MLB Postseason Takeaways

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With the World Series now over and the Royals the kings of the baseball world, I thought I’d reflect on my biggest takeaways from the MLB Postseason. MLB Postseason Takeaways Jake Arrieta is just an above average pitcher Arrieta caught fire at the onset of the second half and finished the regular season with a […] READ MORE


Change To The Wild Card Format

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The current MLB wild card format, implemented for the 2012 postseason, added another team to the postseason. After the division winners are decided, the next two teams with the best records in their respective leagues face off in a one-game playoff to see who moves onto the division series. While the wild card game adds […] READ MORE


The Emergence of Rich Hill

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The 2015 Boston Red Sox had high hopes coming into the season. Highly paid acquisitions Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval were meant to contribute to one of the best lineups in baseball and the pitching was supposed to be, well, good enough to get by. Unfortunately an awful start from the pitching staff and slow […] READ MORE


The Possibility of Trading Dustin Pedroia

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Dustin Pedroia, better known as Pedey or Laser Show to Red Sox Nation, is an icon in New England; he has won Rookie of the Year, an MVP, and two World Series rings for the Sox since his debut in 2006. As someone who has lived in Massachusetts their entire life and lives and dies […] READ MORE


The Yankees Offensive Woes

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Over their last ten games, the New York Yankees have managed to score more than five runs only three times. Even worse, two of those three games were over a week ago, when the Bronx Bombers scored eight runs in back-to-back games against the Minnesota Twins. Since then, they managed six runs in a win […] READ MORE


Playoff Chances For The AL East

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Since the onset of the 2015 season, the AL East has been characterized as mediocre, and as one of the worst divisions in baseball. It may, then, be surprising to some that, at this point in the season, the only division in baseball with more playoff teams than the AL East is the juggernaut that […] READ MORE



Vladimir Guerrero: Hall Of Famer

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On Sunday in Cooperstown, Pedro Martinez became only the second Dominican-born player to be enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame, joining fellow pitcher Juan Marichal. It took over 30 years for the baseball-crazed island to get its second representative. Fortunately for the Caribbean island, it shouldn’t take another 30 years for them to get […] READ MORE