NL Wild Card Game Unlike Any Game

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Most of us can agree that there is no bigger game in baseball than an October game with only one agenda: WIN OR GO HOME. There have been unbelievable October elimination moments in MLB history, from Bucky Harris’s ground ball that hit a pebble and hopped through third baseman Fred Lindstrom’s legs to give the […] READ MORE


An Old West Shootout: A Preview of the NL Wild Card

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The race for the National League Central title this season has been a tale fit only for the record books. The St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Chicago Cubs all finished the season with over 95 wins (100, 98 and 97 respectively). As if that wasn’t magical enough, home field advantage for the wild card […] READ MORE


Maddon, Cubs Want the Top NL Wild Card

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Whatever expectations Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon had before the 2015 season began, their current mission is clear. The Chicago Cubs want the top NL Wild Card. Joe Maddon played the fatherly good cop up until the trade deadline. On July 31 the Cubs were eight games over .500. In August Maddon buried the accelerator […] READ MORE


The MLB Youth Movement

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Is it just me, or does it seem like there are more bludgeoning superstar youngsters under the age of 26?  Besides making me feel old, baseball is now becoming infused with younger and younger All Star talent, players are coming up at younger ages and making immediate impacts in the Major Leagues. Look at Mike […] READ MORE