Baseball is Back

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    758 Views

The last few days of winter and the beginning of spring means one thing in North American sports, the return of the Major League Baseball season. Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training whilst position players will be joining them over the next few days. The CHICAGO CUBS are early favourites for the World Series whilst the BOSTON RED SOX lead the American League betting. I'll be writing my season previews over the next 4-6 weeks but before then,... [ Read More ]

IF IT’S OCTOBER IT MUST BE BASEBALL

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     wildbillsghost on Baseball    1 Comment    3208 Views

As the title suggests October is Baseball time and more specifically Baseball play-off time. This years post season is already underway and we have had some superb action so far but, I promise, the best is yet to come as we hunt for this years World Series Champions. NATIONAL LEAGUE After a sensational regular season battle in the Central Division which saw a terrific three way battle for the title which ended up with all three making the post season.... [ Read More ]

MLB Review - We 08.08.15

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    833 Views

There are now just nine Sundays left in the 2015 MLB regular season and it's all eyes on the prize of a postseason place over the next two months. Four of the Six Divisions are currently led by three games or less whilst seven teams across the two leagues are currently within five games of a wildcard spot. In this week's blog, I look at whether the Chicago Cubs have passed their biggest test of 2015 this week and pick... [ Read More ]

MLB Review - We 15.08.15

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    1001 Views

Just eight more Sunday's left in the regular season and it's definitely all systems go in the race to October for some teams. This week's blog takes a look at which teams to oppose when facing a leftie and there's another three pitchers to watch..... Picks Review It was a bad week for my pitchers to watch with Sonny Gray not even making it to the mound as he was scratched from his scheduled start on Thursday with back spasms.... [ Read More ]

MLB: Is the NL wildcard race already over?

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    963 Views

The clock is ticking on the regular season with division races and wildcard races reaching a crucial stage. But is the National League wildcard race a done deal already? I take a look and try to answer that question in this week's blog and I also have another three pitchers to watch.... Picks Review The Toronto Blue Jays are trying to stay in the AL East race and the performances of R.A. Dickey have provided them with a much needed... [ Read More ]

MLB Trade Deadline Winners & Losers

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    912 Views

With the MLB trade deadline coming last night, I wanted to take a look at a couple of teams who excelled over the past week or so and have thrown themselves into the mix for a run at the postseason whilst also looking at a couple of teams who have made moves that appear to signal their intentions to regroup and come back for 2016. Winners Toronto Blue Jays By far the biggest winners at this deadline were the Blue... [ Read More ]

MLB Review - We 01.08.15

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    1196 Views

So the trade deadline has passed and in this week's blog, I take a look at two trades that slipped under the radar and why one team's lack of action could cost them down the stretch. There's also a look ahead to a big week for the Chicago Cubs and another three pitchers to watch.... Picks Review Zack Greinke's seemingly never ending scoreless streak finally came to an end on Sunday as the Mets scored in the 3rd inning before... [ Read More ]

MLB Review - We 04.07.15

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    773 Views

Only one week to go until the All-Star break and the St. Louis Cardinals remain the only team with at least 50 wins. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies are the only team with at least 50 losses (56) and in this blog, I take a look at why things have gone so wrong for the 2008 World Series Champions and whether things will pick up in the second half of the season. As usual, I've also picked three pitchers to watch... [ Read More ]

MLB All-Star Break Review

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    1304 Views

When the final pitch is thrown in the Pittsburgh vs St. Louis game tonight, Major League Baseball will head off for its traditional mid-summer break which includes the All-Star Game which takes place on Tuesday. The action then starts up again on Friday with just twelve weeks left of the regular season. With no action this week until Friday, there will be no pitchers to watch in this week's blog but instead, I'll revisit my ante-post blogs and catch up... [ Read More ]

MLB Review - We 18.07.15

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     undertherobe on Baseball    0 Comments    901 Views

Baseball is back this week after a 6-3 win for the American League gave their representative home field advantage in the World Series. With not much baseball action taking place in the past seven days, this week's blog takes a look at home advantage in the playoffs and whether the advantage is genuine or just a myth and I'll pick another three pitchers to watch in the coming week.... Is Home advantage just a myth? Since 2003, the winning league... [ Read More ]

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