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.
The second of the winner-take-all games starts tonight as the Oakland Athletics host the Tampa Bay Rays to determine who will travel to Houston for the ALDS. In yesterday’s article, Joey Ricotta told you to have Yasmani Grandal as your Captain and he didn’t disappoint. Today we will see if we can call another one. Let’s get to it.
The MLB Postseason is here! I brought in Yankee fan @AlexKielar and @jball0202 to break down the early rounds of the Postseason. We begin with surprise and disappointment teams, then break down the Wild Card games. We also ask, “Should the Wild Card round be one game or a best of 3?” Afterward, we break down the Division Series and hand out the awards. Hope you enjoy the show! Continue reading →
Sports fans rejoice, we have reached the time of year when baseball ramps up the intensity, football is already in full swing, and just around the corner, we have NBA and NHL ready to start their respective seasons. Opportunity to make some cash is out there for us, now is the time to do so some major research. Tonight we have four games on the evening slate to breakdown, get ready to submit enter on your starting lineups, we’re going Around the Horn!
With September looming and pennant races tightening, it’s almost time for major league rosters to expand from 25 to 40. So I am going to give you a series of articles breaking down the likely most impactful September Call-Ups for all 30 teams. Now for the American League West. Continue reading →