-Alex Fry (‘19) Following a Game 7 loss in the World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers will go into the offseason with many questions about their franchise. Can they maintain their regular season success? Will teams figure out Cody Bellinger during his second year? But, most importantly, can the Dodgers ever win a World Series with Clayton Kershaw? Kershaw’s struggles in the postseason … Continue reading Kershaw’s Legacy Will Forever Be Plagued By The Postseason
-Alex Fry (‘19) On October 20th, 2017, the Detroit Tigers officially named the Arizona Diamondbacks’ former bench coach, Ron Gardenhire, as their manager for the next three years. He will replace Brad Ausmus, who went 314-322 in four years with the Tigers and finished tied for last in the Majors this past season. It is clear that these next couple of years will be … Continue reading Is Ron Gardenhire The Answer?
Amid the madness of college basketball, the heating races of the NBA, and the immense coverage of the NFL that seems to never end, baseball season is quietly approaching. Last fall provided us with one of 2016’s greatest stories, so it will be tough for this upcoming campaign to match up. Nevertheless, the 162-game marathon of Major League Baseball always finds a way to keep things interesting, and here we will somehow attempt to predict the happenings of the next seven months. Continue reading MLB 2017 Season Preview
By Evan Kolin (’18) The Cubs defeated the Indians in a historic, ten inning, winner-take-all Game 7 Wednesday night, giving them their first World Series championship since 1908. The final score, 8-7, marked the end of one of the greatest finales to a World Series in recent memory, a finale that capped off Chicago’s improbable comeback from being down in the series 3-1. The Cubs … Continue reading Cubs Win First World Series in 108 Years
After the draft and free agency frenzy have ended, the NBA enters the summer’s dog days. Looking ahead to the 2016-17 season, predictions of which teams will come out on top can be made (Featured picture corutesy of Best Online Sports Books) By Neal Doshi (’17) Los Angeles Lakers: Entering the first season of the post-Kobe Bryant era, the Lakers have made the necessary moves … Continue reading NBA Western Conference Standings Predictions
The Chicago Cubs finally made it to the World Series, something that hasn’t happened since 1945. But with the way the Cubs have been playing recently, they will most likely leave their fans disappointed once more. By Cameron Jajonie (‘20) History- The Cubs’ Drought October 17, 1908 was a special day for the city of Chicago; it was the date the Cubs won their second … Continue reading After 71 Years of Waiting, the Cubs May Still Go Home Without a Ring