A single pitch has yet to be thrown in the 2013 season, but we already know who's going to win it all. And it's the ...
Tiebreakers and weather could turn the first week of Bud Selig's new October into a logistical nightmare.
Since Cliff Lee and Matt Cain combined to throw 19 scoreless innings on the same night in the same ballpark, we've got ourselves some very cool notes.
What's new? From Albert Pujols in L.A. to the playoffs to Marlins Park in Miami, the 2012 season has a much different look.
The 2010 postseason had plenty of home runs, a number of errors and the second no-hitter in playoff history. Yeah, October was a month to remember.
The Giants took a break from their usual one-run torture and busted out for 11 runs -- yes, 11 runs -- in knocking around Cliff Lee and the Rangers in Game 1 of the World Series.
The numbers can work either way: that the Giants are in good shape up 3-2 in this NLCS or that the Phillies have a strong chance of coming back with Games 6 and 7 at home. What is clear is something special is about to happen.
Roy Halladay wouldn't allow an injury to push him out of Game 5 of the NLCS, and the Phillies wouldn't let some tough circumstances force them off the October stage just yet.
The Giants won an epic Game 4 over the Phillies, and now San Francisco stands on the brink of knocking off the two-time defending NL champs and advancing to the World Series.
Matt Cain and Cole Hamels have more in common than sharing the same mound for Game 3: They've both learned valuable lessons about hard luck.
The Phillies, in their series-evening, 6-1 victory over the Giants, were once again reminded by Roy Oswalt why they traded for him.
Sometimes, in October, the big names step aside as the lesser-known guys grab the playoff spotlight. That's exactly what happened when Cody Ross hit two homers off Roy Halladay in Game 1 of the NLCS.
The pitching matchups for the Phillies' NLCS with the Giants aren't just good. They aren't just great. No, they might just be historic.
Getting to the postseason may be the biggest challenge for a few of the best rotations in the majors.
It's all about the money. That saying is never more true than when running down the list of the five most untradable contracts in baseball.
Relief pitchers, even the great ones, are rarely given serious consideration for Cy Young or MVP. The time has come to establish a new major award.