Jim departs from his usual matchups to provide his take on today’s headlines.
Jim’s matchups focus on the suddenly interesting AL Central, the suddenly close AL East, and the good-in-small-doses Nationals.
Jim’s matchups take us from wild-card races to division titles, and from MVPs to most painful dropoffs.
A break from the Matchups this week to look at the man who won the last four MVPs, and a top candidate for this year’s honors.
Jim focuses on this weekend’s Yankee/Red Sox series in his matchups.
Jim wonders why we pay major-league prices for Triple-A rosters in September, has notes on a darkhorse MVP candidate, and looks at a necklace of dubious quality.
Jim revisits some Matchups from earlier in the year to see how prophetic–or wrong–he really was.
Jim has a look at the A’s historic turnaround, and has some props for the best outfields in the game.
Jim uses pitching matchups for this weekend’s games, and has notes on no-decisions, non-triumphant returns to the rotation, and a reality TV show idea.
The White Sox are set up to continue a trend set by the last 10 AL Central champions. While at the other end of the division…
Jim’s matchups include a team that seemingly loses every game, a bullpen that only appears to blow every lead, and two pitchers with fairly similar usage patterns.
Jim looks at Shea Hillenbrand and the Blue Jays, the bottom of the sac fly leaderboard, and his horrific prediction of the Nationals’ series in Denver, all in today’s Matchups.
Jim’s Friday matchups prompt him to look at RBI Opportunities, The Loneliness Factor, and Ryan Drese Hysteria.
Jim Baker’s got the latest on Jhonny Peralta, the Pirates’ hopes for the future and the AL’s answer to escaping a locked vault, underwater, in chains.
A possible NLCS preview highlights the weekend action. No, not the Padres and Nationals.