By: Jake Kucheck When an MLB team is finishing off June with a plethora of injuries and a 3 game skid against your fairly terrible cross-town rival, it is usually cause for concern. Sure, a 6 game division lead over the hated Dodgers is nice, but it certainly isn’t safe at this point, not with Hunter Pence, Joe Panik and Matt Duffy all on the DL. … Continue reading Giants Do The Most Giants Thing, Let MadBum Hit
By Paul DiSclafani: The Mets offense suffered a season high 23 consecutive shutout innings during their three game sweep at the hands of First Place Washington, being outscored 20-6 while dropping a whopping six games behind the Nationals and falling into third place behind the Marlins in the National League East. After a 2-7 road trip against the Braves and Nationals in which they scored just … Continue reading Downtrodden Mets Swept In Washington As Cubs Come Into Town
By Paul DiSclafani: Two more losses and more injuries. What is going on with the National League champion Mets? Since the Mets limped into Washington, we learned that both Steven Matz and Noah Syndergaard are pitching with bone chips in the elbows. While they are expected to continue pitching with said bone chips, how effective they will be depends on their tolerance to pain. Many … Continue reading Injuries Continue To Mount As Mets Lose Again In Washington
By: Jason Mumm Jose Reyes signed with the Mets last week to headlines like Reyes Reunites with Mets or Jose Reyes Returns to Mets. What most of those stories were quick to point out is that he signed a minor league contract with the Mets and at the league minimum of $507,500. But don’t worry about Jose Reyes though because the Colorado Rockies have … Continue reading The Other Shoe Drops in Rockies – Reyes Debacle
By: Jake Kucheck If there is any such thing as a sure thing in baseball, and there very likely is not, it is the expectation of victory when a matchup includes a bona fide ace going up against a starting pitcher who is barely qualified for a spot in a rotation. As such, Madison Bumgarner was considered a heavy favorite heading into Monday’s tangle with the … Continue reading Giants Steal Wacky Series, Remain Weird and Good
By: Jim Tsapelas In what must be identified as the “High Water” mark thus far of the 2016 season, the St. Louis Cardinals swept the MLB leading Chicago Cubs in a three game set at historic Wrigley Field. The Cardinals traveled to Chicago reeling on the heels of a five game home stand loss to the AL West’s Houston Astros and Texas Rangers. With a … Continue reading It’s Time To Accentuate the Positive! Cards Sweep the Cubs in Three Game Set! Never Forget the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies
By: Jim Tsapelas For the first time since 1983, the St. Louis Cardinals have been swept in a two series home stand against the American League’s Houston Astros and Texas Rangers. The home stand sweep was devastating and difficult for the players and fans of Cardinal Nation. The Redbirds began the month of June, on the road playing ten games in twelve days. The early … Continue reading What a Difference a Week Makes in Cardinal Nation! Five Losses and Four Quality Starts!