Keri the 10: Astros Go on Offensive, Cubs Issues Pile Up and More MLB Observations

Published June 3, 2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of Keri The 10! As always, we’ll go around the majors with 10 stories that caught our eye from the past seven days. There will be numbers, and occasionally, memes. As always, we will have fun.

1. Houston, we have a search for a clever Astros pun
They scored 6.2 runs per game in May, the highest mark in baseball by a mile.


Votto Talks Smack, a Giants Fan’s Epic Troll and #GibbyTheBest Among May’s Fun Report

Published June 1, 2017

Boss yelling in your ear? Dog ate your favorite slippers? Toddler ran away to start his own Fyre Festival (only with more cookies)?

Don’t fret, we’ve got just the thing to cheer you up. It’s The Fun Report, May edition!

Don’t mess with Joey Votto
Certainly not when he’s in the batter’s box.


Like Bay Area Neighbor A’s of Late 80s, Warriors Between Dynasty and Disaster

Published June 1, 2017

If you’re a Bay Area sports fan of a certain age, Game 1 of the NBA Finals should look strikingly familiar to you.

Yes, your Golden State Warriors will host the series opener at Oracle Arena, marking the third straight year that the Western Conference portion of the Finals will be played a stone’s throw from I-880 in Oakland.



Keri the 10: Break Up the Twins, Fantasy Baseball Advice and More MLB Observations

Published May 26, 2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of Keri The 10! As always, we’ll go around the majors with 10 stories that caught our eye from the past seven days. There will be numbers, and occasionally, memes. As always, we will have fun.

1. Break up the Twins!
As much emphasis as we thrust on games in September and October, sometimes the biggest moments of a team’s season happen in April and May.


Why Marco Estrada Is Fooling Hitters More Than Ever as a Blue Jay

Published May 25, 2017

From the first year he put on a Toronto Blue Jays uniform, Marco Estrada has been a pleasant surprise.

Acquired in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers after the 2014 season for fellow walk-year player Adam Lind, the veteran right-hander inked a one-year deal with Toronto in what figured to be a brief stop before free agency.


Mike Trout Has a Historically Bad Supporting Cast, Probably Isn’t Getting a New One

Published May 24, 2017

On Saturday, 37,264 fans streamed into Citi Field to watch the Mets host the Angels. At first glance, this was an unremarkable game, with two sub-.500 teams matching up on a comfortable spring evening. What the crowd didn’t know was that they were witnessing a slice of history.

Mike Trout has been the best player in baseball since his first full season of 2012.


The 30: Nationals Lead Latest NL Power Rankings, But Some Unlikely Teams Enter the Top 10

Published May 22, 2017

In two of the National League’s three divisions, everything looks upside down. Considered a contender at the start of the season, the Giants have been wallowing near the bottom of the league. Viewed as a strong threat to repeat as World Series champs, the Cubs are fighting to keep their heads above .500.


Keri the 10: Brewers Flip NL Central, Tough Mets Calls and More MLB Observations

Published May 19, 2017

Welcome to this week’s edition of Keri The 10! As always, we’ll go around the majors with 10 stories that caught our eye from the past seven days. There will be numbers, and occasionally, memes. As always, we will have fun.

1. The Brewers have flipped the NL Central upside down

In 2016, the Chicago Cubs enjoyed one of the most dominant seasons by any team in decades, winning 103 games and claiming the NL Central by a jarring 17 1/2 games before going on to win their first World Series in 108 years.