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…

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…

MLB HOF

MLB on Sling: The Immortals Among Us

Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, and Jeff Bagwell recently became the latest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame, joining a celebrated collection of drunks, drug-users, gamblers, racists, and otherwise decent men who excelled at our country’s national pastime. History has shown that at any one time, more than 30 such men are playing each season,…

MLB on Sling: The Division Leaders’ Wishlists

The 2017 trade deadline, typically the last chance teams have to make one final addition before the postseason, is just a week away. If you’re sitting atop your division, chances are you’re already pretty good, but it doesn’t mean you’re a legitimate title contender, especially in a year when each league has a super team,…

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