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  1. Cubs will play a part in playoff push

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- If the Chicago Cubs were in the pennant race, the final six weeks of the season would be chock-full of intense games. It will be anyway -- but only for the opponent, as everyone the Cubs play has postseason aspirations, beginning Tuesday n...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. Stopping (just) short of calling race for L.A.

    Mark Saxon

    ATLANTA -- Back in early June, two national baseball stories -- one in the pages of USA Today and one at ESPN.com -- essentially called the NL West race in favor of the San Francisco Giants. Those columns, which were perfectly well-reasoned, have ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  3. How remaining strength of schedule impacts fantasy lineup constru...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft delves into each team's remaining schedule to find the best hitting and pitching matchups to exploit down the stretch.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  4. Pirates-Giants Preview

    Pirates-Giants Preview

    Preview | July 29, 2014
  5. Liriano fans 11 in Pirates' 3-1 win

    Liriano fans 11 in Pirates' 3-1 win

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  6. Clayton Kershaw fills leadership void

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The St. Louis Cardinals treated one of the Los Angeles Dodgers' best hitters like a dartboard. Clayton Kershaw took care of that. The San Francisco Giants seemed to have regained the momentum in the NL West race and might have sei...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  7. More incentive to deal in LA?

    Doug Mittler

    The San Francisco Giants upped the ante in the National League West race, acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers. With Matt Cain on the disabled list for an unknown period due to e...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  8. San Francisco Giants all but guaranteed to win National League We...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why you can call the NL West for the Giants.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  9. Melky Cabrera's strong start helps demonstrate why PEDs don't rea...

    Dan Szymborski

    If you look at the performance of players who have been suspended for use of performance-enhancing drugs, you'll see that PEDs don't seem to actually do anything. Dan Szymborski explains.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  10. Series preview: Giants at Dodgers

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Considering the baseball season is barely 20 percent complete, it might be too early for such proclamations, but the Dodgers and San Francisco Giants just might be gearing up for the pennant race their fan bases have been missing. T...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  11. Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez hit 2 homers each as Dodgers beat Giant...

    Matt Kemp hit his first two home runs at Dodger Stadium since late in 2012 and Hanley Ramirez slugged his first two homers this season, helping Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  12. Seven underrated moves of the winter

    Jim Bowden

    While most of the discussion this winter has focused on the big-money deals given to the likes of Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury, there have been plenty of smaller moves that will shift pennant races in 2014. Here are seven moves that I think h...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  13. A look inside the wild-card race

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The American League wild-card race gets tighter and tighter, with six teams separated by only 3.5 games. Headlining this weekend's series is Texas versus the Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays versus the Baltimore Orioles. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  14. Down with MLB interleague games in September

    Jim Caple

    Interleague series in May? Sure. In June and July? Fine. But not now. Not in the heat of September pennant races.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  15. Postseason might not be a fun time for Braves

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Braves have had a great regular season, but the postseason could be a totally different story.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2013
  16. Blackley continues meteoric three weeks

    Gregg Bell

    SEATTLE -- It only seems like Travis Blackley has come from nowhere into this Texas Rangers' pennant race. Close. He came from the Houston Astros. Three weeks after last-place Houston designated him for assignment because it went with youth i...

    Blog | August 27, 2013