Author Archives: Alex Kielar

Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Preview: Battle of Heavyweights

Alex Kielar | October 12th, 2019

Well here we are, we made it to the Championship Series. On the American League side, we get probably the most anticipated matchup to this point in the Yankees and Astros. All season long, they were on a crash course that led to meeting in the ALCS with a trip to the World Series on the line. Both have their strengths and their weaknesses and have gone on different paths this season while having obstacles along the way. Continue reading

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Braves vs Cardinals NLDS Preview

Alex Kielar | October 3rd, 2019

In what should be a very tight series, the Braves and Cardinals face off in the NLDS starting today at 5:02 PM ET. The Braves are slight favorites based on Fangraphs projections. Before diving into the key players, matchups, and what to watch for, let’s take a look at the schedule.

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2019 AL Wild Card Preview: Well-Matched Teams Set for Unpredictable Battle

Alex Kielar | October 2nd, 2019 

The Oakland Athletics have done it again; they find themselves back in the wild card game for the second straight year. Everyone counts them out every year, but they surprised us yet again as they set to matchup against another AL East team in the Tampa Bay Rays (lost to Yankees in last year’s wild card game). The Rays are also a team that finds different ways to win, and they were able to outlast a late surge by Cleveland to lock up a spot in this game. Neither team is one of the “elite” teams, but they still found a way to get a chance to meet up with the Houston Astros in the ALDS.

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Philadelphia Eagles Week 4 Recap: Interception Seals Huge Road Victory in Shootout

Alex Kielar | September 27th, 2019 

What a game! What a way to open up week four! In what was a back-and-forth shootout last night, the Eagles were the team to come out on top, 34-27, in a thriller. The Eagles ended up finishing the game down to just two cornerbacks, but with just seconds left, backup cornerback Craig James came up with a big play to tip the ball in the air. Nigel Bradham caught the tipped ball for the game-sealing interception.

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Philadelphia Eagles Week 3 Recap: Eagles Drop Game to Lions

Alex Kielar | September 23rd, 2019 

The title of this article has a double meaning, as the Eagles not only dropped the game, but one the main causes of the loss was a total of seven dropped passes from Carson Wentz. Yes, I said seven. SEVEN. Now let’s get into all the culprits of the heartbreaking 27-24 defeat by the hands of the Lions, as the Eagles now fall to 1-2. Here are five takeaways from yesterday’s loss.

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