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  1. Key remaining series: Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates can deci...

    Paul Swydan

    The Pirates and Tigers have critical matchups looming that could decide their postseason fates. Can they win them?

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Fantasy impact of David Price deal

    Eric Karabell

    The Tampa Bay Rays are apparently not going to try to make the postseason in 2014, as Thursday's trade deadline saw them move lefty David Price. Price was part of a three-team deal that landed him with the Detroit Tigers, and that really shouldn't al...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  4. Soria deal makes sense for both teams

    Keith Law

    The price for Joakim Soria is steep, as you'd expect for a pitcher of his pedigree and present performance, but he fills the Detroit Tigers' most critical need and is likely to help them in the postseason as well. The Tigers needed late-game relie...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  5. Baltimore Orioles among best second-half bets - MLB

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley breaks down the best bets, including World Series futures, in Insider's second-half MLB betting guide.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  6. Glaring holes among playoff contenders

    Buster Olney

    It's easy to imagine the Angels succeeding in October -- for seven innings, at least. Mike Trout is already widely regarded as the best player on the planet, and he is in the midst of what is arguably the best month of his career, sporting a 1.228 OP...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  7. 21 hitters who could be dealt this summer

    Jim Bowden

    With MLB's trade deadline just five weeks away, 23 teams are within six games of making the playoffs. This means just seven teams can be considered sellers at this juncture, with some of those still considering themselves either holding or buyers. ...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Picking division and award winners

    Keith Law

    Keith Law offers up his win-loss predictions for all 30 teams and winners for the six major postseason awards. Furthermore, explanations for each team are included, along with notes on key players or possible impact call-ups. Award predictions follow...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  10. 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
  11. Evaluating closers-in-waiting for 2014 like David Robertson and B...

    Scott Spratt

    Closers are made, not born, and Scott Spratt looks at some pitchers who could be the 2014 version of Koji Uehara.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  12. FAs who could cash in this October

    Jim Bowden

    Just a season ago, Detroit Tigers right-handed pitcher Anibal Sanchez entered the postseason with a 9-13 record, a 3.86 ERA and a track record that saw him post double-digit wins just twice in six previous seasons, all with the Marlins. At best, he w...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  13. Eight make-or-break players in the LDS

    Jim Bowden

    This October, most of the ink will be used on the likes of Clayton Kershaw, Miguel Cabrera and Dustin Pedroia, but it's nondescript, under-the-radar players who write history in the postseason. Winning championships isn't about stars; it's about play...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  14. MLB - How to use Justin Masterson and the Cardinals' bullpen amon...

    Manny Acta

    Manny Acta takes a look at the biggest managerial decisions of the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  15. Koji Uehara and Craig Kimbrel lead postseason closer rankings - M...

    Jared Cross

    Closers are overrated in the regular season but crucial in the playoffs. Jared Cross ranks the closers on each playoff team based on expected October dominance.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  16. Why each American League playoff team won't win the World Series ...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron gives the biggest reason why each AL playoff team won't win the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013