Great pitching matchup. NLCS Chicago Cubs (Arrieta) at New York Mets (Syndergaard) – 8 p.m. ET on TBS The Mets lead the series 1-0. Game comments here. Steve MancusoSteve grew up in Cincinnati as a die-hard fan of Sparky’s Big Red Machine. After 25 years living outside of Ohio, mostly in Ann Arbor, he returned […]

The Division Series round has come and gone, and now we move on to the League Championship Series. You really couldn’t have asked for a more exciting LDS round than what we got. The Cubs-Mets will begin the NLCS tomorrow night, but tonight is Game 1 of the ALCS. Both the Blue Jays and Royals […]

As the Cubs march on to their first National League Championship Series since 2003, it’s important to note that while Chicago’s high-profile transactions (the high draft picks and the signing of Jon Lester) have garnered most of the headlines, it’s the organization’s lesser moves — many of them in-season transactions — that have aided the Cubs’ […]

One game tonight – a Game Five in the National League. Winner faces the Cubs in the NLCS.  8 pm ET – New York Mets (deGrom) at the Los Angeles Times (Greinke) Series tied 2-2. Hard to take your eyes off that pitching match-up. Broadcast on TBS. Comments here. Steve MancusoSteve grew up in Cincinnati as a die-hard […]

Two Game Fives, how exciting: 4 pm ET – Texas Rangers (Hamels) at the Toronto Blue Jays (Stroman) Series tied 2-2. Toronto favored at home. Hamels is tough.  8 pm ET – Houston Astros (McHugh) as the Kansas City Royals (Cueto) Series tied 2-2. Was the Cueto trade worth it for the Royals? Find out tonight. Comments here. Steve MancusoSteve […]

The two upstart NL teams try to close out their NLDS at home against veteran opponents. The Royals showed yesterday you can’t count out teams with experience just because they get behind. 4:30 pm ET – St. Louis Cardinals (Lackey) at the Chicago Cubs (Hammel) Cubs lead series 2-1. Is this where the Cubs starting pitching catches up […]

A double-double header today. Baseball nirvana. 1 pm ET – Kansas City Royals (Ventura) at the Houston Astros (McCullers) The Astros lead the series 2-1. Defending AL champs on the ropes. 4 pm ET – Toronto Blue Jays (Dickey) at the Texas Rangers (Holland) The Rangers lead the series 2-1. Best chance for Rangers to close out. 6 pm ET – […]

Game Two for each of the NLDS series takes place today, both televised nationally on TBS. 5:30 p.m. ET – Chicago Cubs (Hendricks) at the St. Louis Cardinals (Garcia) The Cardinals lead the series 1-0. 9 p.m. ET – New York Mets (Snydergaard) at the Los Angeles Dodgers (Greinke) The Mets lead the series 1-0. Comments […]

Around-the-clock baseball bliss today. Texas (Hamels) at Toronto (Stroman) already started, Texas leads series 1-0 Houston (Kazmir) at Kansas City (Cueto) 3:30 ET, Houston leads series 1-0 Chicago Cubs (Lester) at St. Louis (Lackey) 6:30 p.m. ET New York Mets (deGrom) at Los Angeles Dodgers (Kershaw) 9:30 p.m. ET Game comments here. Steve MancusoSteve grew up […]

Post any thoughts you have about tonight’s play-in game here. Steve MancusoSteve grew up in Cincinnati as a die-hard fan of Sparky’s Big Red Machine. After 25 years living outside of Ohio, mostly in Ann Arbor, he returned to the Queen City in 2004. He has resumed a first-person love affair with the Cincinnati Reds […]

The Pittsburgh Pirates have spent the past decade constructing what is now a perennial contender. Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker, Josh Harrison, Jordy Mercer, Francisco Cervelli, and Jung Ho Kang are under wraps through at least 2016, with McCutchen, Marte, Polanco, Harrison, and Mercer locked in through 2018. Ace starter Gerrit Cole […]

Figure most of us are watching this game tonight. Post any comments you have about it here. Steve MancusoSteve grew up in Cincinnati as a die-hard fan of Sparky’s Big Red Machine. After 25 years living outside of Ohio, mostly in Ann Arbor, he returned to the Queen City in 2004. He has resumed a […]