1. MLB Playoff Picture 2016: Bracket, Odds, Wild-Card Standings Entering Last Week

    With just over one week left in the long slog that is the MLB regular season, the playoff pictures in both leagues are becoming clearer with each passing day...

    Brett Klein Written by Brett Klein about 8 hours ago 7,900 reads 0 comments

  2. Updated Round-by-Round 2016 MLB Playoff Predictions Heading into Final Week

    We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2016 MLB playoffs, with the AL Wild Card Game set to be played on Oct. 4 and the NL Wild Card Game slated for Oct. 5...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 15,372 reads 61 comments

  3. MLB Playoff Picture 2016: Predicting Wild-Card Races and Potential Bracket

    When MLB added a second wild-card spot for each league in 2012, this is exactly what it wanted. Less than two weeks remain before the 2016 regular season ends, but all four bids ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 days ago 8,296 reads 1 comments

  4. Explaining, Predicting Outcomes of MLB's Wackiest 2016 Tiebreaker Scenarios

    MLB 's 162-game regular season might not prove enough to set the playoff picture. In order to manufacture more drama, MLB instituted a second wild-card spot and one-game matchup for entry into the division series...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 days ago 8,788 reads 19 comments

  5. September Call-Ups Already Proving They Can Make 2016 Postseason Impact

    Usually a trial run for rookies, MLB 's September roster expansions have instead become a portal for second chances. Prominent prospects are now typically promoted before the final month, especially if they can help a contender...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 days ago 1,814 reads 8 comments

  6. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 3 Weeks Remaining

    Roughly three weeks are left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, 10 legitimate contenders remain...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 days ago 31,441 reads 43 comments

  7. Each MLB Contender's Biggest Roadblock to Reaching the 2016 Postseason

    We're midway through the final month of the 2016 MLB season and by all accounts, there are still five postseason spots up for grabs...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 13 days ago 23,882 reads 29 comments

  8. Each 2016 MLB Playoff Contender's Most Undervalued Impact Player

    The divide between MLB contenders and pretenders is smaller than ever, increasing the impact of each contributor on the roster. As many as 19 teams are in the postseason running with less than a month remaining...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 18 days ago 27,189 reads 33 comments

  9. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 4 Weeks Remaining

    Roughly four weeks are left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, 10 legitimate contenders remain...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 19 days ago 5,801 reads 4 comments

  10. Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 5 Weeks Remaining

    Roughly five weeks are left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, 10 legitimate contenders remain...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 26 days ago 31,125 reads 68 comments

  11. Top 2016 MLB Pennant Race X-Factors with 1 Month to Go

    For MLB teams in the thick of a pennant race, it's better to be healthy than good. Several squads competing for a postseason bid have suffered debilitating injuries over the season...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 26,942 reads 49 comments