#Nl Mvp

Philadelphia Phillies: Lenny Dykstra has something to celebrate

Time has not been kind to Lenny Dykstra. Since his playing career came to an end, the former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder has had continued trouble with the legal system. There was a time when Dykstra was known more for those legal woes instead of his solid playing career, a surprising turn of events.
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Dodgers’ Dave Roberts: Don’t ‘box in’ Cody Bellinger for return on Tuesday

PHOENIX — Cody Bellinger is eligible to return from his latest injury on Tuesday. But he might not. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Bellinger has made progress in his recovery from a non-displaced rib fracture on his left side. But it might not be enough for him to be ready to come off the injured list on Tuesday when he is eligible.
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Colorado Rockies: Retiring Larry Walker’s Number 33

The only Colorado Rockies player to have his number retired by the organization is the long-time face of the franchise first baseman Todd Helton. This weekend, that changes as recent MLB Hall of Fame inductee Larry Walker has his number 33 retired next to Helton’s 17. One of the most...

Braves visit Padres, look to strengthen playoff chances

The Atlanta Braves have a big three-game home series against the Philadelphia Phillies next week that could decide which team wins the National League East and which one watches the playoffs on television. But first the Braves are trying to expand their cushion, and they will look to post their...
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Soto projected to earn more than $500M on next contract

Juan Soto has been on an absolute tear to close out the 2021 season, catapulting himself into the NL MVP conversation and potentially earning himself some more money down the line. Spotrac, a sports payroll and salary cap database, now projects Soto to earn a 15-year, $503 million contract whenever...
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Juan Soto for NL MVP? September stretch has Nationals outfielder presenting strong case

For all the talk of Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s chase of the Triple Crown and Fernando Tatis Jr.'s dynamic play in San Diego, another 22-year-old has stolen the show in September. Juan Soto and the Nationals might be occupying the cellar of the NL East at 64-89, but that has certainly not been because of Soto. In September, he leads all MLB hitters in WAR, according to Fangraphs, and with the recent success he's surged into a tie with the Phillies' Bryce Harper among the fWAR leaders this season in the National League at 6.5.

Washington Nationals: Juan Soto Is Making A Case For NL MVP

Don’t look now, but Juan Soto is cementing his place as NL MVP. In another disappointing Nationals season, the only thing that matters is that the young core continues to develop and Juan Soto receives the damn respect he deserves. Sadly, the media continues to punish those whose team isn’t in the playoff picture.

Braves: Examining Austin Riley’s case for MVP

Even for a guy who stood by his side while he struggled over the last couple of seasons, Austin Riley‘s 2021 campaign has been absolutely jaw-dropping. Everyone knew he had the power to slug 30-40 home runs over a full season. Some scouts even though he had 50 home run potential when he was coming up through the minors. However, nobody — at least that I’ve found — believed he was going to be a player that could hit .300. Well… here we are.

Bryce Harper is the NL MVP after 'unbelievable' turnaround, Baseball Hall of Famer says

Bryce Harper’s contract is finally paying out for the Philadelphia Phillies in his third season with the team. Harper is leading the charge in Philadelphia’s late-season push to the postseason. He’s having one of his best seasons since winning the National League MVP with the Washington Nationals in 2015 and is on the verge of winning the award for the second time.