Category Archives: Playoffs

2013 MLB Preseason Predictions

It’s Opening Night in Major League Baseball and that means I’ve got just enough time to submit my preseason predictions before I look like a total slacker. You’ve all read about 10,000 of these by now, so there’s no real … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Cy Young, MLB, MVP, Playoffs, Predictions, Rookie of the Year | Leave a comment

I Almost Died Today…Maybe

It is entirely possible that I’m being just a tad hyperbolic, but let’s make one thing perfectly clear folks, Bostonians—especially those shell-shocked by an unanticipated collapse in an athletic endeavor—are a fragile group of people. Last night, as many of … Continue reading

Posted in AL East, American League, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Cheap Seat Chronicles, MLB, Playoffs, Tampa Bay Rays | Leave a comment

2011 MLB Predictions

Many of you may not know this, but it’s actually a federal requirement for all baseball bloggers to post their misguided preseason predictions. Okay, it’s entirely possible that there’s zero truth to that, but this is the one time a … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, AL East, AL West, American League, Awards, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Cy Young, Manager of the Year, MLB, MVP, National League, NL Central, NL East, NL West, Playoffs, Predictions, Projections, Rookie of the Year, World Series | 4 Comments

The Champagne is On Ice…

Let’s be honest, this is undoubtedly the best Minnesota Twins team that the club has had since 2006 and—arguably—the best overall team since the club’s fortunes turned around at the beginning of the last decade. As such, I’ve decided to … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, American League, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Playoffs | 4 Comments

2010 MLB Predictions: Better Late Than Never

It’s pretty obvious that the posts haven’t exactly been coming hot and heavy in the past month or so. Things have been very busy at work and there was a fair amount of travel in the mix as well, but … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, AL East, AL West, American League, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Minnesota Twins, MLB, National League, NL Central, NL East, NL West, Playoffs, Predictions, World Series | 3 Comments

Countdown to Spring Training: 3 Days

Since today is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d post a Major League Moment that I’ve been enamored with since childhood. Much like yesterday’s video, today’s clip is another that all baseball fans have seen time and time again over the … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Major League Moments, MLB, National League, Playoffs | Leave a comment

Countdown to Spring Training: 5 Days

It’s officially “Truck Day” for most Major League Baseball teams. For those who don’t know what Truck Day is all about, it’s simply the day when teams load up their bats, balls, jockstraps and other supplies on trucks and ship … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, American League, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Detroit Tigers, Magglio Ordonez, Major League Moments, MLB, Oakland Athletics, Placido Polanco, Playoffs, World Series | Leave a comment

Countdown to Spring Training: 6 Days

With less than a week until Spring Training kicks off, I’m getting pretty excited. I hit up StubHub and snagged some super cheap (read: $16.50) Red Sox/Twins tickets for this coming May at Fenway and I can tell that I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Chicago Cubs, Major League Moments, MLB, Playoffs | Leave a comment

Countdown to Spring Training: 7 Days

For today’s entry on the countdown, I’ve decided to veer away from my hometown team and—for the most part—away from my era. Today’s Major League Moment is Kirk Gibson’s iconic pinch-hit home run off of Dennis Eckersley in the 1988 … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Dennis Eckersley, Injuries, Kirk Gibson, Los Angeles Dodgers, Major League Moments, MLB, MVP, Oakland Athletics, Playoffs, World Series | Leave a comment

Countdown to Spring Training: 8 Days

Today the fine folks at Yahoo! Sports opened up their vastly-improved fantasy baseball game and that means only one thing, live baseball is right around the corner. Let’s get right back into the countdown with another Major League Moment. As … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, Alexi Casilla, American League, Baseball, Carlos Gomez, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Detroit Tigers, Major League Moments, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Playoffs | 2 Comments

Countdown to Spring Training: 9 Days

We’re another day closer to Spring Training, so it’s time for another video to get your baseball-blood pumping. The Yankees/Red Sox rivalry is one of the most well-known in all of sports. The rivalry—which was, at best, simmering for much … Continue reading

Posted in Aaron Boone, American League, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Major League Moments, MLB, New York Yankees, Playoffs | 1 Comment

Countdown to Spring Training: 10 Days

The countdown is officially on. According to MLB.com the first date that pitchers and catchers can report for Spring Training in February 17th. As such, I’m going to provide my readers with a video featuring a Major League Moment or … Continue reading

Posted in Joe Carter, Major League Moments, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, Playoffs, Spring Training, Toronto Blue Jays, World Series | Leave a comment

Florida Marlins Forced to Increase Payroll, Should Fans Increase Expectations?

The Florida Marlins are adding payroll, whether they like it or not. That is the agreement that Major League Baseball and the players’ union have come to after years of watching Marlins’ owner Jeffrey Loria line his pockets with money … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Dan Uggla, Florida Marlins, Free Agency, Josh Johnson, MLB, National League, NL East, Playoffs, Ricky Nolasco | Leave a comment

Minnesota Twins’ Ron Gardenhire, is he the AL Manager of the Year?

Ron Gardenhire has long been considered one of baseball’s best managers. In 2009, he proved his mettle once again by leading the Minnesota Twins to yet another division title in the American League Central. The pennant marked his fifth division … Continue reading

Posted in AL Central, American League, Awards, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Injuries, Manager of the Year, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Playoffs, Ron Gardenhire | 1 Comment

Heaven Knows: Can the Angels Comeback in the ALCS?

Despite what the media would have you believe, the New York Yankees haven’t won their 40th pennant yet. In fact, after Thursday night’s amazing comeback victory, the Los Angeles Angels are very much alive and kicking in the American League … Continue reading

Posted in American League, Baseball, Cheap Seat Chronicles, Los Angeles Angels, MLB, New York Yankees, Playoffs | Leave a comment