Where We Stand Now: ASB 2015

In Commentary And Analysis, Playoffs by dmick89

I figured the All Star break was as good a time as any to break out a new Where We Stand Now post. The Cubs sit in 3rd place in the NL Central, but 3rd place isn’t as bad as it sounds. They’re still a game up for the final Wild Card spot, but they’ve been a bit unlucky while …

Where We Stand Now

In Commentary And Analysis, Major League Baseball, Playoffs, Projections by dmick89

Following last night’s 6-0 loss to the Indians, the Cubs are a solid 34-28, but are 8 games behind the Cardinals who have hacked their way to baseball’s best 43-21 record. The Pirates are in 2nd place and after winning 6 in a row are a couple of games ahead of the Cubs. The Cubs remain 5th in the NL, …

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World Series Preview: San Francisco Giants (94-68) vs Detroit Tigers (88-74)

In Playoffs, Series Previews by berselius148 Comments

The Giants have home field advantage in this series thanks to All-Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera, who was suspended for PED violations and was left off the Giants playoff roster (his 50 game suspension just ended). The Tigers have the advantage of having swept the Yankees in the previous round, which already feels like was a month ago. The Giants …

ALCS Preview: Tigers vs. Yankees

In Playoffs by berselius40 Comments

I didn't get around to doing a preview for this series so I'm going to link to one that is far better than anything I could have done. SG does fantastic work on RLYW and based on the Oliver projections he's calculated that the Tigers have a 50.3% chance of winning the series. Basically, flip a coin.