With the MLB season suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are no baseball games and limited baseball news. So I’m creating a hypothetical season — complete with news and recaps — until baseball resumes. All news and recaps will have the hypothetical tag, so you can at least know when you’re suspending reality. And you can click “hypothetical season” above the headline to see everything that has happened in this “season.”
Baseball is funny. And yes, if you had a nickel for every time I said that this season you could buy a few double-doubles and have yourself a nice midweek meal.
But baseball is, indeed, funny, and I mention it regularly because I’m reminded of it regularly.
The odds were that the San Francisco Giants would take one game in their three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Giants are clearly the worse team, and they’re on the road — the odds are stacked against them. But baseball is still baseball, and the odds dictate that you expect them to win at least one game.
So lay the three games out ahead of you, pretending you don’t already know the outcome of Tuesday’s series opener. In Game 1 you have the Giants…