1. MLB Playoffs 2013: Players Who Must Improve to Propel Their Team to World Series

    The majority of players still alive in the MLB playoffs have done everything they could to ensure some of the most exciting games possible. However, there are still key members of each team who have not carried their weight...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 11 months ago 726 reads 0 comments

  2. 2013 ALCS: Burning Questions After Game 2

    Monday Morning Manager ( MMM ) answers Burning Questions following ALCS Game 2. Did Jim Leyland yank Max Scherzer too early? Boy, is that a "hindsight is 20/20" question if MMM ever heard one! The Tigers had a four-run lead...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 2,291 reads 6 comments

  3. MLB Playoff Schedule 2013: When and Where to Watch Remainder of Postseason

    The Boston Red Sox roared back against the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the ALCS on Sunday night, erasing a four-run deficit to win in the bottom of the ninth inning, 6-5, on a Jarrod Saltalamacchia walk-off single...

    Ryan Rudnansky Written by Ryan Rudnansky about 11 months ago 21,071 reads 0 comments

  4. What Each ALCS, NLCS Team Must Do to Finish off 2013 World Series Run

    With two games now in the books in both the ALCS and NLCS, we are rapidly approaching the 2013 World Series, but there is still a lot of baseball to be played in each of the championship series...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 13,061 reads 24 comments

  5. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Keys to Each Team Winning NLCS Game 3

    The National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals heads out to the West Coast on Monday night for Game 3, with the Cardinals holding a 2-0 lead over the hometown Dodgers...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 months ago 7,388 reads 17 comments

  6. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Game-by-Game NLCS Predictions for Los Angeles Matchups

    The St. Louis Cardinals have bolted to a 2-0 series lead in the 2013 NLCS, but now the backdrop shifts to Dodger Stadium, as the Los Angeles Dodgers hope to rally in Games 3-5...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 11 months ago 5,603 reads 3 comments

  7. NLCS Schedule 2013: When and Where to Catch All the Action

    For the Los Angeles Dodgers, the first two games of the 2013 National League Championship Series had to be some of the most frustrating baseball that any of them could ever remember...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 4,065 reads 0 comments

  8. Did David Ortiz's Grand Slam Swing Momentum to Red Sox in ALCS?

    Momentum, it's been said , is the next day's starting pitcher. We're about to find out. With one Sunday night swing—a game-tying grand slam with two outs in the bottom ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 11 months ago 24,583 reads 111 comments

  9. David Ortiz Video: Watch Big Papi Smash Grand Slam to Tie Game 2 of ALCS

    Game 2 of the ALCS was going in Detroit's favor, with the Tigers already owning a 1-0 advantage in the series and Max Scherzer on the mound Sunday night. But that all changed in the bottom of the eighth at Fenway Park ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 11 months ago 23,150 reads 7 comments

  10. Detroit Tigers Arms Potent Enough to Keep Them in ALCS Despite Game 2 Hiccup

    The Detroit Tigers were less than two innings from ransacking Fenway Park and fleeing Boston with two victories to start the ALCS...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 11 months ago 5,167 reads 34 comments

  11. Watch Jarrod Saltalamacchia Rip Game-Winning Hit to Bring Red Sox Back in ALCS

    For much of the night in Game 2 of the ALCS, the Boston Red Sox were unable to solve Detroit Tigers ' pitchers...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about 11 months ago 5,411 reads 7 comments

  12. Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox: Score, Grades and Analysis for ALCS Game 2

    David Ortiz spoiled a marvelous outing on the mound from Max Scherzer, and the Boston Red Sox scored an improbable 6-5 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night, evening the ALCS at one game apiece...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 11 months ago 97,515 reads 126 comments

  13. Questioning Mike Matheny: Lance Lynn Gets Game 4 Start for St. Louis Cardinals

    Mike Matheny has made some questionable decisions as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals . The results may be positive, but it still leaves many fans scratching their heads at the end of the day...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 11 months ago 1,823 reads 14 comments

  14. Struggling Players That Need to Be Benched to Turn Around Playoff Series

    It's late in the game for teams to tinker with their rosters, but lineup changes are in order for the remaining MLB playoff squads. Small sample sizes are small, so this is not a space to get carried away and blow brief slumps out of proportion...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 11 months ago 1,975 reads 4 comments

  15. NLCS Schedule 2013: When and Where to Catch Remaining Games

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are not in good shape in the National League Championship Series, but they still have time to turn it around against the St. Louis Cardinals...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 11 months ago 8,837 reads 0 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox: Keys to Each Team Winning ALCS Game 2

    Sunday will feature Game 2 of the ALCS between the Detroit Tigers and the Boston Red Sox, and this matchup has the makings of a great pitcher's duel. Pitching dominated Game 1...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 months ago 5,311 reads 7 comments

  17. Does Tigers' Strikeout Spree Show Their Arms Will Be Red Sox Bats' Kryptonite?

    Great pitching always beats great hitting. Ah, yes. The old clich é. There is no baseball clich é that's cited more than that one, even though it's obviously not 100 percent true...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 8,833 reads 34 comments

  18. Is Michael Wacha Outdueling Clayton Kershaw the End of the 2013 Dodgers?

    There are a lot of reasons the Los Angeles Dodgers will return home facing an 0-2 hole to the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS, but the biggest difference in Game 2 was the stellar pitching of Michael Wacha and one mistake from the Dodgers...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 months ago 22,080 reads 184 comments

  19. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Score, Grades and Analysis for NLCS Game 2

    After Game 1 of the NLCS lasted 13 innings and nearly five hours, both Clayton Kershaw and Michael Wacha seemed intent on ending Game 2 in hasty fashion...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 11 months ago 25,009 reads 35 comments

  20. ALCS Schedule 2013: When and Where to Catch All the Action

    Tonight, the 2013 American League Championship Series will kick off at Fenway Park, as the Boston Red Sox get set to host the Detroit Tigers for Game 1...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 7,718 reads 0 comments

  21. 2013 ALCS: Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder Must Step Up

    Prince Fielder smiles a lot. He turns first base into his office, complete with an open-door policy. He chats up base runners, he joshes with umpires. His big face is often lit up with joviality...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 1,948 reads 6 comments

  22. Beltran Saved NLCS Game 1 with Stellar Defensive Play: Did Molina Tag Ellis?

    Carlos Beltran was the center of the story in last night's 13-inning NLCS Game 1 between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers . He drove in all three of St. Louis' runs...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 11 months ago 1,261 reads 0 comments

  23. Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox: Keys to Each Team Winning ALCS Game 1

    The revamped Boston Red Sox host the star-laden Detroit Tigers in a compelling ALCS matchup, beginning with Saturday's Game 1. Here, Bleacher Report presents the keys for each team to come away with a victory...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 11 months ago 4,541 reads 8 comments

  24. How Michael Wacha Is Breaking out into Superstardom This October

    The St. Louis Cardinals have something special in Michael Wacha. The 22-year-old rookie introduced himself to a national audience earlier this week when he flirted with a no-hitter ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 months ago 4,032 reads 17 comments

  25. Don Mattingly's Managing Must Get Better for Dodgers to Reach World Series

    Game 1 of the National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals is going into the vault as another chapter in the book of legendary things done in October by the great Carlos Beltran...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 11,099 reads 46 comments