2016 World Series Preview

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This is that dream scenario for one of these teams. Someone will end their title drought when it’s all said and done. The Chicago Cubs haven’t won a World Series since 1908. The Cleveland Indians haven’t won since 1948. For both of them this has been a long time coming. The ‘lovable losers’ in Chicago haven’t seen their team in a World Series since 1945. Cleveland recently had their title drought end with the Cavaliers winning a NBA championship in June. Now the Indians will look to capitalize on that momentum and bring home a World Series to match. Continue reading “2016 World Series Preview”

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2015 World Series Preview

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Two teams that haven’t won a World Series since the mid-1980s. The New York Mets in 1986 and the Kansas City Royals in 1985. Those are pretty long droughts. Kansas City could have ended it last year, but lost in 7 games to the San Francisco Giants. The Mets last saw a World Series in the year 2000, but were thumped by the crosstown New York Yankees. Both teams have great bullpens which are a staple of a championship caliber team this day and age in baseball. The Mets have the hottest hitter in the postseason and the Royals are coming off an amazing six game ALCS. Every game should be a pitchers duel, but don’t mistake the offenses’ being the x-factor. Continue reading “2015 World Series Preview”