1. Jake Arrieta, Cubs Show Regular Season Was No Fluke in NL Wild-Card Win

    Of all the things that happened in 2015, the Chicago Cubs ' winning 97 games with a major boost from a pitcher who came to the team as a throw-in player in a throwaway deal was arguably ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 64,274 reads 188 comments

  2. Yankees' Lifeless Offense Finally Killed Their Season in AL Wild Card Game

    On Tuesday night, the New York Yankees embarked on their first postseason run since 2012. Surely they were hoping it would last long enough to see them through to championship No...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 28,226 reads 123 comments

  3. Complete 2015 MLB Playoff Preview: Schedule, Team Rankings and Predictions

    There are 162 games in a Major League Baseball season, but they're all just a warm-up for what comes next. And what comes next, friends, is happening now. The postseason has arrived...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 148,756 reads 441 comments

  4. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 30 Relief Pitchers

    After taking a look at the top starting pitchers , the B/R MLB 300 has now reached its final position: relief pitchers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 45,459 reads 137 comments

  5. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 80 Starting Pitchers

    With designated hitters rounding out our look at the league's top position players, the B/R MLB 300 now moves to the mound for our list of starting pitchers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 71,616 reads 278 comments

  6. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 5 Designated Hitters

    With the top corner outfielders in the bag, the B/R MLB 300 now moves on to the guys who only work in the batter's box: designated hitters. There aren't many true DHs in the league, and there are even fewer who are especially good at their craft...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 31,193 reads 74 comments

  7. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 40 Corner Outfielders

    After checking in with center fielder s, the B/R MLB 300 now moves on to the top corner outfielders in the league. Our list of the top corner outfielders consists of 40 of the overall 300 players...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 38,802 reads 179 comments

  8. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 25 Center Fielders

    After stopping off at the hot corner , the B/R MLB 300 now moves to the outfield for a look at the top center fielders in the league. Like the four infield positions, our list of center fielders consists of 25 out of the overall 300 players...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 59,425 reads 190 comments

  9. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 25 Third Basemen

    After checking in on the top shortstops in the league, the B/R MLB 300 now moves on to its final stop in the infield: third base. Like the other three infield positions, this ranking consists of 25 out of the overall 300 players...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 77,828 reads 213 comments

  10. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 25 Shortstops

    After stopping off at second base , the B/R MLB 300 now moves to the left side of the infield with a look at shortstops. Like our first basemen and second basemen rankings, this list of shortstops consists of 25 of the overall 300 players...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 107,965 reads 273 comments

  11. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 25 Second Basemen

    After checking in on the best of the best at first base , the B/R MLB 300 now moves up another 90 feet for a look at a decidedly more athletic position: second base...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 47,680 reads 113 comments

  12. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 25 First Basemen

    After getting the ball rolling behind the dish , the B/R MLB 300 now moves up 90 feet to the most power-packed position in baseball: first base...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 54,155 reads 176 comments

  13. B/R MLB 300: An Introduction to This Year's List

    Ladies, gentlemen, boys and girls: Welcome to the B/R MLB 300. This is Year 3 of this project, and those who came across either or both of the first two iterations will notice the big difference...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 3,685 reads 3 comments

  14. B/R MLB 300: Ranking the Top 20 Catchers

    The B/R MLB 300 gets underway with the most important position on the diamond: catcher. Being a backstop is so difficult to master, in fact, that our list consists of only 20 of the 300 overall players we'll be evaluating over the next few weeks...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 60,957 reads 190 comments

  15. Has Yasiel Puig Become Expendable Piece of Los Angeles Dodgers' Playoff Puzzle?

    There was a time when Yasiel Puig was the hot topic du jour on a seemingly, um, jourly basis. That went double during October, a month when Puig's every action was best observed through a microscope...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 30,033 reads 71 comments

  16. Have Rangers Gained Upper Hand over Astros in Battle for AL West?

    If you can remember as far back as early August, then you can remember a time when the American League West race was between the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels and nobody else...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 11,992 reads 48 comments

  17. Mark Teixeira's Absence, Blue Jays' Dominance Leave Yankees Likely for Wild Card

    Let's face it. The possibility exists that the New York Yankees will render this article moot in no time at all. All they have to do is win their next three games, and they're back atop the AL East...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 14,782 reads 62 comments

  18. With SF Giants' Repeat Hopes Now Lost, Must Look for Bold Winter Changes

    OK, now we can stick a fork in the San Francisco Giants . We weren't quite ready to do that a week ago after the defending champs were swept by the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 24,673 reads 89 comments

  19. Giants' Season on Life Support After Dodgers Sweep, but Not over Yet

    There aren't many miles between San Francisco and Los Angeles, but right now the defending champion Giants must feel like they traveled a long way just to get punched in the gut...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 16,070 reads 130 comments

  20. Where Would the Houston Astros Be Today If They Never Left the NL?

    There will be a great many stories to tell about the 2015 MLB season, including the one of how the Houston Astros at last settled into their new home...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 30,291 reads 53 comments

  21. Yordano Ventura Re-Emerging as a Key Cog for Championship-Hopeful Royals

    It's hard to know what you're supposed to call a comeback anymore. But with Yordano Ventura, the term is sounding more and more appropriate...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 18,112 reads 63 comments

  22. David Wright's Promising Return Another Great Sign for Scorching Mets Offense

    Back in the olden days when the New York Mets seemed to only score runs by accident, David Wright coming back from a long injury absence and immediately going yard would have been a major storyline...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 31,346 reads 308 comments

  23. Twins Slugger Miguel Sano Is MLB's Most Under-the-Radar Phenom

    By now, you probably already know that Major League Baseball is enjoying one of its finest rookie classes ever in 2015...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 34,982 reads 74 comments

  24. Yankees' Dramatic Comeback over Blue Jays Shows AL East Race Far from Over

    For the most part during Friday night's contest at Rogers Centre, the red-hot Toronto Blue Jays had the New York Yankees in the same place they had them last weekend: right where they wanted 'em...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 21,092 reads 209 comments

  25. 10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 18's MLB Action

    After last week's trade deadline craziness , the 2015 MLB season got back to plain, ol' baseball in its 18th week of action. All told, it was a nice change of pace. Happen to miss anything? Worry not, friend...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 months ago 32,783 reads 137 comments