The Philadelphia Phillies last won a World Series championship in 2008, beating the Tampa Bay Rays in five games. Since then, they've reached the Fall Classic twice - losing to the New York Yankees in 2009 and the Houston Astros in 2022.
Recent success leads fans to believe that their next shot at the pinnacle is getting ever so closer with the likes of Bryce Harper and Trea Turner signing on long-term.
But MLB is taking a shot at the Phills, telling us just when they feel the next title is coming to the City of Brotherly Love.
MLB Predicts Next Phillies Title Will Come in 2030
The MLB posted on their social media platforms on Thursday a graphic showing their prediction for the next ten World Series matchups. They have the Phillies representing the National League and winning the 2030 Fall Classic against the Detroit Tigers.
2030 is a lot further away than Phillies fans were expecting or wanting to see. After reaching the World Series in 2022 and ending up just one win shy in 2023, fans are probably feeling like their time is closer to now than 6 years away. If Harper and the boys were looking for some motivation going into 2024 with a sour taste in their mouths, the league's social team just gave them some free bulletin board material.
The Phillies will be competing against a dominant Atlanta Braves team, a building Miami Marlins team, and an expensive New York Mets team all looking for an NL East crown in 2024 at a minimum. They'll have to fight through their division foes and other NL super powers if they plan on proving this graphic wrong.
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