A Diamond In the Rough .. The MLB postseason is now upon us and baseball’s most famous and successful franchise bowed out with an unceremonious loss in the wildcard round of the postseason. Needless to say , the front office of the New York Yankees led by senior managing partner Hal Steinbrenner and GM Brian… Read More A Diamond In the Rough
Back to the drawing board, again Well, with both the Atlanta Braves and Tampa Bay Rays bowing out in the divisional series of the NLDS and the ALDS. It is hard to explain, where the two teams now go from here in terms of their immediate long-term futures. Managers, Fredi Gonzalez and Joe Maddon did… Read More Back to the drawing board , again ……….
It all now comes down to this ? In what has amounted to be one of the more scandalous seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) , the year`s schedule is now entering the home stretch , with a number of divisional races still up for grabs. Eagerly fought with a great deal of competitiveness throughout… Read More It all now comes down to this ?
The crack of maple, and then there was the crack heard around the world , Jeter’s ankle just gave out By Tophatal That tingling sensation at the back of your neck are the hairs standing up, and now comes the unthinkable, the New York Yankees’ postseason hopes now appears to be on the line with… Read More The crack of maple, and then there was the crack heard around the world , Jeter’s ankle just gave out
Lose Yourself ………… By tophatal ……… So baseball’s postseason finale has ended and the St Louis Cardinals reigns supreme over the baseball world . For manager Tony La Russa he joins a select band of managers to have won multiple World Series with one team and also having won in both the American and National… Read More Lose Yourself ………
Who’s To Blame And Who Not To Blame …. Better Yet What Do You Do After That ? I am delirious at present , having watched the excitement and suspense unfold last night in a number of games that closed out the baseball season. And as we are now all aware the Atlanta Braves and… Read More Who’s To Blame And Who Not To Blame …. Better Yet What Do You Do After That ?
Pick ’em At Your Peril ……… Well with the baseball season now climaxing in a schedule of games that may well impact the playoff scenario it is extremely hard to believe that after a 162 game schedule it all now comes down to this . The divisional winners are set but we have a quartet… Read More Pick ’em At Your Peril ……………..
So It All Comes Down To This ….. Well as the MLB season enters its final week several of the divisional races seem to be all but sealed . Albeit , that the divisional wildcard races are still up for grabs the competition there seems to be very boisterous with the teams seeking the final… Read More So It All Comes Down To This …..
It’s Not My World But It’s The One That I’m Enjoying At Present ….. ! Well due to the fact of Hurricane Irene depriving me of the chance to travel up to the nation’s capital for the formal unveiling and dedication of the MLK monument on the Mall in Washington , DC , my weekend… Read More It’s Not My World But It’s The One That I’m Enjoying At Present ….. !
Thrill , Spills And Whatever Else Befalls The Game of Baseball Down The Stretch …… It’s now extremely hard what to make of the baseball season and how things seem to playing out . There now seems to be only one divisional race of real intrigue or interest . And that would appear to be… Read More Thrill , Spills And Whatever Else Befalls The Game of Baseball Down The Stretch ……
Monte Carlo Or Bust For The St Louis Cardinals …………. As the St St Louis Cardinals face an uphill battle looking to slowly erase the lead held by the Milwaukee Brewers within the NL Central . I can’t help but wonder what needs to be done by this team in order for them to even… Read More Monte Carlo Or Bust For The St Louis Cardinals ………….
Horses For Courses And A Great Deal More …….. I don’t know whether or not to laugh or simply groan now when I get sight of NBA Commissioner David Stern . It’s simply become so asinine to hear the game’s highest ranking official opine on what he believes to be the NBPA’s lack of good… Read More Horses For Courses And A Great Deal More ……..
Sports’ Stories That Just Make You Want To Do A Double Take ……….. Well now that the NFL season has ended and we’re into postseason play, now all of the suspense builds up with the divisional round playoffs. The match-ups are the Baltimore Ravens taking on the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Jets taking… Read More Sports’ Stories That Just Make You Want To Do A Double Take ………..