So here we are, just past Labor Day, and most people seem to agree that four of the six division races are pretty much over and both Wild Card races are kaput. There are still 20-something games to go, and some folks wonder how soon the playoffs can get here. The move to three divisions … Read moreWhat if the pennant races never materialize?
When last we met, I described the oddity of the Milwaukee Brewers having more wins at home than the Astros had all year. Turns out its happened in 65 different seasons from 1904-2010. So, the obvious follow-up question is . . . has a team ever won more road games than another team’s win total … Read moreRoadkilling the competition
On the night the Yankees clinched their most recent World Series, I was in San Francisco. Today, as Derek Jeter collected his 3,000 hit, I am in Long Beach. I hereby offer to stay in California if the Yankees pay my moving expenses and rent and give me a sizable stipend.