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Houston Astros Win 2017 World Series

Tweet The Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series on Tuesday night by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium. It is the first time the franchise has claimed the Commissioner’s Trophy. It was a whirlwind series as the Astros and Dodgers battled back and forth inning after inning and […]

Astros, Dodgers set World Series Home Run Record

Tweet The 2017 World Series only features three of the top 50 home run leaders from the regular season (Cody Bellinger – 39, George Springer – 34, Yasiel Puig – 28). However, the long ball has never been more frequent in the fall classic than this year. The record was set through only five games, […]

Playoff Success Determined by Divisional Disparity?

Tweet The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros are in the midst of a perennial World Series matchup. Did they make it to the pinnacle of the playoffs because they were really the better teams in their respective leagues? Perhaps they were better tested throughout the regular season with tougher division opponents whom they saw […]

Aaron Judge is the Biggest 2-Hole Hitter Ever

Tweet Aaron Judge is 6’7” and 282 pounds. He looks like an old-fashioned prototypical cleanup hitter. Let the guys in front of him get on base and let the big guy drive them in. He has the power numbers to go along with the eye test; Judge belted 52 homers and had 114 RBI in […]

Netting in Major League Parks: To Extend or Not to Extend

Tweet Netting is a hot topic in Major League Baseball and will be as long as fans continue to be injured by balls and bats. There are people who advocate for extended netting in all parks, both minor and major league, to either the end of dugouts or all the way to either foul pole. […]