The Angels (18.3 percent playoff odds) and Dodgers (3.4 percent) are still hanging in it.
Earlier this year, Derek wrote about what to expect from the most-hyped foreign players. Did the players comply?
Despite his current late-season swoon, Yoenis Cespedes has exceeded expectations and hit well in Oakland’s ballpark.
Ben and Sam discuss two outfielders in the news: Yoenis Cespedes and Jayson Werth.
Six of the top seven teams are in the American League.
Is it too soon to write the obituary for the 2012 Oakland A’s?
How have the winter’s top foreign imports done in their first months in the majors?
Blue Jays sign Vladimir Guerrero, Twins send Liriano to the bullpen.
Royals win! Royals win! Royals still terrible!
The AL West added a couple of the premier international players over the offseason, and both are already contributing to their new teams.
The final two undefeateds have been defeated.
Events that have happened already this season after not happening for all of 2011 help explain why we’re still hooked on baseball.
Derek may not bet the house on these coming true, but he’s sure not betting against them.
Few players have made their major-league debuts in the cleanup spot, and the A’s Yoenis Cespedes wasn’t one of them.
If Oakland could develop its own hitters, it wouldn’t need to invest in players like Yoenis Cespedes.
How can we reconcile Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes signing with the team’s latest rebuilding efforts and its surplus of Stepford outfielders?