The Philadelphia Phillies must challenge the Atlanta Braves in a three-game series on the road

The Atlanta Braves have been one of the hottest teams in baseball since June. After a slow start in April and May, the World Series champions rose to prominence ahead of the All-Star break, and have since worked their way up in contention for the Eastern National League title. Having once led 10.5 games over … Read more

Global Mets-Blue Jays Series Possible COVID Vaccine Problem

If the Mets play the Blue Jays at the World Championships, things could get sticky as they still have several superstars who are still vulnerable, according to sources. The Mets had enough players so strongly against vaccinating last year that two other vaccinated Mets stars acted reluctantly to admit it publicly, according to people familiar … Read more

Sarris: Across MLB, turnover rates are back again near their peak. Are sticky things here to stay?

Is the fight against spinning hopeless? Turnover rates around baseball are escalating again — almost back to where they were before baseball started enforcing foreign substance rules more actively in the middle of last season — perhaps due to the kind of evolution in sticky solutions that bowlers use to augment their stuff. Indeed, this … Read more

Philadelphia Phillies Shortstop Bryson Stott continues to grow as a bat during his debut career

Bryson Stott hopes to be the starting point for the post-season team. Not so long ago, this seemed far-fetched. The prospective 24-year-old had no regular position, no clear path to playing time, and the Philadelphia Phillies were stumbling toward another mediocre season. Now, it appears to be a possible outcome. Stott is your everyday shortstop. … Read more

Manfred: MLB is ready to voluntarily recognize the Minor League Players Association

New York – Major League Baseball It intends to recognize the Junior League Players Association without forcing players to go through the National Labor Relations Board election process, an important decision likely to speed up the creation of the new union and reduce tension. “I believe we have informed the MLBPA today that we are … Read more

Deciding scenarios, arc and timeline

There are still weeks left to go in the MLB 2022 regular season, but some teams – mainly the Los Angeles Dodgers – are already looking towards October. The Dodgers snatched their first season-breaking berth on Sunday night. Now the Houston Astros, the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves, to name a few, are … Read more

MLB Pack Pros: Rodón breaks franchise record, Turner continues his success | Sports

It’s been another great few weeks for the MLB Pack pros in the Western National League. San Francisco Giants left quarterback Carlos Rodon and Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Tria Turner have been making huge impacts on their teams as of late. In San Francisco, Rodon continues to see big strike numbers at nearly every performance. … Read more