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The wild, wild NL West: League's worst division is absolutely fascinating
SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner opened the door Tuesday afternoon to San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy’s office, and immediately demanded to know what was going on. “I just saw the lineup card," Bumgarner said, “and I’m batting ninth? read more
SVA Alum Todd Radom Celebrates Bad Baseball Uniform Design with 'Winning Ugly'
For all the visual monstrosities inside, Radom keenly pinpoints not only the Wild Wild West qualities of anything-goes designs ... including an 1882 article in which The Detroit Free Press calls the National League’s varied-colored uniforms “clown ... read more
2015 NL West Preview: The Dodgers Win the Division #EveryYear
Noteworthy Miscellaneous Stat: The Dodgers were the National League’s fifth-best defensive team last year, according to Baseball Info Solutions’s Defensive Runs Saved, and they just upgraded three of 2014’s worst defensive positions: Joc Pederson ... read more
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Nine Innings: Jason Heyward's Turning Point, Expansion Possibilities and Bryce Harper's Struggles
That makes him the second-worst Cubs outfielder ... for their sixth straight NL West crown. He’s slated for two starts this week, facing the Cubs on Monday and Mets on Sunday. Just after Cal Ripken Jr. set a new major league record by playing in his ... read more
Second Wild Card May Ruin Intrigue of AL East's 5-Way Division Race
Because in this world, the one with two wild-card slots in each league, the up-for-grabs AL East scramble ... the winner has averaged 96.9 victories, highest of any division in baseball. (NL West champs, by contrast, have averaged 90.5 wins.) read more
NL Wild Card Game Preview
They both were in the shadow of the Dodgers, but one of them is going to be a scary National League Division Series opponent ... He's one of the main reasons the Rockies held onto the final NL Wild Card spot. This lineup looks a lot tougher if CarGo ... read more
Why the Phillies could make a surprising playoff run in 2018
The Phillies finished 31 games behind the Nationals in 2017 and 21 games from a wild-card ... Marlins at worst. The Phillies will reap some benefit from their weak division while the Dodgers are engaged in the dogfight that will be the NL West and the ... read more
Weekly Farm Recap: Turnbull Gets Loose
38-23 Overall, 1st in the West Division, 5.5 Games Ahead Like most teams in baseball, the Mud Hens had Monday off to provide more of a spotlight for the MLB Draft ... Thursday’s game was an absolutely wild one, though it started as something of a ... read more
Dodgers' Andrew Friedman: 'If we had to assign blame at this point, it should be me who is taking that'
The schedule presented the Dodgers with a golden opportunity last weekend, four home games against the team with the worst record in the National League ... West. Their 16-24 record after 40 games is the Dodgers' worst in 60 years. They lead the division ... read more
2018 Playoff Odds for Every MLB Team at Season's Quarter Mark
This doesn't look like a recipe for a division champion. But a wild-card contender? Absolutely. According to FanGraphs, the Los Angeles Dodgers still have the best odds of winning the NL West ... worst offense (3.5 runs per game) with the National ... read more