Paul Swydan has a mea culpa of sorts with regard to the Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals, who both reversed early-season trends to reach the playoffs.
Paul Swydan says that despite all the big names on their roster, this season could be the last hurrah for this iteration of the Detroit Tigers.
Paul Swydan explains why the likely playoff-bound Orioles, still being dismissed by many, will hold up well in the postseason despite having what many feel is a lackluster starting rotation.
Several MLB teams are already focused on the future, and Paul Swydan looks ahead at what their primary objectives are.
The Pirates and Tigers have critical matchups looming that could decide their postseason fates. Can they win them?
What position should Hanley Ramirez play? Paul Swydan outlines the case for both shortstop and third base.
The Orioles are six weeks away from their first AL East division title since 1997. Paul Swydan examines how they can hold on.
While the Washington Nationals have a seemingly strong hold on the NL East, the Atlanta Braves aren't far behind, writes Paul Swydan.
After bottoming out in the first half of 2014, the Rangers need to start fresh, writes Paul Swydan.
The postseason is a real possibility for the Seattle Mariners, but they shouldn't mortgage their future to reach the playoffs.
The time has come for the Moneyball A's to cash in and chase a title, writes Paul Swydan.
Thanks to some strong contributions from some new faces, the Minnesota Twins might be poised for their first playoff appearance since 2010.
Paul Swydan identifies four fringe contenders that should become summer sellers, starting with the Pirates and Mets.
Paul Swydan looks at four teams that need to be buyers at the trade deadline, including the Washington Nationals.
Paul Swydan explains why the Milwaukee Brewers aren't going to be able to stick at the top of the NL Central.
Paul Swydan examines several positions and players who have been mismanaged by the New York Mets in 2014, and writes that the team's continued lackluster play can largely be pinned on the front office and manager Terry Collins.