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LDS Thursday Preview & Picks!

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
LDS Thursday Preview & Picks!

Last night was a great night for Major League Baseball, but today may be even greater. Giants @ Reds – 1:07pm on TBS Series tied at 2 When I wrote my preview for this series, I said “I think this will be the series that almost nobody watches.” So far, unfortunately that has held true. […]

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I Hope The Nationals Go Down In Flames For Shutting Down Strasburg

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments

We never got a chance to discuss the pros and cons of the Washington Nationals shutting down their ace Stephen Strasburg who they opted not to include on their post season roster. It was a bold move to say the least by Nats GM Mike Rizzo, but was it the right call? Bob Nightengale of […]

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Every Fan of Major League Baseball – The NOC

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments

The NOC does it again with another hilarious sports video… Check out this latest must-see video in which they briefly describe the 2012 season for all 30 Major League Baseball teams from their fans’ point of view. The video is entitled Every Fan of Major League Baseball. Enjoy!

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Which Players Had The Best Selling Jerseys In 2012

An article by posted on October 10, 2012 0 Comments
Which Players Had The Best Selling Jerseys In 2012

The MLB and the MLBPA released information on what players have the most popular jersey sales and once again the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter tops the list according to the Biz of Baseball. Here are the the top twenty players: Derek Jeter, New York Yankees Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees Bryce […]

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Braves GM Discusses Flaws With Wild Card Format, Infield Fly Rule

An article by posted on October 9, 2012 0 Comments
Braves GM Discusses Flaws With Wild Card Format, Infield Fly Rule

Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren, made a few suggestions about the Wild Card format during an interview with David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Did this game show what some view as an inherent flaw in the Wild Card single-game playoff? “All of us at the general managers meeting when we talked about this format, it’s […]

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Interesting Start To MLB Playoffs; Intriguing World Series Possibilities

An article by posted on October 7, 2012 0 Comments
Interesting Start To MLB Playoffs; Intriguing World Series Possibilities

It has been an interesting start to the baseball playoffs. The play-in games put a different spin on things, but I’m hearing a lot of criticism of the single game format and it would be fairer to have best two-or-three. It probably would, but MLB doesn’t want to take the chance of playing in November. […]

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LDS Preview Part 2 & World Series Picks!

An article by posted on October 7, 2012 0 Comments
LDS Preview Part 2 & World Series Picks!

NLDS: Nationals v. Cardinals 3:07 PM TBS The #1 seed Nationals are in unfamiliar territory, and they have no time to get used to it because they are headed to the home of the defending champs. It’s been a great season for Washington, but now it’s all about the next hurdle. Can this team prove […]

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LDS Preview Part 1 of 2: Who Ya Got?

An article by posted on October 6, 2012 0 Comments
LDS Preview Part 1 of 2: Who Ya Got?

ALDS: Athletics v. Tigers 6:07 PM TBS On December 9, 2011, the Oakland A’s traded Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow to Arizona. In return they received, Ryan Cook, Collin Cowgill and their Game 1 LDS starter, Jarrod Parker. If you are one of those baseball fans that hate Billy Beane, enjoy rooting against the best […]

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Some Things To Watch For This Playoff Season

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Some Things To Watch For This Playoff Season

I am reminded of that Christmas song…”it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” It doesn’t get any better than playoff time. I’m bummed that the Mets aren’t playing significant baseball again this fall, but I guess it does give us an opportunity to sit back and enjoy these games and celebrate this great game […]

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Wildcard Preview & Predictions: Who You Got?

An article by posted on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
Wildcard Preview & Predictions: Who You Got?

This year, Major League Baseball’s plan to add an extra wildcard has proven to be a brilliant move in my view. It created two divisional races actually having importance during game 162, and it’s created two very great matchups tonight. I think this is probably the most evenly matched playoff tournament in a very long […]

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