If you could pick two teams in the MLB that had polar opposite seasons, the Rays and the Red Sox would be an easy answer. The Rays finished first in the AL East and are three wins away from the World Series. The Red Sox finished dead last in the AL East and were three losses away from a top-2 pick in the 2021 MLB Draft. Aside from being in the same division, there is another thing that links these two teams: Chaim Bloom.
Throughout the history of baseball there have been many players that have changed the game, they brought eyes to the screen and put asses in seats. Griffey, Ruth, Bonds, Clemente…. those are a few of the names that will forever be part of the story of baseball because without those guys the game isn’t what it is today.
The Boston Red Sox made it known that manager Ron Roenicke wasn’t returning as the team’s manager before the 2020 season was even over, and everyone immediately was calling for Chaim Bloom to bring back Alex Cora, who the team fired after the conclusion of the Houston Astros sign-stealing investigation.
Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year… the MLB playoffs. We’ve waited oh so long for this day and now it’s here and better than ever, from a gamblers eye view. The days 9 team playoffs are over for now and we have been given the 16 team playoff format and I’m salivating at this slate we have in round one. Time to fill some pockets, LETS RIDE!
With the New York Mets’ 2020 campaign over, I think it’s safe to say the season was abysmal at best. From key players opting out to pitcher injuries and slumps, the Mets finished 2020 with a 26-34 record and at the bottom of the NL East. The Mets drama started in 2020 with Yoenis Céspedes …