With the Yankees out of the picture, which team should baseball fans root against this postseason? Brian Costa and his colleagues at the Wall Street Journal crunched the numbers and came up with an answer.
This postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals, with their recent success, are an outlier. Rob Neyer of SBNation talks to Bill Littlefield about the current Carinals and their potential to deliver another World Series to St. Louis.
The Houston Astros have lost over 100 games this season. With promising prospects in the minors, how long will it be before Houston starts winning? Gail Delaughter brings us the story.
The Oakland A’s are back in the MLB playoffs. The 2012 team made an early exit. Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole joins Bill to discuss the difference between last year’s A’s and this year’s A’s.
MLB’s playoffs are right around the corner. Will one of the wild-card teams make it deep into the playoffs? ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill Littlefield to preview the postseason.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is nearing the end of his illustrious career, but he’s not the only athlete who’s walked away while still successful. Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth joins Bill to talk about others who went out on top.
Moving into the final two weeks of the season, the Atlanta Braves are among the top teams in baseball. But the year hasn’t gone according to plan: many of their key players have been hurt or under-performed. With so much going wrong, reporter Phil Graitcer looks into what went right.
What’s better than a Jackie Robinson autograph? Bill Littlefield recounts a 77-year-old’s story of Robinson and Preacher Roe of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Will any team be able to catch the Detroit Tigers? Can the Tigers change their playoff stripes? Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Free Press joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.
After 20 years posting losing seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have a winning season. Bill Littlefield speaks with Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to find out how it all happened.