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  1. Rays win streak affecting Price trade talk

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- The Tampa Bay Rays keep complicating an already wrenching decision -- by winning. Their sweep of the Minnesota Twins over the weekend cut their deficit in the American League East to 7.5 games and in the wild-card race to six game...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  2. Resetting the Eastern wild-card race

    Craig Custance

    In a hallway inside the Detroit Red Wings' dressing room is a giant white board with the complete NHL standings. The win, loss and point totals for the Red Wings are written in red marker, the rest of the league in black, with a giant red line markin...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  3. Ubaldo Jimenez among most crucial players in American League wild...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan looks at five players who could prove critical to the AL wild-card race.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2013
  4. Manny Machado and Brendan Ryan among defensive wild cards in AL w...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt looks at defensive wild cards that will decide the AL wild card race.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  5. 10 X factors down the stretch

    Jim Bowden

    With just two and a half weeks left in the regular season, we still have dramatic division races in the National League Central and American League West as well as an intense wild-card race in the AL where five teams are separated by just three games...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  6. Cleveland Indians being held back by a surprising weakness - MLB

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt explains that while many picked the Cleveland Indians as a sleeper team because of their potentially improved defense, the Indians D has let them down this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  7. NFL - Handicapping a crowded NFC wild-card race

    Vince Verhei

    Football Outsiders breaks down the NFC wild-card race, explaining why the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago Bears are likely to make the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  8. How Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies got back into wild c...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan writes that the Milwaukee Brewers have hit their way back into the NL wild card race, while the Philadelphia Phillies are winning with their pitching.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  9. Atlanta Braves have learned from last season's September collapse...

    Buster Olney

    As the Atlanta Braves find themselves in another September race, Buster Olney writes that they aren't hiding from their 2011 collapse. The Braves owned it, learned from it and are now using the experience to be better prepared this time around.

    Blog | Conversation | September 16, 2012
  10. Phillies, Brewers have climbed back into the NL wild-card race - ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that, as we saw last year with the Red Sox and others, anything can happen at the end of the season. This year, the Phillies and Brewers are trying to do some "crazy stuff" of their own.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  11. Los Angeles Dodgers are falling behind San Francisco Giants in NL...

    Buster Olney

    The Dodgers and Giants have a long and rich history, and as Buster Olney writes, it means a lot this weekend, as the Dodgers are barely hanging around in the NL West race.

    Blog | Conversation | September 09, 2012
  12. The Cardinals and Orioles are on much different postseason tracks...

    Dan Szymborski

    The Pythagorean theorem can help us predict postseason success, writes Dan Szymborski, and this season the Cardinals and Orioles are good test cases.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  13. Baltimore Orioles could use Dylan Bundy in AL wild-card race - ML...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein writes that despite being only 19 years old, Dylan Bundy has the ability to help the Baltimore Orioles in September. The Orioles could use Bundy the same way the Rays used David Price in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  14. How Oakland Athletics and Baltimore Orioles became AL wild card c...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski writes that by focusing on building for the future, the A's and Orioles made sound decisions that have brought early, and unexpected, returns.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  15. Baltimore Orioles call up top prospect Manny Machado to play thir...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein profiles infield prospect Manny Machado, whom the Orioles will call up from the minors.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  16. The St. Louis Cardinals have suffered from bad luck and a poor bu...

    Chris Cwik

    Chris Cwik of FanGraphs writes that the St. Louis Cardinals have the starting pitching and offense to play in October, but bad luck and a poor bullpen have held them back.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012