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  1. Who to root for? Ranking the contenders

    David Schoenfield

    Your team is out of it, but you still love baseball. You intend keep checking box scores and watching the big games these final two weeks. You'll watch the playoffs, but you need a team to root for. So, who to pick from the remaining teams in cont...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  2. New contender at third?

    Andrew Marchand

    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- During pregame warmups, he looks like a 5-foot-10, 210-pound bowling ball as he moves around third base, smiling and laughing with each movement on the diamond. His physical appearance belies a man who glides very comfortably around ...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  3. How Josh Hamilton projects with the Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red...

    Dan Szymborski

    Ranking the contenders for Josh Hamilton's services based on where he fits best.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  4. The status of each playoff contender heading into postseason - ML...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at all 10 playoff teams and evaluates their statuses heading into the postseason.

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  5. Key players for playoff contenders

    Buster Olney

    Scouts are scattered all over ballparks these days, preparing for the postseason, looking for weaknesses, forming opinions on which hitters to avoid and which hitters to go after. Each of the playoff teams will have particular players who will be...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  6. The most important player on each current playoff team - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney goes through every team currently projected to make the postseason and highlights the player most crucial to their playoff hopes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  7. New York Yankees among playoff contenders most likely to collapse...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at the playoff contenders with the biggest bust potential this September.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  8. What must go right for each AL contender to make the postseason -...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney runs through all of the current American League playoff contenders and says what must go right in the final month of the season for each team to have a shot at the postseason.

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  9. Yankees-Blue Jays Preview

    Yankees-Blue Jays Preview

    Preview | August 09, 2012
  10. Second-half schedules for AL contenders

    Buster Olney

    Nobody is going to feel sorry for a team with a payroll scraping the luxury tax ceiling, but the Boston Red Sox have the sort of second-half schedule that might require grappling hooks to climb over. Their game against the New York Yankees on Friday ...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  11. Ranking second-half schedules for American League contenders - ML...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the second-half schedules for every American League playoff contender, from easiest to toughest.

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2012
  12. Prince Fielder could make the Nationals immediate playoff contend...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that signing Prince Fielder would immediately make the Washington Nationals contenders in the NL East, as Fielder would transform the lineup. But how would the dollars and years sag on the franchise in future seasons?

    Blog | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  13. MLB - Gauging homegrown talent of Yankees, Tigers, Rays and Range...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein takes a look at the AL playoff teams -- New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers and Tampa Bay Rays -- and ranks them based on the amount of homegrown talent on each squad.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  14. Jeremy Guthrie stymies Yanks as Derrek Lee homers for O's

    Jeremy Guthrie shut down the New York Yankees for seven innings, perhaps driving up his price in a trade, and the Baltimore Orioles got homers from Mark Reynolds and Derrek Lee in a 4-2 victory Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  15. Yankees-Orioles Preview

    Yankees-Orioles Preview

    Preview | September 18, 2010
  16. Ranking contenders' lineups, from best to worst

    Jerry Crasnick

    Teams that have the ability to hit quality pitching usually thrive in the postseason. That said, which lineups among serious playoff contenders are the best?

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2010