1. Colorado Rockies Play Crucial Role in National League Playoff Picture

    The Colorado Rockies are playing meaningful games in late September. The problem for Rockies fans is that they are not meaningful for Colorado's playoff chances...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  2. Colorado Rockies Got a Steal with DJ LeMahieu from the Cubs

    Colorado Rockies infielder DJ LeMahieu is making the Cubs look very bad these days. When Aramis Ramirez left the Chicago Cubs last offseason, the new front office in Wrigley led by Theo Epstein made a trade to fill the hole at third base...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 927 reads 1 comments

  3. Ozzie Guillen Might Not Get Another Chance to Manage If the Marlins Fire Him

    Ozzie Guillen is going to be fired as the Miami Marlins manager. This author has no inside knowledge, but the rate that Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria gets rid of his skippers makes it clear that Guillen's days are numbered...

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  4. Houston Astros Will Name Bo Porter as Their New Manager

    Evidently the Tony DeFrancesco era as manager of the Astros will be coming to a close. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports , the Houston Astros will announce that ...

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  5. Seattle Mariners: Justin Smoak Is on Fire with His Home Run Swing

    Last night, September 25th, the Seattle Mariners lost 5-4 to the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim. They clinched a losing record, and they struck out a total of 20 times against Zack Greinke and the rest of the Angels staff...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 1,108 reads 3 comments

  6. Oakland Athletics Can Only Play Heart-Stopping Games

    Being a fan of the Oakland Athletics is dangerous for your health. If the past few games are any indication, they either win by one run or lose by one run...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 446 reads 1 comments

  7. Houston Astros Fans Can Prove Their Loyalty Forever by Going to a Game Now

    Attention Houston Astros fans. Do you want to prove your loyalty to your team for all-time? Do you want to show everyone, including Yankees, Red Sox and Cubs fans that your devotion ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 484 reads 2 comments

  8. Jordan Zimmermann Is the Latest National to Make Mike Rizzo Look Smart

    Perhaps many of us who have criticized Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo should prepare a nice steaming bowl of crow to eat later in October...

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  9. Oakland Athletics Have Two of the Worst Kind of Losses in Two Days

    The Oakland Athletics could have sent a message throughout baseball. They could have won two games against the Yankees in the Bronx. It could have solidified their postseason position and shown the world that they are indeed an elite team...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 488 reads 1 comments

  10. Seattle Mariners Need to Win a Pennant with Felix Hernandez on the Team

    The Seattle Mariners seem destined to finish in the basement of the American League West. But teams in baseball tend to turn around quickly. Just ask the Baltimore Orioles , Chicago White Sox , Oakland Athletics and Washington Nationals ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 557 reads 5 comments

  11. Gio González Could Get Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Off of the Hook

    Former Montreal Expo Ross Grimsley has company. Gio Gonz á lez became the second 20-game winner in franchise history as the Washington Nationals inched a little closer to the National League East title...

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  12. Los Angeles Angels Should Keep Mike Scioscia for 2013 and Beyond

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim may be winding down to a disappointing finish for the 2012 season, but that does not mean the managing tenure of Mike Scioscia with the Angels should come to an end...

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  13. Seattle Mariners Lineup Is Strong on Potential, but Not on Production

    Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik has done about as good a job as anyone would expect when it comes to assembling a team...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 567 reads 1 comments

  14. Seattle Mariners Should Give Season Tickets to People Who Stayed All 18 Innings

    Last night's game may still be going on at Safeco Field. The September 18th matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners went well into September 19th on the West Coast...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 511 reads 7 comments

  15. Why the Miami Marlins Should Offer Heath Bell for Seattle's Chone Figgins

    The Miami Marlins signed Heath Bell in the offseason as part of their expensive and aggressive push to win in their new stadium for 2012...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 612 reads 2 comments

  16. Los Angeles Angels Can Turn the Playoff Picture Upside Down Against Texas

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are hanging around the playoff picture. They do not have a spot in the dance yet with 15 games to go. But ask current Angels' first baseman Albert Pujols about how a team can make a late run...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 655 reads 2 comments

  17. Baltimore Orioles Winning Season Spits in the Face of Run Differential Logic

    The Baltimore Orioles won again today, September 16 th , 2012, in Oakland. Their 9-5 victory over the surging Oakland Athletics kept Baltimore within one game of first place and in a position for a wild card spot by three games in the loss column...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 1,663 reads 7 comments

  18. Pittsburgh Pirates Get a Much Needed Win to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

    OK Pittsburgh Pirate fans, raise your hands if you thought the Bucs were going to lose yesterday. When the Chicago Cubs were chipping away at what once was a 6-1 lead, admit that the specter of loss No...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 366 reads 1 comments

  19. New York Yankees: Something Is Wrong with CC Sabathia

    The New York Yankees have lost the last four games that CC Sabathia has started. Of all the stats that can be broken down during the Yankees' slide, none illustrates why they have dropped 10 games in the standings more than that...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 640 reads 3 comments

  20. Los Angeles Dodgers Need to Make the Playoffs to Justify the Red Sox Trade

    The great blockbuster trade that was supposed to propel the Los Angeles Dodgers to the National League West title is unraveling into a potential bust that only a postseason appearance can redeem...

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  21. Pittsburgh Pirates Are Still in the Wild Card Hunt Thanks to the Padres

    There are a lot of things that are unbelievable regarding the Pittsburgh Pirates and the 2012 National League Wild Card chase. Now, which one is the hardest one to grasp? The Pirates are a mere two games over ...

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  22. Kansas City Royals: David Lough Is Making the Most of an Overdue Promotion

    The Kansas City Royals always seem to be on the lookout for young talent to bring to the parent club. Whether by trades or their farm system, the team that will soon have the longest ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 1,005 reads 4 comments

  23. New York Yankees Are Feeling the Effect of Losing Mariano Rivera

    The image of Mariano Rivera shagging fly balls in Kansas City must come to New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi in nightmares constantly...

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  24. Pittsburgh Pirates Lose a Devastating 14-Inning Marathon in Cincinnati

    This one hurt, Pittsburgh Pirate fans. In fact the excruciating 14 inning, 4-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds could very well be a devastating blow to the team and their fading hopes for a playoff spot...

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  25. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Are Hot Now but Will It Last?

    Perhaps it is appropriate that the Los Angeles Angels play in Anaheim. In a city with some of the most famous roller coasters in the world, the Angels have been giving their fans an up-and-down ride with no real clue how it is going to end...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about almost 2 years ago 491 reads 2 comments