Where Washington Went Wrong

Have you ever looked at something that is supposed to be perfectly fine, and just thought to yourself, “There is a problem here”? With maybe the exception of a few blindly optimistic fans, this is the general feeling around the Washington Nationals. On paper, this team looked great, maybe even World Series contenders. This isn’t…

The Awkward Exit of Alex Anthopoulos

For the first time since the ‘93 World Series, the Toronto Blue Jays have made the playoffs. This was by no means an accidental playoff berth, people saw this coming. The Blue Jays currently have the best lineup in the entire league, and by no small margin. Much (though certainly not all) of Toronto’s success…

Takeout Slides and Bat Flips

The MLB Playoffs are an intense time of year. They provide a jolt of excitement during the transition from Baseball to Football, Summer to Fall, and create a great deal of drama. Chase Utley, a borderline Hall of Fame second basemen, respected around the league by coaches and players alike, became a villain just days ago.…