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Each MLB Team’s X-Factor – NL East

Baseball season is close. This writer is headed to Phoenix for Spring training this weekend to check out a few teams that are optimistic in thinking that they will be World Series champions this season. A few of those teams are in the National League  East , with the Nationals

Why These Three People Will Decide the NL East in 2016

After last week’s look at the 3 people who will be wild cards in the NL Central, we take a look at a much less competitive division, the National League East. There are really only two teams vying for the division title and that is the New York Mets who

Keith Hernandez and his Unexpected Case for Cooperstown

Usually a player’s case for induction into the Hall of Fame is argued in our popular “Hall or No Hall” series. But Keith Hernandez is a former ball player who never even received 11% of the vote to be enshrined, so instead of looking for reasons not to put him

Hall or No Hall: The Case for/Against Mike Piazza

Mike Piazza. Hate him or love him he was a baseball icon during the 90’s and 2000’s that made us take notice. Whether he was getting pegged in the head by Roger Clemens or hitting home run after home run, we all remember Mike Piazza. The question is whether or

Matt Harvey and What Mark Prior Could have Been

In 2013 New York Met Matt Harvey was one of the best pitchers on the planet. He was hurling fastballs in the upper 90’s with great offspeed stuff and pinpoint location that would have made Greg Maddux jealous (ok maybe not that good, but you get the point). Matt Harvey