The semifinal round of the MLB Playoffs, better known as the League Championship Series, opened on Friday with the National League matchup. Here is the breakdown of the results as … Continue Reading League Championship Series Weekend Roundup
Thursday was the final day of Division Series action with Game 5 of the American League Division Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros. Astros 6, Rays 1 (box … Continue Reading 2019 Division Series: Astros Shut Down Rays to Clinch
Wednesday’s Division Series lineup featured two do-or-die Game 5 matchups, the first between the St. Louis Cardinals at Atlanta Braves, and the second between the Washington Nationals at the Los … Continue Reading 2019 Division Series: Brutal Loss Wednesday
After the Yankees sweep of the Twins on Monday night, only one game remained on the calendar for Tuesday: American League Division Series Game 4 between the Houston Astros and … Continue Reading 2019 Division Series: Tuesday’s Top Play
After a weekend of Division Series action, Monday brought four Division Series elimination games, but only one team was eliminated as of the end of the night. Here are the … Continue Reading Monday Division Series Roundup
The Division Series got underway on Thursday with the first National League contests, followed by a full four-game slate on Friday with the beginning of American League action. Here are … Continue Reading Division Series Weekend Top Plays
At the beginning of the year, most baseball fans would have predicted that MLB’s home run leaders would be players like Christian Yelich (fuck the Brewers), Mike Trout, Nolan Arenado … Continue Reading Suárez Ties Alonso in MLB Home Run Chase
Several days after joining the Babe Ruth Club by becoming the first pitcher to hit a home run while also pitching and playing in the field in the same game … Continue Reading Lorenzen Adds to Two-Way Résumé with Walkoff Double
In 2018, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was the first player in Major League Baseball to make the two-way 15/50 club (15 home runs and 50 IP in a season) since … Continue Reading MLB’s Other Two-Way Player
Zack Greinke, acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks by the Houston Astros to bolster their rotation ahead of the postseason, has become the third active pitcher to record 200 MLB wins … Continue Reading Zack Greinke is 3rd Active Pitcher to 200 Wins
Los Angeles Angels INF/DH Albert Pujols reached another milestone in his 19th MLB season with hit number 3,167 during the 4th inning of the Angels’ Wednesday night contest against the … Continue Reading Pujols Passes Beltré on MLB Career Hits List
Over one year after the strange spectacle at Miller Park when then-reliever Adrian Houser of the Milwaukee Brewers tossed fastballs and cookies TWO TIMES against the Philadelphia Phillies, it happened AGAIN in the … Continue Reading I Said There’s No Puking in Baseball, Godammit!
The 2019 edition of the MLB All-Star Game was held Tuesday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Play got underway following a brief moment of silence in honor of Los … Continue Reading American League Continues All-Star Game Dominance with 4-1 Victory over NL
The Chicago White Sox recalled top pitching prospect Dylan Cease from Charlotte to start the first game of their day-night doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday afternoon at Guaranteed … Continue Reading Cease Wins MLB Debut with Chisox
In a prior post, I discussed the hypocrisy of claims by members of the Chicago Cubs organization that players’ character matters in relation to the domestic abuse allegations against Cubs … Continue Reading Time to Cut the Bullshit (Again)!
After some unpleasant news on Sunday night regarding the NL Second Base Gold Glove Award, it was announced that Cubs INF Javier Báez was one of the top vote recipients … Continue Reading Javy Báez is an NL MVP Award Finalist!