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Thursday Links: A Giant Dynasty

Major League Baseball crowned a new champion on Wednesday night, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series. After being shutout in game six of the series, the Giants offense started clicking in the early stages of game 7. San Francisco loaded the bases with nobody […]

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Tuesday Links: Let’s hope for a Game 7

With a 3-2 series lead in hand, the San Francisco Giants are now just one win away from winning their third World Series title in four years. After taking two games of three in San Francisco, the series will now shift back to Kansas City for Game 6 on Tuesday and, if necessary, Game 7 […]

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Who Should Be the Red Sox’ Next Big Ace? Part I

Part I: “The Devil You Know…” The Red Sox have been fortunate enough to have an ace or near-ace for the better part of the last two decades.  From Roger Clemens, to Pedro Martinez, to Josh Beckett, to Jon Lester, the Red Sox have not wanted for much when it came to top of the […]

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Thursday Links: Royals strike back

After Madison Bumgarner lead the San Francisco Giants to a victory in game one of the World Series last night, the Kansas City Royals eyed to even the series on Wednesday night. Similar to Tuesday’s game, the Giants jumped out to a first inning lead against Royals’ starter Yordano Ventura. After seeing seven pitches, Giants’ […]

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Thursday Links: The Royals are World Series bound

No, that wasn’t some crazy dream that you had last night; the Kansas City Royals are in the World Series. For the first time since 1985, Kansas City is heading back to the MLB championship after they completed a 4 game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. The Royals wasted no time jumping out to an […]

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Wednesday Links: Cards, Giants set to square off in NLCS

The Giants and Cardinals clinched their respective divisional series’ on Tuesday night, setting up the second NLCS meeting between the two clubs since 2010. When the Giants and Cardinals last met in the 2012 National League Championship Series, the Giants took the National League crown after overcoming a 3 games to 1 series deficit. Former […]

Tuesday Links: Benches and Bullpens

While the American League Championship Series is all set to go, the National League side of the postseason is still stuck in the Divisional Series. On Monday, the Washington Nationals staved off elimination behind a solid effort from right-hander Doug Fister. After both Fister and Giants starter Madison Bumgarner exchanged scoreless frames for the first […]

Monday Links: This ain’t your father’s ALCS

The American League Championship Series was officially set over the weekend, with both the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals sweeping their respective series’. While the two clubs that will battle to represent the American League in the World Series aren’t the juggernauts that we’re used to seeing, both teams have risen to the occasion […]

Friday Links: The playoffs, the Red Sox, and everything in between

Fresh off their exciting extra inning victory over the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game, the Royals kicked off the American League Divisional Series against the Anaheim Angels. College teammates and future offseason vacation buddies, Jered Weaver and Jason Vargas toed the rubber and hoped to grab the early series advantage for their […]

Thursday Links: Playoff stage is set

The San Fransisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates played the National League Wild Card game on Wednesday night. However, unlike the exciting extra innings American League Wild Card contest on Tuesday, the National League game was mostly one sided throughout. Starters Madison Bumgarner and Edison Volquez exchanged scoreless frames clubs through the first 3 innings, and […]

Wednesday Links: Welcome to October

The 2014 MLB postseason kicked off with a bang on Tuesday night, as the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals battled for 12 innings in the win or go home American League Wild Card game. On paper, the winner take all contest appeared to favor pitching, as both teams were set to send their ace […]

Tuesday Links: Lester, Shields kick off playoffs

The 2014 MLB playoffs officially get underway tonight, as the Oakland Athletics take on the Kansas City Royals in a win or go home Wild Card game. The opening contest will feature a pair of impending top flight free agents in Jon Lester and James Shields, both of whom have a knack for rising to […]

Monday Links: It’s all over

The Red Sox and the rest of major league baseball bid a fond farewell to Yankee’s Captain Derek Jeter over the weekend, as the 40-year old played the final series of his 20 year career. After Boston and New York split the first two games of the weekend series, the bitter rivals took Sunday’s game […]

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