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.
The Las Vegas Athletics just doesn’t have the same ring to it. Oakland is soon to be without a baseball team, and Sin City native Bryce Harper feels for fans. One would assume that if any player were in favor of the Athletics move to Las Vegas, it would be Bryce Harper, a man who
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
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 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
MLB Power Rankings of the best and most realistic trade chip on the roster of every club below .500. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports MLB Power Rankings of the best trade chips we should expect to get dealt from every below .500 team. In less than two months, the MLB trade deadline will arrive.
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.
Yan Gomes, Chicago Cubs. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, it’s time to grade trade fits for Tim Anderson, the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves. The MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. The possibility for blockbuster trades is certainly real, especially on the pitching market. Let’s explore three
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
Shane Bieber, Cleveland Guardians. (Photo by Brian Fluharty/Getty Images) For better or worse, What Made Baseball Fun This Week is back, so you better buckle up then! It still moves… After One Big Holiday, I will try to make baseball fun each week for you until either the Atlanta Braves win the World Series or
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
The baseball season is cruising along, and MLB teams are starting to regret the moves they have made in the offseason. On Saturday, the Cardinals took Willson Contreras out of the starting catcher role after they committed to him for several years and $87.5 million to backfill Yadier Molina. Oli Marmol may not be long
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
The Kansas City Royals are near the bottom of the MLB Power Rankings when it comes to every factor, including run differential. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) MLB Power Rankings of all 30 teams based exclusively on run differential. One of the best indications of how well a team is playing is a look at
Glen Kuiper appeared to use a racial slur on Friday’s Oakland Athletics broadcast. Here’s everything to know about the situation. Glen Kuiper appeared to use a racial slur on Friday night’s NBC Sports Bay Area broadcast of the Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals game. While attempting to convey to the audience that he and
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder and former Atlanta Braves’ top prospect Cristian Pache has torn the meniscus in his right knee. The Philadelphia Phillies will be without one of their next up-and-coming stars for a while now in centerfielder Cristian Pache. After spending last season in no man’s land with the absolutely laughable poverty franchise known as
The Oakland Athletics are getting comfortable at the bottom of the MLB Power Rankings. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Headlining this week’s MLB Power Rankings are the Atlanta Braves who received a reality check and the Chicago White Sox who couldn’t look more lost. It’s late April. A couple of teams look like they’re going
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 12: Bryce Johnson #58 of the San Francisco Giants: MLB Power Rankings (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) This week’s MLB Power Rankings sorts through the plethora of .500 teams and ranks how all 30 clubs are looking after two and a half weeks. The MLB season is young and
It’s a fine day to watch some baseball. Unless you’re a visiting announcer at an Oakland Athletics’ game, in which case you might run into a completely normal occupational hazard: a possum. No matter how much New York Mets fans may complain, they can’t say they’ve ever seen a possum run loose at Citi Field.
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 09: Willy Adames #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates a home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fifth inning at American Family Field on April 09, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. MLB Power Rankings (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) This week’s MLB Power Rankings highlight the powerful Milwaukee Brewers and
The Philadelphia Phillies acquired a former top prospect, Cristian Pache, in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. Here’s who won the trade. Opening Day officially takes place on March 30, and MLB teams are beginning to finalize their rosters before their first game. Some of these moves began literally 24 hours before the teams’ first
Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon will have to sit out for five games after MLB suspended and fined him for grabbing an A’s fan by the jersey and attempting to slap him. Anthony Rendon’s hot head got him into trouble last week when he got into it with an A’s fan during the Angels‘ opening
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – APRIL 02: Adam Frazier #12 of the Baltimore Orioles reacts with Austin Hays #21, MLB Power Rankings. (Photo by Nick Grace/Getty Images) MLB Power Rankings taking a look at the biggest overreaction for each team after the first weekend of the season. The first weekend of the new baseball season is in
Anthony Rendon spoke to the media for the first time following an altercation with a fan on Friday night. He appears to have learned. On Friday night, Los Angeles Angels infielder Anthony Rendon got physical with a fan who allegedly called him a curse word. The incident involved Rendon grabbing the Oakland A’s fan’s shirt
CINCINNATI, OHIO – SEPTEMBER 02: A detail view of a Colorado Rockies hat in the dugout during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 02, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cristian Pache (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) It appears as though the Oakland A’s will be parting ways with outfielder
Baseball is one of the most unpredictable sports you’ll find. There are countless variables (weather, bad umpires, injuries and more) that are out of the players’ control, making it a wild 162-game ride. It can be even harder to predict which of the most talented teams and players in the world will rise to the
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Miles Mikolas. MLB Rumors (Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports) Guardians star Andres Gimenez and Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas are just two of the contract extensions which could get done soon. With Opening Day here, teams are finalizing their rosters. Players are exercising opt-out clauses in their contracts to pursue other opportunities.
Miles Mikolas, St. Louis Cardinals (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) MLB Opening Day is here and that means contract extensions, new signings and more. MLB insider details for Miles Mikolas’ deal with the Cardinals and more. With MLB Opening Day here, teams are finalizing their rosters. Players are exercising opt-out clauses in their contracts to
MLB Power Rankings of where each team stands heading into Opening Day. Raking leaves. Shoveling snow. Paying the heating company to upgrade the furnace. Since the last time baseball games counted, you may have done some of that. Our offseason MLB Power Rankings covered everything from free agency, to trade candidates, to ranking of starting