1. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the St. Louis Cardinals

    Some in St. Louis will call for manager Mike Matheny's head after the Cardinals fell to the San Francisco Giants in five games in the National League Championship Series...

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  2. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Baltimore Orioles

    Sometimes, the baseball gods just don't smile down upon you. Such is the situation that the Baltimore Orioles found themselves in during the ALCS against Kansas City , swept by the upstart wild-card club in four games...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 13,079 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB Trade Speculation: MLB Stars Who Could Be Trade Bait

    No team in baseball likes to trade a star-caliber player, whether it be an established veteran or a burgeoning youngster just beginning to blossom...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 17,182 reads 22 comments

  4. Ranking the Top 20 Players Active in the 2014 League Championship Series

    If, for some reason, you've yet to tune in to any of the action going on in the MLB playoffs this month, do yourself a favor and make it a point to tune in to Game 3 of the League Championship Series in both the Junior and Senior Circuit...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 19,072 reads 8 comments

  5. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Washington Nationals

    For the second time in three years, the Washington Nationals can call themselves division champions and nothing more, having been knocked out in the division series once again...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 9,726 reads 8 comments

  6. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Los Angeles Angels

    While the Los Angeles Angels' collapse didn't last two-plus months like the one that crippled the Oakland A's did, the end result is the same: Both AL West powers are out of the playoff picture courtesy of the upstart Kansas City Royals ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,144 reads 27 comments

  7. Baltimore Orioles vs. Detroit Tigers: Keys for Each Team to Win ALDS Game 3

    Since 2009, the team that won Game 1 of the ALDS has gone on to win the series at an 80 percent clip. Only twice—in 2011—has the team that lost the series opener come back to advance to the ALCS...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,478 reads 9 comments

  8. Los Angeles Angels vs. Kansas City Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win ALDS Game 1

    Game 1 of a five-game series may not seem like a must-win game, but when it comes to the American League Division Series, you'd best believe that the opening game is perhaps the most important of the series...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 6,981 reads 3 comments

  9. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Pittsburgh Pirates

    Sadly, the 13th month on the calendar— Buctober —came to an end before it ever really had a chance to begin...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 14,631 reads 14 comments

  10. Complete Offseason Guide, Predictions for the Oakland Athletics

    The collapse is complete. "Did you miss the entire A's regular season? Tonight's game is an encapsulated version," the San Francisco Chronicle 's Susan Slusser tweeted—and she's absolutely right...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 226 reads 8 comments

  11. Top Regular-Season Moment for Each Playoff Team

    For all the hope and optimism that each of baseball's 30 teams had entering the regular season, only 10 remain standing at the end with the dream of being called world champions still very much alive...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 16,710 reads 16 comments

  12. Tracking Races, Winners for Each 2014 MLB Triple Crown Category

    As we head into the final weekend of the MLB regular season, we find players from contenders and non-contenders alike battling it out for some individual accolades...

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  13. MLB's 2014 All-Disappointment Team

    Our parents used to tell us growing up that sticks and stones may break our bones but names could never harm us. That's only partially true...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,279 reads 7 comments

  14. MLB Free Agents 2014-15: Forecasting the Best Values on the Market

    If you're looking for the best of the best in baseball's upcoming free-agent class...you've come to the wrong place. You won't find names like Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval, Max Scherzer or James Shields on the pages that follow...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 17,747 reads 8 comments

  15. Boom or Bust on MLB's Biggest Moves of 2014 Trade Season

    When it comes to trades, there are three possible outcomes: Team A wins the deal, Team B wins the deal or, in rare circumstances, both teams walk away from the swap in better shape than they were before...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 15,218 reads 37 comments

  16. Odds for Each of MLB's Top Wild-Card Contenders Winning It All

    Welcome to baseball's version of the Thunderdome, where two teams enter and one team leaves. Faced with roughly 10 games to prove themselves worthy of a spot in the playoffs, nine ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 9,117 reads 9 comments

  17. 2014-15 MLB Free Agency: Predicting Winter's Highest-Paid FA at Each Position

    To borrow a line from one of the great (or awful, it's open for debate) songs of the '80s, the appropriately titled "Talk Talk" by...Talk Talk: "All you do to me is talk talk...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 17,954 reads 26 comments

  18. MLB Stars with the Most to Gain in Season's Final Weeks

    Impossible as it seems, the baseball season is almost over. It feels like spring training just ended, yet here we sit, with only two weeks left to go before all but 10 of MLB 's 30 teams head home for the winter...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 3,595 reads 7 comments

  19. Biggest Takeaways from Week 24's MLB Action

    While baseball didn't take a beating over the past week like the NFL did (thankfully), it wasn't exactly a banner seven-day period for America's pastime...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 11,204 reads 32 comments

  20. 5 Best Designed Stadiums in MLB

    When we think of stadium design, we immediately think of architects, big massive columns and things that your average baseball fan really couldn't care less about...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 20,703 reads 55 comments

  21. Previewing Every MLB Team's Biggest Offseason Decision

    For general managers, there is no such thing as a winter vacation. Free-agent signings, trades, contract extensions and organizational changes, whether they be in the scouting department ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 13,559 reads 30 comments

  22. 1 Reason Every Non-Contending MLB Team Should Look Forward to Next Season

    Watching other teams play meaningful baseball in September while your favorite team is merely going through the motions sucks. There's no way to sugarcoat it, so I'm not going to even try...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 11,160 reads 31 comments

  23. Reliving Derek Jeter's 10 Most Immortalized Yankee Stadium Moments

    For almost two decades, Derek Jeter has been a fixture in the Bronx. He's the face of the most well-known sports franchise in the world; the face of baseball...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 10,209 reads 12 comments

  24. Biggest Takeaways from Week 23's MLB Action

    Just when you thought the off-field action had subsided, big changes in the dugout and front office for three teams have dominated the headlines as we enter the home stretch of MLB 's regular season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 6,405 reads 10 comments

  25. Hot-Seat MLB Managers Who Need to Finish Strong

    A wise man once said "We fear change," and he's absolutely right. It's far easier and less risky to stick with what you know, even if the results aren't what you hoped for and sometimes make you want to take a hammer to a robotic, prosthetic hand...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 11,412 reads 28 comments