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MLB Playoffs

The Rays need a reignited Brandon Lowe

Lowe was the Rays’ best hitter this year. After slumping to start the postseason, he finally played like it in Game 2.

Why the Dodgers will win the World Series

The Rays are a great team. The Dodgers are better.

What’s up with these long outs at Globe Life Field?

It seems like so many crushed baseballs are falling short of leaving the yard.

The Dodgers’ path to the title is clear

There’s a good chance Los Angeles will take home the World Series trophy in the next couple of weeks.

Postseason debuts side-effect of 2020 roster churn, off-day-less October

While it is remarkable to make your big league debut in the postseason, it is also important to consider why it was necessary.

Houston is a problem

The 2020 Houston Astros aren’t the same club that cheated in 2017-2019, but that doesn’t mean them winning this season is easy to swallow.

Giancarlo Stanton is crushing October

When it matters most Giancarlo Stanton has produced just like the MVP the Yankees brought on board a few years back. He’s a dominant World Series performance away from being Mr. October 2.0.

The Padres’ season depends on Pierce Johnson

And the rest of the bullpen. And the offense. And Fernando Tatís Jr. mostly. But hey, Johnson might throw important innings!

Clayton Kershaw had the best postseason start of his career

On Thursday, there was no sign of the longstanding narrative.

The Minnesota Twins, Lew Ford, and playoff losses

The Minnesota Twins keep losing playoff games. A lot has changed since they last won in 2004, and Twins fans could stand to learn a thing or two from the only player on that team still playing baseball, Lew Ford.

No, quality of opponent is not why Shane Bieber faltered

Bieber didn’t implode because he hadn’t faced as good of a team as the Yankees.

The Nationals won the World Series because...

A championship is made of several little moments.

José Urquidy gave the Astros a key Game 4 win

Urquidy had a memorable night in a must-win game for the Astros.

How Aníbal Sánchez can hold off the Astros

There are some favorable match-ups for the veteran starter.

The Nationals’ bullpen will make or break the World Series

The Nats are going to ride their starters as much as possible, but their bullpen will have to pick up innings at some point.

The World Series’ focus will be on controversy instead of baseball

The start of the Fall Classic begins amid controversy as an Astros AGM is under fire.

Remember the 2019 Yankees for their glory, not their demise

What a season it was!

Despite heartbreaking playoff exit, the Dodgers window is still wide open

That playoff loss is going to sting for awhile, but this should still be the team to beat in the NL next season.

Gleyber Torres has become a truly special player

Zack Greinke is not, shockingly, a member of the Baltimore Orioles.

ALCS Preview: Yankees vs. Astros

Round two should be better than ever.

Dave Martinez made all the right moves

Luck is important in October. But so is putting your team in the best position to win.

Gerrit Cole vs. Tyler Glasnow is a premium Game Five matchup

The Rays-Astros series concludes tonight.

Four teams enter, two teams leave

All the chaos has been saved for now.

Tyler Glasnow and his added velocity will be key for the Rays

Now working in shorter outings, Tyler Glasnow has continued his dominance.

ALDS Preview: Rays vs. Astros, Twins vs. Yankees

One series will feature two of the best pitching staffs in baseball and the other will feature dingers.

NLDS preview: Nats vs. Dodgers, Cards vs. Braves

It’s hard to predict a five game series, but these are two interesting match-ups.

NL Wild Card preview: Who gets to lose to the Dodgers?

The Brewers look to keep their luck going, and the Nationals are hoping to just win a postseason round.

How to fix Major League Baseball’s CBA

MLB’s collective bargaining agreement needs an overhaul, but what can the players’ association do about it?

How well did the public predict the MLB postseason?

There is a varying degree of success.

Boston is the team of the century so far. What about everyone else?

Sketching out 21st century Dynasty Points, and adding a few things.

Did the Red Sox win the World Series because of two out hitting?

Depends on how you look at it.

Exploring extra innings in the World Series

To celebrate Friday’s (Saturday’s?) 18-inning affair, let’s break down each of the 63 World Series games that ended in extras.


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