Peter Gammons: 2017 Predictions (Part I)

It sounded like a campaign promise when the words “Cubs and Indians World Series” rolled out last April 1, or, perhaps to give it more credence, an April Fool’s joke. It really did happen, like the 1991 last-to-first Twins-Braves series with an unforgettable extra inning seventh game culmination of a memorable World Series. A year […]

There have now been 16 complete game World Series shutouts with no walks

Madison Bumgarner now holds the record for the most strikeouts in a World Series shutout with no walks. In Game 5, he whiffed eight Royals. The previous record was held by Don Larsen in his perfect game in 1956, when he whiffed seven Dodgers. World Series shutouts with no walks (ranked by strikeouts) Player Date […]