#The National League East

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Mets Morning News: Outside

It’s not the cheeriest of futures to consider, but in the event that Michael Conforto doesn’t come back to Queens, there are certainly options to take his spot on the roster. If pain is what you’re after, the oral history of the Mets run to game seven of the 2006...
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Chansky’s Notebook: Braves On A Roll

Will the Atlanta Braves be the Cinderella of a striking postseason?. How about these Major League Baseball playoffs! Close games, two grand slam home runs by the same team in one of them, and five walk-off victories, two in a row from teams both born in Boston. The Red Sox...
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Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Picks, Odds, Predictions 10/17/2021

Los Angeles Dodgers (110-58) vs. Atlanta Braves (91-73) October 17, 2021 7:38 pm EDT. The Line: Atlanta Braves TBA / Los Angeles Dodgers TBA ; Over/Under: - (Click here for latest betting odds) The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves meet Sunday in MLB action for Game 2 of...
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Harper, Wheeler Don’t Merit Postseason Awards

Zack Wheeler had a good year in 2021 but not good enough for a Cy Young Award.Dan Schlossberg, IBWAA. When the Philadelphia Phillies came to Atlanta for a final-week, three-game series that could have tilted the balance of power in the National League East, Bryce Harper and Zack Wheeler failed to deliver.
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Off The Field: Bryce Harper is the National League’s MVP, it’s not that close

Nobody in the National League had a better year than Bryce Harper. Harper finished 2021 third in the NL with an outstanding .309 batting average. He was second in the entire MLB with on base percentage with an incredible .429. A lot of people try discrediting these so-called “outdated” statistics...
Twinkie Town

ALCS Game 2 / NLCS Game 1 - Open Thread

HOU leads 1-0 Tonight, it will be Nathan Eovaldi and his 2.61 postseason ERA facing Luis Garcia and his 16.88 ERA. Because baseball is the most predictable sport there is, and because the smaller the sample size, the better, you can probably skip this game knowing that Houston will cruise to a comfortable 16.88 - 2.61 win over Boston.

New York Mets 2021 Season in Review: Revisiting Second Half Questions

Now that the 2021 season is over for the New York Mets, we will spend the next several weeks taking a look at the big picture. This deep dive will be broken down into phases every weekday, continuing today with a look back at the questions we had about the Mets at the start of the second half.
Atlantic City Press

Is new Phillies hitting coach Kevin Long the Nick Saban of hitting coaches?

Phillies manager Joe Girardi and Kevin Long shouted at each other from opposing dugouts at Citizens Bank Park on June 21. On Wednesday, the two were officially reunited in more ways than one when Philadelphia formally announced that Long is the team’s new hitting coach. Girardi and Long worked together in similar roles for the New York Yankees from 2008-14.


The Phillies are hiring away Nats hitting coach Kevin Long. Long, whose contract as hitting coach with the Washington Nationals ran out at the end of the 2021 season, held the same position for the New York Yankees under Girardi from 2007-14. Manager Joe Girardi and Long helped the Yankees...

All of the MLB managers fired after the 2021 season

Which MLB managers have been fired after the 2021 season?. It didn’t take long after the 2021 Major League Baseball season ended for MLB teams to decide that they needed a new direction heading into the offseason. At the time of this writing, three MLB managers have lost their jobs...