Tag "National League"

Johnnie’s MLB Playoff Predictions

Now that the dust has settled on the trade deadline and we head into August, it is time to take a look at how the stretch run will play out.

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Fantasy Season So Far: NL Surprises, Trends, and Expectations

Time to take a quick look at teams and players in the National League that stood out, either positively or negatively, while trying to make some determinations for the rest of the fantasy season.

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Forgotten Ones of the 2000s: San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres have a very bright future, but they haven’t had a very good past. They have had a lot of forgotten players on their team throughout their history. Take a look at the five forgotten Padres of the last 20 years.

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Forgotten Ones of the 2000s: New York Mets

Since 2000, the Mets produced or acquired many recognizable names. For now, let’s look back at five lesser-known New York performances of the past 20 seasons.

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Can Lindor and Carrasco Push the New York Mets Over the Brink?

The New York Mets traded for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco on Thursday. Will this be enough for them to win their division?

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2021 Hall of Fame Case: Todd Helton

Since the inception of the Colorado Rockies in 1993, the franchise hadn’t seen one of their own get inducted into the Hall of Fame until Larry Walker in 2020. Fast-forward to 2021, and first baseman Todd Helton could join his former teammate and get the nod into Cooperstown. 

Make sure to check out all of our other MLB Hall of Fame Cases.

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Forgotten Ones of the 2000s: Milwaukee Brewers

In 1969, Major League Baseball went through another expansion. Four teams were added to MLB, with two being added to the National League and two to the American League. The expansion teams were awarded to Montreal (NL), San Diego (NL), Kansas City (AL), and Seattle (AL). All four of these cities still have MLB teams today, but the Seattle expansion team of 1969 (Seattle Pilots) only lasted one season. The Pilots were relocated to Milwaukee in 1970, and they became the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Breaking: Reds Pitcher Trevor Bauer Wins NL Cy Young

Trevor Bauer was named the National League Cy Young Award winner for the 2020 season on Wednesday.

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An intriguing Francisco Lindor-Mets trade that benefits both sides

The Cleveland Indians have told teams they intend to trade Francisco Lindor before next season. The New York Mets are a perfect fit and have the necessary assets to complete a trade.

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MLB Postseason Preview: Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves

Major League Baseball expanded the postseason for the shortened 2020 season. The No. 7 Cincinnati Reds (31-29) made the playoffs for the first time in seven years while the No. 2 Atlanta Braves (35-25) are back for the third consecutive season. The Reds were six games under .500 on Sept. 1st but went 16-9 in the final month to claim a playoff spot and compete in October. 

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