Posts tagged ‘baseball’

Who Are These Yankees?

April 20, 2021

Just three weeks ago, the New York Yankees were the betting favorite to win the American League and trailed only the Los Angeles Dodgers as the most likely team to win the World Series. They broke spring training with a stacked offense and a pair of aces to lead the rotation in Gerrit Cole and […]

Padres’ Tatis Jr. Avoids Surgery For Now

April 7, 2021

Members of the San Diego Padres front office have seen their heart rhythms return to normal on the news that it appears the shoulder injury suffered by Fernando Tatis Jr. will not need season-ending surgery. Locking up the 22-year-old was one of the chief accomplishments in a very good offseason in San Diego. But a […]

Spring Training Wraps Up

March 31, 2021

Major League Baseball teams have broken their spring training camps and are now headed to the road to begin the regular season on April 1. It’s a time of excitement and anticipation, and for the Mets front office, a time of great angst. When the team traded for shortstop Francisco Lindor in January, they weren’t […]

Betting Early Season Baseball

March 30, 2021

It’s been a long winter. That winter came after one of the more unusual MLB seasons in recent memory, a 60-game regular season followed by a postseason that culminated with a World Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now, major league baseball is back and that means it’s time for bettors to start focusing in […]

The Biggest Offseason MLB Moves 2021

March 10, 2021

The 2021 MLB season is scheduled to begin April 1, but the race to this year’s World Series began in the offseason. Teams made a number of moves with a single goal in mind – win the 2021 World Series. Here’s a look at the biggest offseason MLB moves of 2021. Dodgers Make Moves Even […]

MLB’s COVID-19 Protocols May Be Greater Challenge in 2021

March 10, 2021

Major League Baseball got through a World Series in 2020. A champion was crowned, there were league MVPs and Cy Young winners and, at the end of October, everyone was breathing a sigh of relief. There were multiple positive tests (only the Cubs made it through the season without a player testing positive), and nearly […]

2021 Dodgers Favored to Win WS – Yankees Braves and Padres Not Far Behind

March 8, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers are favored to repeat and win the 2021 World Series. A year ago, the Dodgers rolled through the shortened 60-game regular season schedule posting an MLB-best record of 43-17 on the team’s way to the coveted World Series. The Dodgers’ roster returns virtually intact with a few offseason additions that will […]

Rules for 2021 MLB Season Finalized

February 10, 2021

With COVID-19 an issue for a second straight year, the 2021 Major League Baseball season will look like a cross between what we knew before COVID-19 and what was adopted last season as a means of lessening the impact of the pandemic. 2021 Schedule Because of last season’s shortened schedule and to reduce travel, teams […]

Odds Where Theo Epstein Will Go Next

November 20, 2020

The baseball architect that built championships in Boston and for the Chicago Cubs is unemployed. Theo Epstein stepped down from the position with the Chicago Cubs earlier this month after a nine year stint. Epstein was able to bring a World Series to the longest suffering fans in sports, the Cubs of Chicago, after a […]

2021 Baseball World Series Odds – Guess Who is Favored

October 28, 2020

The 2020 Covid shortened baseball season came to an end last night as the Dodgers dealt the Rays a death blow. The Dodgers won the series 4-2. A questionable decision by the Rays manager seemed to hasten the series and all but doomed the Rays. The Dodgers were able to take the lead late in […]