Central Teams Have Edge in Race for Last Playoff Spot

With six weeks left in the MLB season,  the race for the second Wild Card  in the American League looks like it could come down to the last day of the season. The Minnesota Twins  and LA Angels are tied for that spot entering Monday ‘s  action. There are  six other teams  that are a…

Cards Could be Poised to Take Division

In the first 17 games post All-Star break, the Chicago Cubs were 14-3  and surged to the top of the NL Central. The prevailing thought in the baseball world was that Chicago would maintain the pace they started post-break, and run away with the division. The last week should give the rest of the NL…

All 5 NL Playoff Spots are Spoken for After Deadline.

One could argue that all 5 spots in the NL Playoffs are already solidified, after some of the wheeling and dealing  leading up to yesterday’s trade deadline. The league-leading Dodgers were very busy acquiring three pitchers: Yu Darvish,  and relievers Tony Watson and Tony  Cingrani. The Central-leading Cubs traded for Jose Quintana, as well as setup…