National League

As part of the Baseball Bloggers’ Alliance’s yearly awards voting process, we hold the honor of helping choose who wins the BBA’s Willie Mays Award for the National League – the winner being recognized by the BBA as the NL’s most outstanding rookie player or pitcher. 3.  Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants Posey was Bryce [...]

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Calling Out The BBWAA

by on October 6, 2010 · 1 comment

Yeah, that’s right.  I’m calling out the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) – the group that votes on the NL and AL MVP awards.  I’m challenging its voters to explain how they fill out their ballots.  Dare to consider advanced statistics, defense, intangibles, and team strength in proper context.  Go ahead.  Do it!  I double dog dare [...]

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With today’s waiver trade for Pedro Feliz, it seems pretty clear that the Cardinals are willing to take whatever offense they can get from the third base position the rest of the year in exchange for potentially upgraded defense. That said, with the offense finding consistency elusive yet again during this frustrating season, it goes [...]

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As part of a Baseball Bloggers Alliance Project, Josh, Andrew and I cast our ballots for the 2010 National League All-Star team. In order to keep things simple, two out of three votes was a lock, no need for further discussion. We managed to lock up all but one outfield position in that voting manner. [...]

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Late night Monday game, late night Monday post. That’s my story anyway folks… It only took two weeks for the fighting words to start, but the ESPN League is already starting to get interesting. A couple of tiebreakers will do that, as both divisions sport ties at the top. PH8 Week 2 Due to hangover [...]

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One thing I have learned from trying my hand at designing is that I’m much better at writing. So with that in mind, my weekly updates about the PH8 ESPN League are going to be quite boring in April. Hopefully by May both the Cardinals bullpen and my art skills will have improved to the [...]

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[Ed. Note: Better late than never, we always say at PH8...] The National League West might be the MLB division most up for grabs in 2010. The three teams at the top all have question marks in their own right, and it’s likely that whichever can cover its warts best will wind up in the [...]

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As mentioned at the end of our big NL Central Predictions project, we followed up the original request for predictions and comments with a set of questions about the teams in the divisions. Here are the questions, and the responses that we received, for your enjoyment on this 2010 Opening Day: 1.  The St. Louis [...]

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In an effort to put a new spin on making preseason predictions this year, we decided to get outside input from those who know the division best – other folks writing about the NL Central.  It just so happens this falls in line with the United Cardinal Bloggers’ 2010 Predictions project as well, so two [...]

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The National League East has been dominated by the Philadelphia Phillies in recent history, and bad news for the rest of the teams, 2010 will be no different. Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves New York Mets Florida Marlins Washington Nationals Phillies: The best team in the National League made the blockbuster move of the off-season, trading [...]

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