Tag: World Series

DeGrom To Throw Soon; Recovery Progressing Well

An article by posted on December 2, 2016 0 Comments
DeGrom To Throw Soon; Recovery Progressing Well

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom‘s recovery from ulnar nerve reposition surgery in his pitching elbow is progressing well, and the plan is to start throwing soon, the all-star pitcher said Friday. DeGrom, 28, pitched to a 7-8 record, with a 3.04 ERA and 8.7 K/9 in 24 games started before going under the knife this past […]

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Good Fundies Episode 26: Rumble Pony Up

An article by posted on November 10, 2016 0 Comments
Good Fundies Episode 26: Rumble Pony Up

Brian and Roger returned to talk about that crazy World Series and how Cleveland can’t handle winning. They also started the hot stove speculation on where Yoenis Cespedes will end up and how the team should approach their 2017 bullpen. We applauded Binghamton for naming the Mets’ Double-A squad the Rumble Ponies, and wondered if […]

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How Mets Have Fared Under Democratic and Republican Presidents

An article by posted on November 8, 2016 0 Comments
How Mets Have Fared Under Democratic and Republican Presidents

There are many factors to consider when voting for a candidate for President of the United States today. At this point, every pitch and angle has been discussed ad nauseam on the web, in print, and on talk radio and cable television. Hopefully, you have all made your decisions by now. However, if you are […]

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Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

An article by posted on November 4, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Not Planning to Change Postseason Bullpen Management

One theme we saw from the entire 2016 postseason, especially in the World Series, was a shift in how bullpens were used. Terry Francona constantly went to the whip with Andrew Miller, Bryan Shaw, and Cody Allen. In the World Series, Joe Maddon returned the favor with Aroldis Chapman. This was not just a departure […]

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Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

An article by posted on November 3, 2016 0 Comments
Cubs Are Odds-On Favorites to Repeat, Mets at 12-1

With the World Series ending early this morning, odds makers wasted no time in putting out the odds to win the 2017 World Series.  The Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas lists the Cubs odds of winning at 3-1. Bovada has the Cubs has the Cubs as +350 to win the 2017 World Series. The odds makers […]

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World Series Ratings Better Than Football’s Ratings

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Ratings Better Than Football’s Ratings

Over the course of the past few months, there have been some debate as to what is causing the decline in NFL television ratings.  There have been many different scenarios discussed from the presidential election to player’s protesting to the decline in the overall product on the field.  One factor that hasn’t been discussed at […]

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World Series Game 4 Thread: Indians vs Cubs, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 29, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 4 Thread: Indians vs Cubs, 8:00 PM

World Series Game 4 – Wrigley Field – 8:00 PM RHP Corey Kluber (3-1, 1.74) vs. RHP John Lackey (0-0, 5.63) The Cleveland Indians won Game 3 by a 1-0 score over the Chicago Cubs in the first World Series game at Wrigley Field in 71 years. The shutout victory gives the Indians a 2-1 […]

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World Series Re-Emphasizes Pitch Framing Matters

An article by posted on October 26, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Re-Emphasizes Pitch Framing Matters

Everywhere you turned last night, the major discussion was home plate umpire Larry Vanover’s strike zone. As it appeared by the fan watching at home on television, it seemed like Corey Kluber was getting a more favorable strike zone than the one Jon Lester was getting. The critique wasn’t limited to just fans. Lester had […]

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World Series Game 2 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 7:00 PM

An article by posted on October 26, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 2 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 7:00 PM

World Series Game 2 - Progressive Field – 7:00 PM RHP Jake Arrieta (0-1, 4.91) vs. RHP Trevor Bauer (0-0, 5.06) As long as the weather holds up in Cleveland, the Indians and Cubs will play Game 2 of the World Series at Progressive Field on Wednesday night. The start time has been moved up to 7 p.m. ET in […]

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World Series Game 1 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 1 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 8:00 PM

World Series Game One – Progressive Field LHP Jon Lester (2‐0, 0.86) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (2‐1, 0.98) The Chicago Cubs tonight play the Cleveland Indians in the opening game of the 112th World Series after Chicago defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series, four‐games‐to‐ two, to capture its first N.L. […]

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