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MLB: wildcard games preview

Oct 3rd, 2016 at 22:53 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 219 views

It's taken six months and over 2,400 games but the MLB regular season is finally done and dusted and now the playoffs take centre stage. Before we get into the divisional series' later in the week, there is the small matter of the wildcard games to get through. In a one-off game, logic dictates that home advantage would be key but that hasn't been the case since the wildcard games began in …

MLB: The Cubs are streets ahead but do the trends back up their postseason chances

Sep 18th, 2016 at 13:10 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 209 views

two weeks to go and the playoff races are hotting up across baseball. The Chicago Cubs became the first team to seal the deal last week and over the coming days, others will join them. This week’s blog takes a look at why the Cubs should be avoided in the postseason and there are another three pitchers to watch this week.............. Picks Review Is there anyone can stop KYLE HENDRICKS right now? …

MLB: The American league wildcard race

Sep 11th, 2016 at 15:34 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 237 views

The clock is ticking down on the 2016 regular season and there are now just three weeks to go until the playoff matchups will be set. This week's blog takes a look at what could be the most exciting American League wildcard race in recent memory and there are another three pitchers to watch over the next week..... Picks Review KYLE HENDRICKS just seems to be getting better and better and he …

MLB - Kyle Hendricks pitching like a Cy Young contender

Sep 4th, 2016 at 09:47 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 235 views

It’s been a few weeks since I wrote my last baseball column and what a few weeks it’s been. We’re now into the business end of the season and have just four weeks until the regular season is brought to its conclusion. This week, I take a look back at how some of my recommendations through the season are doing and there are another three pitchers to watch over the …

MLB - The Dodgers to overhaul the Giants once their injury problems subside

Aug 14th, 2016 at 17:07 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 261 views

Another week has gone by and we’re another week closer to the postseason. Cleveland have more than doubled their AL Central lead over Detroit in the past seven days but five games isn’t that much of a lead when Detroit still have 46 games to play. There are another three pitchers to watch in this week’s blog and I also take a look at the closest division in the National …

MLB - Late Season divisional value

Aug 8th, 2016 at 22:29 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 295 views

As the days and weeks tick by, we get ever closer to the postseason and we’re now past the two-thirds mark of the season with around 50 games left for each team. This week’s blog takes a look at some late season value picks in the American league division races and also looks at three pitchers to watch this coming week....... Picks Review JASON HAMMEL continued his strong run of form, besting …

MLB - three trades that could impact the World Series race

Aug 1st, 2016 at 22:16 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 227 views

August 1st sees the trade deadline and there have already been a host of trades over the past week that could shape the race for October. This is where teams officially give up on the season or make their intentions known that they are aiming for a postseason run. Every trade carries risk and the true winners and losers of each trade won’t be known for some time (months, maybe …

MLB - Advantage American League?

Jul 24th, 2016 at 14:31 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 278 views

We’re now ten days into the second half of the season and the race for October is starting to heat up. No team leads their division by more than seven games and we could see multiple divisions go right down to the wire. This week’s blog looks at three pitchers who have raced away to an excellent post All-Star break record and asks the question if it’s advantage American League …

MLB - Midseason Predictions

Jul 11th, 2016 at 17:01 arniehi on Baseball 1 comments 237 views

This week sees the All Star Break and with that, marks what’s around the half way period for the MLB Season. It also allows us some time for reflection on what’s been a hectic and, at times, dramatic first half. With a total of 162 games for each team per season, the MLB provides some of the best long term betting prospects for any statistics based bettors. So, where are …

MLB - Who's hot and who's not as we head into the All-Star Break

Jul 10th, 2016 at 23:14 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 357 views

Sunday sees the final games of the opening half of the season before most of the league takes a few days to recuperate. For those lucky enough to be chosen, the All-Star game in San Diego awaits. This week’s blog looks at those teams who have ended the first half on fire and those who have been as cold as ice...... Picks Review It wasn’t the best of weeks for COLE HAMELS …

MLB - Do runs equal success?

Jul 3rd, 2016 at 11:01 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 354 views

We’re now at the halfway stage of the 2016 season and the All-Star break is just over a week away. This week’s blog takes a look at three American League pitchers to watch an whether scoring runs guarantees post season success.... Picks Review ZACK GREINKE hasn’t had the best two weeks. He allowed as many runs against Colorado as he had in his previous four starts combined whilst he was taken out …

MLB - Should pitchers be allowed to take part in the home run derby?

Jun 19th, 2016 at 10:11 undertherobe on Baseball 0 comments 314 views

The hot topic of conversation at the moment is whether pitchers should take part in the home run derby. I give my thoughts below and also find another three pitchers to watch this week...... Picks Review MADISON BUMGARNER’S run of giving up one run or less came to an end after six starts but he did more than enough to get the win as he restricted Milwaukee to just four hits and …

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