The final week of the regular season brings the final edition of “’Weekly’ hit ground ball” for 2007. The story of the week has been the daily shifting fortunes of teams embroiled in the hunt for October, so it seems fitting to chart “the week that was” in chronological fashion.
It barely seems like yesterday that we were all counting down the days until the season started. Now we’ve only got a week left, but what a week in prospect! There’s still so much to play for along with the shear joy of watching a ballgame, which should never be taken for granted.
It’s been yet another intriguing week in MLB. In the American League, we can probably say that there are now five teams battling for four spots. In the National League, all three divisions are far from settled with the possibility that even the Mets could miss out altogether on October baseball. If the past week [...]
It’s been a big weekend for sport. We’ve seen wins for England in the football, cricket and rugby, and the NFL season really kicks-off in earnest this evening. Alongside all of this, baseball continues to produce great stories, memorable moments and controversy.
It’s been a week of high drama in MLB. The top teams in each division have been slugging it out, while individuals have been raising their games under the pressure of the intense competition. The excitement just continues to build as we head into the final month of the regular season with so much still [...]
The laws of the universe dictate that some people will have a good week, and some will have a bad one. Here’s a review of this week’s winners and losers. The good news first – Wednesday was a big day for Dave Trembley. After twenty years in the Minor Leagues, he finally became a Big [...]
The division races are really starting to heat up. It’s tight at the top of the AL Central and West divisions , and the Yankees are making a run at the East. In the Senior circuit, both the Mets and the D-Backs have opened up what could be decisive gaps, while the Cubs have finally [...]
On the weekend that the 2007-08 football season has begun, it’s comforting to know that we’ve still got the best part of three more months of baseball to serve as a distraction. Not that I’m anti-football, far from it, but a combination of the relentlessly over-hyped Premiership and the likelihood that it will be another [...]
Week 18 was bookended by two days that will live in the memory of many baseball fans for years to come.
It’s a big weekend with Hall of Fame inductions, Bonds’ home run chase and the trading deadline just days away. The week leading up to it was pretty eventful as well.