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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Texas Rangers: Three takeaways from Rangers’ AL West clinching win  | SportsDay

The Rangers clinch the West!

Jim Furtado Posted: September 24, 2016 at 07:55 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: playoffs, rangers

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

3-team tie atop NL Wild Card | MLB.com

We could have a wild finish.

Tuesday’s Major League action saw the National League Wild Card race evened into a three-way tie between the Giants, Mets and Cardinals.

The trio has been trading places in the NL standings all month, with each club logging time in possession of a spot in the NL’s one-game playoff. But when the dust settled after Tuesday’s results, all three ended the day with an 80-71 record.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 21, 2016 at 06:35 AM | 46 comment(s)
  Beats: cardinals, giants, mets, playoffs, wildcard

Friday, September 16, 2016

Party’s still on! Cubs clinch NL Central title

The Brewers spoiled the Cubs’ party plans on Thursday, but just before midnight, Chicago was able to celebrate. The Cubs lost, 5-4, to the Brewers after pinch-hitter Scooter Gennett smacked a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning at Wrigley Field. A few hours later, fans were cheering in Wrigleyville. The Cubs were the National League Central champions for the first time since 2008.

The Cubs claimed the division title after the Giants beat the Cardinals, 6-2, in San Francisco late Thursday. Chicago manager Joe Maddon had already left the ballpark, and the players did not plan on sticking around for the outcome of the game, especially with a 1:20 p.m. CT start on Friday. Last year, the Cubs secured a postseason berth as one of the NL Wild Card teams after the Giants lost on the West Coast.

First step completed…


Tuesday, September 06, 2016

MLB playoffs: Ranking all 18 contenders’ schedules

The Mets have the easiest schedule.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 06, 2016 at 11:59 AM | 17 comment(s)
  Beats: playoffs, schedule

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Gordo: Mediocrity is enough for Cards to contend | Jeff Gordon | stltoday.com

The Cardinals may make the playoffs in what seems like a bridge year for them. It would be quite the accomplishment.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 09, 2016 at 08:42 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: cardinals, playoffs

 

 

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