What does history say about the best point in the season to secure a spot in the playoffs?
Ben, Sam, and guest Zachary Levine mull over four questions about Miguel Cabrera, then talk about the World Series odds of the Tigers and other teams.
Ben and Sam discuss whether the league will ever take steps to prevent extremely long games, then talk about what baseball would be like without playoffs.
Chronicling the decline and fall of the subdued on-field celebration.
Now with new features, including each team’s odds of advancing to the Division Series and winning the World Series.
Betting on baseball is a bad idea, but some bets are slightly better than others.
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 discuss the start of the offseason and what the Giants’ second World Series win in three seasons says about GM Brian Sabean.
Chronicling this October’s post-series rejoicing.
For one night, the Giants’ pitching wasn’t dominant, but it didn’t change a thing, and Detroit dropped its third in a row.
The Giants try to clinch their second championship in three years, while the Tigers hope to live to play another day.
Down 2-0 but back at home, the Tigers need a win to avoid an elimination game.
Ben and Sam discuss all the notable events from World Series Game Two, including Madison Bumgarner’s impressive outing, the line drive off of Doug Fister’s head, and Jim Leyland’s decision to play the infield back in the seventh, then assess the odds of a comeback by the Tigers.
Ben and Sam discuss the unpredictable outcome of World Series Game One and observe that Delmon Young is starting to look a lot like Stanley from The Office.
Barry Zito and Pablo Sandoval get the Giants off to an unexpected start.