There’s one week left in the regular season, and most of the playoff scenarios are set. Still, many stories remain to be told.
How will this year’s postseason combatants fare in October? What does the future hold for this year’s also-rans? What kind of changes will we see between now and Opening Day 2018?
Two rookies set a historic home-run pace, two more homer records go Bye Bye, a streak for the ages gets broken, and some old friends are up to some old tricks.
It’s the penultimate 2017 regular-season edition of #KeriThe10.
Welcome back to Sportsnet’s Blue Jays Mailbag!
We asked you for questions via Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #JaysMailbag, and you came through in the clutch. For the final time this season, here are a few of your burning Blue Jays questions, plus our answers.
How screwed are the Jays, given the seeming inflexibility of the roster combined with the need to get younger quickly?
If you had to describe the state of the Arizona Diamondbacks following their 69-win debacle of 2016, extremely-not-nice would’ve been a good place to start.
The D-Backs finished third-worst in the majors in park-adjusted ERA and fourth-worst in park-adjusted, fielding-independent pitching. Less than 24 hours after they played their final game of the season, they fired general manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale.
Jonah Keri exposes the truth with Toronto Star columnist and longtime Montreal Expos media relations director Rich Griffin about the 22-inning game in which Youppi! got ejected; the Expos in the 70s, 80s, and 90s; being an O.G. stathead; Jarry Park; st…
Tightly contested awards races, the tale of a lights-out rookie getting zero attention, and a walk through history with inside-the-park grand slams. #KeriThe10 has all this, odes to Stephen Strasburg, Luke Weaver, the DH rule, and much more.
1. The wild and woolly AL MVP race
With their 22nd straight win Thursday night, the Cleveland Lindors set a new record for the longest uninterrupted winning streak in major league history.
Any time your team sets the new, all-time American League record for most consecutive wins, it’s cause for celebration. This year’s Cleveland Lindors* team has steamrolled 21 straight opponents, racking up one more win than the 1899 Cleveland Spiders all year long. During this streak, Cleveland has shut out its opponents an amazing seven times.
Jonah Keri navigates three rivers with Pittsburgh Pirates announcer Joe Block about the great city of Pittsburgh; Ernie Harwell; old Tiger Stadium; working with Mike Veeck and Bob Uecker; finding a job at the Winter Meetings; learning to give play-by-p…
Cleveland’s winning streak for the ages and the horrendous L.A. Dodgers slump have made the races for home-field advantage in the playoffs more interesting. But there’s an even more compelling race emerging at the other end of the spectrum: The race to the bottom.
With two and a half weeks left in the season, the Philadelphia Phillies hold the worst record in the majors, at 54-89.
Scott Hatteberg and Miguel Tejada. Billy Beane and Art Howe. A bestseller and a Brad Pitt movie. Twenty in a row. These are the figures that Cleveland’s trying to take down as it makes a run at history.
Cleveland’s 18 straight wins highlight what could be an eventful September in the American League.