1. 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...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 67,623 reads 209 comments

  2. 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

  3. 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 9,340 reads 8 comments

  4. 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 23,852 reads 32 comments

  5. 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 4,351 reads 15 comments

  6. 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 2,616 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 2,755 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 5,526 reads 7 comments

  9. 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 28,636 reads 24 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 3,182 reads 8 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 3,991 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 19,256 reads 109 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 1,399 reads 1 comments

  14. 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...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,960 reads 6 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 17,016 reads 7 comments

  16. Biggest Winners and Losers of MLB Playoff Races, Week 23

    Teams that find themselves in the thick of MLB playoff races at this point in the season can't help but feel pressure—pressure to win...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,172 reads 4 comments

  17. Predicting 5 Unexpected Heroes of the 2013 MLB Playoff Races

    September's playoff push has officially begun. And with two divisions still up for grabs and six teams in the mix for the two wild-card berths in the American League, the race to see ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 2,366 reads 4 comments

  18. 2013 MLB Studs Who Will Be Duds Down the Stretch

    If you take a look at the league leaders after the first month of the season and compare them with what they look like today, you'll see that success early in the year doesn't guarantee success down the stretch...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 712 reads 0 comments

  19. Each MLB Team's Best and Worst Buys of the 2013 Season

    No matter how much homework MLB front offices do on players around baseball, year after year, teams inevitably wind up with one newcomer that stands out above the rest—and ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 14,307 reads 21 comments

  20. 5 MLB Players Who Elevated Their Game in August

    The deeper we get into the regular season, the harder it becomes for players to elevate their games. Not only do months of wear and tear begin to take their toll on a player's ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 5,883 reads 19 comments

  21. Predicting 5 MLB Players Who Will Dominate Down the Stretch

    If MLB players were able to pick a time during the regular season that they would be able dominate the competition, down the stretch would be one of, if not the most, popular selection...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 7,950 reads 12 comments

  22. Report Card Grades for Taijuan Walker's Much-Hyped MLB Pitching Debut

    On Friday night, highly-touted prospect Taijuan Walker made his much-anticipated MLB debut for the Seattle Mariners against the Houston Astros . And he was phenomenal ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 6,524 reads 19 comments

  23. How Taijuan Walker Compares to MLB's Great Crop of Rookie Pitchers

    In a season that has already seen a number of highly touted rookie pitchers make their presence felt, we can now add another name to the list: Taijuan Walker...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 1,843 reads 1 comments

  24. Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie Makes Sick Jumping, Bare-Handed Play

    While Brett Lawrie has spent most of August making noise with his bat, Toronto 's 23-year-old third baseman let his athleticism do the talking on Friday night against Kansas City...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 12,978 reads 34 comments

  25. How Billy Hamilton Will Impact the NL Playoff Races in September Call-Up

    When Billy Hamilton gets called up from the minor leagues by the Cincinnati Reds , he's going to prove that a player doesn't need to start games in order to make his presence felt—or to make an impact on a hotly-contested playoff race...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 year ago 3,740 reads 12 comments