How the 2020 Athletics Season Compares to the Past

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With the season more than halfway over, the Oakland Athletics are on their way to one of the best regular seasons in franchise history. Despite some criticisms of the way the team is playing, the 2020 Athletics are having a truly special season, especially when compared to previous iterations of the club. How the 2020 […] READ MORE


Playoffs Expanded for 2020 MLB Season

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As if the 2020 MLB season wasn’t crazy enough, the playoffs are reportedly going to be expanded to 16 teams. Each league would now see over half of their teams reach the postseason. This change is only in effect for the 2020 season. It is also being reported that the top two teams for each […] READ MORE


The San Francisco Giants’ Odd Years

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In all sports, the penultimate crown of achievement is winning the championship. This is a very difficult task. It is even more difficult to win the championship of any sport in consecutive years (unless your name is Tom Brady). This is especially difficult in major league baseball. Only 14 teams have ever managed this feat, […] READ MORE


2020 MLB Season: Cactus League vs. Grapefruit League World Series

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With so much uncertainty facing the upcoming 2020 MLB season, one of several proposals is keeping teams at their spring training facilities. If this should come to pass, the season would be played with teams not being allowed to travel outside of the states of Arizona and Florida, respectively. The Spring Training Leagues would then […] READ MORE


Ten Memorable World Series In MLB History

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The World Series is the culmination of the journey in MLB. After the 162-game marathon in the regular season, the top-ten teams battle it out for a shot to hoist the trophy and celebrate as champions.¬† Sometimes the series fades into oblivion, lost on the pages of the history books. Other times, fans are treated […] READ MORE


World Series 2019 – A TV Ratings Hit?

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World Series 2019 – A TV Ratings Hit? The World Series is the highlight of the baseball season and decides which team gets to take the glory of being crowned champion for another year. The playoff stages of the major sports in the United States typically attract significant numbers of people to watch them on […] READ MORE


Washington Nationals Manager Dave Martinez Ejected over Interference Call — An Ejection Inspection Special

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Dave Martinez Becomes First World Series Ejection Since 1996 In Game Six of the 2019 World Series on Tuesday night, Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez became the first World Series ejection since 1996. This called for a special edition of Ejection Inspection, so welcome! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: […] READ MORE


President Donald Trump to Attend Game 5 of World Series

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President Donald Trump to Attend Game 5 of World Series The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros are locked in a 2-2 World Series after four games. This World Series has seen the road team winning each game. The teams are set to lock horns in an epic showdown between Gerrit Cole and Max Scherzer before […] READ MORE



All Five Pennant-Winning Home Runs by the Visiting Team

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Pennant-Winning Home Runs by the Visiting Team On Monday we looked at the six pennant-winning home runs hit in the 100 League Championship Series and five pre-divisional tiebreakers. Those hits were immortal, special, and rare. There are five other home runs, however, that are just as immortal and special. People often overlook these, however, since […] READ MORE