Before we start, I want to make it clear that I will not be using this article just to remind everyone that in this post last year, I predicted Aaron Judge would win AL MVP. Although I will remind youRead more
Tag: Houston Astros
Episode 302 – American League Offseason Review
It is two months since the last podcast! We can neither confirm nor deny that John McGee refused to pod until the Boston Red Sox made a positive move. John, Rob, Darius, and Russell are back from their temporary hiatusRead more
What an offseason! AL West edition
Some offseasons drag on with very few transactions until the New Year celebration headaches have abated, but this year we have had so much action, it’s difficult to keep on top of all of the deals. Don’t worry, Bat FlipsRead more
It’s never too early to pick the 2023 World Series champions
It is safe to say that 2023 will be the greatest baseball-viewing year of my life. The excitement starts on Saturday, 11 March 2023, when Great Britain pits itself against the dream team (or perhaps nightmare team) of the USARead more
Episode 301 – And then there were two
Russ and Gav chat enthusiastically about the two Championship Series and wax lyrically about the upcoming World SeriesRead more
Episode 299 – Do Geese Have Ears?
Russell, Rob and Ben get together to review an entertaining set of wildcard and division series that threw up some upsets and extra-inning marathons. They end with a quick look ahead to the Championship Series and Great Britain’s confirmed WBCRead more
2022 Playoffs – What if the season finished today?
With around 35 regular season games remaining, let’s look at the playoff situation. As you will recall, the 2022 postseason is a new 12-team format comprising the six division winners and the three wild-card teams for each league. Wild CardRead more
Epic Deadline Day with 29 of the 30 teams making trades. Guess the party pooper?
Here is your five-minute review of the breathless 2022 MLB trade deadline. There is only one place to start and as the great Tim Kurkjian said “you can make a case this is the biggest trade in baseball history.” TheRead more
A month in baseball. MLB Review: May 2022
Indulge me with five minutes of your time, and we will review the month in MLB together. Which team led MLB with 46 homers? Full marks if you said the Milwaukee Brewers, just ahead of the Los Angeles Angels withRead more
Episode 271 – 2022 AL West Preview
For the fourth of our 2022 MLB Previews, we focus on the AL West and are joined by: Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle on the Astros Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register on the Angels Steve Berman ofRead more