Phillies Manager Rob Thomson Snubbed in NL Manager of the Year Voting

It’s a regular season award, 111-games isn’t a big enough sample size, blah, blah, blah.

NL Manager of the Year Voters (probably)

Everyone knew this was coming, but Major League Baseball’s antiquated and dumb voting rules have screwed Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson out of a prestigious award. Topper wasn’t selected as the NL Manager of the Year.

Hell, he didn’t even make the final cut.

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Ranger Suarez Named Best Defensive Pitcher in Baseball

Due to a dumb innings pitched/played rule, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Ranger Suarez is ineligible to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award.  However, Suarez’s fielding prowess –he’s considered by many to be the best in baseball– has finally been recognized as –wait for it– the best in baseball.  

Suarez has been named the 2022 Fielding Bible Defensive Pitcher of the Year as voted on by Sports Info Solutions. SIS is the one of the leading baseball analytic sites on the web and includes voters such as Peter Gammons, Bill James, Hal Richman, and Eduardo Perez. 

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