Giants Steal Wacky Series, Remain Weird and Good

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

It’s Time To Accentuate the Positive! Cards Sweep the Cubs in Three Game Set! Never Forget the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies

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

MLB Power Rankings: May 1st

*Please note that the maximum possible points a team could have gotten was 600. Chicago Cubs (595) Washington Nationals (567) New York Mets (544) Chicago White Sox (539) Pittsburgh Pirates (500) Baltimore Orioles (483) St. Louis Cardinals (480) Kansas City Royals (458) Boston Red Sox (438) Los Angeles Dodgers (424) Texas Rangers (409) San Francisco Giants (354) Detroit Tigers (340) Philadelphia Phillies (337) Seattle Mariners (320) Cleveland Indians (293) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (281) Arizona Diamondbacks (262) Oakland Athletics (246) Toronto Blue Jays (235) … Continue reading MLB Power Rankings: May 1st

Six More Home Runs For Surging Mets, Walker Goes Deep Twice

By: Paul DiSclafani The Mets (7-6) bomb Phillies pitching for the second night in a row, following up their four home run night yesterday with six more tonight in an 11-1 win in Philadelphia and a 4-1 start to their nine-game road trip. It’s the third time in the last 16 years that the Mets have hit six home runs in a game – all … Continue reading Six More Home Runs For Surging Mets, Walker Goes Deep Twice

“I’m Going To Throw That Fastball Until They Prove They Can Hit It”; Mets Back Syndergaard With 4 HR

By Paul DiSclafani: David Wright blasts his first two home runs of the season and Noah Syndergaard strikes out eight in seven innings as the Mets (6-6) even their record with a 5-2 win over the Phillies in Philadelphia. Lucas Duda (1) and Neil Walker (4) also hit home runs to give the Mets 11 in the first four games of this 9-game road trip. … Continue reading “I’m Going To Throw That Fastball Until They Prove They Can Hit It”; Mets Back Syndergaard With 4 HR

Another History Making Night! Cardinals Bang Out Three-Three Run Homers on Their Way to Going Yard Six Times! Cards Beat Reds 14-3

By:  Jim Tsapelas Cardinals’ fans know the team is dependent on their pitching.  Cardinals’ starter Carlos Martinez did well in his 2016 home debut.  On the day where MLB celebrates the life, courage, and legacy of the immortal Jackie Robinson, the Cardinals’ bats are the story of Friday night’s game. The Cardinals banged out six home runs, three of which were three run homers; two … Continue reading Another History Making Night! Cardinals Bang Out Three-Three Run Homers on Their Way to Going Yard Six Times! Cards Beat Reds 14-3