In the middle of this year’s playoffs, the first of the new format, Richard looks back on which teams were most dominant during the days of just one wild card
The latest in the business of baseball.
Can Oakland hang on, or will Anaheim finally live up to its expectations?
This month, Richard went to four baseball games—and counting. His observations …
The A’s have played their way into the fight for the divisional title.
Boston, Cleveland … but what about Dallas?
A few teams—and a few truly miserable games.
The division still has two divisions.
Looking at starting pitcher value through the lens of an expected wins formula
No surprise: Texas’ success. Big surprise: Pujols and the Angels in a funk.
Ten teams’ seasons will just be heating up, while the rest will be left out in the cold.
Mike says: Quit bad-mouthing the free-swingers—or you’ll regret it!
LaRussa won’t move up, but others will
Last season’s American League champs had a surprising offseason
A new playoff schedule, a bunch of five-year contracts, and another shady signing.
Arbitration deals, extensions, and minor league signings dominated the week
How Yu Darvish’s performance in Japan can be translated into major league expectations.
A flood of news, brought to you in part by the deadline to exchange arbitration figures
The one with Yu Darvish, Gio Gonzalez, John Danks, and Sean Marshall
Insights into Boston’s hiring of Bobby Valentine.