1. What If MLB Finally Counted the Postseason in Annual MVP Debates?

    After a regular season to remember, Clayton Kershaw had a postseason to forget. The question now: When it comes to individual awards, should one impact the other? As the Baseball ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 4,083 reads 15 comments

  2. Cy Young 2014: Predictions and Analyzing Contenders for MLB Award

    The MLB postseason is just two series away from the World Series, but the regular-season awards are still being debated. One of the most coveted awards every season in both the National League and American League is the Cy Young Award...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 9 months ago 2,780 reads 0 comments

  3. Big MLB Stars Who Came Up Small in the 2014 ALDS, NLDS

    The field of four for the National and American League Championship Series has been set, with the Baltimore Orioles, Kansas City Royals, San Francisco Giants and St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 15,538 reads 34 comments

  4. Clayton Kershaw's Disappointing NLDS an Unfortunate Ending to Monumental Season

    There are times when "the narrative" has a point. But there are also times when it can be downright unfair. For Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw , this is one of those times...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 13,917 reads 125 comments

  5. Making Sense of the MLB Postseason Short-Rest Pitching Debate

    Another MLB postseason means the return of the annual argument over whether baseball's top aces should attempt to save their teams' fates on short rest...

    Dirk  Hayhurst Written by Dirk Hayhurst about 9 months ago 36,085 reads 55 comments

  6. Clayton Kershaw Will Face Biggest Postseason Test on Short Rest in NLDS Game 4

    If Clayton Kershaw wants to add a signature postseason performance to a career résumé that could use one, Tuesday in St. Louis would be a good time and place to get it...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 6,582 reads 17 comments

  7. Clayton Kershaw to Pitch Game 4 of NLDS for Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are not going to wait to utilize their best pitcher, as Clayton Kershaw will start in Game 4 in the National League Division Series Tuesday against the St...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 9,963 reads 50 comments

  8. Buckle Up, Dodgers-Cardinals NLDS Proving to Be Unpredictable as Ever

    LOS ANGELES — To think you know baseball is to be a stupid, stupid fool. No one understands this game, or why things happen how they happen, particularly when everyone expects exactly the opposite...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 32,147 reads 85 comments

  9. Clayton Kershaw vs. Adam Wainwright Game 1 Ace Clash Is Crucial NLDS Tone-Setter

    From the city that brought you Freddy vs. Jason , Alien vs. Predator and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World comes the latest and greatest in "vs." entertainment. Clayton Kershaw vs...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 3,998 reads 14 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 5 Los Angeles Dodgers Pitchers of All Time

    Throughout the illustrious timeline of Dodger baseball, many "bums" have etched out legendary status among baseball fans. From Brooklyn to Los Angeles, the Dodgers have perennially fielded all-time greats...

    Alexander Metalis Written by Alexander Metalis about 9 months ago 644 reads 0 comments

  11. Dodgers Need Kershaw-Greinke Two-Headed Monster to Dominate in Postseason

    This is their postseason to own, a month when Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke can pitch themselves into October lore and fortify their legacies as members of the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 9 months ago 7,378 reads 17 comments

  12. Highlighting the 12 Biggest Heroes of the 2014 MLB Pennant Races

    When things get tight at the end of the MLB season, some players show up and guide their teams into the playoffs. Last season, it was right-hander Michael Wacha, who joined the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 5,971 reads 6 comments

  13. MLB Cy Young 2014: Breaking Down Leading Candidates for Prestigious Award

    The race for the American League and National League Cy Young Awards this season are absolutely fascinating heading down the home stretch...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 9,071 reads 16 comments

  14. With NL West Clinched Behind Kershaw, Dodgers Are a Dangerous Postseason Team

    For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are National League West champions. Led by another strong performance from probable NL Cy Young Award winner and legitimate ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 13,628 reads 64 comments

  15. Clayton Kershaw Robs Tim Hudson with Behind-the-Back Grab

    You've seen Clayton Kershaw confound hitters all season with his arm. Now watch him do it with his glove...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 months ago 18,271 reads 25 comments

  16. Next Step of Clayton Kershaw's Historic Young Career Must Be Dominating October

    Not only is Clayton Kershaw the clear front-runner for the National League Cy Young Award, which would be his third in four seasons, he also has an opportunity to double up by winning the NL MVP, too...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 12,799 reads 38 comments

  17. 2014 National League MVP Race: Breaking Down the Candidates

    As the MLB regular season wraps up its final week, there are a few players who are making late pushes to solidify their cases for individual awards, and one of the most heated races is the competition for the NL MVP crown...

    Michael Peng Written by Michael Peng about 10 months ago 12,362 reads 14 comments

  18. Clayton Kershaw Earns 20th Win with 14-5 Victory over Chicago Cubs

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking on the door of their second straight NL West title, and Clayton Kershaw continues to prove that he's the biggest reason why...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 10 months ago 16,278 reads 45 comments

  19. Clayton Kershaw's Historic Dominance Should Make Him the 2014 NL MVP

    It takes an incredibly special season for a starting pitcher to win the MVP. In fact, over the last 20 years only one pitcher has been voted MVP (Justin Verlander in 2011). As for a National League pitcher, Bob Gibson was the last winner in 1968...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 10 months ago 617 reads 1 comments

  20. Giancarlo Stanton's Freak Injury Has Made the NL MVP Race Wide Open

    Sympathy is a powerful thing. Giancarlo Stanton, the Miami Marlins poster boy with the movie-star looks, glittery smile and enough thunder in his bat to make Mighty Casey look ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 10 months ago 5,512 reads 17 comments

  21. As Clayton Kershaw Paints His Masterpiece, Can the NL MVP Award Be Far Behind?

    LOS ANGELES — Did you hear that?    "I heard it," Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says.    "Totally," says Padres radio analyst Bob Scanlan, the former big league pitcher...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 10 months ago 19,830 reads 68 comments

  22. Clayton Kershaw Forces Way into NL MVP Discussion with 18th Win

    After defeating the San Diego Padres on Monday night and notching his 18th win of the season, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw has forced his way into the National ...

    Matt Eurich Written by Matt Eurich about 10 months ago 450 reads 0 comments

  23. Can Clayton Kershaw, Felix Hernandez Be First All-Pitcher MVP Duo Since 1968?

    The last time it happened, it was so historic it literally changed the landscape of the sport. Now, 46 years later, it most certainly can happen again...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 10 months ago 12,096 reads 87 comments

  24. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Records 5th Straight 200-Strikeout Season

    During Tuesday's 4-1 victory over the Washington Nationals, Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers surpassed 200 strikeouts for a fifth straight season, joining Sandy Koufax ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 10 months ago 2,159 reads 7 comments

  25. Clayton Kershaw Currently Atop the NL MVP Rankings

    Clayton Kershaw threw another gem on Tuesday night. This time, the Washington Nationals fell victim to the 6'3", 225-pound left-hander...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 10 months ago 2,781 reads 8 comments