Justin Verlander attempts to take the Houston Astros to a World Series victory in game six.

Tonight Could Be Crowning Moment for Verlander, Astros

After another heart attack-inducing extra-inning victory for the Astros, Houston now leads the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series three games to two, and heads into Tuesday night’s game six with Justin Verlander on the hill and a chance to win it all. For Verlander, the game also represents a chance to cement his…

Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Houston Astros in the 2017 World Series.

Dodgers-Astros World Series Should Be Epic

For the first time in 47 years, the World Series features a pair of 100-win teams: the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of the most storied franchises in baseball lore, who are in the Fall Classic for the first time since the first Bush administration, and the Houston Astros, a team making just its second World…

Who’s Ready for an Indians-Cubs Rematch?

The final question mark of the postseason matchups was answered with the Red Sox’ 6-3 win over the Astros Saturday night, giving Boston the AL East crown, relegating the Yankees to the Wild Card game. With first pitch of the 2017 postseason coming Tuesday at 8pm, it’s time to rank the field 11-1, and it…

MLB on Sling: The Worst Team Money Can Buy

The playoff hunts are all but over and the awards races are more or less settled, making now a good time to ponder what went wrong in the 2017 baseball season. Specifically, a look at the most overpaid, underproductive players in the game (all stats through Friday). 1B – Albert Pujols $26 million, -1.6 WAR:…

Jose Altuve

MLB on Sling: Let’s Hand Out Some Hardware

Heading into the second to last week of the season, they still need to determine who will take the second Wild Card spot in each league, with the Minnesota Twins somehow holding a 1½-game lead over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL, and the Colorado Rockies 2 up on the Milwaukee Brewers for the…

Chicago Cubs

MLB on Sling: Don’t Sleep on the Cubbies

A 14-3 drubbing at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates back in July sent the World Champion Chicago Cubs headed into the All-Star break trailing the Milwaukee Brewers by an unbelievable 5 ½ games. No one outside of Wisconsin thought the Brew Crew were actually gonna hold on, but folks on the North Side of…

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