Tag: Predictions

2018 AELCS Preview: St. Petersburg Admirals vs Denver Danger

(Game date: Sep. 15, 2018) — The St. Petersburg Admirals and Denver Danger will face off for the AEL Championships after an exciting roller-coaster Elimination Round that saw an upset exit for the Nevada Speeders, and hard-fought Admirals battle over the Seattle Salts.

The Speeders had sailed into the playoffs after an absence of six seasons looking like the favorite to move on to a Bull Cup, but found themselves quickly in a quagmire with solid Denver pitching from Rich Ojeda, and Game #4 star Willie Morales. The Danger bats tallied up hits and kept the first two games close, earning a series split as they won Game #1, 4-3, then dropped Game #2, 2-0. Continue reading “2018 AELCS Preview: St. Petersburg Admirals vs Denver Danger”

2018 LLCS Preview: Minneapolis Ravens vs Montreal Metros

(Game date: Sep. 15, 2018) — The Lake League Championship Series is set to go after a decisive Elimination Round series sweep was executed by the Montreal Metros, dispatching the East Division champion Rimouski Fighting Moose in 3 games, and the dominant Minneapolis Ravens dismantled the Boston Brawlers in 4.

Ravens’ Gabel Reyes was named Elimination Round MVP in the series against Boston

The Ravens unleashed a torrent of home runs in their set with Boston, with at least one in every game, but with three players going long in a game twice during the series. Center fielder Gabel Reyes tallied up 3 in total, scoring 7 runs and driving in 7 more on his way to a first career playoff MVP honor. Continue reading “2018 LLCS Preview: Minneapolis Ravens vs Montreal Metros”

Early Awards Predictions for 2018

Although there is still nearly a month of baseball left in regular season, and then the playoffs after that, we thought we would share our early predictions for the Bull League player awards based on season performances thus far.

As was discovered last year, sometimes a player can be out by early August and still win an award, as was the case for Judson Martel last year. Continue reading “Early Awards Predictions for 2018”

Episode #12 (2018): Spring is over. Opening day is here!

Join us as we welcome everyone back to regular season baseball … (2:08) preseason predictions for Opening Day, which teams are predicted to win their divisions this year? The answers may surprise you, as well as our analysis … (36:00) breaking down the strengths/weaknesses team-by-team … (48:15) draft pool cream of the crop and draft order review.

High School Playoffs Fast Approaching

The Nor-Am High School league has just 10 games left on its schedule, and while no team has clinched a playoff berth as yet, each division has its strong contenders for a slot.

Starting in the Independent Division 1, three teams are vying for the top spot, with Dallas Sports Academy Bats holding the advantage, even though they are tied for first with the New England Seminary Saints. Continue reading “High School Playoffs Fast Approaching”

Early Glance at Can-Am College League

It is now two weeks before the opening of the Can-Am College League, which debuts this season, and which will provide a supply of talented players for the Bull League first year player draft in June. Here, we take a quick look at some of the top teams and prospects based on OSA ratings and predictions.

There are 26 teams in the Can-Am College League Division I, which is divided into four geographic divisions: with eight teams in the Canada Conference, and six teams in each of the New England Conference, Caribbean Six Conference, and the Southern Conference. Continue reading “Early Glance at Can-Am College League”