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SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

October: the month where baseball legends are made and champions crowned. Playoffs begin, and the great players step up or crumble under pressure. October is the pinnacle of a 162-game marathon of a season that sees itself drag through the scorching dog days of summer. Since 2012, the MLB playoff[Read More…]

by October 11, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
PARK: MLB Trade Deadline Recap

PARK: MLB Trade Deadline Recap

The Major League Baseball trade deadline is often a chaotic event. Potential playoff teams scramble to add reinforcements to drive their postseason push. Teams that have fallen out of the race seek to replenish their farm systems by adding young talent to help them in future seasons. This year’s hectic[Read More…]

by August 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
PARK: MLB All-Star Game Needs Changes

PARK: MLB All-Star Game Needs Changes

In my opinion, the MLB All-Star Game is by far the best all-star game in American professional sports. The NFL Pro Bowl is an unmitigated disaster. The NBA All-Star Game is a glorified dunk contest — with a few wide-open three-pointers mixed in — because none of the players can[Read More…]

by July 5, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Role Players’ Performance Turns Mariners into Contenders

RAMLOW: Role Players’ Performance Turns Mariners into Contenders

On Sunday, the Seattle Mariners dropped their seventh game in the last 10 to the Texas Rangers, a familiar storyline to Mariner fans in recent years. What is not so familiar, however, is that the M’s still possess a .540 winning percentage and are in the midst of a very[Read More…]

by June 14, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: World Series Highlights Meaning of Baseball

RAMLOW: World Series Highlights Meaning of Baseball

A few weeks ago, a dozen of my friends and I took the Orange line from Rosslyn to Stadium-Armory to watch the Washington Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies. It was a perfect evening for a ballgame. The dying orange in the clear sky highlighted the sea of red jerseys[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

COMMENTARY: Mets, Royals, Bring Pride to Their Cities

Mets Overcome Years of Struggle The team has finally taken the top spot in the city from the Yankees As college students, we have been told for years that all the trials and sacrifices made for our studies will pay off. We are told that when we finally get to[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports

Let ’Em See Our Natitude

As September ends, the carefree nature of summer has now all but entirely faded, soon to be replaced by the dreary-eyed, stress-filled time that is midterm season. However, one story should give all Georgetown students reason for celebration, and at least a temporary enclave from the never-ending barrage of study[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Yanks Will Top Philly for Title

With Opening Day just a week and a half away, it’s time to roll out picks for the 2012 Major League Baseball season. With superstars Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder switching squads and the arrivals of newcomers such as Yu Darvish and Matt Moore, this year’s MLB landscape is in flux. But despite the[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 0 comments Sports

Cards A Blueprint for Victory

While it’s undoubtedly a surprise to most of the baseball world that the St. Louis Cardinals emerged as the 2011 World Series champions, those in St. Louis and more specifically those within the Cardinals organization would tell you otherwise. Like all contenders during the season, the Cardinals were buyers at[Read More…]

by October 31, 2011 0 comments Sports

Rangers Over Cards In Fall Classic

If you’ve been following my World Series predictions throughout the postseason, you’ll recognize that I haven’t exactly succeeded in correctly forecasting the results of the divisional and championship rounds. But that’s the trouble with picking baseball. Unlike other sports — where the best teams have overwhelmingly strong winning records —[Read More…]

by October 20, 2011 0 comments Sports