Baseball

MLB 2020 awards

The 2020 MLB regular season wrapped up on Sept. 27 after two months of unbelievable baseball. The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) will, as usual, present their annual awards this off season to those who stood out during the 60 (or 58) games. The McGill Tribune pays homage to the[Read More…]

Fantasy sports are ruining real sports

The Athletic’s Evan Drellich and Ken Rosenthal reported on Nov. 12 that the Houston Astros had used technology to steal signs in 2017. They had installed a camera in centre field to watch the opposing catcher’s signs to the pitcher; someone in the dugout would then bang a garbage can[Read More…]

MLB World Series

2019 World Series Preview

The 2019 World Series begins Oct. 22, when the Houston Astros host the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park. The Nationals, who had never won a playoff series before 2019, are undoubtedly the underdog: Their 93–69 regular season record was only second-best in the National League (NL) East and 14[Read More…]

Pride from 3,000 miles away

54,005 baseball fans crowded into the RingCentral Coliseum, home of the Oakland Athletics, on the evening of Oct. 2 to watch the American League wild card game between the A’s and the Tampa Bay Rays. Fans filled every last seat of the dingy, old stadium, which still doubles as the[Read More…]

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