Rockies draw close enough to earn their own ‘Magic Number’

Pat Valaika hustles one of his two key hits in Rox victoryThe Colorado Rockies defeated the host San Diego Padres on Sunday by an 8-4 score at Petco Park. In so doing, the Rockies lowered their 'Magic Number' to just six in order to clinch the second NL Wildcard playoff berth.Colorado sits with an 84-72 … Continue reading Rockies draw close enough to earn their own ‘Magic Number’

Anthony Rendon deserves NL All-Star ‘Final Vote’

Nat's Anthony Rendon deserves NL All-Star Final Vote The Washington Nationals have led the National League East Division for all but three days this season. To the victors traditionally go the spoils, and one of those spoils is that a number of Nationals players have been selected for the NL All-Star team.In fan voting, three Washington stars … Continue reading Anthony Rendon deserves NL All-Star ‘Final Vote’

Surprising Mark Reynolds helps Colorado Rockies to surprising start

At the start of the 2017 season in Major League Baseball, the Colorado Rockies were not considered a favorite in the NL West Division.Most prognosticators had the four-time defending division champion Los Angeles Dodgers as the favorites once again. If someone was going to dethrone LA, it was likely to be their arch-rivals, the San Francisco … Continue reading Surprising Mark Reynolds helps Colorado Rockies to surprising start

Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson is now the hunter

Anderson has gone from being the hunted to the hunter in MilwaukeeThe Milwaukee Brewers haven’t fielded a winning team since the 2014 season. It has been six years since the 2011 Brew Crew won 96 games and the NL Central Division crown. That was the most recent contending seasons for the club.Thus far in the 2017 season, … Continue reading Brewers pitcher Chase Anderson is now the hunter