Posts Tagged ‘veteran’
It looked like the Seattle Mariners might have had something when Michael Saunders arrived on the scene in 2009. The 22-year-old could pick it in the outfield, ran pretty well, had some pop and could take a walk. Saunders scuffled a bit, then seemed to put it together in 2012, knocking 19 homers, swiping 21 bases, slapping 31 doubles and producing 57 runs batted in and 71 runs in just 139 games
One of the Phillies’ biggest problems last season was an inconsistent bullpen. They took a huge step in addressing that need on Nov. 4 when they acquired right-hander Pat Neshak for cash considerations or a player to be named later
via GIPHY Leftfield was an abyss for the Phillies in 2016. The cast of miscreants who played the position provided Philadelphia with a putrid .212/.284/.332 batting line.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most successful and prolific franchises in all of sports. There is an expectation to win every season for the team from the steel city. So needless to say Sunday night’s 36-17 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game is a hard pill to swallow
2016-17 Pittsburgh Steelers Offseason Preview
Three weeks into the season a number of teams find themselves lower in the standings than expected. Which squads are unexpectedly in the early lottery picture? The NBA gives a clear line of demarcation between teams that are good and teams that are bad.
As Peter Bourjos enjoyed his own renaissance at the plate, the veteran outfielder noticed something else last week from the Phillies dugout. He saw his teammates look more comfortable. They began to unlock the mysteries of hitting a baseball, which can paralyze anyone, and the offense took shape.
The Howard- when a player strikes out, commits an error, and hits a homerun all within the same game. Lovingly named after the Philadelphia Phillies slugger, Ryan Howard. Congratulations to Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros and Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays for leading all of baseball in The Howard for the 2015 season
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The Howard – Final 2015 Standings
New General Manager Matt Klentak certainly has a tall order in front of him. One of the biggest opportunities for him to leave an early stamp on the organization, while also moving the rebuilding along, is having the No. 1 pick in the draft
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The Phillies mixed history in the MLB Player draft