Neither manager came through Game 5 with flying colors, but Joe Maddon out-maneuvered Terry Francona.
Did the Indians ride Andrew Miller too hard? Did the Cubs use the right hitters? Game 1 offered plenty of chances to second-guess.
Why haven’t opposing teams and managers, including the Indians and Terry Francona, done more to exploit Jon Lester’s throwing problesm?
Jake Arrieta’s season-long issues continued, Yasmani Grandal did his thing, and the Dodgers are up 2-1.
Breaking down the strengths, weaknesses, injuries, and managers for the seven-game American League slugfest.
Gio Gonzalez vs. Kenta Maeda in Los Angeles, Josh Tomlin vs. Clay Buchholz in Boston, and Jake Arrieta vs. Madison Bumgarner in San Francisco.
Game 1 for Blue Jays-Rangers and Red Sox-Indians.
Zach Britton’s absence was the big story, but the Blue Jays’ win was about much more than Buck Showalter’s curious decision.
It may seem radical, but the Orioles’ best move in the Wild Card game might be to unleash the bullpen from the start.
Miami will never forget Jose Fernandez, but they could take steps to ensure his name is forever linked to the team.
Sometimes Ubaldo Jimenez just does this, which right now makes him the wild card in the race for the wild card — or the division.
Do we need to revisit how we view seasons like the one Miami’s ace is putting up?
It’s a good pennant race this year, with good teams like the Astros carrying almost no room for mistakes.
Old, bad and out of control one year ago, the Tigers are old, good and for the moment clutching the second wild card spot.
The Nationals’ newest star isn’t just great–he’s the exact right kind of great for his manager’s liking.