Paul Swydan of FanGraphs writes that the extra wild card has created a scenario where more fringe playoff teams must decide whether to reach for October or keep building. This is the predicament for Baltimore, Toronto, Cleveland and Oakland.
FanGraphs' Paul Swydan says this could be the season the Blue Jays steal a playoff spot.
FanGraphs examines the state of the St. Louis Cardinals. After trading away Colby Rasmus, the team is surprisingly old and doesn't have any young superstars left.