2020 MLB Playoffs Have Been Terrible

The 2020 MLB Playoffs have been terrible. Period. We'll be covering this topic in this week's "Cheap Seats Chatter" podcast (to air on Sunday morning), but in the interim, here are my thoughts on the subject. What's Made the 2020 MLB Playoffs Terrible So Far? I don't know about you, but I

Miami Marlins: The Sensational Run Is Bound To End Against Braves

Marlins RHP Sixto Sanchez

The Miami Marlins’ incredible 2020 run is, somehow, still well and alive. Sensationally, the team finished second in the NL East to occupy a postseason spot. That alone was seen as one of the franchise’s greatest accomplishments. It was Miami’s just third postseason appearance in franchise history. However, the Marlins weren’t

Marlins Recap: Miami Wins Game 1 Against the Cubs


The highly-anticipated first postseason game for the Miami Marlins in almost twenty years came and went, and it did not disappoint. The Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs, 5-1, getting halfway through their seventh victorious playoff series in a row. The last time the Marlins participated in a postseason series that wasn’t

Tampa Bay Rays Recap: Week Seven

The Tampa Bay Rays finished last week on a streak of good performances. They started this week in similar fashion. With that in mind, the rest of the week got interesting very quickly. The Rays opened the week with a series against the New York Yankees that went sour in

Marlins Acquire Starling Marte From Diamondbacks

The Marlins are indeed going all in. Miami, the team that hasn't reached the NL postseason since winning its second championship in 2003, currently occupies an NL playoff berth. Furthermore, the Marlins seriously believe the time to be aggressive has come. According to MLB.com's Craig Mish, the club has finalized a

Tampa Bay Rays: Week Six Recap

After a stellar week in which the Rays lost just one game, the Tampa Bay Rays won all but one game for a second week in a row. With another strong week, the Rays extended their AL East lead to four games at most. However, there was some disappointing news