Victorino’s Slam Sends Sox Into World Series

With Justin Verlander looming in game 7, one swing of the bat changed everything. Shane Victorino’s 7th inning grand slam put the Boston Red Sox up for good as they went on the claim the American League Pennant 5-2 in game 6. The Sox will be making their first trip back to the fall classic since 2007. They will take on the National League champion … Continue reading Victorino’s Slam Sends Sox Into World Series

Cardinals, Yanks, and Tigers Advance to LCS

The 2012 MLB Playoffs has been full of drama already. Each divisional round series went the distance. Friday nights game 5s didn’t disappoint. Down 6-0 early, and seemingly out of it the defending World Series champions, the St. Louis Cardinals pulled off yet another improbable comeback to eliminate the National League’s top team the Washington Nationals. Down 7-5 heading into the 9th the Cards scored … Continue reading Cardinals, Yanks, and Tigers Advance to LCS

Verlander Wins AL MVP

A week after winning the American League Cy Young Award Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander was named the American League MVP. Verlander is the first pitcher to win the award since Dennis Eckersley in 1992. Verlander received 13 of the 28 first place votes and 280 points total. Verlander was followed by Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury(242 points) and Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose … Continue reading Verlander Wins AL MVP