Baseball Prospectus updates its projections to show which teams have improved their playoff chances the most since Opening Day.
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.
Several teams are all but eliminated, but they aren't the biggest disappointments
The whole NL has been thrown into flux by the news on Manny Ramirez. Still, it's worth looking at the numbers to decide which teams are real (St. Louis?) and which teams will falter.