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  • BookMaker.eu Two of the most storied franchises in baseball history went down in the Championship Series round of the MLB playoffs as both the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals are now left watching the World Series from home as the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals prep for a World Series showdown set to start on Tuesday night. The Nationals are looking for their franchise’s first title in this one, but it’s Houston with all the pressure as they come into action as the heavy favorites. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The New York Yankees were the first team to clinch a ticket to the Championship Series, but the Houston Astros will have homefield advantage after winning more games in the regular season. These two super teams are now set to battle it out in the ALCS for the chance to go to the World Series. Will the Astros return to the Fall Classic for the second time in three seasons or will New York upset Houston? Either way, this should be an epic showdown between two teams with a ton of power and plenty of intriguing storylines. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The District of Columbia has it’s first postseason baseball series win in 95 years as the Washington Nationals advance to the NLCS. They’ll now take on the St. Louis Cardinals in this best-of-seven showdown. Both the Cardinals and the Nationals were underdogs in their division series matchups, but each got that postseason magic to advance. Now, these two teams will battle to keep their seasons—and magic—alive.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Tampa Bay Rays took care of business handily against the Athletics in Oakland on Wednesday night to advance to this series. Now, they get to take on baseball’s best team—based on record—in a five-game set. The Houston Astros will host the Rays for the first two games before the series shifts to St. Petersburg in a series featuring stadiums sponsored by orange juice brands. The Rays will be looking for the upset, but Houston is the favorite to go the distance leaving most to wonder if this se... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Los Angeles Dodgers now have an opponent as the Washington Nationals knocked off the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Wild Card game on Tuesday night. Thanks to a strong starting rotation, the Nationals pose a real threat to the Dodgers though L.A. still enters this series as a sizeable favorite. Can the Dodgers take advantage of homefield advantage and knock off the Nationals or will Washington finally get their first postseason series victory in an upset?... 

  • BookMaker.eu The St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves are set for the NLDS beginning on Wednesday when the Braves host the Cardinals. Atlanta is the favorite in the series and has homefield advantage, ending the regular season with six more wins, but the Cardinals surged to the finish line. Can they keep the good times rolling with an upset for the Braves or will Atlanta advance to their first Championship Series appearance since 2001?... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Minnesota Twins are back in the playoffs but will have an uphill battle in this ALDS showdown against the New York Yankees. The Twins last saw the postseason in 2017 when they lost the AL Wild Card game to this Yankee squad. These two teams have plenty of playoff history with the Yankees owning the Twins in October. Can Minnesota get the upset or will the Yankees’ postseason dominance over the Twins continue?... 

  • BookMaker.eu Somehow, we’ve made through the summer. The air is getting a bit crisper and pumpkin spice is everywhere. More importantly, the baseball regular season is in the rearview mirror and the playoffs are getting underway. There are just 10 teams remaining with a few clear-cut favorites and some teams looking to surprise. After back-to-back seasons losing in the World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to get back to the Fall Classic for the third-straight year and win it this team. L.A. hasn’t won it all since 1988. The Minnesota Twins’ and Oakland Athletics’ draughts go back to 1987 and 1989, respectively. Meanwhile, the Yankees are looking to snap their decade long title draught which for the Bronx Bombers feels like eternity. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Two playoff hopefuls are set to square off in the second to last day of the season on Saturday night as the Washington Nationals play host to the Cleveland Indians. Washington already has clinched a playoff spot but are fighting for home field advantage in the NL Wild Card game. Meanwhile, the Indians are still in a battle to get into October, making this an intriguing interleague showdown.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals will wrap up the regular season with a three-game series in St. Louis with the middle game broadcast live on FOX on Saturday night. The Cubs figure to be eliminated by then while the Cardinals should have the NL Central wrapped up. With that in mind, can the Cubs still put up a good fight to end their season on a positive note against their hated rivals or will the Cards come out victorious in this one at home?... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Atlanta Braves and New York Mets wrap up the 2019 season with a three-game series in the Big Apple over the weekend. The Braves will be getting their final tune up before the post season while the Mets get set to ride off into the sunset. New York put up a good second half fight for a postseason spot, but ultimately came up short and will be playing for little more than pride this weekend. ... 

  • BookMaker.eu Days away from official elimination, the Boston Red Sox will journey to St. Petersburg over the weekend with no chance at playing in October. Instead, they’ll take on the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend in the role of spoiler as the franchise officially turns its attention to the 2020 season. Can the Sox play the Rays tough without the hope of playoff baseball or will Boston fall flat in this series, helping the Rays their quest for October baseball? ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The St. Louis Cardinals sit atop the NL Central standings when they journey into enemy territory to take on the Chicago Cubs in the first game of a four-game weekend series on Thursday night. This is an important game, and series, for both teams as they battle for the divisional top spot. Can the Cubs defend their home field against the Cardinals and cut into their rival’s lead or will the Cardinals gain ground with a key win in this series opener?... 

  • BookMaker.eu Quite possibly the next team to clinch a division crown after the Dodgers printed their tickets to October earlier this week, the Atlanta Braves take on the Washington Nationals in the Nation’s Capital looking to shave a couple games off their magic number on Sunday. The Braves have been rolling of late, but can the Nationals slow them down enough keep themselves atop the NL Wild Card standings?... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Los Angeles Dodgers have the NL West already under wraps as they get set for this primetime showdown on Sunday night in the Big Apple against the New York Mets. The Mets, however, have a bit more motivation in this ESPN Sunday Night Baseball showdown. New York is still vying for a playoff spot, sitting a couple games back of the second Wild Card spot. The Dodgers are the better team, but the Mets are at home with more motivation. Who will come out on top?... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Atlanta Braves have all but clinched the NL East title for the second straight season, but the Philadelphia Phillies’ postseason hopes continue to hang in the balance as the two teams take on each other in a four game series with the finale on Thursday night. Can the Phillies get the win at home against the divisional leader or will the Braves push Philadelphia’s postseason dreams further out of focus?... 

  • BookMaker.eu The New York Yankees have all but clinched the AL East title as they journey north to face the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night. The Sox, however, are still alive in the AL Wildcard hunt—just barely. Can the Yankees push their rivals closer towards elimination or will Boston muster an upset in this primetime showdown at historic Fenway Park?... 

  • BookMaker.eu While the National League Most Valuable Player award seems to be focused on two players, the American League award is more focused on the definition of value and whether the MVP is the best player in the league, or merely the one that has most instrumental to a first-place team.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The list for the National League Most Valuable Player award seems to already be narrowed down to a handful of candidates with two players at the top of the list where they’ve been for most of the season.... 

  • BookMaker.eu A month ago, this would’ve seemed like a lopsided matchup with a contender taking on a team out of the mix, but a strong month of August has the New York Mets back in the thick of things as they get set to wrap up a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Both teams are a couple games out of a playoff spot now, but which can wrap up this series with a win and some momentum to kick off the final month of the regular season? ... 

  • BookMaker.eu The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers have been two of the best teams in the major leagues throughout 2019, and it wouldn’t be a huge surprise if they met in the World Series. These two juggernauts will face off in an intriguing interleague matchup this weekend in which the star power will be very high. Los Angeles has the top spot in the National League virtually wrapped up but the Yankees are battling others for seeding, so this series is an important one for them.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Chicago Cubs have the most talent in the National League Central, but they are in a close fight with multiple other teams to win the division crown. The Cubs are trying to pull away from the Brewers and Cardinals down the stretch. They have a chance to pick up a much-needed win on Sunday in a matchup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates were on the periphery of the N.L. Central race several weeks ago but have since dropped like a rock and are now out of contention. Pittsburgh’s role w... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Philadelphia Phillies made some huge splashes this offseason, and that talent infusion was expected to take them to the playoffs. It still could, but Philly has some work to do. The team currently sits in third place in the National League East and is a couple games back of a wild card berth. Philadelphia has enough talent to make the postseason but needs to turn it on as it heads into an important matchup against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Boston Red Sox are playing with fire, as a recent losing streak has dropped them multiple games out of the second spot in the American League wild card chase. Boston has virtually no chance of catching the New York Yankees in the American League East this season so its only real shot of making the playoffs is the wild card. Boston and New York face off on Sunday, and the Yankees would love to deliver another blow to the Red Sox’s chances with a victory.... 

  • BookMaker.eu The Boston Red Sox don’t have much hope of catching the New York Yankees in the American League East down the stretch, but they have their eyes set on a wild card berth. The Yankees could help make that road tougher if they can at least split a four-game series with the Red Sox this weekend.... 

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