Who has the best rotation, bullpen, lineup, defense and bench? Gary Gillette ranks the playoff teams in each category.
The shrinking of the Tigers' lead in the AL Central has stemmed mostly from their continued offensive struggles.
Nudged out of the spotlight by rookies, Johan Santana and Jeremy Bonderman are the true aces of their respective teams.
There's nothing wrong with the game, but Major League Baseball isn't nearly as popular now as it once was.
Here are some scouting reports on the 12 Negro Leaguers who were elected to the Hall of the Fame.
Few players come along with Justin Upton's mix of athletic ability, baseball tools, lofty expectations and rock-solid confidence.
Gary Gillette looks at the differences and similarities between the '84 world champion Tigers and this season's Detroit club.
The Pirates have had 13 consecutive losing seasons, and there's not much hope of reversing course in the near future.
The Pirates' trio of young lefties -- Zach Duke, Paul Maholm and Oliver Perez -- has struggled this season, writes Gary Gillette.
Want to impress friends and family? Here are some stats, facts and trivia related to the All-Star Game.
Because of its long season, baseball has many great comeback tales to tell -- even if they are rare.
Several Dodgers rookies have stepped into key roles, and the results have been very positive.
Switch-hitters have long had a special place in baseball. Here are profiles of the top five switchers in each league.
If the youthful Tigers don't know it, manager Jim Leyland clearly understands that the baseball gods have been smiling on his team.
Barry Bonds' home run record is no more tainted than many -- if not most -- of the great records in baseball history.
Who is the next Dontrelle Willis? Maybe Scott Kazmir. Gary Gillette takes a look at some of the game's best young left-handers.