Tag Archives: National League

MLB Wild Card Games

The Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is over, and now the playoffs begin with the wild card games. In the American League, the Minnesota Twins travel to the Bronx to take on the New York Yankees.  The Twins finished … Continue reading

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MLB All-Star Teams Announced

Major League Baseball (MLB) has announced the players who will be the starters for the 2015 All-Star Game on July 14th in Cincinnati. With the exception of the starting pitcher for both teams, each position player starting the game is … Continue reading

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The Strike that ended the Montreal Expos

Today, August 12th 1994, marks the 20th anniversary of the famous 1994 Major League Baseball (MLB) strike.  When the strike started, the Montreal Expos were 74-40 when the strike started, and were the best team in the National League, including … Continue reading

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Jim Fregosi has Died

It has been announced that former Major League Baseball (MLB) manager Jim Fregosi has passed away.  His death was reportedly due to a stroke he recently had. Mr. Fregosi was both a player and a manager.  As a player, he … Continue reading

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2013 World Series

Well, we now ready for the World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals. The series will begin on Wednesday in Boston, thanks to the A.L. winning the All Star Game back in July.  This is … Continue reading

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League Championship Series

Now that the Detroit Tigers have eliminated the Oakland Athletics in five games, we can talk about the League Championship Series: American League Championship Series (A.L.C.S) In the American League, the Detroit Tigers take on the Boston Red Sox.  Detroit … Continue reading

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Baseball Divisional Series

The wild card games are in the bag for 2013.  Now we can move onto the divisional series (first round) of the Major League Baseball (M.L.B.) playoffs. American League Divisional Series (A.L.D.S.) In the A.L., the Eastern Division Champion Boston … Continue reading

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Are the St. Louis Cardinals the Best Team of the 21st Century?

Despite their failure to capture the World Series this year, there is a question we need to discuss: are the St. Louis Cardinals the best in the 21st Century?  I would certainly say they are. Let’s just look at their … Continue reading

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M.L.B. Wild Card Match-ups

Now that the Tampa Bay Rays have defeated the Texas Rangers to secure the second wild card in the American League (A.L.), let’s look at the wild card match-ups: In the National League (N.L.), the Cincinnati Reds visit the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Bud Selig to Retire as MLB Commissioner

Bud Selig announced yesterday that he would be retiring as the Commissioner of Major League Baseball (M.L.B.) after the 2014 season after more than 20 years as Commissioner.  This is not the first time he has announced his plans to … Continue reading

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