MLB

16Oct 2017
Houston Astros ALCS

Posted on October 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Justin Verlander turned in a performance for the ages in Game 2 of the ALCS. It took him 124 pitches, but Verlander pitched a complete game against the Yankees, allowing just five hits to lead the Astros to their second consecutive 2-1 win and a 2-0 series […]

15Oct 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers Chicago Cubs

Posted on October 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine A controversial play at the plate and the sequential ejection of Cubs manager Joe Maddon were the highlights of an intense Game 1 of the NLCS, a game the Dodgers took 5-2. In part because of that play at the plate, the Cubs were unable to hold […]

14Oct 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers Chicago Cubs

Posted on October 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, this looks familiar. In a repeat of last year’s NLCS, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will battle it out for the right to represent the National League in the World Series. The only difference will be that this time around the Dodgers will have […]

14Oct 2017
Houston Astros ALCS

Posted on October 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The ALCS between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros got off to a great start in Game 1. Both Dallas Keuchel and Masahiro Tanaka pitched gems, perhaps forecasting a true heavy-weight fight over the next six games. In the end, an outfield assist from Marwin Gonzalez, […]

13Oct 2017
Cubs World Series

Posted on October 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, the baseball postseason is down to the final four teams. The division round of the playoffs included a lot more offense than any of us expected, but there was no shortage of drama, at least in three of the four series, not to mention the wild-card […]

13Oct 2017
New York Yankees Houston Astros ALCS

Posted on October 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The showdown between the Houston Astros and the Cleveland Indians in the ALCS we all expected is not going to happen. The New York Yankees played spoiler with three outstanding wins in a row to come back and beat the Indians in the Division Series. The Bronx […]

12Oct 2017
Washington Nationals Stephen Strasburg

Posted on October 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As it turns out, Stephen Strasburg wasn’t all that sick. All he needed was an extra day off afforded by Tuesday’s rainout to come up big for the Washington Nationals in Game 4 of the NLDS. Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings at a rainy and windy Wrigley […]

11Oct 2017
Boston Red Sox John Farrell

Posted on October 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine When John Farrell got ejected from Game 4 of the ALDS, it turned out to be his last official act as manager of the Boston Red Sox. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski announced Wednesday that Farrell will not return as the team’s manager in 2018. […]

10Oct 2017
New York Yankees ALDS

Posted on October 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It all comes down to this. After falling behind 2-0, including an excruciating loss in Game 2, the New York Yankees have fought back and forced a Game 5 in the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night. There’s been a clear swing in momentum over the […]

10Oct 2017
Chicago Cubs NLDS

Posted on October 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine In a good old-fashioned pitchers duel, the Chicago Cubs managed to squeak out a 2-1 win over the Washington Nationals in Game 3 of the NLDS, giving the Cubs a 2-1 series lead. Neither team has woken up offensively in this series, although Anthony Rizzo may be […]

09Oct 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Dodgers are one game away from returning to the NLCS for the second straight season. Considering the Dodgers and the Diamondbacks had the two lowest ERAs in the National League during the regular season, the pitchers haven’t exactly performed up to expectations this series. […]

09Oct 2017
New York Yankees Greg Bird

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have stayed alive for one more day. Facing elimination back home in the Bronx Sunday night, the Yankees managed a 1-0 win to force a Game 4 of the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Masahiro Tanaka and Carlos Carrasco put […]

09Oct 2017
Bryce Harper Nationals

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the first time since winning last year’s World Series, the Chicago Cubs will host a playoff game at Wrigley Field on Monday. Fittingly, it’ll be an afternoon game, as the Nationals and Cubs both look to take the lead in the series that is currently tied […]

09Oct 2017
Boston Red Sox

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox are alive and kicking. After a couple of demoralizing losses in Houston, the Red Sox fought back in Game 3 of the ALDS, overcoming an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Astros 10-3 and keep the series going. Of course, Boston’s work isn’t […]

08Oct 2017
Cleveland Indians ALDS Preview

Posted on October 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After a devastating collapse in Game 2, the New York Yankees return home with their backs up against the wall in Game 3 of the ALDS Sunday night. After building an 8-3 lead, it looked like a virtual certainty that the Yankees would be able to split […]

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