I am not a fan of MLB’s Wild Card setup. I value what the Wild Card offers to MLB and its fans. Prior to the days of Divisional Play, a runaway team like the current edition of the Chicago Cubs who enjoy a 12.5 game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals, would make the rest of the season be one of a real lack of … Continue reading Wild Thing! You Make My Heart Sing! Fifteen Teams Vying for Post Season Play!
These top three events are one author-fan’s purely subjective thoughts on the coolest things which happened around the thirty MLB teams this past weekend. Unlike other features, this one is totally non-quantitative. Fellow fans are welcome to cheer or jeer in the comments. Continue reading The Three Best of the Thirty – August Weekend # 1
As the trading deadline approached in 2015, the Brewers thought they had a deal with the New York Mets. However, the deal fell apart after it was announced, supposedly because of a medical issue with Carlos Gomez, the centerpiece of the deal. The next day, fan favorite Gomez was traded to the Houston Astros along with pitcher Mike Fiers. The Brewers got top Astros pitching prospects Houser and Hader along with power hitting outfielder Domingo Santana and elite CF prospect Brett Phillips. Brewers’ fans were mostly unhappy with the deal, but a year later most observers agree that the Brewers got the better end of the deal. Continue reading Deal Interrupted – For Brewers 2016 Trade Deadline is Deja-Vu All Over Again
Every single day history is made in the wonderful game of baseball. Even though most of the great moments of baseball aren’t historic, they sure are memorable for us fans. With that said, here are my top three moments in the MLB for July 31st, 2016. Continue reading The Best Of Baseball: July 31st 2016
Ranking the best ten hitters that could be available at the 2016 MLB Trade Deadline. Continue reading Top 10 Hitters That Could Be Moved at the Trade Deadline
Finally, Carlos Gomez is on the move and this time the deal went thru, unlike the Mets deal 2 days ago. Carlos is leaving the Brewers and taking his talents to Houston. Gomez will play centerfield and give valuable experience to the young guns, he will also help the team make a possible trip to the playoffs then maybe the World Series. Carlos Gomez has … Continue reading Go Big Or Go Home Astros!