More rumor talk. 16 comments

Nothing to report in Rangersland except for what is on MLBtraderumors.com: “The Rangers have continued to discuss a couple of free-agent infielders—Josh Harrison and Yangervis Solarte—and stayed in contact with free-agent right-hander Adam Ottavino, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. “Either Harrison or Solarte, the latter of whom […]

No debate. 48 comments

It was deGrom and Snell for Cy Youngs. A lot of debate about both, but in my opinion both were no brainers. With deGrom it was he only had ten victories. With Snell it was he had the fewest innings pitched of any starter to win the award. Neither had […]

Boston wins Game 1. 49 comments

Imagine you pay for a movie starring Clint Eastwood and Robert Redford. It’s being advertised as an epic. You plunk down your hard-earned money and go to the theater to see it. After the first act, both characters are killed off and the leads are now played by Ashton Kutcher […]

Great pitching vs great hitting. 10 comments

The Red Sox led all of baseball in wins, runs scored, hits, doubles, runs batted in, batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and OPS. It’s a powerhouse offense. The Dodgers are the first World Series team to have had more strikeouts than hits. But they sported the second-best team ERA […]

It’s LA and Boston. 34 comments

  In the Year of Bullpenning, the Milwaukee Brewers found out the hard way that you live with the bullpen and you die with the bullpen. What works in a series against the Padres in July doesn’t work in a playoff series against Los Angeles in October. Even with bullpen […]

Can’t wait. 77 comments

The first round is over. It’s time to settle in for some real baseball. The Dodgers visit the Brewers today. Clayton Kershaw is on the mound. Playoff Clayton Kershaw hasn’t been Regular Season Clayton Kershaw, but I’d take him in a heartbeat. He is one of the top pitchers in […]

A landslide victory. 129 comments

  It wasn’t that it was the Yankees getting pounded that made last night’s game so enjoyable. As far as games go, the competitiveness was over after the Red Sox scored seven runs in the fourth and made it 10-0. This isn’t about Yankee-bashing. No matter what you think of […]