It’s time to crown a champion! The Philadelphia Phillies take the NLCS and prepare to lock up with the ALCS winners, the Houston Astros. Is it possible for the team with the higher payroll to be the gritty underdog everyone can get behind? We’re about the find out!


Derek Montilla, occasionally known as The Mayor of PHNX, has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks beat for over 10 seasons. He's a career .093 hitter as an amateur with more errors than runs scored, so everyone decided that the press box was a better fit. The Arizona native is a diehard fan of all Valley sports and can also be found roaming free ringside at local pro wrestling shows.