No one teases their fan base quite like the Mets do. My first two articles for this site came earlier this year in March and April if my memory serves me correctly. It was a time of optimism, a time of hope, a “let’s see what happens” kind of thing with mild to moderate expectations. Needless to say, I was disappointed. But the Mets have reasons for some optimism.
The Baltimore Orioles didn’t come into the season with delusions of grandeur. They knew they were at the beginning of a rebuild. While the season went pretty much as expected, they finished with the second-worst record, there are a few bright spots and things to build on. Let’s take a look at the 2019 Baltimore Orioles.
Another year goes by, but the collapse in the 2016 World Series still stings for the Cleveland Indians. After winning 22 straight in 2017, and winning their third straight division title in 2018, the Indians failed to make the playoffs in 2019.
The 2019 Regular Season is over and the Arizona Diamondbacks have missed the playoffs for the second year in a row. They have not clinched a National League West title since 2013, an NLCS since 2007, or a World Series title since 2001. We will recap the 2019 season and what to look forward to for the 2020 season.
The 2019 MLB regular season has already come to an end. The playoffs are in full swing while the Chicago White Sox find themselves watching as other teams chase what they’ve been unable to accomplish since 2005, a World Series. Let’s take a look at the season that was and a few things to look forward to next year. Continue reading →
The Detroit Tigers, also known as the team I wrote my debut article about, and the team that’s closest to me had a rough year. To say the least. A season that looked promising turned out to be furthest away from that, and the injury bug had its way with this rebuilding team. Were playoffs in the question? Not necessarily, but was Ron Gardenhire‘s team looking for respectability in the American League? Certainly.
In a certain season of trial and error, let’s look at the trials that worked and the errors that occurred Continue reading →