1. Can Carlos Beltran's Postseason Magic Carry the Cardinals to the World Series?

    Already a borderline Hall of Famer based on his regular-season performance, Carlos Beltran has made a habit out of flipping the switch from formidable to unstoppable in the playoffs...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 12 months ago 11,918 reads 35 comments

  2. Which Potential 2013 World Series Matchup Would Be the Best?

    Now that Major League Baseball's final four have been determined, it's only a matter of a little more time until but two remain. With the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers in the American League and the St...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 months ago 16,465 reads 77 comments

  3. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Score, Grades and Analysis for NLCS Game 1

    The start of the championship series round brought with it the first extra-innings game of the postseason, as the St. Louis Cardinals outlasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in 13 innings on Friday night to take a 1-0 NLCS lead at Busch Stadium...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 12 months ago 41,416 reads 58 comments

  4. Watch Carlos Beltran Make Fantastic Throw to Save NLCS Game 1 for Cardinals

    Outfielder Carlos Beltran has been his generation's most dominant postseason slugger, but a game-saving throw in Game 1 of the NLCS showed that he's also valuable beyond the batter's box: The St...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 12 months ago 19,608 reads 55 comments

  5. Watch Yasiel Puig Pull off Outstanding Catch-and-Throw Double Play

    Cuban sensation Yasiel Puig didn't get his moment on the international stage during the 2013 All-Star Game, but he's certainly taking advantage of it in these MLB playoffs. Puig flaunted his tremendous arm strength in the seventh inning of Game 1.

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 12 months ago 5,203 reads 4 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Best Storylines of the 2013 ALCS, NLCS

    The 2013 League Championship Series round has begun, with the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals kicking things off in the NL on Friday, and the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers set to get things started on the AL side on Saturday...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 1,246 reads 1 comments

  7. ALCS 2013: Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Preview

    Despite finishing last in the American League East just one season ago, the Boston Red Sox rebounded under first-year manager John Farrell to an AL-best 97-65 record in 2013 and the League’s top seed in the playoffs...

    Chris Kudialis Written by Chris Kudialis about 12 months ago 2,180 reads 0 comments

  8. What the Detroit Tigers Must Do to Take the Next Step in the ALCS

    The Detroit Tigers had their backs against the wall for a moment there in the American League Division Series against the Oakland A’s, but their bats came alive in Game 4, and Justin Verlander showed up to do his thing in Game 5...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 months ago 2,724 reads 3 comments

  9. ALCS Schedule 2013: TV Listings, Dates and Predictions for Red Sox vs. Tigers

    The American League pennant-winning Boston Red Sox will host the Detroit Tigers on Saturday evening at Fenway Park to kick off the 2013 ALCS...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 12 months ago 12,798 reads 0 comments

  10. Will Clayton Kershaw's Struggles Against Cardinals' Offense Continue into NLCS?

    Clayton Kershaw , coming off of a year in which he posted the lowest single-season ERA since Pedro Martinez in 2000, is the best pitcher on the planet right now...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 12 months ago 1,810 reads 2 comments

  11. NLCS 2013: Why Cardinals Lineup Will Overpower Dodgers Aces in St. Louis

    While the Los Angeles Dodgers may have the more heralded lineup heading into the 2013 National League Championship Series, it will be the St. Louis Cardinals ' bats that get the most out of the Dodgers' elite starters at home...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 12 months ago 1,516 reads 3 comments

  12. Playoff Health Preview: League Championship Series Could Be Decided by Health

    Teams don't always make it to this stage in the season by being healthy. The Dodgers and Red Sox have overcome more injuries than most teams, but they have been able to succeed because ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 12 months ago 1,249 reads 0 comments

  13. St. Louis Cardinals' Joe Kelly Is the Right Man for the Job in the NLCS

    The St. Louis Cardinals will turn to Joe Kelly to open their NLCS bout with the Los Angeles Dodgers . Kelly has been dominant throughout the last half of the season and has provided the team with the ability to win at an alarming rate...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 12 months ago 363 reads 0 comments

  14. NLCS Game 1: Why Greinke vs. Kelly Is Closer Than It Appears

    Zack Greinke is having one of the best seasons of his career. 2013 saw the Dodgers ' right-hander post a 15-4 record, making it the third year in a row that he's won 15 games or more...

    Derek Wolff Written by Derek Wolff about 12 months ago 436 reads 1 comments

  15. ALCS 2013: Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Position by Position Breakdown

    It only seems fitting that the battle for the American League pennant will come down to the best starting rotation against the best offense when the Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox lock horns for what is sure to be a clash of epic proportions...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 months ago 10,896 reads 40 comments

  16. World Series 2013: Predictions for Fall Classic Matchup

    The League Championship Series are about to get underway, bringing us a step closer to the 2013 World Series. There are two fantastic LCS matchups. In the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers will take on the St...

    Jeremy Fuchs Written by Jeremy Fuchs about 12 months ago 3,061 reads 0 comments

  17. ALCS 2013: Step-by-Step Guide for the Boston Red Sox to Win the Series

    Worst to first is a dream that came true for the 2013 Boston Red Sox . Now, after a 97-win regular season and ALDS victory over the Tampa Bay Rays , the 2012 AL East cellar dwellers ...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 12 months ago 1,955 reads 0 comments

  18. 2013 MLB Playoffs: Oakland A's 2013 Elimination Much More Painful Than in 2012

    When the Oakland A's were eliminated from the postseason in 2012 by the Detroit Tigers , there was still a sense of accomplishment and a moral victory. The A's had come from behind and thrived in the role of the underdog, as they won the A...

    D.J. O'Connor Written by D.J. O'Connor about 12 months ago 864 reads 4 comments

  19. Steps for the Detroit Tigers to Win the ALCS

    For the third consecutive season, Detroit will be playing for the American League Pennant, taking on the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series that kicks of on Saturday night at Fenway Park...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 12 months ago 1,585 reads 1 comments

  20. 2013 ALDS: Burning Questions (Detroit Tigers-Oakland A's)

    Welcome back to Burning Questions with Monday Morning Manager ( MMM )! They are presented today as the ALDS as a whole, but going forward they will appear after every postseason Tigers game...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 12 months ago 331 reads 0 comments

  21. Top 10 MVP Candidates for the 2013 ALCS, NLCS

    After a wildly entertaining opening round of the 2013 MLB playoffs, the best-of-seven League Championship Series is upon us...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 12 months ago 4,686 reads 19 comments

  22. 20 Must-Know Facts, Stats of the 2013 League Championship Series

    After six months of regular-season baseball, two wild-card games and four Division Series across the sport, four teams remain alive in the quest for the 2013 World Series championship...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 12 months ago 4,654 reads 10 comments

  23. Grading Each Oakland A's Player's Performance in the 2013 Divisional Round

    The Oakland A's lost Game 5 of the ALDS, and while guys like Yoenis Cespedes and Grant Balfour earned themselves a high grade, too many of the other A's players earned a C or lower...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 12 months ago 748 reads 12 comments

  24. Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers: Crucial X-Factors for the 2013 ALCS

    The ALCS matchup is officially set, as the Detroit Tigers eliminated the Oakland A's on Thursday night behind a gem from Justin Verlander and will now meet up with the Boston Red Sox for a chance to play in the World Series...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 7,755 reads 36 comments

  25. Do Red Sox or Tigers Have Edge in Lester-Sanchez Matchup for ALCS Game 1?

    Call it Goliath versus Goliath. With the big-market, hard-hitting Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers now set to do battle in the American League Championship Series, Game 1 starters Jon Lester and Anibal Sanchez have their work cut out for them...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 months ago 5,098 reads 22 comments