Postseason stats, things commentators wanted to tell you, the best postseason party, the unpredictability of October, and the best MLB.com headlines.
Ben and Sam revisit their discussion from last week on aces in October, talk about the new old Ichiro, and tell you more than you need to know about Orioles starter Steve Johnson.
Making the playoffs doesn’t always mean finishing strong.
Is there anything to the notion that teams need an ace to compete in October, or is it just another in a long line of flawed theories about post-season success?
Chris Carpenter might be about to make one of the latest season debuts by a player who’ll appear on a playoff roster, but he has nothing on Steve Torrealba.
Why anyone who thinks the Yankees’ reliance on the home run is a problem should stop worrying and learn to love the three-run bomb.