Tag Archive: kris bryant

Oct 22

The Mets Win the NL. No, Seriously

How amazing has Daniel Murphy’s ability to summon his inner Ken Griffey, Jr. been? He somehow usurped the story of the Cubs winning the 2015 World Series and made the conversation about him and the New York Mets. Not just the conversation. Murphy made casual fans root for the Mets, turning them from the guys …

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Oct 06

Some Wild Predictions

Since I handed out end of the year awards already, let’s take a few minutes to discuss the wild card games.  Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion regarding the inherent unfairness of the play in game and how six months of baseball shouldn’t come down to one game.  Oddly …

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Jul 11

Syndergaard Drops Thor’s Hammer on Arizona

I know everyone is quick to anoint Joc Pederson or Kris Bryant the eventual NL Rookie of the Year winner. Pederson has 20 home runs, makes highlight worthy catches, and certainly has Vin Scully’s support. Bryant has been the talk of baseball since the season started, has been worth nearly 3.5 wins (fWAR), and looks …

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Jul 07

All Star Game Drama? Raise the Stakes.

My disdain for major league baseball’s All Star game format is well documented. I’ve written about it twice (here and here), and I’d write about it even more if I wouldn’t come across as some sort of baseball curmudgeon who hates all things fun. I have that particular area covered when I write about the …

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