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: NL West
Episode 304 – National League Offseason Review
Russell, Darius, Ben and Gav continue the Bat Flips & Nerds review of the offseason but this time for the National League teams. Each team is given a grade based on the traditional 80-20 baseball grading scale. Listen to “EpisodeRead 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
Episode 272 – 2022 NL West Preview
In our penultimate preview we cover the NL West, joined by: Zach Buchanan of The Athletic on the Diamondbacks Thomas Harding of MLB.com on the Rockies Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic on The Dodgers A Mystery Padres Guest Susan SlusserRead more
30 BOLDish predictions: One for each MLB team
AL WEST Houston Astros Jeremy Pena debuts for the Astros and creates an unstoppable middle-infield pairing with Jose Altuve. Both players hit over .300, and there’s not a single banged trashcan to be heard. Los Angeles Angels Injuries disrupt MikeRead more
Episode 215 – 2021 NL West Preview
In the second of our 2021 previews we turn to the NL West. Again, the guys are joined by a clutch of experts to keep us on the straight and narrow, including: – The Athletic’s Zach Buchanan on the Diamondbacks–Read more
Can the Diamondbacks take positives from a dour 2020 season?
Matthew O’Brien is a guest writer for the website, making his debut today! If 2020 was represented through a baseball season look no further than that of the 2020 Arizona Diamondbacks. Entering the season with hopes of a postseason appearanceRead more
Is there really a need for Game 163?
It seems that the solution in Major League Baseball for two teams being tied for a divisional crown after a 162 game season is to… play one more game. But is that really the best solution? Admittedly, it was excitingRead more
Episode 91 – NL West Round(ish)table
Tom and Darius join to talk NL West postseason race. Featuring such players as Clayton Kershaw, German Marquez, Zack Greinke, Patrick Corbin, Kenley Jansen, Dinelson Lamet, Julio Urias, Andrew McCutchen, Buster Posey, Paul Goldschmidt…. Image from East Village TimesRead more
Betting Preview: Rockies to taste more success against Cincinnati
The Rockies and Reds play tonight in the second of a three-game series. Colorado won the first game last night 9-6, and were pretty comfortable throughout the game until the Reds scored three in the bottom of the 9th. TheRead more