In this article penned for USA TODAY Sports Weekly, Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com provides us with an in-depth look at the “bubble” MLB playoffs that are now underway. Read more here. View playoff schedule here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Northwoods League has announced a new playoff format that will begin with the 2015 season. Continue reading
The Canberra Cavalry will face the Sydney Blue Sox for three-game Australian Baseball League Preliminary Final set to begin Friday. The winner of the best-of-three series will travel to Perth for a Claxton Shield clash with the Heat. The Perth Heat are the regular season champs and get a by to advance directly to the ABL Championship Series beginning Feb. 7. Continue reading
The Detroit Tigers have introduced four new items for the ALDS playoffs, including the 50/50 Burger (50 percent ground beef, 50 percent ground bacon), Prime Time (smoked prime rib sandwich), Triple Smoke Sampler (smoked turkey, brisket, and pulled pork BQ), and Shortcake Slider (ice cream between waffles). If the Tigers advance to the ALCS, more food items will be unveiled. Read more and view photo here.
The Texas Rangers and Delaware North Companies Sportservice introduced five new Texas-sized foods items at Rangers Ballpark on Thursday in preparation for the playoffs. The Rangers were then cut down by the surprising Baltimore Orioles in a one-game playoff Friday, bringing to an abrupt halt the team’s postseason and gluttoned-up menu. Continue reading
TBS announced Wednesday that the song Land of Hope and Dreams by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will serve as the theme song for the 2012 MLB playoffs. Read more and listen here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
Major League Baseball and the Players Association finalized an agreement Friday to add two additional wild card teams to the playoffs starting this season. The new 10-team post-season schedule will have the two wild card teams in each league battling in a one-game, winner-moves-on playoff. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Milwaukee Brewers have clinched a playoff spot with a National League Central Division Championship. Milwaukee will continue their exciting year in the 2011 postseason and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are offering Brewers fans in Northeastern Wisconsin a baseball setting to gather and cheer on the Brewers playoff Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s been an exciting season for Whitecaps fans, who have watched no less than 14 former Whitecaps contribute to the Detroit Tigers’ playoff run. Now it’s “go” time for the American League Central Division Champions, and the Whitecaps are opening the Pepsi Stadium Club doors for all fans to come together and cheer on Continue reading