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  1. Odds of a Mets-Cubs deal

    Doug Mittler

    The four-game wraparound series between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs has the feel of a Winter Meetings preview. After all, the Mets have built a stockpile of young pitching and the Cubs have an abundance of youthful hitters, particularly at sh...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  2. Mets beat the odds in bottom of the ninth

    Mark Simon

    The mathematics of baseball are such that the sacrifice bunt is often viewed with disdain by the sabermetrically-inclined fan. And if you were on Twitter when New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud bunted in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday ni...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  3. Projecting the National League standings for 2013 - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski projects the NL standings, including each team's odds of making the playoffs and winning the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  4. Tigers are 2013 World Series favorites

    David Schoenfield

    Early odds to win the 2013 World Series from the online sports book Bovada: Detroit Tigers: 6/1 New York Yankees: 7/1 San Francisco Giants: 10/1 Texas Rangers: 12/1 Washington Nationals: 12/1 Los Angeles Angels: 12/1 Philadelphia Phillies: 1...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  5. Brewers-Marlins Preview

    Brewers-Marlins Preview

    Preview | September 02, 2012
  6. Podcast: Harvey's debut, Pirates' odds

    Eric Karabell

    Mark Simon and I finished up another terrific week on the Baseball Today podcast with Friday's episode, as we discussed a few rookies making immediate impact and previewed the weekend for games and potential trades. 1. First off, Justin Verlander...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  7. New York Mets winning with odds, ends and castoffs

    Johnette Howard

    Their name is the Mets. They should be called the Mutts. Mismatched guys of this lineup head into cross-city rivalry with Yankees, tails wagging.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  8. MLB - Washington Nationals, Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays a...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski uses his predicted playoff odds to see which teams benefit (and suffer) the most from the new playoff format.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2012
  9. MLB - The odds of Matt Kemp creating the 50/50 club and other not...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski breaks down the odds of Matt Kemp creating a 50/50 club in 2012, and also looks at the chances of other milestones -- such as hitting .400 or 73 homers -- falling this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  10. MLB: New York Yankees shouldn't expect much from Bartolo Colon

    Ben Lindbergh

    While he may have emerged as the best candidate for the New York Yankees fifth starter slot, odds are against Bartolo Colon having a solid comeback year.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2011
  11. Tek to catch more than 'average backup'

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Odds and ends from Monday's interview session with Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, CEO Larry Lucchino, Red Sox GM Theo Epstein, and manager Terry Francona prior to their appearance on a televised "town hall:" * Francona said new catcher Jar...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  12. Odds & ends: Wright at 1,000 games

    Adam Rubin

    David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2010 STATS GM153 HR28 RBI100 R85 OBP.356 AVG.285 David Wright played in his 1,000th game Wednesday night, in a 3-1 loss in Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Milwaukee Brewers. Despite going 0-for-4 t...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  13. MLB: Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies keep improving playof...

    John Perrotto

    In Baseball Prospectus' weekly look at playoff odds for ESPN Insider, the Minnesota Twins and Philadelphia Phillies are surging toward October; the Twins can create a lot of distance with this week's White Sox series.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  14. Start 'em, sit 'em advice for Segment 2, Week 4 of Baseball Chall...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass gives advice for those setting their lineups for the fourth week of Segment 2 of the ESPN Baseball Challenge game.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  15. MLB: The San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants see playoff od...

    John Perrotto

    In the first two weeks after the All-Star break, the Padres and Giants have increased their odds of making the playoffs. Meanwhile, the Rockies and Dodgers have watched their odds decrease.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2010
  16. MLB: Texas Rangers greatly enhance playoff chances by acquiring C...

    Keith Law

    The Rangers get an increased chance of not only reaching the playoffs, but of winning a playoff series. However, the cost may be a superstar first baseman.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2010