Returning to St. Louis and with his free agency looming, Albert Pujols remains at the epicenter of the World Series, and the enigmatic slugger has an opportunity to embrace the stardom he's tried hard to avoid.
Winning is everything, of course. And yet, fans of the Phillies, Red Sox and Yankees might not be experiencing the spontaneous joy that comes with it when the winning isn't expected.
Are you buying your team's vision for the future based on those hot prospects it just acquired by trade? A word of advice: Don't. Your favorite front office just surrendered.
The Giants and the city of San Francisco are halfway to their first World Series championship in 52 years.
In a life filled with good times and bad, Dusty Baker takes pride in having now guided three different teams to the postseason.
Some familiar baseball faces are nearing the end of the line, and the game won't be the same without them. Sadly, the cult of personality in MLB is about to be a thing of the past.
Henry Aaron was largely absent during Barry Bonds' assault on his all-time home run record. A new book about Hammerin' Hank, "The Last Hero," details their complex relationship.
While the Yankees returned to glory by winning the World Series, the inevitability of full-scale instant replay in baseball stood out as perhaps the most important aspect of the 2009 postseason.
The Yankees are still in command, but this World Series suddenly has a different feel as it swings to New York for Game 6 on Wednesday night.
The Phillies are in a better position than the Yankees to just barely take control with the World Series shifting to Citizens Bank Park.
The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies are the best teams not just in their respective leagues but also in all of baseball.
Baseball decided that the World Series would not end with an embarrassing rain-shortened finale, but nobody told the players.