As we head towards the Christmas period and the end of the year, it’s always a time to reflect on what’s happened over the past twelve months and what the new year may bring. Various bits of news last week made it a good time to do just that for baseball in Britain. MLB London […]
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This is a slightly jumbled-up week in MLB. Monday is Labor Day in the States so we have a whole batch of early MLB games to enjoy, but from them on there’s very little pre-midnight UK time action for us to enjoy at a convenient time. Here are the pre-midnight starts for this working week […]
It’s a slow start to the UK-evening viewing this working week, but the early MLB games pick up from there with some good match-ups among them
As Meatloaf once sang, two out of three ain’t bad. The disappointment of the Oakland A’s not getting the brooms out on Wednesday to sweep the series over the Seattle Mariners quickly went away. You can’t be unhappy at a series like that. It was two good teams coming together to play three close games […]
Sunday’s series finale against the Los Angeles Angels felt like it had more riding on it than an early-to-mid-August match-up normally would
There’s a chance to catch some pre-midnight UK time baseball every day this working week
I’m not a big fan of two-game series, as the Oakland A’s just had with the Los Angeles Dodgers. It’s not the lack of a winner, more that the series is over almost as soon as it begun. The difference between three games and two isn’t much, but it does make a difference. Having lost […]
It’s been a while since I’ve written an Oakland A’s blog, but my plan for the rest of the season is to chart the A’s fortunes by publishing a review of every series
It’s been a couple of months since I’ve been able to do much baseball writing, but at least events have transpired to allow me to get back on track at a great time in the season. With the best part of two months still to play in the regular season, the National League in particular […]
There was plenty of offense in week 11 of the BaseballGB fantasy league. Which teams were knocking the cover off the ball and which teams were left wincing at their ERAs?