Some key players could come off the disabled list and give their teams a well-timed boost toward the playoffs.
As the Cardinals pursue their sixth postseason berth in seven years, they face persistent questions about their pitching.
Colorado is using the middle-market approach, keeping salaries under control and building from within.
With GM Kenny Williams leading the way, the White Sox are perhaps the most progressive organization in baseball when it comes to minority hiring.
The Cardinals' middle-infield duo of David Eckstein and Mark Grudzielanek are truly a perfect match, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Besides pitching, hitting and fielding, health is also part of the equation for postseason contenders.
Considered an afterthought for much of this season, the Phillies are now a viable postseason contender.
With four straight losses to the Red Sox, the Yankees' season ended in totally humiliating fashion.
Curt Schilling showed there's more to clutch October pitching than just a gameplan and good stuff.
It was expected to be a classic, and the Yankees-Red Sox series is living up to the hype.
As crazy as it may sound, Mariano Rivera failed to close out a playoff game. And the Red Sox stayed alive because of it.
The Red Sox were demolished by the Yankees in Game 3 and now are just waiting for their season to end.
Jon Lieber and John Olerud don't fit the bill as Yankee stars. But they sure stood out in a big way in Game 2 of the ALCS.
Mariano Rivera has come through for the Yankees hundreds of times. But on Tuesday night, it was different, writes Jerry Crasnick.
The Phillies simply aren't as good as they were cracked up to be. And injuries aren't the only reason.
On the fringe of the playoff race, the Reds and Indians must decide if they're buyers, sellers or observers.