X-Chicago Cubs 91-71 The Chicago Cubs are in the midst of their best stretch of baseball in more than 100 years, but you might not know it. After winning the World Series in 2016, the Cubs made the postseason in each of the last two years, but they have been unable to replicate that magical [...]
Will the acquisition of Chris Archer help the Pittsburgh Pirates make the playoffs?
X-New York Yankees 94-68 The New York Yankees are hopeful that the 2017 Major League Baseball season will be a stepping stone to bigger and better things. It's hard to believe but last year was the first time since 2012 that the Yankees won a playoff series as they advanced to the American League Championship [...]
X-Toronto Blue Jays 88-74 (3) Excitement returned to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2015 as they won the American League East in route to their first trip to the postseason since 1993 and in the process, they captivated the entire nation of Canada. The Blue Jays are eager to get back to it as they [...]
Chris Archer The Major League Baseball career of Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer has been an interesting one. Archer was selected in the fifth round of the 2006 MLB Draft by Cleveland Indians. And after three years in the Indians minor league system, Archer was traded to the Chicago Cubs in [...]
Over the off-season there was a huge shakeup within the front office of the Tampa Bay Rays that they weren't quickly expected to recover from. Longtime Rays general manager Andrew Friedman left to become the president of baseball operations for the Los Angeles Dodgers while manager Joe Maddon opted out his contract to become the [...]