The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is currently stacked with many deserving candidates. While the voters are limited to ten, there will be players falling off the ballot, unfortunately. Lance Berkman may be one of them after only a year.
Let me say this right off the top. Scott Rolen deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. What is even more of an affront is that he only received 10.2% of the vote last year. Sometimes I don’t understand what the voters are looking at, but I will attempt to help them out.
One of the best rivalries in baseball actually means something to both teams going into the final weekend of the season. The Chicago Cubs are trying to avoid having to play a Wild Card game on Tuesday. The St. Louis Cardinals are fighting for their playoff lives. How will this battle unfold?
Here we are in the final week of the 2018 season. I decided to cut my list down to the Super Six this week, as they are the only ones who can actually play in October. Tune in next week as our Playoff Preview will drop.
The final push is upon us! Whether it is bat licking craziness or nostalgic pitching performances, this playoff race will be one to remember. There wasn’t much movement in my rankings this week, that doesn’t mean there wasn’t plenty of action.
Here we find ourselves already in September. The final month of the season and the playoff race has yet to separate. The NL West is as competitive if not more than last year. The NL East will have some new faces representing them. Not to mention the NL Central is occupying three of the five playoff spots right now.