Here’s the pitch: the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals are facing off in the World Series, which begins on Wednesday, October 23rd. Each team finished with a record of 97-65, tied for best in baseball. Who is going to win this seemingly even matchup?
Who is the current closer of the Boston Red Sox? If it took you a few moments to guess, then you are not alone. The answer is Koji Uehara, a 38-year-old journeyman from Japan.
“He’s such a prolific hitter it’s definitely worth the chance,” Mozeliak said. “My understanding is he’s swinging the bat pretty well. If nothing else, he adds a little pop off that bench.”
The new MLB season is just underway, which means fans are starting to think about what chances their team has in the American League, National League – or the World Series. It also means many of those who enjoy betting on the MLB are keen to get their future bets in before the start, but what teams are rated among the favorites to win the World Series this year?
Thanks to a never-say-die night from the St. Louis Cardinals, baseball fans get one more game for the 2011 season. Who will come out on top?
The 2010 World Series is set, and even if you know nothing (or very little) about baseball, don’t worry. By the time you are done reading this post, you will know everything you need to know about the Rangers and Giants to sound like you’ve been following the team for years. But before we get into the history of each team, lets take a look at the World Series as a whole.