Tag Archives: American League

American League Championship Series Preview

At long last, the League Division series, which rewrote the definition of awesome playoff baseball, has concluded. In five games, the Giants, Cardinals, Yankees, and Tigers will play for their respective pennants. It was a week unlike any other – … Continue reading

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The 2012 Major League Baseball “Idiot Awards”

At last, we come to the end of the one hundred and sixty-two game baseball season. A triple crown, a couple of perfect games, tightly contested division and wild card races, and some feel good stories all made 2012 one … Continue reading

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Roaring into Contention

The signing of Prince Fielder by 2011 American League finalists, the Detroit Tigers, stunned most of the baseball world. Detroit, which already has the perennial MVP candidate Miguel Cabrera as their first basemen, was not expected to try and sign … Continue reading

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How to Fix The Wild Card

A couple of weeks ago, I argued that the Yankees-Red Sox series meant nothing. Not nothing as in, “Justin, you’re just saying that because you’re a bitter Yankee fan” sort of nothing, but the sort of nothing where, well, nothing … Continue reading

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