July 25, 2014

MLB: Scalding-hot hitters like Cano will try to carry their clubs in October


Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees hits a two run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning of their game on October 3, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City (October 2, 2012 – Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America) (PhatzRadio / AP) — [...]

MLB: NL Roundup: Nationals beat Phillies 5-1 and secure home-field advantage during the post-season


Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals looks on from the dugout during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on October 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (October 1, 2012 – Source: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) WASHINGTON (AP) — NL East champion Washington secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason by beating [...]

MLB adds wild card for 2012, but format not ideal


(PhatzRadio / USA Today) — Major League Baseball announced Friday that it is, in fact, expanding the playoffs to 10 teams in 2012. But it has decided to go with a throwback playoff system to accompany two additional wild card teams in their expanded playoff format. As anticipated, the two wild-card teams will have a [...]