Archive for 'NL East'

Florida Marlins Hire Jack McKeon as Interim Manager

According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the Florida Marlins have hired 80-year old Jack McKeon as their interim manager to finish the 2011 season. McKeon takes over for Edwin Rodriguez following his resignation after a poor [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Washington Nationals

The Nationals enter 2011 with a surprisingly intriguing roster. Several key additions coupled with the progression of their young talent has left them with a balanced roster that could surprise some in the NL East. They [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Florida Marlins

Many projected the youthful Florida Marlins to strongly contend for the National League East last season, but things didn’t necessarily go according to plan. The team finished 80-82 and in third place in the division, and [...]

2011 MLB Team Previews | Philadelphia Phillies

The three-time defending NL East champion Philadelphia Phillies already boasted what may have been the league’s most formidable pitching rotation prior to the offseason, but, needless to say, the rich got richer. The Phils made the [...]

The New York Mets Won’t Stop Stopping

The NL East just keeps getting better.  We knew the Phillies were good.  Then we saw the 2-time defending NL champions acquire Roy Halladay and Placido Polanco. The 2nd place Braves staff goes 5-deep, and Jair [...]

2010 NL East Team Preview | Washington Nationals

The Nationals looked like one of the worst teams in MLB history early in the season, as they posted a dreadful 26-61 record going into the All Star Break. However, they were much more respectable in the [...]

2010 NL East Team Preview | New York Mets

2009 was a complete nightmare all season long for the Mets, and it'll be interesting to see how they respond in 2010. Despite the awful season, New York still managed to make a splash over the winter, [...]

2010 NL East Team Preview | Florida Marlins

The Marlins were a surprise team last season, winning 87 games and finishing second place in the National League East. As they have been for years, Florida is a young team, but those young players are coming [...]

2010 NL East Team Preview | Atlanta Braves

Atlanta finished 10 games over .500 in 2009, but that was only good for third place in the NL East. Coming into Bobby Cox's final season as manager, they appear to have one of the more loaded [...]

2010 NL East Team Preview | Philadelphia Phillies

The Phillies are coming off of their second-consecutive trip to the World Series, where they lost 4-2 to the New York Yankees. They made what may have been the biggest move of the entire offseason when they [...]