MLB, Rob Manfred and the rest of the team don’t care about what happens during wildcard round. They only wanted to increase the amount of playoff baseball they could offer, regardless of whether it was good or bad, as its existence would bring them more television money. It doesn’t matter that MLB won’t get Game 3, interesting storylines or drama after the first season of this expanded crap wasn’t much better. The billionaires still get their checks. Can the Rays make it through the season without Wander Fran? Agree or Disagree
nobody seems to mind
they’re there. There were some who tried to find excuses for The Trop’s laughably low attendance, but this is playoff baseball. The Twins’ fans didn’t seem to mind that both of their playoff games fell during working hours. I know I am! I’m sure I am! The Rays have never really been a team that anyone would want to devote their life to. Success on the field should be the driving force, but it seems to us that the Rays’ success is fleeting, since we know the team will lose its skin every few seasons. Tampa is one of the most supportive hockey cities in the NHL.
It’s strange that the Rays will build their new stadium right next to the existing one, considering how much squabbling they have done. It doesn’t matter how many people attend games, as the “ballpark villages” will be where every owner gets to build their organic erection each year. And, if they do not come to the games then Stuart Sternberg has another excuse for not spending on the team. Who needs it then? Let’s not bother with the Rays. Nobody will care. No one will mind. Does the Jays team have a YouTuber who drinks his own piss and screams about George Bell, like other teams from The Six?) There will be a lot of. It’s important to look at these numbers:2nd half season stats
Joseberrios – 3,86 ERA;
Yuseikikuchi -3.39 ERA;
Kikuchi was the better pitcher going into the playoffs. John Schneider thought that he could surprise the Twins by loading up on lefties for Berrios in a game which he needed to win. Schneider’s decision to let Kikuchi down is a bad one. However, the logic was sound. Berrios also spent the entire season being turned into a chardog after the third time through his lineup. How much more could the Jays have really gotten from Berrios? One more inning? Could it be two?None is important because the Jays did not score. It’s hard to win a game of baseball with no runs. In addition to the Padres East, the Jays were helpless when in a big situation and with runners in position to score. When they couldn’t bat in the runners, they were on
the base to prevent their hitters from even having a chance to get a groundout. The Twins are actually advancing, despite only allowing one run over two games. Joe Ryan will be ready for the Astros’ Game 1, while Pablo Lopez and Sonny Gray are ready for Games 2 and 3
Milwaukee’s losing may
have only just begunSpeaking of not being able to hit, that’s also why the Brewers are going home.
Milwaukee’s losing may have only just begun
Speaking of not being able to hit, that’s also why the Brewers are going home. The Diamondbacks were led by their best players. Corbin Carroll had a big hit in two games, as did Ketel Marte and Christian Walker. Who are the Brewers’ best players? Christian Yelich? What happens next? You should take the first train back when Mark Canha and Carlos Santana are in your middle lineup.
The Brewers might have lost more than just this round. It’s possible they heard their window close. You’ll be able to see Satan do a triple-toe-loop on both Corbin Burnes, and Brandon Woodruff as they enter their final year of control over the team. Both could become Dodgers before Thanksgiving. The Brewers will need a number of young players who are willing to make bigger strides than this season to stay near the top of NL Central, which no one wants to win. The Reds must not spend any money on pitching. The Cubs should continue to galavant in the middle. The Cardinals will continue to go backwards. There are a lot of ifs. busy getting picked off Oh, and then there were the Ma
rlins and Phils
Apparently the Marlins and Phillies played, too. The Marlins lost both of their top pitchers and were slapped in the face with moonshine in two games, because they didn’t even hit, while the Phillies did, especially in October. Atlanta’s rotation is also prone to injury, so it will be a Fightins vs. Atlanta rematch. They did it last year, when the Phillies beat them in Citizens Bank Park. Should be a fun time.
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