Revisiting the Minor League All-Stars a Year Later
For the first installment, I am going to be taking a look at the 2017 Triple-A All-Stars to see how they performed during the 2018 season. I will be highlighting Rhys Hoskins, who was playing for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in the International League and Christian Walker who was playing for the Reno Aces in the Pacific Coast League. Continue reading →
The final matchup in the 2018 Major League Baseball Season is set. The Los Angeles Dodgers, the National League Champions with a record of 92-71 in the regular season are going up against the Boston Red Sox who had a record of 108-54 during the regular season. To get to the World Series, the Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-1 and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3. The Red Sox had a slightly easier time making it to the Fall Classic by defeating their rivals, the New York Yankees, 3-1 and defeating the defending World Champion, Houston Astros, 4-1. It seems like the Red Sox will be more well-rested going into the final series of the year, but let’s take an in-depth look at how these two division champions match up.
The deal is done and Manny Machado is going west and is now going to be playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Everyone in the baseball world knew that Machado would be traded and there were rumors that he would be joining the Phillies, Braves, and even the Yankees. But in the end, the Dodgers won the Manny Machado Sweepstakes.
The All-Star game marks the halfway point in the MLB season, even though all teams have played over half of their games. I want to take a look at the first half of the 2018 season and hand out my first half awards.