MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants

Stat Preview: San Francisco Giants, August 20-23

The Giants come to New York three games below .500 for the first time since June 18. With their recent slide, their playoff odds have dropped to just above one percent. So like the Mets, they will be sitting at home in October. San Francisco’s plan of building a surefire 2011 World Series champion in 2018 failed, […]

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Washington Nationals

Stat Preview: Cincinnati Reds, August 6-8

The Cincinnati Reds have no hope of a playoff appearance, and have not since about two weeks into the season, but ever since Jim Riggleman took the managerial reins away from Bryan Price, the Reds have been respectable, playing right around .500 baseball. The play has many Reds fans hoping a return to contention will […]

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Stat Preview: Atlanta Braves, Aug. 2-5

Atlanta was one of the more active teams at the deadline, making four trades in an attempt to fortify their playoff chances. One of the best stories came when the Braves acquired Jonny Venters, the three-time Tommy John surgery recipient who started his major league career in Atlanta eight year ago. The Braves’ other trades […]


Stat Preview: San Diego Padres, July 23-25

With eight days to go until the trade deadline, the series between the Mets and the Padres, two last place teams, may be more notable for its #HugWatch than any of the actual baseball played on the field. Barring the greatest second half comebacks in baseball history, these two teams will be watching October baseball […]