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The Script for Game 6

We have been fortunate to watch the most exciting World Series in dare I say history. Not just because we are going into game 6 or because we have had Cy young caliber pitching and an MVP playing up to his potential in the playoffs, but because these games are playing into a script that only an LA screen writer could put together. I would even say that a screen writer wouldn’t be brash enough to make these games this suspenseful.   Here is how the script for this upcoming game will be played. We will see a gritty performance...


Perspective on World Series Game One and Two

The Fall Classic is off and running, so far it has been “Classic”. This is why we play the game, why the fans bleed all season, what the players work for year after year; the chance to win the World Series. To hoist the trophy, get a ring, and call their city Champions. Now it’s here for LA and Houston, just 3 more wins and the glory is yours. Vets like Granderson and Verlander have played their entire careers without earning a ring, and now one will take it home. The first two games of the series the Starters have...


Championship Series Wrap-up

All four teams were playing the hot ball going into these Series. The Astros and Dodgers breezed through the Division series taking their respective series in 4 games or less. The Cubs and the Yankees had a much more challenging time with their Division opponent; with both teams went to a decisive game 5 before advancing. ALCS: A lot can be said about this series, but in the end the Astros became the first team to win both the AL and NL pennants. The run split of the series was 22-20 in favor of the Yankees; however, it was the...


What the ALDS teams are thankful for on Canadian Thanksgiving

In the US it is a Thanksgiving tradition to sit with your family and eat a wonderful meal and watch Football! In Canada we are lucky enough to do all those things AND watch Playoff Baseball! As we enter the 3rd games of the Division series starting today let’s look at a few things that the ALDS teams are thankful for. Boston Red Sox Right now, the Sox are happy that today is a new day and thankful they are home at Fenway! They have been outplayed in every facet of the game by the Astros, getting beat 8-2 in...


2017 Wild Card Wrap-Up

  It is no secret that we here at Sam Bat love the long ball! We have been very fortunate to have our bats in the hands of players when they set some amazing Home Run records. Most Home Runs in a season (73), and most career Home Runs (762), among others. It is no surprise that we here at Sam Bat loved the Wild Card Games. 9 Home runs in two games was electric to watch! However, it was not just the long ball that did damage. The four starters only recorded 22 outs while giving up 15 runs,...