Tag Archives: Baseball

WHY DID THESE TEAMS LOSE SO MANY PLAYOFF SERIES THAT THEY WERE FAVORED TO WIN?

The Atlanta Braves had the best rotation in the game and won the division annually (minus the 1994 strike shortened season). They also won pennants in 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996 and 1999. Despite all this success, they only won the World Series in 1995. The Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series in 2008 and actually had increasingly better teams every

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TRADE DEADLINE REVIEW

I will keep track of everything happening this month here. Boston smartly extended their closer at bargain prices. Matt Barnes is from New England and was willing to take a hometown discount. Pointless move by Atlanta, but a good one for the Chicago Cubs. Atlanta should just sell, but at least Chicago got something for free agent-to be Joc Pederson.

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2020-2021 OFFSEASON ANALYSIS I

I‘m focusing on the most important transactions. Weird early move by Houston. Yuli Gurriel is not worth that contract and wouldn’t even come close to it on the open market. Logical move by Boston to fire manager Ron Roenicke, as he was terrible. They never should’ve been that bad this season. The Chicago White Sox surprisingly fired manager Rick Renteria,

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