The Giants are in a funk. But the Rockies know better than to take them for granted, particularly at AT&T Park. The Rockies open a two-game series at AT&T Park on Tuesday night, holding a two-game lead on the Brewers for the second NL Wild-Card spot, holding a Magic Number to clinch a fourth post-season trip in franchise history of 11 (combination of Rockies wins and Brewers losses). Continue reading “Rockies Face Giant Challenge”
OK, Commissioner Emeritus Commissioner Bud Selig did have a good idea. The longer the Wild Card has been around, the better it has proven to be. It was a major break with tradition back in 1995, when MLB decided to realign to three divisions in each league and add a Wild Card to the American and National Leagues. And there was some opposition.
“You, and your friend [former Rangers owner and United States President] George Bush were the only ones,” Selig once said with a big smile. “Now even you two have come over to the right side.”