The Colorado Rockies are on a run that was largely aided by the fact that ownership was willing to say yes to a GM who had a fix in mind for his team, writes Buster Olney. Plus the brilliant glove of Kevin Kouzmanoff and the dominance of Cliff Lee.
Players such as Derek Jeter are the exception, but major-leaguers often violate the game's most basic fundamentals.
New additions, better coaching contributing to the Red Sox having the top strikeout rate in baseball, writes Mike Petriello.
Baseball Prospectus examines the gap between AL and NL teams and finds it's even wider than expected. Consider this: If the Blue Jays and Dodgers swapped divisions, they might also swap records.