The 2023 Major League Baseball World Series is just around the corner, and fans are already speculating on which teams will be vying for the title. The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers are two of the favourites butRead more
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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
Five is Back – Part Two: Heartbreaker to Hero?
Before the season starts, and no matter what sport you watch, there are always crazy trade rumours. Sometimes they are crazy because they are so unbelievable and some of them are just mean. The media links a beloved former playerRead more
Five is Back – Part One: Hero to Heartbreaker.
A few months prior to the start of the season, rumours of Albert Pujols returning to St Louis began to swirl, and I surprisingly had quite a measured reaction. Now, as it’s just you and me here, I will beRead more
Los Angeles Dodgers 2022 Season Preview: Final Predictions
In this final part of my season preview, I will predict the awards for the season for both the Dodgers and the rest of the MLB. So let’s wrap up these predictions and see how many I get right afterRead more
Episode 257 – Bye Bye Buster
Darius, Russell and Ben join forces for a post-World Series wrap (was it any good?), some Awards chat (DeGrom for Cy?!) and a brief tribute to Buster Posey (slam dunk Hall of Famer) Listen to “Episode 257 – Bye ByeRead more
What if there is no baseball until April 2021?
It might sound far-fetched, but maybe we are being sheltered from the true horror. The worst-case scenario sees two-thirds of the US population infected in the epidemic that could last for over a year. Currently, mid-May is the earliest thatRead more
Betting Tips for the 2020 season
Another glorious baseball season is upon us. With that in mind, Las Vegas tempts more people in with another array of betting options. Companies like DraftKings and Fanduel offer extra incentive for you Fantasy Baseball nuts. If that doesn’t tickle the fancy,Read more
Why Baseball title droughts are unique
Kristofer McCormack makes his debut on Bat Flips and Nerds. He is the founder and writer of The Madrid Story and has written for Fansided, These Footy Times and Managing Madrid. Very recently, I found a video of the winningRead more