Houston Gets World Series Hardware Over The Dodgers In A Lackluster Game 7

When Justin Turner walloped a walk-off home run in the National League Divisional Series 29 years to the day of Kirk Gibson’s famous dinger it felt like a sign that the Dodgers were the team fated to hoist the Fall Classic Trophy. But LA was competing against a dynamic team… Read more“Houston Gets World Series Hardware Over The Dodgers In A Lackluster Game 7”

Dodgers Take World Series Game 1 With Kershaw’s Arm and Turner’s Bat

Justin Turner’s hunt for a red-hot October resumed in Game 1 of the World Series with a tiebreaking two-run homer off of Dallas Keuchel that held up in the Dodgers 3-1 win against the Astros in the best-of- seven series. After striking out and fouling out with in his first… Read more“Dodgers Take World Series Game 1 With Kershaw’s Arm and Turner’s Bat”

Houston Dominates Yu Darvish in World Series Game 3

Who needs analytics when your starters are saviors, which was proven by Houston’s 5-3 win over LA in Game 3 of the World Series at Minute Maid Park? Houston starting pitchers are paying it forward this postseason with clutch multiple inning saves for their teammates who toed the rubber before… Read more“Houston Dominates Yu Darvish in World Series Game 3”

Astros Slay the Yankee Dragon 4-0 In Game 7 of ALCS

A smaller market team in the city that months ago was literally drowning under water got the story-book ending they dreamed of blanking a billion dollar dynasty 4-0 in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series to clinch their second ever Fall Classic berth. August 31th, 2017 is a… Read more“Astros Slay the Yankee Dragon 4-0 In Game 7 of ALCS”

Dodgers End 28-Year Drought

The defining moment of the Dodgers fate in reaching the Fall Classic came off the bat of their red bearded third baseman, Justin Turner, whose three-run walk-off blast in game two of the NLCS signaled the end of a 28-year old drought. If you needed any more clues that this… Read more“Dodgers End 28-Year Drought”

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.”

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”

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”