Phillies president Andy MacPhail hedging bets on free agent activity

Phillies president Andy MacPhail(Photo: Keith Allison)The Phillies brain trust has been making the rounds over the last few days trying to defend the 2018 rise and collapse, and handle media and fan questions regarding their plans to better the team for the 2019 season.On Tuesday it was Andy MacPhail’s turn in front of the cameras … Continue reading Phillies president Andy MacPhail hedging bets on free agent activity

Red Sox vanquished in ALDS, but they’ll be back

The Boston Red Sox should contend once again in 2018The Houston Astros came from behind, scoring twice in the 8th and once in the 9th inning, then held off a last-ditch rally to down the Boston Red Sox by a 5-4 score on Monday afternoon.The victory advances Houston into the American League Championship Series for … Continue reading Red Sox vanquished in ALDS, but they’ll be back

Red Sox continue fighting off Yankees, who lower own magic number

Pedroia scores tie-breaking run in Boston's victoryThe Boston Red Sox took 15 innings to gain a win on Friday night over the host Tampa Bay Rays. But win they did after scoring seven times in the top of the 15th, going on to a 13-6 victory.The victory lowered Boston's "Magic Number" for clinching the American … Continue reading Red Sox continue fighting off Yankees, who lower own magic number

WBC 2017: Who are The Netherlands?

When the 2017 World Baseball Classic began, the team representing The Netherlands was certainly not considered to be among the tournament favorites.After all, we’re talking about The Netherlands. You know, the Dutch?Isn’t that Holland? When you think of them, wouldn’t you tend to think of windmills, dikes, tulips, and chocolates more than hardball?On the grander … Continue reading WBC 2017: Who are The Netherlands?