MLB

More than a feeling: Celebrating that my Yankees are fun again

The Yankees were in first place. The Yankees were surprising. They were taking on the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs. I just had to go.

| Senior Sports Editor

Ben Browdy sets his sights on professional career, national title

At Division III schools, most athletes end their career after their graduate. One Bear, however, is not letting his dream die when he receives his diploma in Brookings Quadrangle this May.

Jon Lewis | Senior Sports Editor

World Series predictions: Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago Cubs

hat do you get when you try to predict a playoff series between “the best team in baseball by a long-shot” Chicago Cubs and a banged-up Cleveland Indians roster that somehow sailed through the postseason with unlikely performances from its pitching staff?

Sports Staff

More than a feeling: How the 2016 Chicago Cubs are poised to change the nature of their miserable, no good franchise

It’s a scary time to be a Chicago Cubs fan. Fresh off a surprise trip to the 2015 National League Championship Series and a depth-bolstering off-season, the Cubs were given 4/1 odds by Westgate SuperBook to win their first World Series since 1908.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Strikeouts, 100 wins and runs galore: Spring sports by the numbers

While this week’s Opening Day festivities may have signaled the beginning of the professional spring sports campaign, the Washington University spring sports season is already in full bloom.

| Staff Reporter

Major League Baseball needs to clean up its act

Last Saturday, arbitrator Fredric Horowitz determined that Alex Rodriguez will sit out the entire 2014 season and postseason for his role in the Biogenesis scandal and for violating baseball’s Joint Drug Agreement. Rodriguez will appeal this sentence, but it is merely the latest and most glaring symptom of a penalty system that is broken.

Alex Griffel | Class of 2016

Staff World Series predictions

Anybody but Boston. As a Yankees fan whose team tragically missed out on the playoffs, “anybody but Boston” was the team I was rooting for to win the World Series once the postseason began.

Sports Staff

The Phightin’ Phils are back

Oftentimes, the year after losing in a championship, a team can suffer a post-defeat hangover of sorts. This idea has been on display over the last few years in baseball, as the 2007 Houston Astros, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals (sorry, folks) and the 2009 Tampa Bay Rays all missed the playoffs a year after falling in the World Series.

| Sports Editor

The St. Louis Cardinals: What to watch for this season

On Monday, April 5, the St. Louis Cardinals begin the regular season, hosting the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium. After an NL Central division title and a first round exit in last year’s playoffs, the Cardinals are the clear favorites to take the division again. Here are some of the key themes and players who you should be watching out for:

| Sports Reporter

Student reactions to Cardinals’ loss

The L.A. Dodgers completed a sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the MLB playoffs Saturday, dashing the year’s World Series hopes. Student Life asks Wash. U. students: How do you feel about the loss?

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