X-Oakland Athletics 90-73 In each of the last two years the Oakland Athletics were able to win 97 games, but they were unable to win the American League West as they couldn't overcome the Houston Astros. And for the second consecutive year, the Athletics were relegated to the A.L. Wild Card Game. But unfortunately for [...]
Will Dave Dombrowski make a move to assure the Boston Red Sox of another trip to the postseason?
X-Houston Astros 99-63 In 2018, the Houston Astros appeared to be well on their way to repeating as World Series Champions until they ran into a team of destiny. The Astros won a franchise best 103 games during the regular season before steamrolling the Cleveland Indians in the American League Divisional Series. Houston would then [...]
X-Houston Astros 97-65 What a difference that four years made for the Houston Astros. In 2013, the Astros were the worst team in Major League Baseball. That year the Astros lost 111 games and it also marked their third consecutive campaign in which they lost at least 100 games. The Astros were in the midst [...]
This past Sunday afternoon saw Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre become the 31st player in Major League Baseball history to reach to golden plateau of recording 3,000 career hits. Beltre's name is now among MLB legends such as Pete Rose, Stan Musial, and Willie Mays who reached the milestone, while he is also the [...]
Who have been the most disappointing teams so far during the 2017 Major League Baseball season?
American League 1. Boston Red Sox 2. Cleveland Indians 3. Texas Rangers 4. New York Yankees 5. Toronto Blue Jays American League Wild Card Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees Unlike when the Yankees made the Wild Card Game in 2015, there is a different buzz around this team now. American League Divisional [...]
X-Texas Rangers 90-72 Since 2009, the Texas Rangers have been one of the better teams in Major League Baseball as they have seven winning seasons and a pair of American League Pennants to their credit. But as good as the Rangers have been, the one thing that they've been unable to put on their resume [...]
Last year's American League Divisional Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers was an intense playoff series. After the Blue Jays dropped the first two games of the series at home, they would win the next two games on the road to force a decisive fifth game in Toronto. The game was an [...]
To the untrained the Texas Rangers may not be a Major League Baseball franchise that jumps out as a storied organization. But since 1996, the Rangers have seven playoff appearances which included consecutive American League Pennants in 2010 and 2011. After a 95 loss campaign in 2014, the Rangers hired Jeff Banister to be their [...]