Archive for Sports News

The Phenomenal Run of the Chicago Blackhawks

By Scoresheet_Tom | March 4th, 2013

You don’t necessarily have to be a hockey fan to be impressed by the incredible run that the Chicago Blackhawks have been on from the start of the season. As of this writing, the Stanley Cup champs of two years ago look well on their way to another title thanks to a 19-0-3 record out [...]

The Blue Jays have serious plans for 2013 and beyond

By Scoresheet_Tom | December 18th, 2012

While the Boston Red Sox seem to be throwing big money at players well past their prime, the Toronto Blue Jays have been making bold moves that should bring an end to five straight years of finishing 4th in the AL East. After completing a blockbuster deal on Monday that brings the 2012 NL Cy [...]

The case for Bob Melvin for Manager of the Year

By Scoresheet_Tom | October 2nd, 2012

No disrespect to Buck Showalter, who has done an amazing job with the playoff-bound Baltimore Orioles, but the A’s Bob Melvin deserves to win AL Manager of the Year honors.

Cards dealt a good hand with closing schedule

By Scoresheet_Tom | September 25th, 2012

In 2012, it should be easier for the Cards to at least make the playoffs. First, this is first season that uses two wild cards in both the AL and NL. Second, the Cards play 9 of their final 15 games against the woeful Houston Astros and nearly as bad Chicago Cubs.

Pirates fading again – futility streak may continue

By Scoresheet_Tom | September 20th, 2012

The Pirates were a seeminly solid 63-47 after defeating Arizona on August 8th. They were in the thick of the playoff race, qualifying for the second wild card spot at the time. What happened?