After two compelling League Championship Series, both of which went seven games, it’s time for a 2023 World Series preview.
In the eyes of many MLB fans, and even experts, this year’s World Series winner will not be the undisputed champion that it usually is. The shortened 2020 campaign – starting on July 23rd – will feature just 60 games per team, which is nearly a third of the normal 162 games. There’s always been a reason why baseball teams play such an unprecedented number of games. A smaller number of games would resemble an outcome too situational to determine a rightful champion.
The Arizona Diamondbacks landed Madison Bumgarner on a five-year, $85 million deal on Sunday. Arizona have been one of the most active teams in baseball over the last couple of seasons. A.J. Pollock and Patrick Corbin left in the 2018/19 offseason, and franchise star Paul Goldschmidt was traded to the Cardinals. Midway through the year, …