From ESPN, prior to the season, Philadelphia became the 3rd team ever to commit $400M to free agents in a single offseason when they acquired Bryce Harper from the Washington Nationals. Ironically the Nats clinched a postseason berth for the 5th time since 2012 when they became 9th team in MLB history to reach the postseason after being 12 or more games below .500. Meanwhile the Phillies will be watching the Harper-less Nats once again this postseason.
On Today’s Scorecard
Stat Of The Week
Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts has recorded a passer rating of at least 245.0 in 4 straight games. Prior to his impeccable run, no FBS player since 1996 had done that more than twice in a season … per The Athletic
Grinding Out The Profits
How sharp are your MLB chops? Which MLB has more wins in his Hall Of Fame career: Roger Clemens, Greg Maddux or Warren Spahn?
Marc says – The answer to the MLB Quiz is Warren Spahn with 363 victories, followed by Greg Maddux with 355 and Roger Clemens with 354.