1. 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...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 hours ago 3,658 reads 13 comments

  2. 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...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 19 hours ago 4,337 reads 16 comments

  3. 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 ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 22 hours ago 2,712 reads 1 comments

  4. 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...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 days ago 51,647 reads 97 comments

  5. 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...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 days ago 87,787 reads 152 comments

  6. 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 4 days ago 19,207 reads 26 comments

  7. 29 Mishaps That Defined the Royals' 29-Year Postseason Drought

    The Kansas City Royals have waited quite a while for this—29 years, to be exact—but at long, long, looooong last, they're returning to the postseason...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 days ago 8,255 reads 12 comments

  8. 2014 MLB Award Race Odds Updates in Season's Final Week

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season is coming to an end, and just as the pennant races and wild-card chases are wrapping up, so too are the individual award competitions...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 days ago 18,925 reads 58 comments

  9. Does Derek Jeter Belong on the Yankees' Mount Rushmore of Immortal Stars?

    Wednesday's 9-5 loss to the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles eliminated the New York Yankees from the postseason, bringing an end to any chance that Derek Jeter 's Hall of Fame career would be extended into October...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 7 days ago 54,366 reads 219 comments

  10. Next Step of Clayton Kershaw's Historic Young Career Must Be Dominating October

    Not only is Clayton Kershaw the clear front-runner for the National League Cy Young Award, which would be his third in four seasons, he also has an opportunity to double up by winning the NL MVP, too...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 12,397 reads 38 comments

  11. Playoff-Clinching Pittsburgh Pirates a Dark-Horse Threat in October

    There's something about the Pittsburgh Pirates and Sept. 23. On Tuesday, the Pirates secured a postseason berth in similar fashion to—and on the exact same date as—their 2013 clincher...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 8,683 reads 18 comments

  12. David Price Blockbuster Trade Impacting Pennant Race for All the Wrong Reasons

    When David Price takes the mound Tuesday against the Chicago White Sox , he'll have a lot riding on his left arm, namely the postseason hopes of the Detroit Tigers , whose trade ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 9 days ago 11,346 reads 6 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 26

    One final week, one last batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 days ago 4,383 reads 0 comments

  14. 8 Biggest Takeaways from Week 25's MLB Pennant-Race Action

    There's only a week left in the 2014 Major League Baseball season, and yet there's still so much to be settled...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 days ago 17,359 reads 23 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball Cut List: Top 5 Star Drops to Make for Week 25

    For every fantasy owner, there comes a point in the season when a should-be stud just isn't cutting it—so it's time to cut him. That's what this is all about: letting you know it's OK to let go...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 13 days ago 2,867 reads 0 comments

  16. Updated 2014 MLB Award Race Odds with 2 Weeks to Go

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season may be winding down, but like the pennant races and wild-card chases, a lot of the individual award competitions are gearing up...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 14 days ago 31,036 reads 139 comments

  17. Orioles Show Resiliency in Clinching First AL East Title Since 1997

    The way in which the Baltimore Orioles secured their first American League East title since 1997 was almost as fittingly surprising as the fact that they did so at all...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 15 days ago 8,699 reads 11 comments

  18. 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 16 days ago 126,748 reads 60 comments

  19. Should the Dodgers Bench Yasiel Puig If He Keeps Up Vanishing Act?

    If it feels like it's been a while since the baseball-consuming world has been captivated by Yasiel Puig , that's because it has...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 16 days ago 65,652 reads 72 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 25

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 17 days ago 8,625 reads 1 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball Cut List: Top 5 Star Drops to Make for Week 24

    For every fantasy owner, there comes a point in the season when a should-be stud just isn't cutting it—so it's time to cut him. That's what this is all about: letting you know it's OK to let go...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 20 days ago 5,193 reads 3 comments

  22. Juggernaut Angels Positioned as World Series Favorites Heading Toward Postseason

    No team in Major League Baseball is hotter right now than the Los Angeles Angels , who have positioned themselves as the favorites to reach—and maybe even win—the World ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 20 days ago 10,719 reads 50 comments

  23. Updated 2014 MLB Award Race Odds with 3 Weeks to Go

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season may be winding down, but like the pennant races and wild-card chases, a lot of the individual award competitions are gearing up...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 21 days ago 41,995 reads 164 comments

  24. Are Tigers' Hot Bats Good Enough to Make Deep Run Despite Pitching Drop-Off?

    In a way, the Detroit Tigers ' 2014 season has been like each of the past three. No, they may not be all alone atop the American League Central like they were for much of 2011 through ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 22 days ago 3,346 reads 12 comments

  25. National League's Surprise Team Is Crashing Back Down to Earth

    Pop quiz, hotshot: Which Major League Baseball team has spent the most days in first place during the course of the 2014 season? Here's a hint: Check the picture up top...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 23 days ago 7,766 reads 29 comments