My 2019 Hall of Fame Ballot and the Trends

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The Hall of Fame voting for major league baseball seems to be shifting towards different trends every year. The most recent and talked about trend has been the public unveiling of ballots. This has certainly affected the results more and more over the years. 2019 showed the affect of this trend the most it ever has, as Mariano Rivera, rightfully so, became the first Hall of Famer to receive 100% of the votes on the first ballot. Although there have been Hall of Famers before whom are also deserving of this prestigious honor, the more publicity of the ballots finally Continue reading My 2019 Hall of Fame Ballot and the Trends

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2018 World Series Prediction

New York Yankees (89-73) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (95-67) 4-1 Dodgers: Despite having a shutdown bullpen and a deep roster, the Dodgers have a more talented deep roster and a manager who is ready to get his team a championship trophy. Severino in Dodger stadium on the mound for the World Series vs Clayton Kershaw in game 1 will certainly set the tone for the Dodgers after a convincing victory over Severino. As the Yankees will enter the World Series on momentum of great talent, the Dodgers will enter it on a full season of dominance and confidence on their Continue reading 2018 World Series Prediction

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2018 National League Postseason Predictions

Wild Card Game: St Louis Cardinals (89-73) vs Colorado Rockies (89-73) 6-3 Rockies: Home field advantage is the deciding factor in this game. Whether it’s a washed up Wainwright or young Luke Weaver, Jon Gray will out pitch either and the Red Birds don’t have the offense the Rockies have. Despite the overflowing of pitching talent the Cardinals have had in October over the years, Bud Black is the one managing the Rockies bullpen. NLDS Colorado Rockies (89-73) vs Washington Nationals (98-64) 3-2 Rockies: Again, the Nats will lose in the NLDS. 2017 was the closest they ever got due Continue reading 2018 National League Postseason Predictions

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2018 American League Postseason Predictions

Wild Card Game: Los Angeles Angels (87-75) vs Boston Red Sox (88-74) 8-2 Red Sox: Whether its Otani or Richards facing Sale, the Sox have too deep of a lineup to get out pitched in Fenway Park. Chris Sale has truly found his place in Boston, and although the Angels also have a very deep lineup, pitching beats hitting. ALDS New York Yankees (89-73) vs Cleveland Indians (93-69) 3-2 Yankees: Possibly the most even match up of them all, this matchup will come down to momentum and big plays. With one of the most powerful lineups of the past decade including Continue reading 2018 American League Postseason Predictions

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