With Wild Card Game No. 1 Tonight, It’s Time For My Postseason Predictions

One game to determine their fates. It took a full 162-game slate to get to this moment, and now everything hinges on nine innings of baseball. The Oakland Athletics spent three-fifths of the season as the game’s most complete and Continue reading With Wild Card Game No. 1 Tonight, It’s Time For My Postseason Predictions

The Postseason Is Here: This Week’s Schedule Of Games

The 2014 regular season is in the books. The Central Divisions of both leagues came down to the season’s final day (which I’m sure made Bud Selig very happy), but winners have been declared, Wild Card berths divvied out, and Continue reading The Postseason Is Here: This Week’s Schedule Of Games

The Royals Are In Baby!

It’s been 29 long, agonizing years. But man, I bet the wait made the champagne taste all the more sweet. The Kansas City freaking Royals punched their ticket to the postseason with a 3-1 win over the White Sox last Continue reading The Royals Are In Baby!

That’s So Jeter: Captain Delivers Walk-Off With Final Home At-Bat

Derek Jeter may not be the greatest baseball player to have ever lived. But man, does he know how to capture a moment. Jeter has never led the league in any offensive category. He’s never been considered the game’s most Continue reading That’s So Jeter: Captain Delivers Walk-Off With Final Home At-Bat

Keith Olbermann Certainly Not Swooning Over Jeter

You may hate Keith Olbermann. He’s one of the most polarizing figures in modern mainstream media. But don’t even think about getting into a baseball argument with him. It’s a battle you can’t win. Among baseball nerds, he is king. Continue reading Keith Olbermann Certainly Not Swooning Over Jeter

Breaking Down the Clinching and Elimination Scenarios for Tonight’s Games

Champagne season is in full effect, as the first handful of Major League clubs have punched their tickets to the postseason this week. The first of them were the L.A. Angels, who earned a playoff spot with an 8-1 shellacking Continue reading Breaking Down the Clinching and Elimination Scenarios for Tonight’s Games

W2W4: Mariners @ Angels, a Series with Huge Playoff Implications

In April, who would have thought that these two teams would form a marquee matchup in September? The Mariners and Angels are set to lock horns in a four-game set starting tonight, and there’s a lot on the line for Continue reading W2W4: Mariners @ Angels, a Series with Huge Playoff Implications

Another Cuban Sensation On The Way Soon

The next great Cuban prospect just cleared a hurdle that will put him square on the path to MLB eligibility. Yasmany Tomas, a 24-year-old Cuban outfielder, has been unblocked by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control Continue reading Another Cuban Sensation On The Way Soon

Clayton Kershaw Leads the NL in 25 Different Pitching Categories

Clayton Kershaw his having an unbelievable year. Even more unbelievable than I had originally thought. Now that there are just three weeks left to go, it’s natural to look ahead and begin debating which players should win which awards. And Continue reading Clayton Kershaw Leads the NL in 25 Different Pitching Categories

MLB Releases 2015 Schedule

Major League Baseball released its schedule for the 2015 season yesterday. Regular season action is set to kick off with a Sunday night game on April 5, with fifteen other openers set to follow on Monday, April 6. The two Continue reading MLB Releases 2015 Schedule

Stepping Back to Assess Each Teams’ Playoff Prospects

Believe it or not, there are just three weeks left in the regular season. Fans often complain about the length of the baseball seasons; that 162 games is far too many. Sometimes I feel the same way, but never in Continue reading Stepping Back to Assess Each Teams’ Playoff Prospects

We Shouldn’t Begrudge Or Judge Ron Washington

Everyone was stunned to learn Friday that Ron Washington had resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers. I didn’t see it coming. There were no rumors. No one in the media had any sort of scoop about it. Even Washington’s Continue reading We Shouldn’t Begrudge Or Judge Ron Washington

This Second Half Is Really Testing My Metal As A Self-Proclaimed Die-Hard Fan

Nothing tests a fan’s resolve more than a second-half collapse. Nothing. I would like to think myself a baseball die hard, but at this point in my team’s season, even I am having trouble bringing myself to watch. My Reds Continue reading This Second Half Is Really Testing My Metal As A Self-Proclaimed Die-Hard Fan