The dust from the MLB Division Series has settled and four very good teams are left standing. Playoff baseball is all about match-ups. Of course, there is the pitcher against the opposing pitcher; there is the pitcher against the opposing lineup where history and pitcher/hitter handedness come into play; and there is pitcher/hitter against the playing environment, the ballparks. There is also manager against manager, but for the sake of this article, we’re looking at the players and what goes down on the field.
Today, as we prepare for another round of what figures to be very exciting MLB action, we will look at some of the potential match-ups in store.