Sites like WagerBop that cover Vegas odds and sports betting sometimes seem to include a distinct lack of baseball stories. Is it because we hate hardball? Dislike the diamond? Scorn sunflower seeds? Nope. It’s just that the day-to-day timing of Major League Baseball’s schedule makes it difficult to plan, draft, edit, publish, index, and promote a preview on the internet … [Read more...] about The Best Futures Pick to Reach the 2019 World Series
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New York’s other baseball team announced their choice to replace general manager Sandy Alderson Tuesday. As with most decisions coming out of Queens, it led to much discussion and derision. Brodie Van Wagenen is now the general manager of the New York Mets and will represent the team at the upcoming general managers’ meeting. Last week, Van Wagenen was co-head of the … [Read more...] about Mets’ GM decision raises eyebrows, alarms
It makes for a great narrative - this team lost Game 1 as the favorite so you can be sure they will come back hungry in Game 2. Sportscasters and other media are always trying to sell us on a revenge story. When they are predicting a series outcome, they almost always anticipate 6 or 7 hard-fought games. I hate to break it to you, but not all series are close. Sweeps and … [Read more...] about Using Revenge in the MLB Playoffs
After making quick work of the Colorado Rockies, the Milwaukee Brewers now face the reigning NL champion Dodgers for a spot in the 2018 World Series. There are plenty of reasons to like Milwaukee’s chances to win it all this fall. They are red hot and the postseason is all about who is playing their best baseball in October. Their bullpen has been absolutely shut-down and … [Read more...] about Can the Brewers Win it All?
Oh boy! The MLB playoffs are here! If you thought the regular season was unpredictable - just wait. Things are about to get crazy. The American League is loaded with contenders. The junior circuit boasts the 4 winningest teams in the Majors this year and a case could be made for each to win a ring. Team Record Win % Red … [Read more...] about Betting American League Futures