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How Valid Are Sports Awards Based Only on the Regular Season?

Throughout almost all of the 2014 major league baseball season, certainly after his return from the disabled list in May, there was little question that the most dominant pitcher in the game was the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw. His 21-3 won-lost … Continue reading

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Dodgers and Cardinals Late Afternoon Start? TV Rules!

What could possibly be worse than starting an October game at Dodgers’ Stadium in the late afternoon? It will be the hottest part of the day, likely about 95º, and the shadows will be just beginning to wreck havoc with … Continue reading

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And The Regular Season is Over – Playoffs Begin in Two Days

The most overrated pitcher in baseball, David Price, looked like the most underrated today, as he led the Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the Twins, giving Detroit the American League Central Division title, and making the Royals a wild … Continue reading

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The Last Day of the National League Regular Season

Looking at the National League standings, the first thing that strikes me is that of the 15 teams in the league, only six will finish the season at .500 or better. That is just plain pathetic. The division that began … Continue reading

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The 2014 All-Star Game: LA Wins and Loses

Well, the 2014 All-Star game is history, and hopefully Los Angeles partisans won’t have to put up with too much more of the yankee love-fest for their retiring shortstop. The idea of millionaire stars parading around the county for a … Continue reading

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National League Cy Young Award Lunacy

I was watching ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” last night, featuring the expert opinions of former major leaguers Eduardo Perez and Dallas Braden. Perez was a journeyman first baseman-third baseman and sometimes outfielder who stuck around the majors for 13 seasons, despite … Continue reading

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The Best Team Money Can Buy Will Watch The World Series on TV

The best team money can buy will watch the World Series on television with the rest of Los Angeles’ baseball fans, as they fell to the St. Louis Cardinals, a franchise that pays its players exactly $100 M less than … Continue reading

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With Four Pretty Even Teams, What Will Make the Difference?

On the eve of the opening of the National League and American League Championship Series’, the four teams still standing appear incredibly evenly matched. Each team has a dominant ace, if not two, and each team has a star hitter … Continue reading

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Dodgers-Cardinals a Day A Way

The Dodgers’ NLCS against the Cardinals begins little more than 25 hours from now, and while no Eastern mystic will waive a magic wand and instantly cure all that ails Matt Kemp, it does look like the team will have … Continue reading

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