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2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: World Series Results

The World Series is over, and the Boston Red Sox have completed a worst-to-first turnaround to capture another World Series championship. David Ortiz just tore right through all Cardinals pitching en route to the MVP award, while Boston took control against Adam Wainwright and Michael Wacha just as they did Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: World Series

The World Series is finally here, and the Boston Red Sox look to consummate their worst-to-first turnaround against perennial contender St Louis. Coming off great pitching performances and clutch hitting, these two teams look to make this series one for the ages no matter who wins. While most of our panelists don’t think pitching will […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: League Championship Series Results

The World Series is set, and its the Red Sox and Cardinals in a rematch of 2004. Both sides made it there with six-game home victories, and both sides had a pitcher named MVP. Michael Wacha of the Cardinals beat Clayton Kershaw twice, while Boston’s Koji Uehara played a part in all four Boston victories […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: League Championship Series

The League Championship Series are about to begin. It’s a pair of #1 vs #3 matches, with Boston taking on Detroit and the Cardinals against the Dodgers. All four teams are loaded from top to bottom, which will make for an exciting final four to say the least. A rebuilt Boston squad is the favored […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Divisional Round Results

The Divisional Round is over, with a pair of late Game 5s making things interesting. St Louis and Detroit were taken to the limit before finally emerging victorious, while Boston and the Dodgers had an easier time of things. That leaves the four-game winners with a little extra time to rest up before the League […]

Video: Looking at the Red Sox Celebrating ALDS Victory

You’ve seen the game, or read the recap, or scanned the box score, and have heard about and analyzed and digested and discussed the onslaught of Rays pitching changes, Farrell’s flip-flop pinch hit decisions, the X-factor Xander Bogaerts scoring the tying and insurance run anyway,Craig Breslow’s 4 Ks, Koji’s four-out save. But have you read […]

Red Sox Advance to ALCS with 3-1 Win Over Rays

They may be itchy, they may be unruly, but the beards will live to grow another day. The Boston Red Sox will be playing in the American League Championship Series. Shane Victorino drove in the go-ahead run in the 7th inning with an infield hit, Craig Breslow recorded five huge outs in relief of Jake […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Divisional Round

Now that the Wildcard round is over, the Divisional round is immediately underway. Both Wildcard winners face divisional foes, with those #1 teams (Boston and St Louis) having tied for MLB’s best record. St Louis has kept their winning culture post-Pujols, while Boston has both one of the deadliest and most patient offenses in baseball. […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Wildcard Round Results

The wildcard elimination games are complete, and the best-of-five divisional round series are right on their heels. Perhaps no team is on a bigger roll than the Rays right now, winning two sudden death games in three days (at Texas and at Cleveland) to earn the right to face the Red Sox. Tampa’s stellar pitching […]

2013 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Wildcard Round

The extensive MLB season is finally complete. By winning a tiebreaker elimination game, the Rays now get to play in a Wildcard elimination against an Indians squad that won its last 10 games in the regular season. At least the Rays get to avoid Ubaldo Jimenez, who pitched Sunday to secure the Indians’ spot. Instead, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 25

Just one week remains until the playoffs begin. Four divisions and five slots overall are locked up. The Wildcard race in the East is still heated at this late stage, so pay close attention to the melees in the upcoming weeks. It’ll be fun to watch who ends up with which seed, so let’s look […]

Red Sox Win AL East After Beating Blue Jays, 6-3

Break out the bottles, because it actually happened.¬†From worst to first, the Boston Red Sox are the 2013 American League East Champions. One year after finishing with the worst record in the AL East (69-93, the worst franchise record since 1965), the Red Sox (94-61) are now the darlings atop the division. Even more remarkable, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 24

The playoffs are stating to come into picture, but the AL is still full of action in the season’s final two weeks. The Indians, Orioles, Yankees and Royals are all well within striking distance of the Rays and Rangers for a Wildcard spot. While five divisions are all but wrapped up, the Cardinals and Pirates […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 23

September is well underway, and the divisions are starting to wrap up. We’re really starting to get a good idea of who the final 10 teams will be, though a few teams on the outside in the AL still have some pretty legitimate hopes of a Wildcard berth. Even if a postseason birth is probable, […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 21

We’re rapidly getting down to the last month of the season, but nothing has slowed down yet. The AL is still tough as ever, though Oakland is starting to fall off just a bit. Pittsburgh’s troubles are finally catching up with them, which has served to make the NL Central race and NL overall a […]