Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg have performed remarkably for their respective clubs this postseason, pitching to a 1.01 ERA and 7.22 strikeout-walk ratio in a combined 44 2/3 innings. But how do they stack up against some of the great playoff pitchers of all time? BetAmerica decided to do a little off-day digging to find out.
It took 14 years and plenty of heartbreak, but the Washington Nationals have finally won a playoff series. Dave Martinez's scrappy squad has advanced to the NLCS after downing the heavily favored Los Angeles Dodgers in extra innings on Wednesday night. Washington's odds of winning the World Series have now improved from +800 a day ago to +350 today.
Two decisive Game 5s await in the two National League Division Series, as the Braves host the Cardinals and the Nationals travel to the West Coast to face the Dodgers.
Could all-or-nothing elimination games be coming, or can the Braves and Dodgers close out the NLDS Monday and advance to the NLCS?
While the American League is just getting started in its Division Series on Friday, the National League has a pair of pivotal Game 2 matchups. Can the Braves and Nationals bounce back, or will the Cardinals and Dodgers take a commanding 2-0 lead?
The Nationals prevailed over the Brewers in Tuesday night's Wild Card Game, which sets up a showdown with the Dodgers. Here's what bettors need to know going into this best-of-five National League Division Series, which begins Thursday.
The carefree days of summer have officially been replaced by the dread-filled nights of fall, when the general managers of every World Series contender spend sleepless nights worrying about their rosters. We’ve examined each divisional leader closely and have identified the one Achilles heel that may prevent them from hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy.
Wednesday's MLB slate includes an NL East matchup between the Phillies and Braves, while the Dodgers host the Rays in interleague action.
The National League is where our focus rests for Friday, September 13, as the Nationals host the Braves and the Dodgers head to New York to face the Mets.
Christian Yelich's National League MVP odds were dealt a crushing blow on Tuesday evening when the 27-year-old outfielder fractured his right kneecap in a game against the Miami Marlins. The bad break - both literal and figurative - occurred in the first inning when Yelich fouled an Elieser Hernandez pitch off his knee. The two-time All Star was forced to exit the game and has since been ruled out for the remainder of the season.