The time has come for the Moneyball A's to cash in and chase a title, writes Paul Swydan.
Paul Swydan looks at three contenders who don't have enough pitching depth to go all the way.
Paul Swydan looks at five players who need to have bounce-back seasons in one way or another for their teams to thrive, starting with Jose Bautista.
Paul Swydan of FanGraphs gives a complete scouting report on the Athletics-Tigers ALDS.
Oakland was taken lightly in preseason, and that was a mistake. The A's are here to stay, writes Paul Swydan.
Paul Swydan breaks down three of the more important trades from the past month.
Paul Swydan looks at five contenders to see how they have addressed their biggest weaknesses of a year ago.
Paul Swydan looks at five top picks from the 2008 draft and wonders if it's time to give up on them.
The Rangers are still the favorite to win the AL West, but their late-season schedule leaves them vulnerable.
Paul Swydan of FanGraphs says the Washington Nationals' difficult remaining schedule just got even tougher without Stephen Strasburg.
Paul Swydan of FanGraphs says teams that rank above average in four major categories have the look of serious title contenders.
Paul Swydan offers an analysis of what teams vying for a wild card berth must do down the stretch.
A suprisingly unsteady pitching staff is sabotaging the Angels' playoff hopes.
Paul Swydan of FanGraphs writes that while the Oakland A's could still use some offensive help, we shouldn't overlook them as a playoff contender.
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.
There's no doubt that Albert Pujols is a superstar, but based on the placement of his new team (Angels) and old team (Cardinals) in the Week 1 power rankings, voters are overstating his impact.