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If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 9

We’re now into June, and things can still be interesting to try to read. While the top five NL teams are fairly safely in their spots, Everyone except Toronto in the AL East is either in the playoff scenario or half a game out. Detroit is still having a rough time holding off Cleveland. At […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 8

May is almost over already, yet there is no shortage of action. Cleveland is starting to come back down to Earth. The Red Sox and Yankees are back in firm control of the AL East. Texas’ recent losing streak is making things interesting in the AL. Cincinnati is the second-best team in the majors, but […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 6

We’re halfway through May, and baseball is full of stories. The Yankees and Indians are up. The Red Sox and Rockies are down. New injuries are creeping up while others are healing. It’s very difficult for any team to get any sort of a niche for themselves, so let’s look at what would happen if […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 5

May is well underway, and there’s plenty of movement going on. Both leagues have new powerhouses in control. Some teams are slipping while others struggle to maintain what they have so far. It’s been difficult for any team to have any sort of lasting stay against those around them, so let’s look at what would […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 4

April is almost over already, and there are plenty of teams that are shaking up the standings from what many expected. Boston, Kansas City and Pittsburgh have all turned things around quite nicely from last season. The Dodgers, Blue Jays and Angels, on the other hand, have completely failed to live up to the hype. […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 3

It’s hard to believe that the season is already almost an eighth over with everyone at or around 20 games played so far. The NL Central is suddenly getting a lot stronger. The Orioles, Royals and now Twins continue to do well. The Tigers and Angels continue to struggle. Many teams are makings noise and […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 2

Two weeks into the season, Atlanta has now emerged as the best team by far. They lead by 3.5 games, while no other division is led by more than 1.5 games. The Royals and Pirates are sticking around, while the Angels and Nationals are having a bit of trouble. Early on at least, the league […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – MLB Week 1

The MLB season is finally here, and already, teams are making statements. Injuries are holding the Yankees back somewhat, while the Red Sox have made the most of their offseason acquisitions. The Angels and Tigers are having a bit of trouble out of the gate, while the Mets, Diamondbacks and Rockies are all doing well. […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: World Series Results

The World Series is over, and San Francisco took their momentum from taking care of the Cardinals and carried it over into sweeping Detroit, who themselves swept the Yankees to get to the World Series. That means San Francisco won seven straight games to get their title, no easy achievement. Congratulations to the Giants in […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: League Championship Series Results

The League Championship Series are over. And whereas the Tigers were highly anticlimactic in sweeping the Yankees, the Giants pulled out the drama yet again, winning three straight elimination games in their second series of the playoffs. Will all that extra work cause too much fatigue? Will Detroit’s extra rest create rust? That’s for later. […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: League Championship Series

Now that the League Championship Series are about to commence with the Tigers invading New York, it’s time to present this year’s selections for the LCS Round of the MLB Pick ‘Em. This year’s match-ups of the Tigers/Cardinals and Giants/Cardinals is creating some interesting divides. There’s not much of a consensus on winners, with each […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Divisional Round Results

Baseball is down to its final four, and all four had to march through five-game divisional series to get there. That is sure to leave all teams exhausted with little time to rest up and prepare, which will make things pretty interesting. Trying to pick that thrilling divisional round was interesting as well, with no […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Divisional Round

The Divisional Round is underway, with a full slate of four best-of-five series to look forward to. And thanks to the elimination of the rule prohibiting teams from the same division from facing off in this round, we get to see the Yankees and Orioles slug it out. We also get to see how Washington […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Wildcard Round Results

The first ever Wildcard round is now in the books, and it started off with plenty of controversy. Despite committing three errors, the Braves were launching a comeback in the 8th, when a fly ball to shallow left was put under the infield fly rule despite a long ways to go for the shortstop and […]

2012 MLB Playoffs Expert Picks: Wildcard Round

The playoffs are upon us, starting with the first two Wildcard playoff games in MLB History. First up, the Braves host the defending champion Cardinals, followed by the upstart Orioles visiting AL powerhouse Texas. Both games are sure to be interesting, but with the Orioles’ great season and Texas’ struggles, it’s created a divide among […]