Like their ‘next-door neighbor,’ the Washington Nationals are a franchise attached to another city. Formerly the Montreal Expos, this franchise has had some great players yet mediocre results on the field. Who makes their All-Time Roster?
Things looked bleak for the eventual NLCS champion Atlanta Braves when All-Star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. tore his ACL on July 10. At the time, the Braves were just 43-44 and couldn’t seem to get out of their own way. Now Cinderella has a date with the Houston Astros in the World Series.
The Halos have been blessed with some of the biggest names in the sport during their first half-century plus. Hence, the exercise of examining the Los Angeles, Anaheim, California Angels all-time 26-man roster.
The Toronto Blue Jays were projected to be contenders as recently as a few seasons ago. No one thought that the projection would be the 2021 season. In a powerhouse division that includes the Tampa Bay Rays, New York Yankees, and the Boston Red Sox, the Jays more than held their own. Toronto went 91-71 and even held first place in the AL East at times.
ALCS Recap: Astros Surpass Red Sox, Punch World Series Ticket
Success in any sport is largely dominated by momentum. That was the storyline that came out of the ALCS as the Houston Astros won three in a row to complete a comeback series win over the Boston Red Sox.
Prior to the beginning of the season, the Yankees were projected to be one of the best teams in baseball. Similar to the past few years, they were overhyped and fell to the Boston Red Sox in the American League Wild Card Game.