The New York Yankees are having a tough time figuring out finesse pitchers, but Boston injuries mean the Bronx Bombers are still on course for October. As a result, they shouldn't rush to get injured players back on the field.
Baseball Prospectus examines the NL playoff odds for the remaining contenders by focusing on schedule strength. The San Francisco Giants are sliding while the division leaders (Phillies, Cardinals, Dodgers) are in prime position.
Baseball Prospectus analyzes the AL schedules in the final five weeks of the season, and finds the White Sox are almost dead in the water and the Rays are in trouble, but the Rangers and Twins have life.