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  • And the Seattle Mariners are all alone....

    10/16/2019 10:57:42 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 40 replies ^ | 10/16/19 | KOMO News Staff
    SEATTLE -- They say misery loves company. But for the Seattle Mariners, misery is theirs alone. You might pardon Seattleites for rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals in their futile attempt to reach the World Series this year. Not because we're fans of Paul Goldschmidt or Yadier Molina, but because they were our last hope to keep the hometown Mariners from a rather dubious distinction. But the hopes died when the Washington Nationals completed their sweep of the Cardinals in the NLCS Tuesday night. The Nationals are World Series bound for the first time in their franchise history, and the...
  • Astros' Verlander tosses third career no-hitter

    09/01/2019 7:15:51 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 44 replies
    TORONTO -- Justin Verlander took the mound for the ninth inning, fully aware of the no-hitters he had finished -- and his near misses, too. Zeroed in, he wouldn't be denied this time. Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday.
  • LA vs. Boston Super Bowl same as World Series

    02/03/2019 10:05:01 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 23 replies
    MLB ^ | 2019 | Adrian Garro
    The wild thing about this particular Super Bowl matchup, though, is that the phenomenon of teams from the same cities facing off in two consecutive title games is very rare. By virtue of having Red Sox-Dodgers and Patriots-Rams both taking place in the 2018 (or 2018-2019 season), it marks the first time since Super Bowl III in 1969 that this has happened: Super Bowl III: Jets-Colts in January 1969, and then in October 1969 Mets-Orioles. Different seasons. Same calendar year.
  • Thrown Beer Slightly Damagaes World Series Trophy

    10/31/2018 11:18:08 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 27 replies
    NBC10 ^ | 10/31/18 | Mark Fortier
    Boston's euphoric street party celebrating the city's fourth World Series title in 15 years has claimed at least one casualty. Security was heavy for Wednesday's duck boat parade carrying the victorious Red Sox through downtown. There were few problems, but one fan reportedly tossed a full can of beer at one of the boats, and it struck and slightly damaged a World Series trophy. Boston police said they arrested a Massachusetts teen on Boylston Street after they saw him throw an unopened can of beer at one of the duck boats, striking an adult male party on board. Patrick Connolly,...
  • Red Sox Defeat Dodgers in Game 5 to Win World Series

    10/28/2018 8:30:17 PM PDT · by fhayek · 125 replies
  • What You Can Learn From MLB’s Mental-Skills Coaches

    10/28/2018 9:04:37 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 30 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 11, 2018 | Sue Shellenbarger
    The Chicago Cubs are one of 26 Major League Baseball teams to employ sports psychologists or mental-skills coaches. As in the workplace, the game’s great myth is that talent always wins. In reality, athletes’ hidden game, the mental one, can override some deficits in skill, says Bob Tewksbury, a former All-Star pitcher and current mental-skills coach for the San Francisco Giants. Players must develop the ability to block out distractions, says Mr. Tewksbury, author of “Ninety Percent Mental..." Ken Ravizza, a mental-skills coach for the Chicago Cubs, teaches players to stay aware of their mental state by imagining an inner...
  • Men kissing BMW commercial

    10/28/2018 6:24:00 PM PDT · by fhayek · 72 replies
    10/28/18 | vanity
    Watching the World Series, as is my wont. BMW has a commercial pushing senses beyond the normal five...In a rapid-fire montage of random couples kissing, you can catch a split-second shot of two men kissing. I rewound and replayed it several times. Definite homosexuality. Sheesh, not during baseball....
  • Bellinger -- Baseball's Cagey and Speedy Mr. Interference

    10/28/2018 4:25:14 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 68 replies ^ | 10/28/18 | self
    Last night there was a controversial play that allowed L.A. to score 4 runs.With respect to that, I wrote this a few hours ago._________________ Harold Reynolds and Joe Girardi were on the post game show last night. They went into great detail about how they were sure that Bellinger interfered. They got out on their little studio baseball field and showed how Bellinger ran up the first base line in FAIR territory. They both thought it was interference by Bellinger. They said if they were managing Boston they "WOULD HAVE BEEN SCREAMING" at the no-call. But the umpires chose not...
  • Longest World Series game in history: Dodgers, Red Sox set a new record in Game 3

    10/27/2018 12:52:00 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 104 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | Oct 27, 2018 | Mike Axisa
    Game 3 was the 12th World Series game to go 12 innings and the fourth World Series Game to go 14 innings. It is the only World Series game to go 18 innings. Here are the longest World Series games in history by innings played: 2018 Game 3: Red Sox vs. Dodgers still playing in the 18th inning. 1916 Game 2: (Brooklyn) Dodgers beat Red Sox 2-1 in 14 innings. 2005 Game 3: White Sox beat Astros 7-5 in 14 innings. 2015 Game 1: Royals beat Mets 5-4 in 14 innings. Furthermore, Game 3 is also the longest World Series...
  • 3 am and Red Sox and Dodgers are still playing

    10/27/2018 12:01:32 AM PDT · by Steven Scharf · 44 replies
    Fox | 10/27/2018 3 am est | Self
    It is 3 am and the Red Sox Dodgers World Series Game Three is going into the 17th inning, a record for length by time and innings. Score 2 to 2.
  • Ratings: The Conners Drops in Week 2, World Series Starts Up vs. 2017

    10/24/2018 8:34:39 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 28 replies
    TV Line ^ | October 24, 2018 | Matt Webb Mitovich
    ABC’s The Conners in Week 2 drew 7.9 million total viewers and a 1.7 demo rating, dropping 25 and 29 percent from its launch and placing a distant second in the demo among non-sports programming (behind NBC’s This Is Us). Leading out of that, The Kids Are Alright (5.1 mil/1.1) was down 21 percent, black-ish (3.8 mil/0.9) dipped one tenth, and Splitting Up Together (2.9 mil/0.7) and The Rookie (4.4 mil/0.8) each slipped two tenths. Fox’s coverage of the World Series opener is currently reporting 12.6 mil and a 3.4, up 10 and 17 percent from the fast nationals for...
  • 2018 World Series: Red Sox v. Dodgers, Live Thread

    10/23/2018 6:28:23 PM PDT · by Impy · 349 replies
    World Series All games on FOX. All times Eastern Tue., Oct. 23 8:09 p.m. @Boston Kershaw v. Sale Wed., Oct. 24 8:09 p.m. @Boston Ryu v. Price Fri., Oct. 26 8:09 p.m. @Los Angeles TPD v. Buehler Sat., Oct. 27 8:09 p.m. @Los Angeles TPD v. Hill Sun., Oct. 28* 8:15 p.m. @Los Angeles Tue., Oct. 30* 8:09 p.m. @ Boston Wed., Oct. 31* 8:09 p.m. @Boston *- if necessary
  • Socialist Bernie Sanders takes credit for Cuba escapee Yasiel Puig’s success #WorldSeries

    10/21/2018 5:19:29 PM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 21, 2018 | Greg P.
    Anyway, elderly socialist Bernie Sanders is taking credit for Puig’s achievements this season over batting tips he gave the slugger back in March: Congratulations to @Dodgers and @YasielPuig! Looks like those pointers worked. — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) October 21, 2018
  • ALCS Game 5: Red Sox headed to World Series thanks to unlikely hero David Price

    10/18/2018 8:58:18 PM PDT · by Trump_the_Evil_Left · 44 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | October 18, 2018 | Jeff Passan
    HOUSTON – David Price picked the perfect time to book his first career playoff win as a starting pitcher. It sent the Boston Red Sox to the World Series. Arguably the worst postseason starter in baseball history, Price shut out a flat Houston Astros team for six innings Thursday night en route to a 4-1 victory in a pennant-clinching Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. The Red Sox, who won a franchise-record 108 games during the regular season, will host the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers-Milwaukee Brewers National League Championship Series in Game 1 of the World...
  • Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Boone think best is yet to come

    07/04/2018 9:06:01 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 4, 2018 | Howie Kussoy
    Giancarlo Stanton has struck out more than ever, and thus, heard more boos than ever. But with roughly half the regular season remaining, the reigning NL MVP is right where he wants to be — and in position for another historic tear. Homering on back-to-back days for the third time this season, Stanton powered the Yankees to a 6-2 win over the Braves with his three-run shot Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
  • Repeat feat? Astros among contenders in '18

    11/03/2017 7:52:57 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 7 replies ^ | November 3, 2017 | Doug Miller
    As soon as the Astros closed out a stirring seven-game World Series by bringing home the first title in franchise history, the questions began. Can they do it again next year and become the first repeat World Series winner since the Yankees did it in 1999 and 2000? And what about those Yanks, by the way? Will they be good enough next season to beat this Astros team, which eliminated them in the American League Championship Series? And what about those oh-so-close Dodgers? Will they get it done in 2018?
  • Houston Astros Parade

    11/03/2017 2:21:47 PM PDT · by Terry Mross · 38 replies
    Self | 11/3/17 | Self
    750,000 plus in downtown Houston for the Astros. At the end when the National Anthem was played EVERY player held his hand, or hat, over his heart. Not one player knelt.
  • Astros' Evan Gattis: From a janitor in Dallas to World Series champion

    11/03/2017 1:38:19 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 22 replies ^ | 11/3/17 | Landon Haaf
    Houston Astros catcher and designated hitter Evan Gattis’ journey to becoming a World Series champion is as unconventional as it is inspiring... A three-and-a-half-year personal journey took him to Colorado, where he flipped pizzas and worked as a ski lift operator, according to the New York Times. He then moved back to his home state, where he worked as a janitor for commercial cleaning company Jan-Pro in Dallas.
  • 2018 World Series odds: Astros 6-to-1 to repeat but Dodgers open as favorites

    11/01/2017 11:09:33 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 18 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | 11/01/2017 | Mike Axisa
    Dodgers: 5/1, Astros: 6/1, Indians: 6/1, Nationals: 7/1 Yankees: 8/1, Red Sox: 10/1, Cubs: 10/1, Mets: 20/1 Diamondbacks: 20/1, Cardinals: 20/1, Rays: 30/1 Blue Jays: 30/1, Mariners: 30/1, Brewers: 30/1
  • Mysterious World Series gambler betting $14 million on Game 7 after winning on every game so far

    11/01/2017 2:51:38 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 38 replies
    SB Nation via MSN ^ | 11/1/17 | Jamed Dator
    A gambler out of Eastern Europe has already won big on the World Series, and he has no signs of stopping. Now he has over $14 million on the line for Game 7 and has left the gambling world wonder “how?”  This isn’t a case of a single gambler throwing down huge money on a single game. The bettor has won on all six World Series games so far — spread across multiple bookies — and let it ride after every single win. When the Dodgers won Game 6, he could have taken home over $14 million, but he let...