2019 World Series Preview

by Greek Giant This is only the second World Series to feature two expansion teams (2015 Mets and Royals). This is also the World Series of starting pitching, correcting the aberrant fetishism of relief pitchers. The Astros are the only team in the American League that had three pitchers pitch…

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Giant Natitude

by DrLefty Since there’s not much news about the Giants this week other than managerial rumors–and Greek Giant already covered that topic–I thought I’d riff a bit on the surprise story of the 2019 postseason–the NL Champion Washington Nationals. I’ve never been a fan or hater of the Nats in…

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ALCS Game 4 Thread

by Greek Giant Congratulations to the Nationals on their victory over the Cardinals to capture their first National League Pennant. It was quite a performance. As a former Expos fan, their win is kind of bittersweet for me: “Couldn’t they have at least won a National League Crown when I…

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2019 NLCS Game 1 Thread

by Greek Giant Tonight the National League Championship Series begins. The Nationals visit the Cardinals in what I think will be a great series. The winner will have the opportunity of getting steamrolled by either the Astros or the Yankees, at least that’s what the experts may have you think….

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