You’ve seen the regular MLB standings. Now, let’s look at how the standings would look if the result of every team’s one-run games were flipped. The 2023 MLB season has gone on for over two months. As of this writing (June 19, 2023), there are a couple of weeks until the All-Star Game in Seattle,
MLB Power Rankings of why each team won’t win the World Series. (Photo by Sam Hodde/Getty Images) MLB Power Rankings of the one reason why each of the 30 teams won’t win the 2023 World Series. Thirty teams enter. One team leaves victorious. It’s how every MLB season goes. Twenty-nine ball clubs will fall short.
Jun 17, 2022; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez (4) argues with umpire Dan Iassogna (58) during the tenth inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports MLB Rumors: Did the Astros get away with one? Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez was
St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Jordan Hicks. (Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports) With the St. Louis Cardinals expected to sell at the MLB trade deadline, the Mets could look to find diamonds in the rough to turn their season around. The New York Mets have been one of the biggest disappointments in baseball this year, but
Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Shane Bieber. MLB Rumors, Cardinals, Mets, Phillies, Cubs (David Richard-USA TODAY Sports) The Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies can be fixed, but it won’t be easy. MLB Rumors: Cardinals should trade for Shane Bieber The common take on Shane Bieber is simple — the Cleveland
Max Scherzer hasn’t been anything close to Mad Max for the New York Mets this season and, amid the team’s struggles, a trade could be possible. Despite being the highest-paid player in MLB — alongside fellow disappointing New York Mets teammate, Justin Verlander — Max Scherzer has an ugly 4.45 ERA. On Tuesday, he was
Cleveland Guardians starting pitcher Shane Bieber. (David Richard-USA TODAY Sports) FanSided’s MLB Insider Robert Murray is back to grade trade fits for the Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets. With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, it’s time to look at trade fits. And the early indications are that there could be
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 13: Umpire Bill Miller throws out New York Mets pitcher Drew Smith #40 for a suspicious substance on his hands before the start of the seventh inning against the New York Yankees at Citi Field on June 13, 2023 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New
When you look at the MLB standings through the lens of luck, the St. Louis Cardinals have a real gripe while the Marlins would change nothing. Luck is hard to quantify, at least in the context of human reality. You may feel unlucky, but you can’t actually prove that your luck is any better or
ST PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 02: Oswald Peraza #91 of the New York Yankees looks on during batting practice before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on September 02, 2022 in St Petersburg, Florida. MLB Rumors (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: What’s the latest with Yankees prospect Oswald Peraza?
Julio Rodriguez, Seattle Mariners. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) Elly De La Cruz having a blast with the Cincinnati Reds definitely made baseball fun this week. Baseball is better when MLB teams that can stink like the Cincinnati Reds are no longer tire fires. I don’t know much about Elly De La Cruz other than he
Today, we look at how MLB standings would play out if they were ordered by who was using their money the wisest so far this season. At the simplest form, building an MLB team is all about resource allocation. You can take various types of approaches. Spend big for proven talent and you should, all
May 10, 2023; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Reds second baseman Jonathan India (6) reacts after a strike called on him in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Great American Ball Park. MLB Rumors Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports MLB Rumors: Could the Reds trade Jonathan India? Reds middle infielder Jonathan India
On Friday morning, two trades happened featuring the Pirates and Rays, as well as the Cubs and Mets. Let’s break them down. The Pirates and Rays are in agreement on a trade that will send minor-league infielder Alika Williams to Pittsburgh in exchange for reliever Robert Stephenson, a source told FanSided. Williams, 24, was a
May 24, 2023; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter Corey Seager (right) greets second baseman Marcus Semien (2) after hitting a solo home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Mahomes couldn’t get Travis Kelce off a White House mic more quickly
Looking at the MLB standings by run differential reveals that the Astros deserve more credit, the NL Central is indecipherable and more. The MLB standings can still drastically change before the end of the season but after two months of play we have a good idea of which teams have it together and which don’t.
DETROIT, MI – MAY 29: Riley Greene #31 of the Detroit Tigers bats during the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on May 29, 2023 in Detroit, Michigan. The Rangers defeated the Tigers 5-0. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images) MLB Rumors: Tigers receive brutal injury news, but are they selling?
It’s no surprise to find the Oakland Athletics at the bottom of the MLB Power Rankings based on winning percentage against winning ball clubs. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) This week’s MLB Power Rankings takes a look at winning percentage for all 30 teams against clubs with a .500 or better record. Run differential is
Rowdy Tellez, Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) MLB fans are wondering if Shohei Ohtani likes 90s music, in addition to salty snacks, or if he has even heard of Zach or Seth Galifianakis… What made baseball fun this week resides in Los Angeles, the Southeast and of course, the Midwest. We are almost
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. MLB, Cardinals, Mets Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports As the MLB season churns toward the Memorial Day milestone, let’s take a look at three teams that seem to have put it together in recent games and two that are going in the opposite direction. For many, Memorial Day
Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman doesn’t seem to have interest in making nice with Mets fans any time soon, calling New York a “trash fanbase” on Twitter. The flashpoints between Marcus Stroman and the Mets are only getting hotter. The former pitcher for New York is now slinging it for the Cubs, so the series between
Minnesota Twins shortstop Carlos Correa. MLB Rumors, Carlos Correa, Braves, Marcus Stroman (Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports) MLB Rumors: Carlos Correa’s contract drama back in play Carlos Correa signed with three teams this offseason, only to have two of those deals reneged thanks to suspicious medicals. Correa’s ankle appeared to be the holdup for both the
Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman, formerly of the New York Mets, didn’t think of his impressive start as revenge. For all intents and purposes, it seemed like Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets had an amicable split. Business is business, and Stroman is happy in the Windy City. Stroman threw eight innings of two-run
The Kansas City Royals would find themselves at the bottom of the MLB Power Rankings weekly if they didn’t have the Oakland Athletics around. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Traditional MLB Power Rankings to check in on teams like the Houston Astros who have come alive again and clubs such as the San Diego
New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor hit a walk-off single to beat his former team in the Cleveland Guardians, and got the last laugh over Jason Kipnis. It has been quite the week for the New York Mets and Francisco Lindor. The team appears to be turning the corner, as they were able to defeat
Today’s MLB rumors roundup looks at a former Yankees star hitting the trade block, a Red Sox pitcher getting a role change, and more. The MLB season is long and grueling, but there is always drama to be had. Usually, it’s sprinkled into a game here and there throughout each week, but this week gave
Former New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is officially making his return to New York, as he was called up from the minor leagues by the Mets. Gary Sanchez began his career in New York with the Yankees. But after a career of promise was brought down by a lack of production at the plate
The New York Mets and Washington Nationals sat through a four-hour rain delay on Saturday. Fans were given few updates throughout the process. Saturday night was a disaster for New York and Washington fans hoping to catch the first of a three-game set between these NL East rivals. The rain was horrible throughout, and as
The Atlanta Braves are last in this week’s MLB Power Rankings which is actually good news for fans. (Photo by Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images) MLB Power Rankings of which teams are most likely to become trade deadline sellers. A whole lot can change between now and the MLB trade deadline. Many teams have played
OAKLAND, CA – APRIL 30: Zach Jackson #61 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at RingCentral Coliseum on April 30, 2023 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Reds 5-4. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images) MLB Rumors: NY Mets should trade for Zach Jackson or Matt Duffy The