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  1. After busy offseason, Oakland Athletics right back in playoff hun...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at why the A's recent trade for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar was so effective and puts them right back in the playoff hunt.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2015
  2. MLB - Curt Schilling should be a Hall of Famer, his postseason ca...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains that Curt Schilling is a clear Hall of Famer given that he dominated in baseball's most important games.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  3. Lessons from the 2014 baseball playoffs - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    What are the main takeaways from the 2014 MLB postseason? Dan Szymborski provides his top six, including the fact that home-field advantage is not that important anymore.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  4. MLB - Late-season marquee pitching matchup such as Tuesday's Bumg...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski takes a closer look at how rare marquee pitching matchups -- such as Tuesday's Madison Bumgarner-Zack Greinke duel -- are, and lays out the Giants' dwindling division-title chances.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  5. MLB - How the Yankees and Blue Jays blew the AL East

    Dan Szymborski

    Some bad decisions by the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays have all but ruined their chances at 2014 postseason play. Dan Szymborski breaks down how they blew it.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  6. Players who outperformed or underperformed their preseason ZiPS p...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski lays out the five players who most outperformed their preseason projections (like Victor Martinez), and the five who most underperformed (like Chris Davis).

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  7. Lowly Texas Rangers could be right back in playoff contention in ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at what has gone wrong with the 2014 Rangers, who currently have the majors' worst record, and why the team could contend again in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  8. Updated team win-loss projections, playoff odds and World Series ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski updates his MLB win-loss projections, playoff odds and World Series odds, using the ZiPS formula, which shows that the true playoff contenders have emerged, but there are still no clear World Series favorites.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  9. What if the Atlanta Braves had not selected Chipper Jones in 1990...

    Dan Szymborski

    What if the Braves had selected Todd Van Poppel with the No. 1 pick in the 1990 draft instead of Chipper Jones? Dan Szymborski projects how many playoffs Atlanta would have missed by drafting one of the most disappointing top picks in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  10. Detroit Tigers boast best shot of any team to win the World Serie...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski updates MLB playoff odds following the trade deadline. The ZiPS formula sees the Tigers as the new World Series favorites.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014
  11. MLB - Kansas City Royals need to upgrade offense at deadline

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski says the Royals need to add a bat at the deadline if they hope to contend this season and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  12. Miami Marlins should be taken seriously as a playoff contender - ...

    Dan Szymborski

    The Marlins were a trendy choice as a preseason sleeper, and Dan Szymborski explains why they should be taken seriously after a hot start.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  13. Atlanta Braves' postseason chances most affected by injuries duri...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski ranks teams that have been hit the hardest by spring injuries, based on their impact on the pennant races. He says that the Braves have been bitten worst by the injury bug.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  14. New York Yankees still unlikely to make playoffs despite signing ...

    Dan Szymborski

    Despite signing Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees are still a fourth-place team. Dan Szmyborski breaks it down.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  15. Ubaldo Jimenez among bounce-back players who could garner large c...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at what the future holds for 2013's surprise stars: Ubaldo Jimenez, Ervin Santana and Marlon Byrd. He write whether or not Jimenez, for example, is worth surrendering a first-round pick.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  16. MLB - New York Yankees among three teams that need aggressive off...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski says for the New York Yankees and two other teams, this offseason should be aggressive.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013