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
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AL Wild Card Preview: Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees
You know that baseball is the greatest sport in the world when the consolation for not getting Game-163 four-way chaos is a loser-go-home showdown between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. With first pitch at around 1:00 amRead more
It’s a wild, wild, Wild Card race
On Friday, 3 September, the Yankees were a game and a half ahead of the Red Sox in the Wild Card standings and seven games ahead of the Blue Jays, who, let’s be honest, looked out of it. We wereRead more
Stay humble, but for how long?
At 9:41pm on the 30th September, the Astros published this tweet. Let’s hear about those busted brackets. #ForTheH pic.twitter.com/hJ4nRdY4BD — Houston Astros (@astros) September 30, 2020 People on Twitter got mad. I know, I was shocked too. People wanted theRead more
October madness or magic? The great playoff shake up
Rob Manfred is standing in his office, scouring the room for a glimmer, a spark of inspiration. His advisors shuffle awkwardly in their seats, trying not to make eye contact. Exasperated, the commissioner pleads “Someone must have an idea. IRead more
AL Wild Card preview
Entering the final weekend of the regular season, we have three teams vying for the two AL Wild Card playoff spots. We even have the possibility of a Game 163. All three divisions are represented, and one of the OaklandRead more
Who is the best Postseason team since 1995?
It’s just your regular question you ask you mates down the pub. “Who is the best Postseason team since 1995?” They stare at you blankly for what feels like a lifetime, one friend finally speaks. “Are you talking about baseballRead more