MLB 2012 in review

After last night’s game 4 let me first say congratulations to the San Francisco Giants for their World Series Championship. When the playoff teams started shaping up I have to admit, the Giants were not on my radar screen as the possible Champions this year. We all knew they had great pitching but no one expected to see them dominate a good offensive club like the Tigers the way they did. Again, congratulations to the Giants.

As for the Tigers, I don’t think they have a lot to be disappointed in. Let’s face it, with the powerhouse clubs like Texas, Athletics and New York, no one outside of Detroit really gave them a chance to be representing the AL in the series to begin with. I personally think the sweep on the Yankees worked against them, at least offensively. The waiting never bodes well for guys hitting well. It seems like they are always over anxious at the plate when it comes time to turn their A game on again. And as we saw, the Giants pitching kept them off balance right up to the very last pitch.

For the rest of the teams that made the playoffs, well, there are some re-tooling and issues to be addressed by all. I do not see major overhauls with none of those teams. For those teams that finished last in their respective divisions I can see major issues needing attention.

We will see how it goes in the Free Agent market this off-season. I will be back in about three months or so to give everyone my opinion on the needs and wants as well as the possible signings and promotions.

Until then, see ya MLB fans.

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Name: Archie Michael Williams Age: 57 (as of 17 September) Occupation: Department of the Army Civilian / Retired Army NCO Grew up in North Carolina, now live in Oklahoma I entered the US Army in October 1984 and retired May 2005. Veteran of the Gulf War with the 3rd Armor Calvary Regiment (ACR) Spent entire Army career as a Fire Support Specialist (Field Artillery Observer / Coordinator) Avid, let me say this again, AVID sports fan. Favorite teams and sports: NFL = Pittsburgh Steelers MLB = Atlanta Braves NBA = OKC Thunder NHL = There is no way I could care less. Soccer = see NHL note College NCAAF = Oklahoma Sooners NCAAB = UNC Tarheels. Hobbies = Golf, Bowling , Hunting, Fishing I will answer any questions you have, Just give me a buzz!

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