Following losing 2 out of 3 to the National League Central Division leading Chicago Cubs (93-52), the St. Louis Cardinals (76-69) travel to San Francisco, to take on the Giants in an all important four game series. If the Redbirds have any hope of remaining competitive in the National League Wild Card race, the Cards need to continue their 2016 “Road Magic”. The Cardinals’ are … Continue reading October Baseball in Mid-September: Cards vs. Giants: Is the Wild Card on the Line?
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!
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
The Rays defeated the Mets tonight by a score of 5-4 at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay. The loss snaps the Mets seven game winning streak. Offense: Well both teams started off hot to begin the game. The Mets scored 3 runs in the top of the first and then the Rays answered back with 4 in the bottom of the first. Then the Mets tied … Continue reading Game Recap: Rays win 5-4 against Mets
Finally, At the end of the MLB Trade Deadline the Tigers and Mets called each other up and agreed to a deal. The deal will ship Yoenis Cespedes to the Mets and the Mets will ship minor leaguers Luis Cessa and Michael Fulmer. First of all, Luis Cessa was the Mets number 16th prospect. Cessa is only 23 and has struggled in Triple-A, but was … Continue reading Tigers Get a Pair of Prospects From Mets