LCS Preview Supplement: Brewers NLCS Starters Announced

This post is to follow up on yesterday's LCS preview, which did not include information about the Milwaukee Brewers' starting pitching lineup for the NLCS, as it had not been announced until today. Game 1: Gio Gonz├ílez - 4.21 ERA Postseason Stats: 0-0; 4.78 ERA; 26.1 IP; 1.481 WHIP; 8.9 SO9; 1.37 SO/W (6 G)…

League Championship Series Preview

Following a fairly unevenly-matched Division Series round, the MLB playoffs have advanced to the semifinals: the League Championship Series. This year's American League matchup is between the #1 seeded Boston Red Sox and the #2 Houston Astros, and the National League matchup will be between the #1 seeded Milwaukee Brewers and the #2 Los Angeles…

Monday Division Series Recap: Dodgers Advance; Astros and Red Sox Rout Opponents

Monday's Division Series action featured the two ALDS matchups as well as Game 4 of the NLDS between Los Angeles and Atlanta. The Dodgers punched their ticket to the National League Championship Series behind star INF Manny Machado, while the Astros and Dodgers beat their opponents in blowout wins. Fittingly, Atlanta and Cleveland were eliminated…

NLDS Rundown: Brewers Sweep Rockies; Atlanta Forces Game 4

Sunday's MLB playoff action featured two potential series sweeps in the National League Division Series. The Milwaukee Brewers came into Colorado and completed the sweep with their second shutout of the Rockies, while the Dodgers fell into a five-run hole early but came back to tie the game in the top of the 5th only…

Saturday ALDS Results: Astros Take 2-0 Lead; Yanks Tie Red Sox

Saturday's Division Series action featured American League games between the Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros, as well as the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The Astros came out on top in a relatively low-scoring affair to take a 2-0 lead to Cleveland on Monday, while the Yankees powered their way past the Red…

Home Teams Emerge Victorious in Full Day of Division Series Action

Friday featured the first full day of Division Series matchups during the MLB postseason, starting with the Cleveland Indians at the Houston Astros in the early afternoon. After the action concluded, no visiting team came out ahead. Astros 7, Indians 2 W: Verlander; L: Kluber Player of the Game: Alex Bregman (2-3, 2 RBI, 1…

NLDS Roundup: Brewers Outlast Rockies; Dodgers Shut Out Braves

Following Tuesday's National League Wild Card game, the best of five National League Division Series opened on Thursday evening. The action featured the #1 seeded Milwaukee Brewers versus the Colorado Rockies and the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Atlanta Braves. Brewers 3, Rockies 2 (Final/10) Brewers Lead 1-0 W: Soria; L: Ottavino Player of the…

Rockies, Yankees Advance in MLB Wild Card Round

Following the NL division tiebreaker games held on Monday which crowned the Los Angeles Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers as NL West and NL Central division champs, respectively, the losers of the tiebreakers, the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies, faced off in the NL Wild Card game on Tuesday. The Cubs were eliminated in an agonizing…

Cubs Take 2 of 3 from St. Louis, Finish Season in Tie with Milwaukee

After splitting a four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Chicago Cubs entered the weekend with a magic number of 3 to clinch a third consecutive Central Division title. A sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals in the closing series of the 2018 regular season would have cemented the Central Division pennant, but the Northsiders…