1. Sharks-Ducks: Game Two Playoff Preview

    With the Anaheim Ducks taking Game 1 this past Thurday in San Jose, it is now time for both teams to sink or swim. The Sharks hopes for home-ice advantage went down the drain with their loss to the Ducks...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about over 5 years ago 72 reads 1 comments

  2. A Tale of Two Teams: Sharks/Ducks Series Preview

    The city of Anaheim, Calif. is now again at the center of attention regarding the best team in their sport once again reaching the playoffs...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about over 5 years ago 122 reads 10 comments

  3. Boy, Time Sure Does Fly!

    It is hard to imagine that it is less than one month before the Pitchers and Catcher report to spring training camp. I personally "lost interest" in baseball after the Angels were beaten by the Red Sox...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about over 5 years ago 103 reads 3 comments

  4. So Close, Yet so Far: Boston Red Sox Send LA Angels Packing

    The LA Angels were a special team during the 2008 regular season. They had the contribution of every team member’s efforts when it counted. Early in the season, the hitters made them contenders...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about almost 6 years ago 417 reads 3 comments

  5. Is There a Mr. Autry in the House?

    With the Angels' loss in game 1 of the ALDS against the Boston Red Sox, the Angels have their backs up against the proverbial wall. The Angels finished 31-21 in one-run games (club record 19-12 on road) and 30-7 in two-run contests (17-2 at home)...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about almost 6 years ago 195 reads 1 comments

  6. Familiar Faces and Different Places – American League

    While the National League has many face that have changed places, the American League didn’t quite matchup with them in how many people changed places...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about almost 6 years ago 146 reads 0 comments

  7. Familiar Faces and Different Places – National League

    With the start of the 2008 Major League Playoffs, 4 teams from last year’s playoffs (Cubs, Phillies, Red Sox, and Angels) have made it to the dance...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about almost 6 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  8. A Great way to end and begin the season!

    It's hard to believe that the 2008 MLB regular season is over on Sunday. The Twins, White Sox, Mets, and Milwaukee might not know who is in the NL playoffs until as late as Tuesday...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about almost 6 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  9. The Angels and the Red Sox: That Was Then and This Is Now, Part Deux!

    AngelsWin/BleacherReport columnist and L.A. Angels Co-Community Leader Last year, at this time of the Major League Baseball season, the Boston Red Sox were the team taking major strides towards the playoffs...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about almost 6 years ago 410 reads 2 comments

  10. That was Then, This is Now!

    Many things have happened this season in Major League Baseball. The Cubs are in the playoffs, the Yankees are out, and both the Dodgers and the Angels will be in the post season at the same time...

    Mark Bender Written by Mark Bender about 6 years ago 232 reads 2 comments