In the division series, the teams with three good starters are the ones who stand the best chance to advance.
In an attempt to get the good word out on Barry Zito, Scott Boras has been rather loose with the numbers his client has compiled over the years.
Anyone can intuitively support Ryan Howard for NL MVP, but the empirical evidence favors Albert Pujols.
The amount of money the Red Sox are spending on Daisuke Matsuzaka doesn't make much sense.
If you're surprised by what's happened this October, you haven't paid attention to past Octobers.
Just a few years ago, a lot of important people thought David Eckstein wouldn't ever do anything at all.
Are the '06 Tigers a "Team of Destiny" much like the '05 White Sox?
Do the New York Yankees have enough pitching to win their 27th title? Rob Neyer puts the Yankees' staff to the test, and he says they've got what it takes to make an October run. Story
What's on readers' minds? Torii Hunter playing for "minimum wage," Alex Rios' misplay and much more.
Wonder why the Cubs have struggled so much? They're issuing a ton of walks and drawing far too few.
Teams generally don't trust young pitchers, but much of the time they are better than the retreads that keep getting signed.
As the 2006 season reaches its midpoint, "expected" records are close to being on target for all 30 teams.
The AL West and NL East are down this year, and the NL West is improved. Such is the way of the baseball world.
The Tigers, Phillies, Reds and D-Backs have been surprises so far, but not all of them are playoff material, writes Rob Neyer.
Yeah, it was only one month and a small sample of games, but the Reds and White Sox sure were impressive in April.
It's not easy to keep track of every rookie, but here are some interesting tidbits on a handful of new faces.