Rob Neyer offers a look at his projected standings, which have the Red Sox missing the playoffs in 2008.
To predict which teams will make the playoffs, the first order of business is evaluating "third-order wins."
After winning the World Series, the Red Sox were becoming like the Yankees. Well, they tried, writes Rob Neyer.
What if Mark Mulder were putting up numbers like he had in the past? Rob Neyer looks at what could have been in '06.
After being given up for dead in April, the Phillies and Padres have turned it around, and the Twins are showing signs of life.
Why did the Padres trade Mark Loretta for Doug Mirabelli? It makes no sense. Same goes for the Nationals' decision to acquire Alfonso Soriano.
Plenty can be learned from a fantasy baseball symposium and some Arizona Fall League games.
This year's Gold Glove choices prove once again that the voters are either lazy or willfully ignorant.
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.
Nothing is guaranteed, but the Indians should win the American League wild card.
There was plenty of debate about Trevor Hoffman, Jon Lieber and David Eckstein in Rob Neyer's mailbag.
The American League and National League wild-card races are finally sorting themselves out.
Trades executed after the July 31 non-waiver deadline may provide some relief, but they generally don't do much to affect the final standings.