1. I Got a Feevah, For More Baseball
It doesn’t matter that the Cubs were 0-11 All-Time in the post-season, if they lost the first game of the series. It doesn’t matter that the Cubs were 0-4 All-Time in series clinching games, at home. It didn’t matter when they won their first game giving up 3 HR’s to the opposing team in the post-season. It just doesn’t matter – anymore.
It feels different today doesn’t it? Beating the Cardinals, overcoming history, it all feeeels different, right?! I’m not a Cubs fan, but are friends with many, and although the moment feels good now and things have been accomplished that have never been done before – you just hope, and have a lot of prayer, to make it thru the witchcraft that has been your history. But man for right now, enjoy this, just know, you are not thru the woods yet Cubs fan – hopefully no one goes and gets a tattoo or anything else that might upset your #KarmicResponsibility. There’s still more games to play.
- Meanwhile, how about Theo Epstein – should he be the focal point of Moneyball 2: Curse Killer?
- How about today’s games, both Game 5 showdowns.
- Harold Reynolds must be as popular in Toronto as Chase Utley is in New York, right?
- It’s awesome that beginning this afternoon, we’ll have two elimination games
- Gotta love this October so far, eh?
Here is a preview of the games between the Rangers/BlueJays and the Astros/Royals. Remember to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter – there are a lot more nuggets of info that we don’t have time to always prepare for you here – and as always tell your friends – share us with the world:
For just the third time in the wild-card era, both American League Division Series have come down to a single-elimination Game 5. In the entire history of best-of-five playoffs in Major League Baseball, there have been 36 series that went a full five games; exactly half of those series have been won by the team that failed to clinch in Game 4, and one shy of half (17 of 36) have been won by Game 5’s home team. Momentum and home field advantage have proven meaningless.
The American League Championship Series starts Friday night and could still consist of any of four matchups. By midnight tonight, we should know which of those four pairs will indeed be playing for the pennant……(continue reading)