Five Things: Cubs and Dodgers Tied, Indians DominantCleveland has a commanding 2-0 lead in the ALCS while Clayton Kershaw helped the Dodgers steal a game at Wrigley.
Five Things: Blue Jays, Giants Win Exciting Wild Card GamesThe Wild Card games lived up to the hype. Here's some things you may have missed.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fantasy Baseball In SeptemberWith September roster expansion in Major League Baseball, it’s hard to keep track of which player is in the lineup on a day-to-day basis. Even if a team is in the hunt for a playoff spot, resting starters can hurt your fantasy baseball team. Every fantasy owner has to make sure the lineup is being maximized during these final weeks of the season.
30 Players: Corey Seager Ready To Usher In New Era For DodgersThe Dodgers look to their top prospect to solidify the shortstop position for years to come.
Reds' Todd Frazier Wins All-Star Derby In Home ParkTodd Frazier — Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado — is baseball's new King of Swing. The Jersey boy who never seems to get rattled waited until his very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark on Monday night.
30 Players: Dodgers’ Rookie Pederson Ready To Burst Onto LA SceneAn 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.
Keidel: Clayton Kershaw's Hollywood Ending Should Bother EveryoneThere's a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can't Get Past Cardinals Yet AgainThe Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.
9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale ScottAside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League PlayoffsThe National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?