ALCS Game 7 Preview: Go Astros!

Tonight’s Game: Yankees at Astros, 5 p.m. Here are the pitching matchups, Matthew: CC Sabathia (14-5, 3.69) vs. Charlie Morton (14-7, 3.62) by Dr Lefty There’s nothing in sports quite like a Game 7. The Super Bowl, maybe, but there’s something about two teams having played to a draw over…

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Quick Saturday Thread

by Dr Lefty Today’s Games: Yankees at Astros, 1 p.m., Luis Severino (14-6, 2.98 ERA) vs Justin Verlander (15-8, 3.36 ERA) Cubs at Dodgers, 5 p.m., TBD vs Clayton Backpfeifengesicht (18-4, 2.31) Hello from the Sundance Resort, in the mountains above Provo, Utah. I’m here to give a couple of…

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NLDS Continues

Today’s NLDS Games–it’s All-Lefty Day! Cubs at Nationals, 2:30 p.m., Jon Lester (13-8, 4.33 ERA) vs Gio Gonzalez (15-9, 2.96 ERA) Diamondbacks at Dodgers, 6 p.m., Robbie Ray (15-5, 2.89 ERA) vs Rich Hill (12-8, 3.32 ERA) by Dr Lefty The NLDS Games Today the Nats and Dbacks find out…

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Embrace the Disgrace

by Dr Lefty So I was reading through the comments from last night’s game and saw this exchange. I don’t deserve the kudos in this case. I didn’t see one pitch of last night’s game. We drove to Marin for a family dinner-and-movie night at my mom’s house (my siblings…

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Snake-Charmers? (Game 131 Preview)

Tonight’s Game: Giants (52-78) at Diamondbacks (71-58), 5:10 p.m. at the Snake Pit Big Bad Bum (3-5, 2.87 ERA) vs. The Idiot Wild Thing Who Beaned Posey (6-7, 3.66 ERA) by Dr Lefty Memory Lane The last time Madison Bumgarner started a game at the Pit in AZ, he pitched…

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O Giants, Where Art Thou? (Game 117 Preview)

by Dr Lefty Tonight’s Game: Giants (46-70) at Nationals (68-45) at Walgreens, 4:05 p.m. Jeff Samardzija (7-11, 4.75 ERA) vs. Edwin Jackson (2-2, 4.34 ERA) Damn! We’re in a tight spot! The Giants’ sitcheyation is pert near hopeless. Buried in the cellar of the NL West, on a rough East Coast swing…

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