The Historically Great Jose Altuve
by 26 July 2017, 12:32 PM
A scorching July has Jose Altuve in the thick of the AL MVP race. But his remarkable young career is the real story.
Late-Bloomer Jason Vargas May Wilt In The Second-Half
by 17 July 2017, 2:50 PM
Jason Vargas was named to his first All-Star team this year, but his numbers suggest he may not be the same pitcher down the stretch.
What Should The Pirates Do With A Rejuvenated Andrew McCutchen?
by 17 July 2017, 2:00 PM
With the trade deadline looming, Andrew McCutchen’s renaissance puts the Pirates in an interesting, yet tough predicament.
The Chicago Cubs Made A Great Trade For Next Year
by 17 July 2017, 10:40 AM
Unlike the Aroldis Chapman rental, the most recent Cubs trade could have its greatest impact next year.
Rising In The Desert: Why The Trout-Less Angels Have Not Faltered
by 14 July 2017, 10:00 AM
With Mike Trout’s impending return coming today, the Angels look forward to reinserting him into a lineup that’s found its groove.
The Wild Wild NL West Is Home To Three Of Baseball’s Best Teams
by 13 July 2017, 11:30 AM
The Dodgers, D-backs, and Rockies own three of the five best records in baseball, but will all three make it to October?
Sample Size Watch, Part Three: Pitchers
by 12 July 2017, 2:14 PM
Jeff Samardzija’s statistically significant rate stats point to a much better pitcher down the stretch.
Michael Fulmer Is Bucking The Home Run Trend
by 10 July 2017, 10:40 AM
Not all Major League pitchers are struggling with the long ball. Michael Fulmer has figured out the key to bucking the trend.
Can The Brewers Win The NL Central?
by 9 July 2017, 10:00 AM
The Brewers have been on a roll since early April and now lead the NL Central, but will they be able to carry their success in the second half?
Why Miguel Montero Is a Perfect Fit for the Toronto Blue Jays
by 5 July 2017, 12:59 PM
Miguel Montero is now a Toronto Blue Jay. Will his stolen base struggles pursue him to Canada, or did the Jays make a smart move?
We Need To Revise The MLB All-Star Selection Process Before It’s Too Late
by 4 July 2017, 10:27 AM
A simple change in voting policy will ensure the Mid-Summer Classic features baseball’s best.
Cody Bellinger Is The New Star In Hollywood
by 30 June 2017, 3:02 PM
The Dodgers’ rookie sensation has the city of Los Angeles feeling optimistic about the rest of the season.
How To Prepare For The Return of Mike Trout: A Manager’s Guide
by 27 June 2017, 10:00 AM
Mike Trout will be back in as soon as two weeks. Should we still consider the “Bonds Treatment”?
Mark Reynolds Is The Rockies’ Mile High Miracle
by 23 June 2017, 11:41 AM
The veteran journeyman earned his playing time by returning to his old, power-hitting form.
A Resurgent Zack Greinke Leading Arizona To NL West Title Showdown
by 14 June 2017, 5:50 PM
Arizona’s ace has the Diamondbacks locked and loaded for a three-team showdown for the NL West title.
O Canada! How The Toronto Blue Jays Can Continue To Win Ballgames
by 11 June 2017, 1:05 PM
After rebounding in May after their rough April, the Blue Jays look to one enigmatic pitcher and better plate discipline to keep the wins coming.
Sample Size Watch, Part Two: Walks
by 19 May 2017, 1:35 PM
Wil Myers doesn’t walk, he trots. Which hitters have added the base on balls to their skill set, and who else is on the decline?
The Yankees’ Other ‘Aaron’ Is Certainly Worth Mentioning
by 16 May 2017, 10:55 AM
After losing the starting right-field spot to Judge, Aaron Hicks has nonetheless showed up and showed out.
The Trailblazer Series: MLB’s First All-Girls Tournament
by 1 May 2017, 1:30 PM
The Trailblazer Series, MLB’s first all-girl tournament, is the first step in the right direction.
Sample Size Watch, Part One: Strikeouts