Chronicles of East Coast Bias

UPDATE: 10/19/2009 After the 11-0 pounding of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Ryan Howard answered questions at a press conference.  Athletes and anyone involved in sports with half a brain will tell you that nothing is ever certain, especially in a 7 game series (Just ask the Yankees after losing the 2004 ALCS to Boston whjen [...]

Baaaaaaaaaad Boys: There’s More Than 1 Goat In The Cardinals’ Clubhouse

After a dominating performance by Adam Wainwright, the Cardinals’ Matt Holliday choked away game 2 of the NLDS.  This type of choke has rarely been seen before, except perhaps in bondage films.  Then again, Dodger fans can only describe it as a gift.  This gift was so generous; in fact, it reminded me of the [...]

Red October

Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees With the Yankees firmly owning the best record in baseball, they elected to have recently crowned AL Central Champion Minnesota Twins take a late night flight to New York, hoping to capitalize on their fatigue.  It’s going to work.  Without Justin Morneau, their best power hitter and operating on [...]

Is This Time Different?

Say what you want about the Angels.  The fact that they continue to make the playoffs year after year is a testimony to how solid their organization is.  However, they have only been to the ALCS twice during that time.  In fact, three times this decade, they have been eliminated in the playoffs by the [...]

Choke Job

It is most certainly in their heads now. The Angels cannot win in Boston, and after Wednesday night’s ultra-choke job, they may not win again this season.  Clearly the Angels need to exercise the Red Sox demon.  Clearly they cannot.  Even though it was a regular season game, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim may [...]

Manny Would?

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