Tag Archives: American League

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The 15th edition of “Interleague Play” began yesterday with a bang.  Amid much debate and scrutiny, the MLB is still keeping the tradition which began in 1997 alive.  Now I understand where the debate is coming from.  But I also understand why Interleague … Continue reading

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Without question, it appears that this year is Part II of the “Year of the Pitcher.”  Starting last season, no hitters, shutouts, and quality starts came with much more frequency than in the 2 decades prior.  Last year, the totals for homers, runs, … Continue reading

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As I have said many times on this blog before, the MLB always has one surprise team that finds their way into postseason baseball.  A team that nobody outside of the home city (and even most in the home city) could … Continue reading

“Weekly Nickel”

Spring Football is at full go all across the country. Andrew Luck (pictured above) appears ready to for another monster season. Could he lead Stanford all the way while taking home the Heisman?

The last couple of weeks have been absolutely insane in sports.  And this week will undoubtedly be fun, but it may not live up to the hype of the last couple.  No Masters.  No National Championships.  But still lots of action all across the board.

Lets take a closer look. Continue reading

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MLB baseball has taken a backseat as of late.  Well at least in Cincinnati (ironically).  NFL Football and College Football have been at the forefront of the sporting scene.  In Cincinnati we feature the Cincinnati Bengals, one of the hottest … Continue reading

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 Last evening, the Yankees and Rays continued to battle it out in what is becoming the most exciting rivalry in the game of baseball (at least for this year).  For the second straight evening, a game was won in extra innings.  … Continue reading

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So maybe the Home Run Derby has lost some of its luster.  Maybe even the actual All Star Game has lost of its appeal. Possibly the entire thought of the All Star Weekend is not as exciting as it once was.  But this … Continue reading