Epic Comeback By Yankees Ties Up Series With “Stros.

Questionable early exits of two opposing pitchers made for Monday morning quarterbacking Tuesday night in the Bronx. New York managed to tie the series 2-2 with a 6-4 win, but not without a lot of head scratching from this lifelong baseball fan. Yankee starter Sonny Gray was in the midst… Read more“Epic Comeback By Yankees Ties Up Series With “Stros.”

Dodgers Take 2-0 Game Lead Over Defending Champion Cubs

In the ninth inning of a tied playoff game, Cubs manager Joe Maddon looked at his lineup card, shaking his head as if disappointed there weren’t an array of different choices in the way of relief. With limited options in his undependable bullpen, Maddon turned to 38-year-old starter John Lackey,… Read more“Dodgers Take 2-0 Game Lead Over Defending Champion Cubs”

Verlander Goes The Distance In Astros Victory Over Yanks In Game 2

An old school complete game from Justin Verlander along with the torrid tandem of Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve gave the Astros a 2-0 American League Championship Series advantage over the Yankees at Minute Maid Park. The 34-year old Verlander was vintage, tossing a season high 124 pitches, surrendering a… Read more“Verlander Goes The Distance In Astros Victory Over Yanks In Game 2”

Yankees Crush Cleveland in Game 5, Advance to ALCS

CC Sabathia turned back time striking out nine, Didi Gregorius earned his postseason pinstripes with a pair of home runs, and Joe Girardi is off the hook for the game two he horribly mismanaged. Along with their bulletproof bullpen, the Wild Card carrying Yankees completed a historical comeback from a… Read more“Yankees Crush Cleveland in Game 5, Advance to ALCS”

Astros Advance to ALCS After Feisty Game 4 at Fenway

The Houston Astros advance to their first ever ALCS, as starting pitchers were the new relievers in the playoffs at Fenway Park Monday afternoon. It was a heartbreaking 5-4 loss for a Boston team all too familiar with a big comeback when on the brink of elimination. A day after… Read more“Astros Advance to ALCS After Feisty Game 4 at Fenway”

ALDS Game 2 – Home Field Advantage Puts Yankees and Red Sox Are On Life Support

Red Sox vs Astros Boston, you have a problem. Down 0-2 in the best of five against a Houston team that hails from a city recovering from a category 5 hurricane – your history of the greatest MLB comeback doesn’t hold a candle. The Astros are better, much better, and… Read more“ALDS Game 2 – Home Field Advantage Puts Yankees and Red Sox Are On Life Support”

D’backs Stave Off Rockies In A Wild Wild Card In The Desert

The one game Wild Card this season was a tough gig for starting pitchers as a pair of righties exited early in Arizona. A night after Yankees rookie Luis Severino and Twins veteran Ervin Santana got blown off the mound in the Bronx it was déjà vu in the desert… Read more“D’backs Stave Off Rockies In A Wild Wild Card In The Desert”

Mets Lose The Season Finale And Manager Terry Collins In The Same Day

For the next six months my husband will welcome the sight of me shaking my head in front of the TV without having to question, “The Mets?” My relationship with the only baseball team I’ve ever loved has had its share of difficulties this season. Without getting into too many… Read more“Mets Lose The Season Finale And Manager Terry Collins In The Same Day”