Melky Cabrera is churning out hits like few players in the game these days, but he'll never be able to outrun his reputation.
The Orioles were two outs from a series lead until Raul Ibanez showed up late in Game 3. Now they're fighting for their playoff lives.
Matt Kemp can be hard to figure out, on and off the field. Is he a star or not? Is he a good kid from Oklahoma or a 26-year-old who's gone Hollywood? It's time to find out.
Athletically gifted Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has three major awards in his sights: a Cy Young, a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger.
Oft-criticized general manager Jim Hendry has yet to bring a World Series title to long-suffering Cubs fans, but he has played a key role in helping the North Siders to three consecutive winning seasons.
Together, Milwaukee mashers Prince Fielder and Ryan Braun form a lethal 3-4 combination in the Brewers' lineup, but for how much longer?
Pablo Sandoval has no problem pulling his weight in the meat of the Giants' order. Big things are expected from the chunky 23-year-old third baseman.
The past is the past. Manny Ramirez is back with the Dodgers and ready to play hard and have some fun.
No matter what obstacles arise, the Red Sox believe that plastic wrap will adorn the locker stalls come October.
The Rangers are taking a chance on new outfielders Josh Hamilton and Milton Bradley, who bring exceptional tools and personal baggage.
Pudge Rodriguez and the Tigers have brought their bats. Whether they've used them is another story.
A relative newcomer to his position, first-year Dodgers catcher Russell Martin, at just 23 years old, is already playing like a seasoned vet, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Prince Fielder has big-league bloodlines and the talent that could soon make him a special player, writes Jerry Crasnick.
The White Sox are at home, feeling rested, and perfectly set up for the ALCS. All they need now is an opponent, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Middle relievers and setup guys have thankless jobs, but there are 10 who have been staff saviors this season.
Jose Guillen has been dubbed a bad apple, but he's a Frank Robinson favorite in D.C.