After ALCS Game 1, you have to like the Tigers in six games, or five. As for the NLCS, the Mets, at least on paper, are the obvious choice.
In his latest mailbag, Rob Neyer answers readers' questions on the similarities between Derek Jeter and Pete Rose, and more.
From Motown's muscle to Wily Mo Pena's abysmal defense, here's a rundown of the good, bad and ugly this April.
Plenty can be learned from a fantasy baseball symposium and some Arizona Fall League games.
Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker rank as the best double-play combination of all time.
If you remove steals from the equation, there just isn't much aggression on the bases anymore.
A triple is fun to watch, but not as much as an inside-the-park homer -- or anything that brings you to your feet.
From the big motions of the early 20th century to today's compact models, pitching windups continue to change.
The Big Red Machine had four Hall-caliber players around the horn, but it wasn't better than the "$100,000 Infield."
Not only is Carlos Guillen this year's best shortstop so far, but the mainstream media is starting to figure out why.
Oliver Perez, Jeremy Bonderman, Carlos Zambrano and Daniel Cabrera all have big futures with some tuning.
Mike Piazza is the greatest hitter ever at the position, but where does he rank overall among the game's legends?
The Tigers are getting more for their free-agent money than the Yankees, but are they really in the same class?
The Tigers' start has historic significance considering how baseball's 20 worst teams began their following seasons.
While the Angels, among others, have made significant additions, the White Sox are among clubs to have lost talent.
While the last two World Series champs were long shots, don't count on the Tigers being a big surprise in '04.