With every MLB postseason spot solidified, paving way for some exciting matchups, it comes time for an exclusive look at the upcoming month.It is that time of year again and, as die-hard baseball fans, we could not be happier. The MLB postseason is a beautiful form of art that only true fans can appreciate.
This year should prove to be no different. With some extremely intriguing matchups on tap, creating even more enticing hypothetical clashes in the later rounds, the 2016 playoffs can quite possibly turn into an October for the ages.
Every team has battled. 162 games, six months, countless taxing road trips, the highs, the lows, and the eventual middle ground. All of the potential breaking points of a marathon major league baseball season have not interfered with the respective paths of these teams from these cities:
- Texas Rangers (95-67)
- Cleveland Indians (94-67)
- Boston Red Sox (93-69)
- Toronto Blue Jays (89-73)
- Baltimore Orioles (89-73)
- Chicago Cubs (103-58)
- Washington Nationals (95-67)
- Los Angeles Dodgers (91-71)
- New York Mets (87-75)
- San Francisco Giants (87-75)
So many storylines highlight this dive into the heart of America’s National Pastime. Will the Cubs win their first championship since 1908? Will the Red Sox win it all in David Ortiz’s farewell season? Can the Indians make it two — yes, two — championships in one year for their city? Can the Texas Rangers or Washington Nationals win their first title, period? Will the Giants make it four straight even-yeared world championships?
A much-anticipated October baseball slate is about the get underway. So, without further adieu, let’s take a look at the postseason outlook straight from us here at Elite Sports NY.