2019 Division Series: Brutal Loss Wednesday

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 Angeles Dodgers. The night ended with painful losses for both home teams. Cardinals 13, Braves 1 (box score) W: Jack Flaherty L: Mike Foltynewicz The Cardinals…

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…

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…

Ronald Acuña’s Milestone Home Run

Since the Chicago Cubs' rain-soaked weekend in DC was a complete shitshow and the makeup of Sunday's game on Thursday is likely to be postponed yet again thanks to the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence, I've decided to write about more cheerful events from this weekend. In a season that has been marked by historic…

Bench-Clearing Incidents Erupt Two Nights in a Row

Fights are not a frequent occurrence in Major League Baseball, but this week, brawls erupted on two consecutive nights. On Tuesday night, during the second game of the series between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium, Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig was facing San Fran RP Tony Watson in the…