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  1. MLB Playoffs

    MLB Playoffs



    MLB Playoffs

    Includes MLB playoffs and World Series schedule, scouting reports, conversation pages, video, expert picks, voting polls and more.

    Past Playoffs: 2013 MLB Playoffs | 2012 MLB Playoffs | 2011 MLB Playoffs
  2. Johnny-Come-Lately’s Guide to the MLB Stretch Run

    Michael Baumann

    Baseball isn't like the NBA, where you don't really need to pay attention until the second round of the playoffs. So if you've been on a spiritual quest to Cambodia or playing ninepins with the ghosts of Henry Hudson and his men in up...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. National Pastime: How Washington Built a World Series Favorite

    Jonah Keri

    The Washington Nationals became the first team to clinch their division this season, doing so mere minutes before the neighboring Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. Throughout the 2014 campaign, the Nats have conjured late-inning heroics and convinc...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
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  5. For Some MLB Playoff Teams, There's No Place Like Road

    In our quest to solve baseball riddles, we sometimes turn to our friends on Twitter for assistance for topics worth tackling. This one, from , got our attention. https://twitter.com/ursus_marit/status/509123512267993089 In the eight days since...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  6. Bryan Cranston's One-Man Show Makes Baseball Playoffs Seem Fun

    D'Arcy Maine

    If you're like most people under 75, you're probably not that excited about the upcoming MLB postseason. However, I think this one-man show from Bryan Cranston might just change your mind. The "Breaking Bad" star recreated a number of baseball's clas...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  7. The 30: Putting a Pin in the Champs

    Jonah Keri

    Normally, this is where I'd offer an elaborate intro to capture the drama that's sure to ensue during the season's final days. With the chilly pennant-race air settling in, however, there are bigger priorities. Like keeping your face ...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  8. Mariners' next opponent: the road

    Jim Caple

    When the 2014 schedule was planned last year, I wrote how the schedule-makers hosed the West Coast teams in general and the Mariners in particular. How bad has it been? The Mariners' schedule has them flying more miles than any other team this sea...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  9. The Cardinals: A Gross October Tradition Unlike Any Other

    Michael Baumann

    There are some annoying inevitabilities that come with the calendar: taxes in April, swamp ass in August, and the St. Louis Cardinals in October. I thought we were in the clear this year, because on July 1, the Cardinals were 6.5 games out of first p...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  10. MLB September Math: When Small Numbers Become Big, and Fan Optimi...

    Michael Baumann

    The Miami Marlins are only 4.5 games back of the National League's second wild-card spot. That's incredible - 4.5 games is nothing. It's slightly more than a good weekend. It's a hiccup, and they have 18 games in which t...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  11. Iron Men: Quantifying the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Remarkable In...

    Ben Lindbergh

    At the age when most players, and particularly most catchers, have begun to decline, 31-year-old Pirates backstop Russell Martin is peaking. As usual, Martin has excelled on defense this season, posting strong pitch-framing stats, a stellar pop time,...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  12. A Clockwork Oakland: What the Heck Happened to the Once Great A&r...

    Jonah Keri

    At the end of play on July 30, the Oakland A's led the AL West by 2.5 games. They owned the best record in baseball, at 66-41. They also boasted the top run differential, outscoring opponents by an amazing 162 runs, which is what happens wh...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  13. Five things we learned Tuesday

    David Schoenfield

    Don't forget to check out the Hunt for October for standings, playoffs odds and upcoming schedules for all the playoff contenders. 1. Don't go burying the Oakland A's just yet. Ahh, America: We love to jump on a bandwagon and then crush it as s...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  14. Who Are Those Guys? Five September Call-Ups MLB Fans Need to Know...

    Ben Lindbergh

    "Who's That Guy" is an ongoing Grantland series and an orientation tool to use in the vast sports landscape. This week, that landscape expanded along with MLB's active rosters to include several high-profile prospects who are ma...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  15. The 30: Reply Hazy; Try Again

    Jonah Keri

    At this point in the season, most teams should have figured it out. The elite teams should be cruising toward the postseason; the upper-middle-class teams should have their rosters set as they make a playoff push; the squads in the next tier down sho...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  16. They Might Be Royals (Royals)

    Rany Jazayerli

    The initial turning point for the now first-place Kansas City Royals began, as you might expect in this season gone mad, with a routine ground ball to the shortstop. On May 29, with the Royals down to their final out against the Blue Jays and the...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  17. It's Not Quite a Miracle, But the Angels Have Achieved AL We...

    Michael Baumann

    Baseball is unlike real life in that it features levels of stupidity that cannot be overcome by sheer force of economic might. Last year, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim paid $61.1 million total to Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton, Jered Weaver, and C....

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  18. The 30: The Sudden Cys

    Jonah Keri

    This week is all about surprises. A back-of-the-rotation Brewers starter is unexpectedly tied atop the wins leaderboard; a Braves team seemingly destined for a third consecutive run to the playoffs has hit a huge roadblock; an Indians pit...

    Blog | August 11, 2014