Tag Archives: end of the season

Looking back before moving forward

Ugh. My predictions this year did not turn out well, certainly not nearly as well as Keith Olbermann’s. I’ve nailed some in the past, but this year it just wasn’t there for me. Here’s a quick rundown, then a side-by-side comparison of predictions vs. reality. THE GOOD I had three teams pegged for their places

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Another season, done. Sadly.

Last year hurt. A lot. This year, not nearly as much. In 2007, the Mets were the best team in the National League throughout the season and struggled in September to one of the worst collapses in history. In 2008, the Mets were an inconsistent and severely injury-plagued team that stayed in contention into the

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Sox appeal

There it is. 12:06 a.m. on the East Coast and Jonathan Papelbon has just struck out Seth Smith to end the 2007 World Series and the baseball season. As I have every year for as long as I can remember, I made sure I stayed up to watch the final out, to see the last

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Goodnight, Bambino

86 years in the making. Red Sox 3, Cardinals 0 Amazing. I always feel a twinge of remorse when the baseball season comes to an end. No matter who’s playing, I always try to catch the last out — or, in the case of 2001, 1997, etc., the last pitch, hit and run. But this

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