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  • The 13 Greatest Comebacks in MLB Postseason History

    The 13 Greatest Comebacks in MLB Postseason History

    Well, last night the San Francisco Giants became only the 12th MLB team to come back from a 3-1 deficit in a best-of-seven series. So the topic for today’s list was a no-brainer: best postseason comebacks in MLB history. It includes all twelve 3-1 comebacks, plus one comeback from a best-of-give series, and while a […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/22/12 — Marco Scutaro

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/22/12 — Marco Scutaro

    Five days ago the San Francisco Giants’ chances of reaching the World Series for the second time in three years were not looking good.  After all, they had just lost Game 4 of the NLCS by a score of 8-3, and with the Cards holding a commanding 3-1 series lead, the Giants would have to […]

  • 15 Unlikely MLB Postseason Heroes

    15 Unlikely MLB Postseason Heroes

    One of the best things about postseason baseball is that you get to expect the unexpected. You never know what it will be, but you can count on seeing something completely unpredictable. And the 2012 MLB postseason is certainly no exception. On Friday night, not only did we witness yet another historic comeback by the […]

  • 21 Amazing Baseball Catch GIFs

    21 Amazing Baseball Catch GIFs

    The other day I was watching a little postseason baseball—totally not while I was at work—when I saw St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jon Jay make a fantastic catch up against the left-center field wall during Game 2 of the NLDS. At the time the Cardinals were up 7-3, but it was only the 6th […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/9/12 — Brett Anderson

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/9/12 — Brett Anderson

    With their season on the line, the Oakland Athletics sent Brett Anderson to the mound to start Game 3 of the ALDS.  The 24-year-old lefty started just six games during the regular season, but he didn’t buckle under the pressure during what was easily the most important start of his Major League career. The Athletics’ […]

  • Your Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend Highlight Round-Up (Videos)

    Your Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend Highlight Round-Up (Videos)

    As some of you may know (but most of you probably don’t), today is Thanksgiving Day in Canada.  And being a Canadian myself, that means spending less time today doing work, and more time stuffing my face with turkey and watching some Canadian Football League action… …but not before bringing you some of the best […]

  • The 9 One-Game Playoffs in MLB History (Prior to 2012)

    The 9 One-Game Playoffs in MLB History (Prior to 2012)

    In the entire history of Major Leage Baseball, there have only been thirteen occasions in which two teams finished the regular season tied at the top of the standings. Of those thirteen ties, four were settled with a three-game series. The other nine? They were settled with a one-game, winner-take-all, loser-go-home playoff. To the young’ins […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 28th) – Ted Williams

    This Day In Sports History (September 28th) – Ted Williams

    It was on this day in 1941 that Ted Williams finished the regular season with a .406 batting average.  Williams remains the last player to hit over .400 throughout the course of a regular season. Williams entered the final day of the 1941 season with a .39955 batting average, which would have been rounded up […]