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Shohei Ohtani is focused on returning as a two-way player in 2021. Mike Trout won team MVP and Dylan Bundy took home the Adenhart Award. This article calls Mike Trout a loser on the grounds that the Angels sucked. I guess this is an extension of that foolish trend of not giving him an MVP award because he is on a crappy team. The elusive postseason continues to give writers plenty of fodder to write articles about Mike Trout’s prime years getting wasted.
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The post season bracket is set. Can Minnesota eliminate Houston? Can Milwaukee eliminate the Dodgers? Who will win the hunk of metal? Only time will tell. Here is a list of when and how to watch the first couple of days of the wild card series. The matchups are discussed here. Devan Fink of Beyond the Box Score makes the case against continuing the expanded playoff format into future years. The GM meetings will be handled remotely this year, some time in November. The Appalachian League, formerly short season A ball, is on its way to converting to a summer wood bat league for collegiate players.