Article posted on Friday 21 September
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.
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.
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.
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Article posted on Wednesday 06 June
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?
The New York Yankees (17-9) look for another offensive display on Sunday after their 11-1 rout of the Los Angeles Angels (16-11) on Saturday night. CC Sabathia gets the nod as he goes up against Tyler Skaggs. And don't miss out on breakdowns of the Tigers at Orioles and Braves at Philly in early afternoon action! First game is at 1:05pm ET!
This World Series might have been two years ago, but the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians are at it again on Wednesday for the second of their two game series.Will the Indians drop closer to .500 at home? We'll also break down the Padres at Colorado, behind a lackluster Jon Gray, and the Braves at Reds. First game starts at 3:10pm ET!
It's Sunday in the MLB and we've got three more game breakdowns including the late game between the Washington Nationals (10-11) and Los Angeles Dodgers (9-10). With LA having a losing home record and the Nats solid on the road, how will this primetime matchup play out? Plus check out the Pirates at Phillies and Mariners at Rangers!
The Puerto Rico series continues Wednesday night as the Cleveland Indians look to sweep the Twins and humiliate Berrios in front of his home crowd. San Francisco also tries to get a rare win on the road at Arizona, and the Dodgers try to pick up their season with some success against the Padres. First game is at 7:05pm ET!
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Article posted on Monday 16 April
From April 16th to the 18th, the MLB will be taking itself to Puerto Rico for events and celebrations. While this is significant for the still rebuilding island, we will be focusing on the two game series taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday between the Indians and Twins. Minnesota might be far from home, but their starting pitcher begs to differ.
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Article posted on Sunday 15 April
It's Jackie Robinson Day in the MLB so join us as we celebrate the major league's first African-American player! As usual we'll also have our picks for you, starting with the Orioles and Red Sox at 1:05pm ET, followed by the Ahtletics and Mariners, and ending with the late game where the Rangers try to win their first series against the Astros on Sunday night!