1. Key X-Factors Who Will Decide Which Teams Clinch MLB's Final 2014 Playoff Spots

    We've reached the final week of the 2014 MLB season, and there are still five postseason spots up for grabs heading into Tuesday's slate of games...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 27,189 reads 13 comments

  2. Choke Odds for All MLB Teams Still Battling for 2014 MLB Playoff Spots

    There's less than a week left in the regular season, but there are still plenty of 2014 MLB playoff spots up for grabs...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 10 months ago 22,371 reads 28 comments

  3. 10 MLB Stars Who Must Show Up in Pennant Race's Final Week

    Seven days. That is all the time some MLB stars have to make their mark as the pennant race has officially entered its final week...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 10 months ago 3,868 reads 7 comments

  4. Updated Round-by-Round MLB Playoff Predictions Heading into the Final Week

    When it comes to the MLB playoffs nothing is more important than pitching. From Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers to Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers, there is an array of aces getting set to take part in October baseball...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 10 months ago 23,965 reads 87 comments

  5. Updated 2014 MLB Playoff Odds with 1 Week Remaining

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

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 38,334 reads 27 comments

  6. Each MLB Contender's Biggest Roadblock to Reaching the 2014 Postseason

    There are less than two weeks to go in the 2014 MLB regular season, and while teams have begun to punch their tickets to October, a number of playoff spots are still up for grabs...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 17,645 reads 22 comments

  7. Predicting Each 2014 MLB 'Bubble' Team's Record Down the Home Stretch

    The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals punched their playoff tickets Tuesday night, but there are still a number of races yet to be decided with less than two weeks to go in the 2014 MLB season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 13,229 reads 35 comments

  8. Ranking the 4 Most Likely World Series Matchups

    Ranking MLB clubs is a difficult enterprise. Ranking World Series matchups is even more so. After all, there is no telling what will happen once the bell rings and October baseball begins...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 16,272 reads 42 comments

  9. 2014 MLB Postseason Race Tracker: Latest Standings and Updates

    The 2014 Major League Baseball postseason is approaching quickly, and the best teams continue to jockey for playoff positioning, if not fight for a postseason berth...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 11 months ago 128,404 reads 60 comments

  10. Early Predictions for 2014 MLB Playoff Teams, 25-Man Postseason Rosters

    With two weeks left in the 2014 MLB season, it is time to look at some early predictions for the postseason rosters of all of the clubs that will be playing baseball in October. That means that we have to go on record with our playoff picks...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 12,635 reads 41 comments

  11. Ranking the Top Possible 1-Game MLB Wild Card Playoff Pitching Matchups

    The addition of a second wild-card spot in each league has made for a wider field of MLB contenders once again this year. As many as 16 teams can still claim to be in contention, and that should make for an exciting final two weeks of the season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 13,053 reads 24 comments

  12. Updated 2014 MLB Playoff Chances with 2 Weeks Remaining

    There are just over two weeks left in the 2014 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture has started to take shape, there is still a lot to be decided between now and October...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 60,057 reads 60 comments

  13. Ideal MLB Playoff Scenarios We Would Most Like to See

    With the MLB playoffs fast approaching, it is time to take a glimpse into some ideal scenarios that set up well as part of the larger conversation...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 21,772 reads 80 comments

  14. MLB Playoff Picture: Breaking Down the Most Likely AL and NL Scenarios

    After Wednesday's article offered up 25 predictions for the final month of the 2014 MLB season, including full predictions on who will reach the playoffs, it's time to dive a bit deeper into those potential October matchups...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 56,570 reads 113 comments

  15. What Are the 2 Closest Playoff Races in the MLB?

    With the final month of baseball under way, some playoff races have yet to be determined. There are two divisions that have been fights all year long. Cal Ripken Jr...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 11 months ago 3,652 reads 4 comments

  16. Ranking Top 7 MLB Contenders by Who's Best Built for the Playoffs

    Regular-season success and postseason success are often two different things in Major League Baseball, as some teams are simply better built for postseason success...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 15,965 reads 176 comments

  17. 3 MLB Playoff Contenders Headed for September Collapses

    We have officially hit crunch time in the 2014 MLB season, as the month of August comes to a close and teams have roughly 30 games left to secure a spot in the postseason...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 19,772 reads 57 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 68,533 reads 75 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 5,879 reads 9 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 30,006 reads 40 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 253 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 38,995 reads 214 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 22,287 reads 31 comments

  24. 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 12 months ago 31,411 reads 121 comments

  25. 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 12 months ago 31,985 reads 61 comments