1. NLCS 2013: Step-by-Step Guide for St. Louis Cardinals to Win the Series

    For the eighth time since 2000 and the third consecutive season, the St. Louis Cardinals will be playing for the National League pennant, hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers for Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,982 reads 29 comments

  2. Detroit Tigers vs Oakland A's: Keys to Each Team Winning ALDS Game 4

    The Detroit Tigers' season will be on the line when Oakland and Detroit meet at Comerica Park on Tuesday for Game 4 of their American League Division Series with the A's holding a 2-1 series lead...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,383 reads 10 comments

  3. Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland A's Game 3: Live Score and ALDS Highlights

    Final: Oakland 6, Detroit 3 WP: Jarrod Parker LP: Anibal Sanchez SV: Grant Balfour Behind three home runs, some fantastic defense and excellent relief pitching, ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 47,033 reads 26 comments

  4. Oakland A's vs. Detroit Tigers: Keys to Each Team Winning ALDS Game 3

    Following a pair of one-run games in the American League Division Series, the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics head to Detroit for a pivotal Game 3 on Monday night...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,907 reads 7 comments

  5. Next Steps for the Tampa Bay Rays to Win the ALDS

    Twice this week, the Tampa Bay Rays found themselves in a win-or-go-home scenario, and both times the Rays emerged victorious, living to play another day...

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  6. Detroit vs. Oakland: ALDS 2013 Position-by-Position Breakdown

    When the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics get together at 9:37 p.m. ET on Friday Night at O.co Coliseum to open the second American League Division Series of the 2013 MLB playoffs, ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 6,158 reads 21 comments

  7. Tampa Bay vs. Boston: ALDS 2013 Position-by-Position Breakdown

    When the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox open play in the American League Division Series at 3:07 p.m. ET in Fenway Park on Friday, there will be no surprises in store for either side...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 6,248 reads 31 comments

  8. Tampa Bay vs. Cleveland: Keys to Each Team Winning the AL Wild Card Game

    Two teams that took drastically different paths to the same destination, Tampa Bay and Cleveland, will meet with their seasons on the line at Progressive Field in the American League Wild Card Game...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,971 reads 1 comments

  9. Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh: Keys to Each Team Winning the NL Wild Card Game

    Two teams—the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates—will enter PNC Park in the National League Wild Card Game on Tuesday...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,808 reads 12 comments

  10. Who Must Step Up for Dodgers to Replace Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier?

    If you're a believer in karma—and took issue with the impromptu pool party that the Los Angeles Dodgers threw at Chase Field after clinching the NL West—then perhaps ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,358 reads 5 comments

  11. Year-End Predictions for Every Major 2013 MLB Award Race

    The regular season has come to an end, and the playoffs are kicking into gear, which means one thing: baseball's award season is just around the corner...

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  12. Predicting a Potential Breakout Star for Every 2013 MLB Playoff Team

    Having a breakout season is incredibly difficult for most players to pull off. Doing so in the playoffs, where playing time is severely limited and the pressure is on, is almost unthinkable...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,251 reads 1 comments

  13. MLB Playoffs 2013: Teams Doomed for Early Postseason Exits

    You won't find a team in this year's MLB playoffs that believes it is doomed to fail. Each of the 10 participants in postseason baseball is a supremely confident squad that believes that it can beat anyone, anytime, anywhere...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 9,385 reads 8 comments

  14. Who's Hot, Who's Not in Crucial MLB Playoff Races

    Baseball's playoff races are scorching in both leagues with less than a week left in the 2013 MLB regular season. There are still a pair of divisions up for grabs and one game separating three teams for two AL wild-card berths...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 23,883 reads 32 comments

  15. Has Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown Chase Jeopardized Tigers' Season?

    Miguel Cabrera 's chase of the Triple Crown—and Detroit's decision to allow him to continue chasing it—may prove to be the final nail in what could be a very disappointing season for the Tigers and their rabid fanbase...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 4,389 reads 15 comments

  16. Biggest Winners and Losers of MLB Playoff Races, Week 25

    What a week. This is what baseball fans around the world were hoping for—that the last week of MLB 's regular season would be filled with drama and intrigue as multiple teams battle for a chance to play meaningful baseball in October...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,633 reads 1 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball: Ranking Best Starting Pitcher Matchups for September 23-29

    It's been said that pitching wins championships—and that theory will be put to the test this week as fantasy teams look to jump over the last obstacle standing between you and a championship...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,701 reads 0 comments

  18. Updating MLB Records That Can Be Broken Before Season's End

    While they say that records are made to be broken, the number of all-time marks that fall—or that are danger of falling—in a given MLB regular season can usually be counted on one hand...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,558 reads 7 comments

  19. All 30 MLB Teams' Prospect of the Year for 2013

    With MLB 's award season just around the corner and the minor league postseason drawing to a close, now is as good a time as any to hand out our own awards: Prospect of the Year for each of baseball's 30 teams...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 28,653 reads 24 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Greatest Moments of Todd Helton's Stellar MLB Career

    It's never easy to say goodbye to the good guys in sports, and with Todd Helton's announcement Saturday that he will be hanging up his cleats at the end of the season, baseball is most definitely losing one of its best...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 3,239 reads 8 comments

  21. Biggest Winners and Losers of MLB Playoff Races, Week 24

    Playoff races around baseball heated up yet again last week, with two divisions undergoing changes at the top of the standings and multiple teams still jockeying for position in each league's respective wild-card race...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 4,000 reads 6 comments

  22. Predicting Every 2013 Gold Glove Award Winner

    Few awards in baseball are as overlooked—and disrespected—as the Gold Glove. Its critics will claim that the award is meaningless, that defense cannot be evaluated by ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 19,315 reads 109 comments

  23. Ranking the Greatest All-Time MLB Playoff Race Moments

    Some of the most memorable moments in baseball history haven't come during the playoffs, they've come during the pennant races that teams must win to reach the promised land of the postseason...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 1,436 reads 1 comments

  24. MLB's Nightmare Scenario for 2013 Playoff Teams

    Even the commissioner of baseball and the powers that be in MLB have nightmares. While some of us wake up in a cold sweat at 3 a.m...

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  25. Evan Gattis Blasts MLB's Longest Home Run of 2013 off Cole Hamels

    It took nearly four months for someone to beat Mark Trumbo 's 475-foot blast as the longest home run of the 2013 regular season, a feat accomplished by Hunter Pence on Aug. 27 with a 476-foot shot off Colorado 's Chad Bettis ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 16,845 reads 7 comments