The ALCS goes binary again, and no W on the board for L.A.
Great games don’t always need extra innings
Mistakes were made.
Four outs from domination, and one foot from immortality.
Two games. Two runs. Two outs from history.
Thirteen ends up a lucky number. But for whom?
Billy Beane’s post-seasonal fecal functionality remains low.
Lower the Jolly Roger.
The ghost of Jeffrey Maier, and Maddon-ness at the Trop
A Ray of hope shines on this postseason’s first great game
Fireworks late, and fireworks early.
Hooray for average.
As busy a day of October baseball as we can have. Opening ceremonies will be cut short so we can move straight to the game action. Game 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 F Pirates 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 7 Cardinals 0 0 0 0 1 0 […]
The playoffs move into high gear, beginning with the National League. Wednesday night’s win by the Rays punctured a potential bit of trivia. Had Cleveland taken the game, it would have meant that all eight teams remaining in the playoffs were “original” teams, ones that had been around since the American League became a major […]
Another October day, another baseball playoff game. I hope you have enjoyed the gentle pace so far, because it is about to move into a brisk trot, with a break-neck gallop on Friday and quite possibly Monday. I will be providing my WPS analysis throughout, however many games get hurled at us. It can’t get […]
The actual playoffs have begun, after yesterday’s tiebreaker teaser. Whether you consider the WPS recap for the Rays and Rangers a warm-up or not, I have to hit the ground running now. The regular season may be compared to a marathon, but the postseason can be a pretty long distance, too, especially if you’re watching […]
It’s playoff season again, and like last year, I’m doing reviews of all the postseason fun here at THT Live. Also like last year, I’m using my Win Percentage Sum (WPS) system, built to measure game excitement, as a foundation for my own comments. For a short refresher on how WPS works, check the start […]
The WPS Index comes back, just in time for October. (And late September.)
And how to break them. At least a few of them. Maybe.
When a pitcher crashes after making history, is it an anecdote or a trend?