JD’s Vegas MLB Picks (June 21st)

JD’s Vegas MLB Picks (June 21st)

PHI (+130) over MIN –  Aaron Nola might be one of the best unknown pitchers in the MLB largely in part because he pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies (“PHI”) and has a deceiving 3.51 ERA that should be much lower.  Nola currently ranks 4th in the MLB in xFIB at 2.80 only behind Kershaw, Syndergaard, and Jose Fernandez and ahead of names like Strasburg, Arrieta, and Scherzer.   Continue reading “JD’s Vegas MLB Picks (June 21st)”

MLBs Next Wave of Young Stars: Odubel Herrera

MLBs Next Wave of Young Stars: Odubel Herrera

In the buttoned-up corporate climate of today’s MLB, Odubel Herrera brings an outwardly notable and infectious confidence to the youth-filled Phillies’ roster.  Entering play on the 25th of May, the Phillies have shocked the baseball world by amassing a 25-21 record; in no small part due to the all-star level production of its’ 24 year-old Centerfielder, Herrera.

Philadelphia Phillies’ CF Odubel Herrera makes two spectacular running catches in the bottom of the 9th inning, ensuring SP Cole Hamels’ no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs. (Source: Colin Fitzgerald, July-25th-2015, Wrigley Field)

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