what a new year … Continue reading Predictions for 2010