By Michael Cooper With the All-Star break just three days away, players and coaches alike are no doubt ready for a few days off. While they may have relaxation on their mind, there’s no time to relax these weekend. The games still count – especially for teams playing division rivals. There are two big Central [...]
By James Bailey The interleague exhibitions are over and divisional matchups resume in a big way this weekend. There will be movement in some of the closely bunched divisions, like, well, pretty much all of them with the exception of the NL West, where Manny Ramirez returns to the first-place Dodgers after his 50-game suspension [...]
By James Bailey We’ve reached the final weekend of interleague play, with a second round of “rivalry” matchups pairing nearby teams in New York, Chicago and the nation’s capitol. Statewide bragging rights are on the line in Florida and Ohio. More notably, it’s the last Manny-free weekend of the major league season—unless he’s dumb enough [...]
By Michael Cooper Another weekend of interleague play brings a few intriguing matchups. The two Central Division leaders will face off in Detroit, the Dodgers and Angels will meet up in a battle for Los Angeles, and the Reds and White Sox will face off in the first-ever Civil Rights game.
By Michael Cooper It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the biggest series this weekend. Two of the country’s most historically tortured franchises – the Phillies and Red Sox – have won the last two championships (and three of the past five). If not for the upstart Tampa Bay Rays, they could’ve met for [...]
By Michael Cooper The storylines just never seem to take a break around the baseball world. This weekend, they’ll be plenty of them. The team with the best record in baseball will face the defending World Series champions, who happen to be on a seven-game winning streak. The upstart American League West leaders will take [...]
By Michael Cooper One week removed from interleague play, baseball returns to normalcy with a couple of big division matchups and the much-anticipated debut of one big time prospect—Orioles catcher Matt Wieters. The Brewers, who have been battling division rivals for most of the season already, earn a break from NL Central foes next week, [...]
By Michael Cooper Interleague play is always intriguing, bringing several great matchups and a few lackluster series (like Rockies-Tigers and Blue Jays-Braves). It’s the big market clubs fans want to see and there are a few possible teams who could meet in the World Series facing off this weekend.
By Michael Cooper There aren’t many big series this weekend around the baseball world, but there are a few to keep your eye on, most notably the red hot Brewers and the slumping Cardinals in St. Louis. With one week until interleague play, several teams will look to stay on track in their respective divisions [...]
By Michael Cooper The Major League Baseball schedule is jam-packed this week with every team playing seven games – and it continues this weekend with some marquee division matchups. Here’s a look at some of the biggest series to hit the diamond this weekend.