Paul Lebowitz

MLB NL East wrap up – 7/2/21

Credit: AP Photo/John Bazemore The National League East is tightening, largely because the first-place Mets have been struggling against division opponents and that the division has been mediocre in general. Let’s look at the past week and the upcoming holiday weekend...

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Where do the Phillies go from here?

KYLE ROSS/USA TODAY SPORTSAfter embarking on their ground-up rebuild starting after the 2015 season under veteran baseball executive Andy MacPhail and young general manager Matt Klentak, the Phillies were supposed to be a perennial contender by 2021; they were...

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MLB NL East wrap up – 6/28/21

The MLB NL East is so parity-laden that first place to the last place is separated by nine games. Suffice it to say, if any of these teams want to make the playoffs, they’ll need to win the division because they’re certainly not getting one of the Wild Cards. Let’s...

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MLB NL East wrap up 6/25/21

Throughout Major League Baseball, the stories of the week were umpires conducting random searches they prefer not to be conducting, player rage, and gamesmanship (the last of which took place right here in the National League East.) Let’s reflect on that, among other...

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MLB NL East wrap up 6/21/21

The National League East is beginning to tighten with two of the projected division favorites, the Braves and the Nationals, beginning to play up to their potential at the same time the Mets’ backups who performed so admirably are reverting to career norms. Let’s look...

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