1. MLB Playoffs: Power Ranking the Contenders in Both Leagues

    There are only three days left until the MLB regular season is over and the playoffs begin. The final weekend brings with it an anticipation like kids experience on Christmas Eve...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 5,224 reads 24 comments

  2. Predicting Tim Lincecum's Future After Making Final Start of Giants Contract

    Tim Lincecum has made his final start of the year for the San Francisco Giants , and it's leaving many wondering if it's his last in a Giants uniform...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 7,766 reads 5 comments

  3. Twitter Reacts to Mariano Rivera's Final Appearance at Yankee Stadium

    Yankee Stadium has seen its last of Mariano Rivera , the best closer in MLB history. Rivera came into the game with one out in the eighth inning to help get the Yankees out of a jam with runners on first and second...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 62,767 reads 74 comments

  4. How Yankees Can Better Spend Robinson Cano's $30 Million Per Year Asking Price

    Robinson Cano wants to be the highest-paid player in MLB at over $300 million over 10 years. According to ESPN's Buster Olney (Insider subscription required), Cano is seeking a deal worth $305 million...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 21,489 reads 68 comments

  5. MLB's 'Worst of Award Winners for the 2013 Season

    The 2013 MLB season has been full of highs and lows, as we've all been impressed by certain teams and individuals while shaking our heads over others...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 3,693 reads 8 comments

  6. How Never Getting Allen Craig Back Would Impact Cardinals' Postseason Run

    The St. Louis Cardinals are considered by many to be favorites in the National League heading into the playoffs. With a record of 92-65, the Cardinals have the fourth-best record in all of baseball and are showing they are contenders once again..

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,595 reads 6 comments

  7. Final Predictions for All 10 MLB Playoff Teams

    With one week to go in the MLB season, the playoffs continue to take shape. While things could still change, there are eight teams who are basically locks to make it. The only playoff spots left to be decided are in the AL Wild Card...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 3,243 reads 6 comments

  8. Ranking the World Series Matchups Fans Most Want to See

    We are one week away from the end of the MLB season. With a few teams having already clinched playoff spots and more to come over the next few days, fanbases are getting eager for the playoffs to start...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 1,856 reads 16 comments

  9. Auburn at LSU: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the LSU Tigers

    Final: LSU 35, Auburn 21 LSU received a scare, but in the end it held on to beat Auburn for their first SEC win of the year. Check out the full box score at NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,755 reads 21 comments

  10. Picking the 2013 All-Under-25 MLB Team

    The future of the MLB lies with a group of young players who will eventually be the next faces of the game. Some are well known and established, while others are still young and learning the game...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 1,854 reads 16 comments

  11. Where the AL Wild Card Race Stands After Crucial Rangers-Rays Series

    The American League Wild Card Continues to get crazier by the day. As of the completion of Thursday's games, here's how everything looks: The Rays and Rangers are tied ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 7,815 reads 19 comments

  12. Breaking Down the Tight Race for the NL Central Title with Nine Games to Play

    With nine games to go in the regular season, the NL Central is turning out to be the best division race in baseball. The Cardinals, Pirates and Reds are all within two games of each other, with only one able to win the division title...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 4,967 reads 26 comments

  13. Breaking Down Each of the Los Angeles Dodgers' Potential NLDS Opponents

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched the NL West and are in the playoffs for the first time since 2009. The Dodgers are celebrating in the Chase Field pool. Thoughts? pic...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 6,397 reads 58 comments

  14. Each MLB Non-Playoff Team's Biggest Scapegoat for 2013 Failures

    As the MLB season winds down, many teams are preparing for a playoff run. However, there are those who aren't contending and there are multiple reasons why...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 1,123 reads 3 comments

  15. How Royals Can Best Use Yordano Ventura in Playoffs After Stellar MLB Debut

    It's still a long shot, but if the Kansas City Royals make the playoffs, Yordano Ventura made a case to be involved somehow with his stellar debut Tuesday. In a game that was huge for the Royals' race towards October, Ventura pitched 5...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 1,160 reads 0 comments

  16. Potential Trade Suitors, Packages for Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez

    The Colorado Rockies are willing to listen on possible trades involving Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 10,827 reads 66 comments

  17. Why Masahiro Tanaka Would Be Brilliant Signing for the Angels

    The Los Angeles Angels have sent scouts to see Japanese phenom Masahiro Tanaka, according to ESPN . A great talent, it would be dumb if the Angels didn't try to sign Tanaka. Tanaka is currently 20-0 with a 1...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 4,423 reads 12 comments

  18. A-Rod Says Teammate Mariano Rivera Is His Role Model

    Alex Rodriguez has admitted that New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera is his role model. According to XM MLB Chat , Rodriguez described what it was like to compete against ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 3,378 reads 26 comments

  19. Ranking MLB Newcomers by the Best Fit

    The future of baseball lies with the next generation. For players like Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko, Father Time is catching up to them, and it's time to hand the game off to the younger generation...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 4,171 reads 15 comments

  20. Best Every Day: Most Consistent Players in MLB

    There's always talk of All-Star players in MLB . But there's a level of players that are one step above that. Those are the players who are the most consistent in the entire league...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 3,067 reads 30 comments

  21. Keys for Every Team on the 2013 MLB Playoff Bubble

    We are now two weeks away from the end of the MLB regular season. The Red Sox, Tigers, Athletics, Braves, Pirates, Cardinals and Dodgers are close to clinching spots in the playoffs...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 8,105 reads 6 comments

  22. Alabama vs. Texas A&M: 10 Things We Learned in Aggies' Loss

    It was supposed to be a battle of heavyweights when Alabama travelled to Texas A&M Saturday. And that's exactly what it was as Alabama held on for a 49-42 victory...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 3,102 reads 9 comments

  23. Alabama vs. Texas A&M: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Aggies

    Final: Alabama 49, Texas A&M 42 Alabama and Texas A&M played a classic in both teams' SEC opener, with the Crimson Tide coming out on top to avenge last year's loss...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 4,286 reads 5 comments

  24. Ranking the 25 Most Valuable Players on 2013 MLB Playoff Contenders

    There are certain players whose value is measured in multiple ways. Whether it's in normal statistics or sabermetrics, a player's value is more easily recognizable today than it was 20 years ago...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 1,928 reads 41 comments

  25. Does Brett Gardner's Injury Kill the Yankees' Postseason Hopes?

    The news continues to get worse for the New York Yankees . Brett Gardner left Thursday's game against the Orioles with a left oblique strain, according to ESPN New York's ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 5,516 reads 44 comments