Article posted on Wednesday 03 October - 15:57 EDT
The Oakland Athletics travel to the Big Apple, to face the New York Yankees in a story of David vs. Goliath franchises. Oakland is the first team in 30 years to make the postseason with the lowest payroll in baseball. Can they continue their run of excellence this season with a win over the Bronx Bombers? Plus a recap of all the craziness that transpired in Tuesday night’s NL Wild Card
Article posted on Thursday 27 September - 17:24 EDT
There is so much that goes into betting on baseball. The starting pitching, injuries, the ballpark and even the man behind the plate calling the game.
Article posted on Friday 21 September - 10:07 EDT
Major League Baseball revolves around pitching, more so when the playoffs roll around in October. Contenders with big bats and slick fielders will only go as far as their pitching staff allows. As such, handicapping starting pitchers reveals the odds that a team will win an individual ballgame. Baseball clubs with the best starting pitchers have a much greater chance of winning pennants and World Series rings.
Article posted on Saturday 15 September - 18:26 EDT
With only two weeks left in the MLB regular season
, it is time to start gearing up for the MLB playoffs. While the Boston Red Sox are the best team in baseball, the Houston Astros could be the best bet to win the World Series. Also, find our MLB playoff power rankings and the best strategies to follow when betting on MLB futures and MLB playoff games in 2018.
Article posted on Monday 10 September - 08:26 EDT
As the dog days of summer now only linger as a memory, the race for the 2018 World Series starts to heat up. Online sportsbooks have the top dogs in the American League as the favourites to win the 2018 World Series, but you still cannot rule out some of the feistier National League clubs locked in tight playoff races. Here are the best bets to make on 2018 World Series Futures.
Article posted on Friday 13 July - 08:05 EDT
The most fun event in baseball returns as the 2018 Home Run Derby blasts off. Both casual and die-hard MLB fan tune in to see the likes of Bryce Harper and Javier Baez slug off in what is a National League-heavy iteration to the annual classic. The Derby airs on Rogers Sportsnet at 8:00 PM ET this Monday, July 16 from Washington D.C.'s Nationals Park.
Article posted on Wednesday 06 June - 23:29 EDT
The Toronto Blue Jays have quickly gone from one of the league's best-hitting teams to one of the worst and that's why red-hot phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. keeps being brought up. Several Jays are in the middle of a dry spell while former MVP Josh Donaldson can't seem to stay healthy. Guerrero Jr. will provide an XL shot of offence but should they call him up?
Article posted on Monday 19 March - 22:31 EDT
The MLB is just days away and the Blue Jays are stuck firmly in the middle. Oddsmakers have the Jays winning 81 games, the epitome of purgatory. With talks of the team being on the market while they continue to alienate their best players, anything short of an emphatic return to the playoffs this season could kickstart a new era in Toronto. We examine the Jays' short-term future.
Article posted on Friday 16 March - 11:06 EDT
It was a rocky offseason for the Toronto Blue Jays but the Boys of Summer are back. Uncertain futures be damned, the Jays will still be a team to watch but with several key players having left and more potentially leaving mid-season, several Jays need to step up now more than ever. We look at players who will play a significant role in deciding this team's fate.
Article posted on Thursday 15 March - 11:03 EDT
The 2018 MLB season approaches with over a dozen teams facing a potentially drastic change from a season ago thanks to roster shakeups. The MLB is unpredictable as teams seemingly come out of nowhere to shatter expectations and surprise everyone. There are close to ten teams poised to do that this season but we narrowed it down to the top four teams that will win more games than expected.
Article posted on Thursday 22 February - 08:48 EST
As Canadians, we had to amass our pride from the Olympic Games because it's clear that our only hope in baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays, couldn't keep it together in an embarrassing 2017 season. But is there hope on the horizon for the Blue Birds from the North or will 2018 lead to even greater face palms?
Article posted on Tuesday 20 February - 10:27 EST
It's been a long wait since November, but in just a couple of days the MLB preseason officially begins! Hot Stove ends as the weather warms up and we get to see the results of the offseason. The first full day starts on Feb. 23, so let's break down the standout games!
Article posted on Monday 19 February - 14:58 EST
Future HOF All-Star Lou Gehrig was 113 days old, the first night game would not be played for another 32 seasons, and the first televised match was 36 years away. It was 1903 and the upstart American League Boston Americans defeated National League powerhouse Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 in the first ever World Series. Here we preview the contenders for the 114th MLB Pennant.
Article posted on Saturday 17 February - 10:51 EST
Baseball is back Baby! While not intending to look past a summer of fun in the sun, which is far too short in the Great White North, the race to the 2018 Major League Baseball World Series begins in earnest on March 29, 2018. Can Houston go back-to-back? Will the Bronx Bash Brothers power New York back to the Fall Classic? Those questions, and more, get answered over the next seven months.
Article posted on Saturday 10 February - 11:38 EST
Step one of the 2018 MLB season will commence in just a few days as pitchers and catchers report. Position players then report, making way for Spring Training. We'll go through each team's reporting dates and what they mean for bettors. It'll be a heck of a season and it all starts here!
Article posted on Thursday 25 January - 09:43 EST
Yu Darvish had a rough ending to the 2017 campaign, but he's still one of the league's top starting pitchers and is on many teams' most wanted list, along with Lance Lynn and Jake Arrieta. Find out who else joins them on the list as we rank the league's most attractive players that everyone's scrambling for.
Article posted on Tuesday 23 January - 10:18 EST
The 2018 MLB season is just around the corner and the year is promising to be one of the most interesting in a while. From Shohei Ohtani's debut to a masterclass of players nearing free agency, we'll take a look at the best and most exciting storylines to look out for.
Article posted on Saturday 20 January - 12:37 EST
The results from the 2018 Hall of Fame balloting will be announced on Jan. 24. Who's up for consideration? Who's likely to be inducted? And who will have to wait for another year? Some big names are leading the pack, so join us as we take you through the list!
Article posted on Friday 12 January - 11:26 EST
Arbitration can be a hassle, but sometimes necessary. The 2018 season starts next month and there are still some players unsure of what their salaries are going to be. What exactly is arbitration though, and who's looking likely to entering the infamous talks?