1. Updated 2014 MLB Playoff Chances with Just 1 Month Remaining

    There is just one month left in the 2014 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is starting to take shape, there is still a lot to be decided between now and October...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 57,445 reads 61 comments

  2. 3 Non-Contending MLB Teams in Prime Position to Spoil Pennant Races

    The final month of the 2014 MLB season is right around the corner, and with roughly 17 teams still in a legitimate position to contend for a playoff spot, it promises to be an exciting month of baseball...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 days ago 5,656 reads 9 comments

  3. 4 MLB Rookies Who Will Have to Perform Like Veterans in Pennant Races

    The 2013 playoff races were defined by strong rookie performances. There was Michael Wacha, who went from first-round draft pick in 2012 to No. 2 starter for the St. Louis Cardinals down the stretch and well into the postseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 28,800 reads 38 comments

  4. Angels, Athletics and Mariners All Contending in the Wild, Wild West

    Author Wallace Stegner once wrote, “One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope...

    Gary  Phillips Written by Gary Phillips about 8 days ago 216 reads 0 comments

  5. Predicting Outcome of 2014's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

    Parity has reigned in the MLB this season, and that should make for a terrific final month as the push for the postseason heats up around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 days ago 35,652 reads 214 comments

  6. Starting 9: Playoffs Poised for Some California Love, Jeter's Last Stand, More

    1. Golden State will rule in October "Don't know much about history... "Don't know much biology..." Dang. That time of year again, huh? Time to trade the sun block for the textbooks, the pool for the school...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 days ago 22,078 reads 31 comments

  7. Predicting MLB's 10 Postseason Teams with One-Quarter to Go

    The Major League Baseball season is long. Long enough for peaks, valleys and more peaks. Long enough for the teams that started hot to get cold, and the teams that limped out of the gate to hit their stride...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 14 days ago 29,768 reads 121 comments

  8. 5 Wild-Card Contenders No Team Wants to Face in a 1-Game Playoff

    The 2014 MLB season keeps trucking along. Just over a week removed from the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline and the corresponding intrigue, a new set of storylines has emerged...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 19 days ago 31,696 reads 61 comments

  9. Breaking Down MLB's Biggest Pennant Race X-Factors, Storylines

    The 2014 MLB season has given us plenty of interesting storylines. Chicago White Sox rookie Jose Abreu is filling up the stat sheet on a nightly basis...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 20 days ago 11,123 reads 46 comments

  10. How the 2014 MLB Playoff Races Have Been Reshaped Heading into August

    With the trade deadline now passed and the calendar switching over to August, we have officially reached the stretch run of the 2014 MLB season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 26 days ago 104,854 reads 146 comments