The Tigers threw a knockout punch in the ALCS, and now they're in the World Series.
In a time of need for their respective teams, several lesser-known players have stepped in and performed at a high level this season.
The recent Jorge Posada fiasco brings to mind other instances in which once prominent players had a bad ending with their respective teams.
The New York Yankees have reached an agreement on a minor league contract with pitcher Freddy Garcia, a baseball source told ESPN.com.
Which teams did the best job of upgrading at the July and August trade deadlines? And which clubs failed miserably?
Teams that have the ability to hit quality pitching usually thrive in the postseason. That said, which lineups among serious playoff contenders are the best?
The New York Yankees have acquired center fielder-first baseman Nick Swisher in a trade with the Chicago White Sox, a baseball source tells ESPN.com.
Before radar guns were in vogue and closers became a pampered and well-compensated breed, Goose Gossage was both a workhorse and a star.
As he prepares for his new job as Pirates closer, Mike Gonzalez is absorbing all he can from veteran teammate Roberto Hernandez.
Jerry Crasnick runs down the best-case and worst-case scenarios for each of the 30 teams heading into the 2006 season.
Advance scouting helps teams keep track of opponents and gain competitive intelligence.
Besides pitching, hitting and fielding, health is also part of the equation for postseason contenders.
While some outfielders have already been dealt, there are others still on the market.
How significant is the Latino influence in baseball? It's deeper and more profound than ever, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Insider surveyed 15 major leaguers on the state of player-fan relations, and several seemed legitimately concerned about the way things are headed.
The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.