1. Hitters Who Need to Step Up ASAP to Turn MLB Playoff Series Around

    The first two games of each Division Series matchup are in the books, and aside from the Boston vs. Tampa Bay series where the Red Sox hold a 2-0 lead, every other series is currently knotted at 1-1 heading into what will be a crucial Game 3...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 2,315 reads 3 comments

  2. MLB Playoff Schedule: Where to Watch Conclusion of Division Series

    The Major League Baseball division series have already featured some exciting postseason action, but there's at least one game remaining in each series...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 10 months ago 1,571 reads 0 comments

  3. MLB Playoffs 2013: Key Question for Each Division Series

    No team enters the 2013 MLB playoffs without at least one shortcoming that could cost them the World Series. So the ultimate question is: Which team can overcome those shortcomings to wear the crown this season? The Boston Red Sox and St...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 10 months ago 2,817 reads 0 comments

  4. Oakland A's Find Playoff Ace, Momentum in Walk-Off Game 2 Victory over Tigers

    Welcome to October, kid. I know you've only made 10 big league starts, but here, take this ball and go shut down the Detroit Tigers before they put us in a hole deeper than the one we're already in...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 7,385 reads 23 comments

  5. 2013 ALDS: Oakland A's Prove They Can Compete with the Detroit Tigers

    In 2012, the Oakland A's and Detroit Tigers played a full-length five-game series to determine who would advance to the ALCS. It looks like that could be the case again one year later...

    D.J. O'Connor Written by D.J. O'Connor about 10 months ago 835 reads 0 comments

  6. The Anatomy of Coming Back from a 0-2 Hole in a 5-Game MLB Series

    In Major League Baseball's postseason, coming back from a two-games-to-none deficit falls strictly in the easier-said-than-done category—even more so when it's a five-game set, as in the Division Series...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 5,298 reads 21 comments

  7. Tigers vs. A's: Score, Grades and Analysis for ALDS Game 2

    It was a pitcher's duel between Justin Verlander and Sonny Gray for the majority of the game, but the Oakland Athletics came away with a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers at O.co Coliseum to tie the ALDS at 1-1...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 10 months ago 17,581 reads 31 comments

  8. MLB Playoffs 2013: ALDS Features Red Sox Fans Mocking of Rays' Wil Myers

    The American League Division Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox has cast a spotlight on the Rays' rookie right fielder, Wil Myers. The Boston fans seem to have selective memory in how they have chosen to handle the situation...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 10 months ago 2,239 reads 12 comments

  9. How Red Sox Have Made Rays' Dominant Pitching Staff Look Human

    Through the first 18 innings of the Red Sox -Rays ALDS, the American League East champions have protected home field, taken a commanding 2-0 lead in a best-of-five series and bludgeoned ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 10 months ago 4,786 reads 27 comments

  10. Rays vs. Red Sox: Score, Grades and Analysis for ALDS Game 2

    The Boston Red Sox posted two runs against lefty David Price in the first inning on Saturday and never looked back, going on to a 7-4 victory at Fenway Park in Game 2 of the ALDS...

    Ryan Rudnansky Written by Ryan Rudnansky about 10 months ago 10,517 reads 28 comments

  11. MLB Playoff Schedule 2013: Last-Minute Previews for Saturday's ALDS Games

    Pitching wins championships. It's that easy. Jon Lester and Max Scherzer backed up that belief with their Game 1 performances in the ALDS ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 1,696 reads 0 comments

  12. Immediate Adjustments Oakland A's, Tampa Bay Rays Must Make Before It's Too Late

    The Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers jumped out to 1-0 series leads in their respective ALDS series on Friday night, and while there is certainly still plenty of baseball to be played for their opponents, Game 2 will be crucial...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 2,251 reads 4 comments

  13. MLB Playoffs 2013: Teams with Best Chance to Win the World Series

    Now that every team has played at least one playoff game, here's a look at which teams have the best chance to win the World Series based on talent...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 10 months ago 7,190 reads 1 comments

  14. Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox: Keys to Each Team Winning ALDS Game 2

    The Boston Red Sox will once again host the Tampa Bay Rays from Fenway Park on Saturday, as these rivals clash in Game 2 of the ALDS. Each team enters with its own clear aspirations...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 10 months ago 2,949 reads 3 comments

  15. 9 Reasons Why Matt Kemp's Absence Does Not Doom the LA Dodgers' Playoff Hopes

    The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves are now tied at a game apiece for the National League Division Series title. Matt Kemp watched both games from the bench and will likely do the same for the entirety of the Dodgers' 2013 playoff run.

    Gregory John Vitale Written by Gregory John Vitale about 10 months ago 649 reads 0 comments

  16. Tigers vs. A's: Score, Grades and Analysis for ALDS Game 1

    The Detroit Tigers wrested away home-field advantage from the Oakland Athletics, winning Game 1 of the ALDS, 3-2, on Friday night in the O.co Coliseum. The Tigers hit the ground running in the top of the first inning...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 6,350 reads 34 comments

  17. Can Atlanta Braves Bring NLDS Back to Friendly Home Confines?

    The Atlanta Braves can exhale after their exhilarating 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night tied the NLDS at 1-1. Putting it another way, however, they'll need to take at least one of the next two games in L...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 10 months ago 4,155 reads 5 comments

  18. MLB Playoffs 2013: Stars Who Need to Step Up the Most over the Weekend

    Postseason success can define a baseball player's career. Without his three home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, Reggie Jackson probably isn't remembered...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 1,882 reads 1 comments

  19. Dodgers vs. Braves: Score, Grades and Analysis for NLDS Game 2

    Mike Minor out-dueled Zach Greinke on Friday night, helping the Atlanta Braves tie the NLDS with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in front of a raucous crowd at Turner Field...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 10 months ago 12,752 reads 27 comments

  20. NLDS 2013: St. Louis Cardinals Have to Forget Friday and History with Liriano

    If St. Louis Cardinals fans partied it up on Thursday night in celebration, it’s likely that on Friday night they’re hitting the bottle...

    Corey Noles Written by Corey Noles about 10 months ago 1,023 reads 4 comments

  21. ALDS Schedule 2013: Predicting Saturday's American League Showdowns

    The Boston Red Sox rolled over the Tampa Bay Rays to kick off the American League divisional round with a bang on Friday. Game 1 was a nightmare for the Rays, as they were battered, 12-2, behind 14 hits by the Red Sox and sloppy defensive play...

    Ryan Rudnansky Written by Ryan Rudnansky about 10 months ago 874 reads 1 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics Game 1: Live Score and ALDS Highlights

    The Tigers traveled to Oakland to take on the A's in Game 1 of this ALDS matchup. The A's sent Bartolo Colon the hill with Max Scherzer on the bump for the Tigers...

    Tyler Duma Written by Tyler Duma about 10 months ago 15,247 reads 23 comments

  23. Rays vs. Red Sox: Score, Grades and Analysis for ALDS Game 1

    The Boston Red Sox took advantage of some defensive miscues by the Tampa Bay Rays to grab an early ALDS lead with a dominant 12-2 win at Fenway Park on Friday afternoon...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 10 months ago 7,669 reads 22 comments

  24. 2013 MLB Postseason Stock Watch for Upcoming Free Agents, Week 1

    How a player performs when the games matter most could have an affect on his overall value, which is of greater importance to those who are eligible for free agency at season's end...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 4,675 reads 4 comments

  25. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves Game 2: Live Score, NLDS Highlights

    It was a thriller of an NLDS showdown on Friday between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves, and the Braves pulled off a nail-biting victory, 4-3...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 10 months ago 20,869 reads 28 comments