Rob Neyer offers a look at his projected standings, which have the Red Sox missing the playoffs in 2008.
Oh, how things have changed this week. The Phillies surged back into the NL East race, the Yankees suddenly appear postseason bound and the D-backs went from favorite to underdogs in the NL West.
To predict which teams will make the playoffs, the first order of business is evaluating "third-order wins."
While stars rule the headlines, lesser-known players have always stepped up in the clutch to help teams capture glory.
Why go with the Yankees in Game 5? Well, because they're the Yankees.
All eight playoff teams have weaknesses that can be exploited. Rob Neyer points them out.
Even though the Indians missed the playoffs, they still managed to accomplish a lot this season.
There's no shame in getting swept in the World Series. It's happened before, and it'll happen again.
The last two World Series champs were huge long shots. Which so-called non-contender will emerge in 2004?