Charlie Morton first obstacle in way of Phillies postseason hopes

In order to reach the 2020 Major League Baseball postseason the Philadelphia Phillies are likely going to have to win at least two of three games on this final weekend in Tampa Bay against the host Rays. It would be preferable for the team to sweep all three games in the series, a tall order … Continue reading Charlie Morton first obstacle in way of Phillies postseason hopes

MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers back on top to open August

  The Philadelphia Phillies are as high as they have been all season in the latest 2019 MLB Power Rankings. As the month of August opens, that still only leaves them at 14th overall in Major League Baseball. However, while they rank as middle-of-the-pack in all of baseball, they are the sixth-highest ranked ball club … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers back on top to open August

Strained forearm sends Vince Velasquez to the Injured List

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'o9b38iDjRKJTGzBorey1HQ',sig:'ZLL3aMstYtHBblSwwt8SBUBT-YD9ZcIHCQpGhxl94Tk=',w:'594px',h:'370px',items:'1033976470',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Velasquez suddenly has a strained forearm The Philadelphia Phillies have been able to build a lead in the National League East Division over the first six weeks of the 2019 MLB season despite suffering numerous important losses due to injuries. Now the club will have to work … Continue reading Strained forearm sends Vince Velasquez to the Injured List

Pirates ready to see the real Tyler Glasnow

Glasnow ready for his second chance in 2017It might seem as though Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow has been around in the prospect game for a long time. In fact, he has indeed.He has steadily climbed the MLB Pipeline pre-season rankings. Prior to the 2014 season he was ranked as the 27th overall prospect. In 2015, he moved … Continue reading Pirates ready to see the real Tyler Glasnow

For the Pittsburgh Pirates, no news is bad news

For the Pittsburgh Pirates and their passionate fan base, the 2016 season was one of extreme disappointment. After three consecutive playoff appearances, the beloved Bucs missed the postseason party.The Pirates struggled to a record of 78-83 last season, good only for third place in the National League Central Division.In each of the prior three years, Pittsburgh … Continue reading For the Pittsburgh Pirates, no news is bad news