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 – 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…

So Your Girlfriend Loves Baseball

Men, let’s talk. It’s the baseball postseason, and the woman in your life seems to have gone insane. She’s reorganizing her social calendar, eating microwave pizza for dinner while sitting in front of the TV, watching games she normally wouldn’t care about. And if you even suggest switching to Netflix for an episode of Luke Cage she looks…

How to Care About the Postseason…

… When Your Team is Already Out. Welcome to Team Disappointment, Red Sox and Rangers fans. Getting swept a week into the postseason is rough. I’d argue it might be harder than not making the cut at all, because hopes are never higher than those few glorious days after the end of the regular season,…

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 –…