1. 10 Biggest Takeaways from 2014 ALDS, NLDS Action

    The 2014 Division Series round of the playoffs is in the books, and it provided as much drama as any in recent memory, with three extra-inning affairs and nine of the 14 games decided by one run...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 37,173 reads 83 comments

  2. Reading the 'Clutch Meter' for the 2014 MLB Postseason's Biggest Stars

    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 11 months ago 8,080 reads 25 comments

  3. Biggest Takeaways from Monday's NLDS Postseason Action

    With both American League Division Series wrapped up in three games, Monday's slate of contests was cut in half, but each of the NLDS matchups were still in action...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 6,397 reads 11 comments

  4. 10 Biggest Mid-NLDS Questions That Need Answering

    The first week of the 2014 MLB playoffs is in the books, and it has already been a fantastic postseason, with no shortage of pitching gems and late-game heroics at the plate...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 12,848 reads 23 comments

  5. Dodgers vs. Cardinals: Keys for Each Team to Win NLDS Game 2

    It's fair to say that Game 1 of the National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals did not go as planned...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 5,058 reads 6 comments

  6. Biggest Takeaways from Friday's ALDS, NLDS Postseason Action

    Regardless of where your rooting interests lie, Friday is a great day to be a baseball fan. With all four Division Series matchups in action and the start times spread out, it is literally an entire day of postseason baseball...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 7,314 reads 17 comments

  7. NLDS 2014: Dodgers vs. Cardinals Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions

    With the Wild Card Games out of the way, the MLB postseason now moves on to the division series round, and on the NL side of things, we have a rematch of the exciting NLCS series from a year ago...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 9,489 reads 61 comments

  8. ALDS 2014: Orioles vs. Tigers Position-by-Position Breakdown, Predictions

    The MLB postseason started off with a bang Tuesday night, as the Kansas City Royals edged the Oakland Athletics 9-8 in a 12-inning thriller, setting them up to meet the Los Angeles Angels in the ALDS...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 10,373 reads 43 comments

  9. 10 Red-Hot Hitters Poised to Shine Under 2014 MLB Postseason Pressure

    There is certainly some truth to the idea that pitching wins championships, but a top-flight offense can go a long way in helping a team get that far. Without some offensive firepower, it's awfully hard to reach October to begin with...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 5,006 reads 10 comments

  10. MLB Power Rankings: A Pre-Postseason Look at Where All 10 Teams Stand

    With the 2014 MLB regular season officially wrapped up and the 10-team playoff field now set, this week's power rankings will be trimmed to just those 10 teams. The playoffs are set to begin with the Wild Card Round games on Tuesday and Wednesday...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 40,637 reads 72 comments

  11. Complete 2014 MLB Playoff Preview: Schedule, Team Rankings and Predictions

    While there were a number of possible scenarios that could have forced a Game 163 this season, none of them played out, and the regular season wrapped up Sunday with the 10 postseason teams and their respective matchups all decided...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 121,977 reads 198 comments

  12. Ranking Derek Jeter's Career Among the 10 Greatest MLB Shortstops of All Time

    The end of the 2014 MLB regular season is here, and with it comes the end of one of the greatest playing careers of this generation, as Derek Jeter gets ready to don the Yankee pinstripes one final time on Sunday in Boston...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 19,967 reads 54 comments

  13. Biggest Scapegoats of Failed 2014 MLB Pennant Chases

    With just two days of games remaining in the 2014 MLB regular season, the complete playoff picture has still not been sorted out, as one playoff spot and two division titles are still up for grabs at this point...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 3,770 reads 6 comments

  14. Selecting MLB's 2014 Year-End All-Star Teams

    With the 2014 MLB regular season set to wrap up Sunday and the postseason kicking off the following Tuesday with the AL Wild Card Game, there's not much time to reflect before playoff baseball takes center stage...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 months ago 17,526 reads 68 comments

  15. Selecting All 30 MLB Teams' 2014 Regular-Season MVP, Cy Young

    The 2014 MLB regular season officially wraps up this coming Sunday, provided there are no tie-breaking games needed this time around, and it's been another memorable season around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 116,645 reads 87 comments

  16. 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 12 months ago 27,197 reads 13 comments

  17. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand with 1 Week Remaining

    We've reached the final week of the 2014 MLB regular season, and there are still five playoff spots up for grabs. Only the Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Angels, Washington Nationals, St...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 50,578 reads 87 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 38,345 reads 27 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 17,645 reads 22 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 13,229 reads 35 comments

  21. Stating the Case for Each Top 2014 MLB MVP Candidate

    MLB award talk is heating up here with just a few weeks remaining in the 2014 regular season, and this year's crop of MVP candidates in both leagues should bring about some good debate...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 41,829 reads 107 comments

  22. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand with 2 Weeks Remaining

    There are just two weeks remaining in the 2014 MLB regular season, and this year's playoff race is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 37,497 reads 53 comments

  23. 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 12 months ago 13,103 reads 24 comments

  24. 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 12 months ago 60,067 reads 60 comments

  25. Highlighting the Top 10 MLB Prospect Breakout Performances of 2014

    Prospect evaluation is far from an exact science in baseball, and even the most highly regarded prospects labeled as "can't miss" sometimes wind up doing just that...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 months ago 11,707 reads 25 comments