Are the Yankees an underdog team?

Once upon a time I said the best World Series match up I could imagine would be the Houston Astros vs. the Chicago Cubs. This was before the Cubs ended their 108 year championship drought. It was when the Astros still lingered at the bottom of the AL West. These were two underdog teams, and…

Linked – Friday May 5

The big story to start the week was Adam Jones having racial slurs (and food) hurled at him at Fenway. It’s the kind of story we shouldn’t see at all in 2017, but unfortunately continues to be a reality. Peter Gammons talks sports journalism and the Cubs. Minda Haas Kuhlmann has a great breakdown on…

Let’s get hyped

As the winter months start to drag on and it feels like the shortest month might actually be the longest, the light at the end of the tunnel can seem miles away. For baseball fans, there’s a long, seemingly endless haul between October and April, where any ember of information is enough to stoke the…

Linked – Week Ending Oct 30

A weekly roundup of what’s good to read in baseball. The incredible true story of a young baseball prospect who became a hit man for the mob. How historic is the Cubs/Cleveland match up? Well a whole lot of fans weren’t alive the last time either club won a World Series. Sports Illustrated imagines how social…

Can’t Watch the World Series?

The pain is real. If you’re like me and can’t get enough baseball (even if your team is already out), you’ve been watching this postseason with rapt attention. The games have been thrilling, even when they seem to run super long. All bullpen management seems to have been thrown to the wind in favor if…

Linked – Week Ending Oct 23

A weekly rundown of what’s good to read in baseball. Have a spare $10k laying around? Why not grab this vintage 1910 Tigers World Series sweater? Statheads are losing their minds about this postseason. Should the All-Star Game really be such a big factor in the World Series home field advantage? Why is it the…

90 Feet Guesses the Postseason Outcomes

Tis the season for wild speculation! In the grand tradition of the postseason, I’m making my picks for the outcome of each bracket. Toronto and San Francisco have already claimed their wild card wins, so here we go! ALDS Winners: Boston Red Sox vs Cleveland Indians – Boston Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers –…