1. Bleacher Report's Year-End 2014 MLB Awards Presentation

    Forget Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year. Those are the actual awards that will be handed out soon after the completion of the 2014 Major League Baseball regular season...

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  2. Can Royals Become 1st Undefeated Champion in Modern MLB Postseason History?

    As if the Kansas City Royals reaching the playoffs for the first time since 1985 wasn't enough, they're now going to the World Series with an undefeated 8-0 record in this postseason ...

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  3. 5 MLB Teams with the Prospects to Pull off Offseason Blockbuster Trade

    While the postseason is heading toward the World Series and, thus, the conclusion of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, that only involves the four teams still playing...

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  4. Giants Outlast Cardinals in Game 3, Now Regain Advantage in NLCS

    Of course a playoff game between the San Francisco Giants , those inexplicable #EvenYear magicians, and St. Louis Cardinals , the late-inning comeback club, would end this way...

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  5. 10 Biggest Mid-MLB Postseason Questions That Need Answering

    As the postseason progresses, teams, players and results provide more and more answers along the way. Some are expected, but others? Not so much...

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  6. Madison Bumgarner Proving He's the Only Shutdown Ace Left in MLB Postseason

    The 2014 postseason hasn't been a kind one to the very best starting pitchers—except for Madison Bumgarner . In dominating the host St...

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  7. New Contract Extension Is Brian Cashman's Last Chance to Rebuild Yankees

    This could very well be Brian Cashman 's last chance. The New York Yankees general manager has been in place since the 1998 season, presiding over a long run of success with the ...

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  8. Class of NL's Past Decade Clash for Shot at Yet Another World Series Ring

    Here we are in the Championship Series round, and in the National League, the two teams going head to head for a shot at the World Series are the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants...

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  9. Baltimore Orioles vs. KC Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win the 2014 ALCS

    Getting to this point, the American League Championship Series, has been a long (looong) time coming for both the Baltimore Orioles and, especially, the Kansas City Royals...

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  10. Has Wild Card Game Really Provided Daunting Hurdle for Postseason Run?

    When Major League Baseball created the second wild card in each league in 2012, thus expanding the postseason field to 10 teams, there were two main agendas at play...

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  11. 10 X-Factors That Will Decide Who Reaches the 2014 World Series

    If the division series round of this postseason has taught us anything about October, it's that who wins and who loses—and who advances—isn't always decided by normal, expected occurrences...

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  12. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals Game 4: Live Score, NLDS Highlights

    Call it deja vu all over again. For the second consecutive year, the St. Louis Cardinals ended the Los Angeles Dodgers' postseason in dramatic, unexpected fashion...

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  13. Consistency Is Key for Bryce Harper If Nationals Are to Come Back in NLDS

    Winning Game 3 of the National League Division Series over the San Francisco Giants provides no break for Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals , who still face another do-or-die ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 month ago 25,583 reads 17 comments

  14. Nationals End Giants' Streak, Now Look to Turn the Tide in NLDS

    The Washington Nationals' postseason fate was impacted by the left arm of San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner—only not in the way one would expect...

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  15. Yusmeiro Petit, Brandon Belt Play Hero in Longest MLB Postseason Game Ever

    After what happened Saturday night into Sunday morning in Washington, D.C., the San Francisco Giants must feel like they won not one, but two games and the National League Division Series...

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  16. Giants Show You Can Never Count Them Out in October in NLDS Game 1 Win

    The San Francisco Giants did it again on Friday, winning another October game they weren't supposed to...

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  17. Is This San Francisco Giants Team Talented Enough to Go on Another Surprise Run?

    The San Francisco Giants are used to the path of most resistance. When the Giants won it all in 2010 and 2012, they weren't considered favorites but underdogs, even though they entered October as the National League West champions both times...

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  18. Anthony Rendon Poised to Become Breakout Star of 2014 MLB Postseason

    About a year ago, everyone was buzzing about Michael Wacha . Beginning with his near no-hitter in his last start of September, the St...

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  19. Updated 2014 World Series Odds for Each of MLB's 8 Division Series Contenders

    The party that is the 2014 Major League Baseball postseason officially has started, the guests have arrived—although two have left already—and drinks (i.e., champagne) have been served...

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  20. Dominant Madison Bumgarner, Explosive Bats Send Giants into NLDS with Momentum

    Momentum is the next day's starting pitcher, or so the saying goes. But for the San Francisco Giants , it's also that day's starting pitcher...

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  21. Predicting 'Clutch or Choke' for 2014 MLB Postseason's Biggest Stars

    The Major League Baseball postseason brings out the best in some big-name players. It also brings out, well, not the best in others...

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  22. 9 Crucial Stats That Could Decide the 2014 MLB Division Series Winners

    During October's national stage, performances on the field get most of the attention and focus. But underneath that drama, there are cold, hard numbers that might help explain why ...

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  23. MLB Playoffs 2014: Round-by-Round Picks and Predictions

    If Major League Baseball's postseason means one thing, it's the opportunity to pick the winner of each series and determine ahead of time which team will be crowned World Series champs...

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  24. World Series 2014 Odds: Breaking Down the Chances of All 10 Playoff Teams

    The party that is the 2014 Major League Baseball postseason hasn't started just yet, but all the guests have arrived. And drinks (i.e., champagne) have been served...

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  25. Previewing, Predicting Each of MLB's Crucial Pennant-Race Finales

    Forget your fantasy football team, go find the best seat in the house and settle in for a Sunday full of Major League Baseball fun. Heading into the final day of the season, there's more than a little still to be decided...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 19,734 reads 26 comments