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MLB League Championship Series Predictions – 2018

Was it just me or was that kind of an undramatic Division Series round? No series went past 4 games and 2 were done in 3.

After a 9th inning comeback to tie Game 1 the Rockies didn’t score again. Losing in the 10th. Then getting shutout 4-zip and 6-zip to end the series.

The Braves on the other hand waited until Game 3 to score. And barely held on to get the 6-5 win. Then blew a 2-1 lead in Game 4 to lose 6-2. They actually only scored in 3 of the 35 innings they had on offense. Continue reading “MLB League Championship Series Predictions – 2018”

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MLB Preview 2018: NL West

The National League West sent 3 teams to the playoffs last year in the Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers are stocked for another run. The Diamondbacks and Rockies aren’t getting much love, but still have a lot of talent. The Giants are partying like its 2013 after adding Andrew McCucthen and Evan Longoria. And then there’s the Padres.

Find out who are bench thinks will win one of baseball’s toughest divisions. Continue reading “MLB Preview 2018: NL West”

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Notes From The Pine: The Trade Deadline Looms

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The MLB Trade Deadline is fast approaching and the St. Louis Cardinals have yet to make a big move. After the sweep of the Rockies we’re still not sure if they’re going into the break as buyers or sellers.

I still think they can move Lynn and still compete this season. Boston (David Price) and Los Angeles (Clayton Kershaw) have lost pitchers to the DL. Maybe they need a solid innings eater. Who else could be on the move is anyone’s guess. Continue reading “Notes From The Pine: The Trade Deadline Looms”