4. The bullpen will only blow 20 saves, at most
Considering they tied the MLB record last year by blowing 34 saves, it would be bold for them to do that a lot less this season.
The Phillies’ front office went into the 2021-22 offseason knowing that building a better bullpen was the top priority.
5. Bryce Harper and Juan Soto will go head-to-head for NL MVP again
Since Fernando Tatis Jr., who finished third in MVP voting last year, is on the 60-day IL after breaking his arm, it feels entirely likely that 2021 NL MVP Bryce Harper and his runner-up Juan Soto will face off for the vaunted award once again.