1. 10 Crucial Stats That Project the 2014 World Series Champion

    You can’t predict baseball, they say. Yet, when it comes to the postseason, that’s exactly what we attempt to do, using any relevant statistic, trend or storyline to contextualize individual performances and head-to-head matchups...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 7,035 reads 2 comments

  2. Handicapping the 2014 World Series Most Valuable Player Odds

    The 2014 World Series is finally set to get underway, with Game 1 scheduled for 8:07 p.m. ET at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 6,653 reads 8 comments

  3. S.F. Giants vs. K.C. Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win the World Series

    After four long days of waiting, the World Series finally is here. The Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 at 8 p.m. ET...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 4,601 reads 1 comments

  4. 10 X-Factors That Will Decide Who Wins the 2014 World Series

    Baseball fans, the wait is almost over. After both the American League Championship Series and the National League Championship Series wrapped up quickly, we've endured a lengthy layoff before the start of the World Series...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 5,580 reads 17 comments

  5. World Series Schedule: TV Info, Championship Dates and More

    After a bevy of wild twists and turns throughout the 2014 MLB postseason, it's only fitting that two previously unexpected World Series contenders—the Kansas City Royals and ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 5,886 reads 1 comments

  6. Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+9): Who Has Edge in Giants-Royals World Series?

    KANSAS CITY — Matching 'em up, from top to bottom, left to right, north to south and right-side-up to upside-down: The teams, the cities, the drama. First pitch, Tuesday night at 8:07 p...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 59,734 reads 175 comments

  7. The Biggest Must-Follow Storylines of the Upcoming 2014 World Series

    The 2014 World Series is yet to begin, but it's already rich with storylines. On Tuesday night, the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, the wild-card winners from each league, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 12,806 reads 12 comments

  8. World Series 2014: Full TV Schedule and Predictions for Giants vs. Royals

    Since April, every MLB team has fought to make it to the pinnacle of sport. The 2014 World Series is just days away, and two surprising teams have made it to the Fall Classic...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 5,350 reads 0 comments

  9. Biggest Takeaways from 2014 ALCS, NLCS Action

    With both the American League and National League Championship Series matchups wrapping up quickly, the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants both have some downtime now before the World Series gets underway Tuesday night...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 8,104 reads 27 comments

  10. Bleacher Report's 2014 League Championship Series Awards

    The ultimate goal of Major League Baseball's postseason is to win the World Series and the Commissioner's Trophy that comes with the title as a tangible representation of being the last team standing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 18,616 reads 28 comments

  11. The Greatest Series-Clinching Home Runs in MLB Postseason History

    Travis Ishikawa became a postseason hero on Thursday with his walk-off home run against the Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 19,524 reads 37 comments

  12. What Do NLCS Mistakes Mean for Mike Matheny's Future as Cardinals Manager?

    The St. Louis Cardinals didn't lose the National League Championship Series because of Mike Matheny . But the manager didn't exactly do the greatest job of preventing his club ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 11,288 reads 32 comments

  13. MLB Playoffs 2014: World Series Predictions for Giants vs. Royals

    After all of the twists and turns we experience throughout the 2014 MLB playoffs, it's only fitting that two wild-card teams are set to face off in the World Series...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 7,276 reads 2 comments

  14. World Series 2014: Full Schedule and Players Who Will Decide MLB Championship

    If we've learned anything about Major League Baseball in October, it's to expect the unexpected. After all, neither the Kansas City Royals nor the San Francisco Giants were really ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 5,695 reads 0 comments

  15. Updated 'Clutch Meter' Readings for 2014 MLB Postseason's Biggest Stars of LCS

    The MLB postseason is where a player's abilities in the clutch really come to the forefront and when a team's high-priced stars are asked to earn their hefty contracts...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 374 reads 0 comments

  16. Underperforming Postseason Stars Who Have to Step Up Before It's Too Late

    The San Francisco Giants are World Series-bound for the third time in the last five years after knocking off the St. Louis Cardinals in five games to clinch the National League Championship Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 13,673 reads 6 comments

  17. Ranking the 15 Greatest MLB Postseason Heroes of the 21st Century

    From Derek Jeter to Curt Schilling to David Ortiz, there are certain big leaguers who just own October. Those players not only led their clubs to World Series titles, but also landed ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 5,783 reads 23 comments

  18. Despite Tough NLCS Exit, Cardinals Have Youth, Veteran Core to Keep Coming Back

    The St. Louis Cardinals ’ World Series aspirations were dashed Thursday with one swing of the bat, as Travis Ishikawa ’s three-run, walk-off home run in Game 5 of the ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 10,017 reads 33 comments

  19. Unsung Heroes Power Up in Time to Launch Giants Into World Series

    The fact that Travis Ishikawa, a no-name journeyman first baseman who was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates in early April and spent nearly all of 2014 at Triple-A, has been starting ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 38,836 reads 30 comments

  20. Madison Bumgarner Named MVP of NLCS: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Travis Ishikawa may be remembered as the hero after his game-winning, three-run homer to send the San Francisco Giants to the World Series, but Madison Bumgarner gave him the chance...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 1 month ago 3,417 reads 10 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 Most Unforgettable Moments from the 2014 MLB Postseason Thus Far

    Postseason baseball often provides its fans with some of the most memorable moments in all of sports. With the World Series on the horizon, the 2014 MLB postseason has already exceeded expectations in the drama department...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 1 month ago 195 reads 0 comments

  22. Giants Clinch 2014 World Series Berth: Celebration Highlights, Twitter Reaction

    The San Francisco Giants rallied late to punch a ticket to the World Series in Thursday's 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, closing out the National League Championship Series in five games...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 1 month ago 14,367 reads 9 comments

  23. MLB Playoffs 2014: Day 13 Schedule and Updated NLCS Predictions

    The San Francisco Giants remained red hot on Wednesday, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 and taking a commanding 3-1 lead in the National League Championship Series...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 1,986 reads 0 comments

  24. Biggest MLB Trade Rumors with B/R's Scott Miller

    With the World Series right around the corner, baseball's offseason is slowly creeping into the picture. The hot stove will soon start perking up, which means some players will be moved...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 19,858 reads 11 comments

  25. Cardinals vs. Giants: NLCS Game 5 Preview and Prediction

    The San Francisco Giants are one win away from playing in their third World Series in the last five seasons. Standing in their way in Game 5 is Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 7,105 reads 3 comments