Tag Archives: Max Scherzer

End of MLB PreSeason and Start of the Real Thing, and Awards

When I was growing up, there were 16 major league baseball teams, eight in each league, with no divisions. The eight in each league played for first place, as that team that finished first was the ONLY team that went … Continue reading

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Washington to Throw Dodgers a Bone Tonight

After the Whirling Darvish did well Wednesday night (see how long that lasts – remember who he pitched against in that game), the Dodgers go into Washington tonight with a two-game winning streak. Yea, both wins against the Giants. The … Continue reading

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Can’t ANYBODY Hit the Ball?

Tonight, the LA Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers, two teams each occupying first place in their respective National League divisions, played a robust 12 innings of baseball, 12 innings that saw three runs scored while 42 batters struck out. Before … Continue reading

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My Picks, as the Baseball Playoffs Begin

On the eve of the 2014 Major League Baseball Playoffs, this is what’s going to happen: One Game Wild-Card: AL Oakland over Kansas City One Game Wild-Card: NL San Francisco over Pittsburgh AL Division Series: Angels over Oakland and Detroit … Continue reading

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Stand-Pat Dodgers Did the Right Thing

With close races throughout the majors and that second wild card team in each league, MLB general managers had a trading frenzy leading up to today’s non-waiver trade deadline, with as many big names changing teams as I’ve seen in … Continue reading

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Major League Snub for Garrett Richards

It’s hard to believe that there have been eight starting pitchers in the American League who have performed better than Garrett Richards this season. The young Angels’ righty has taken the league by storm, recently throwing one even more overpowering … 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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Run Support and the Cy Young Award

With a week to go in the regular season, it would appear that there are three contenders for the two Cy Young Awards. In the American League, Max Scherer had it wrapped up by mid-season, and in the National League … Continue reading

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