Having been the heavy favorites in the NL Central since 2000, it’s hard to imagine the Cardinals not being atop the standings as we roll into August. 282 more words
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Wednesday's Book Review: "The Home Run Heard Round the World: The Dramatic Story of the 1951 Giants-Dodgers Pennant Race"
The Home Run Heard Round the World: The Dramatic Story of the 1951 Giants-Dodgers Pennant Race. By Ray Robinson. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2011 ed. 396 more words
Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs traded for Aroldis Chapman.
The reasons for the trade were clear. Chapman was arguably the best asset on the trade market, as you would expect from a left-handed relief pitcher whose fastball has averaged 98.7mph over his career. 1,029 more words