1. 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 2 months ago 31,285 reads 121 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 31,863 reads 61 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 11,199 reads 46 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 105,572 reads 146 comments

  5. Cincinnati Reds: Do Not Blow Up the 2014 Reds

    At five games beneath the .500 mark, on May 29, with 111 games left on the schedule, there is increasingly popular talk aimed at blowing up the 2014 Reds ...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 5 months ago 1,155 reads 0 comments

  6. Ranking MLB's Top 10 World Series Contenders Heading into February

    Taking a temperature reading in the dead of winter is never fun, but with February officially underway and spring training just around the corner, it won't be long before everything starts to thaw and eventually warm up in Major League Baseball...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 9 months ago 25,477 reads 197 comments

  7. Early 2014 MLB Playoff Team Projections Heading into the New Year

    With the calendar set to flip from 2013 to 2014, there is still a good deal of MLB offseason left between now and the start of spring training, but already it has started to become clear who will and will not contend in the season ahead...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 19,544 reads 70 comments

  8. Signing Curtis Granderson Is a Mistake Unless the New York Mets Stay Aggressive

    With the New York Post ’s Joel Sherman reporting that the New York Mets inked Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million deal, the team is undoubtedly improved heading into the 2014 season...

    Sean Cunningham Written by Sean Cunningham about 11 months ago 10,749 reads 80 comments

  9. Travis d'Arnaud: The Key for the New York Mets to Make the 2014 Playoffs

    With the Hot Stove season in full swing and rumors flying around about what the New York Mets will do in free agency, the 2014 roster is far from set...

    Sean Cunningham Written by Sean Cunningham about 11 months ago 4,501 reads 33 comments

  10. Biggest Studs and Duds of the Entire 2013 MLB Postseason

    Playoff baseball is a different animal than regular-season baseball is, and the pressure that builds up as a team's season comes down to a matter of swings, its dreams of hoisting the Commissioner's Trophy fluttering away, can be overwhelming...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 12 months ago 2,274 reads 4 comments

  11. Handing out Awards for the 2013 MLB Postseason

    The MLB postseason lasts for an entire month and involves one-third of all teams. Given this expansion, we ought to recognize its most memorable moments and individual performances...

    Ely Sussman Written by Ely Sussman about 12 months ago 31,550 reads 43 comments

  12. Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Keys to World Series Game 6

    Following their victory in Game 5 of the World Series, the Boston Red Sox are now just one win away from clinching their third World Series title in the past 10 years...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 12 months ago 13,771 reads 18 comments

  13. MLB Farm Systems That Could Produce Cardinals-Like Impact in 2014

    With four World Series appearances in the last 10 years, the St. Louis Cardinals are baseball’s closest thing to a dynasty...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 months ago 3,239 reads 0 comments

  14. Can Rookie Phenom Michael Wacha Save Cardinals from World Series Elimination?

    If the St. Louis Cardinals are going to save their season by winning Game 6 of the World Series, Michael Wacha is going to have to pitch better than he did in his last start...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 months ago 23,162 reads 84 comments

  15. Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Keys to World Series Game 5

    There has been a lot of excitement in the 2013 World Series , with a walk-off obstruction call in Game 3 that went the St. Louis Cardinals' way and a game-ending pickoff in Game 4 that helped the Boston Red Sox even the series at two games apiece...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 12 months ago 10,469 reads 13 comments

  16. Jonny Gomes' Unlikely Heroics Put Pressure Back on Cardinals in Game 5

    For so many reasons, what Jonny Gomes did in Game 4 of the World Series wasn't supposed to happen. What he did, of course, is smash a three-run home run in the sixth inning ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 months ago 25,901 reads 34 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Best Rookie World Series Performances Since 1950

    22-year-old Michael Wacha became the 17th-youngest pitcher to win a World Series game when he defeated the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 on Thursday night...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 months ago 4,499 reads 4 comments

  18. Boston Red Sox vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Keys to Winning World Series Game 3

    With the World Series all tied up at one game apiece and with the series heading to St. Louis, Game 3 will be a pivotal moment. Each team is looking to pick up a lot of momentum with a win...

    Robert  Knapel Written by Robert Knapel about 12 months ago 6,687 reads 17 comments

  19. Boston Red Sox: Are Fans Getting a Fair Shake with Joe Buck as Lead Broadcaster?

    The World Series , like any league's championship playoff round, is a time for fans to bathe in the hype surrounding their favorite team. The 2013 World Series involving the Boston Red Sox and the St...

    Andrew Prochnow Written by Andrew Prochnow about 12 months ago 9,213 reads 16 comments

  20. How the 2013 Postseason Has Changed the MLB Free-Agency Picture

    The free-agent market could be open for business as early as next Monday, and while it had appeared to be shaping up late in the regular season, it turns out that it was far from settled...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 5,997 reads 2 comments

  21. 2013 World Series: Lack of DH Will Hurt Boston Red Sox in St. Louis

    After splitting the first two games of the 2013 World Series in Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox will be at a major disadvantage when they travel to St. Louis to take on the Cardinals in Games 3 through 5...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 12 months ago 1,325 reads 6 comments

  22. 3 World Series Stars Who Need to Step Up Before It's Too Late

    So far in the 2013 edition of the World Series, the likes of David Ortiz , Mike Napoli and Michael Wacha have stepped up to deliver key performances for their respective teams...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 12 months ago 259 reads 1 comments

  23. Ranking Baseball's Last 25 World Series Matchups

    Heading into the 2013 World Series , this matchup between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals looked to have all the makings of a seven-game dog fight. We're just two games in at this point, but things are all knotted up at 1-1 heading to St...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 11,850 reads 15 comments

  24. World Series 2013 Schedule: Full Viewing Preview for Rest of Fall Classic

    Game 1 was an easy win for the Red Sox. Game 2 was a tense pitching battle that belonged to the Cardinals. Game 3 was a back-and-forth classic that ended with a load of controversy and another St...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 12 months ago 17,483 reads 0 comments

  25. How Losing the DH Spot Will Hurt the Boston Red Sox in St. Louis

    The Boston Red Sox have Major League Baseball's best offense, but they're about to lose one of their biggest bats. Once the World Series shifts to St...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 months ago 10,490 reads 23 comments