John laments the 2007 postseason, which promised much but has delivered very little.
With the postseason in full swing, the Hot Stove League hasn’t yet begun. But that stove is warming up. It’s not too early to start talking about trades.
How the Central was lost
On Oct. 1, 1995 the Colorado Rockies clinched the National League wild card, reaching the playoffs after just three seasons of existence. In 2001 the Arizona Diamondbacks would top that by winning the World Series in their fourth year. Now that both teams are in the playoffs again, Richard asks which expansion franchise is the most successful ever.
Anytime you can hold the Phillies’ powerhouse lineup to two runs over six innings you have done your job. Here is a closer look at how he did it.
The Cubs and Diamondbacks tangle for a five-game series. Here’s why the Cubs will be the team to advance to the NLCS.
What can regression analysis tell us about who’s going to win the MVPs? Let’s just say last night’s thriller in Colorado might have swing the voters.
So, what’s the difference between best and most valuable? A look at pitching award votes yields some clues.
Everything you need to know about identifying pitches using pitch-f/x data.
And I thought I wrote stupid columns.
Steve finds a whole lot to like in a new baseball novel you probably haven’t heard about yet.
It’s deja 1987 all over again
A video breakdown of two prized prospects: Boston’s Clay Buchholz and the Yankees’ Ian Kennedy.
In this turbulent period, the two biggest-winning teams in modern history get there with very different levels of farm production, while a third franchise struggles mightily despite tremendous talent development.
A week of games between playoff contenders have cleared some of the waters as we enter the final month.
Video analysis of Peavy’s mechanics with a special look at how he attacks hitters.
Chad Tracy and Curt Schilling are just two players dealing with injuries who could impact the playoffs down the stretch.
Vince offers ways in which teams can tap into the secondary ticket market.
It’s a forgotten story from one of the greatest pennant races ever. But in 1967, Jim Kaat had one of the greatest clutch stretches by any pitcher ever.