By now, the consensus on the 2016 Texas Rangers is out there: they overachieved. Last year, the Rangers “Orioled” their way to the best record in the American League. The Pythagorean standings said they were… Read more »
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Tell me you predicted the Texas Rangers would win the AL West in 2015. Go on, tell me! Of course you didn’t. I didn’t. Nobody did! And yet, there they were, sitting atop the standings… Read more »
The Phillies are rebuilding. 2015 is a lost cause, 2016 too. 2017, maybe they’re hunting the wild card if everything breaks right. The team is old, not terribly productive, has very little upside, and the… Read more »
It hasn’t been pretty on the mound for the Red Sox so far this year. The Sox have managed an 11-10 record through 21 games, but there have been some nights that the starting pitching… Read more »
In a widely-circulated interview last week with USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, Cole Hamels went on record to say that he’s sort of over the Phillies and their “not winning in the near future” ways. Understandably,… Read more »
The Phillies traded their franchise hits leader Jimmy Rollins to the Dodgers. They traded their best source of power, Marlon Byrd, to the Reds. Nobody is giving more than a laundry machine for Ryan Howard, so Ruben Amaro Jr. is currently eating that huge contract. However, Cole Hamels is still on the Phillies’ roster.