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MLB Selections September 3rd

The Board

CF- Minnesota(Gibson)(-131) – SP favours Min and they are the hot team, but they are going for a sweep

Washington(Zimmerman)(-250) – SP favours Was and Atl and Wisler ice cold at the moment, hate the price… 208 more words

MLB Handicapping

Predictions Are Hard: Is It Abnormal How Badly The 2015 MLB Season Was Projected?

At the beginning of the season, leading baseball analytics site Fangraphs polled their staffers for their predictions for the participants in the 2015 MLB postseason. The results showed a consensus of generally accepted baseball thought at the time, and also showed just how difficult making predictions before the start of a 162-game season can be. 1,142 more words


Game 133: Rays at Baltimore Orioles - Pregame News and Notes

The Rays seek a sweep of a three-game series against Baltimore tonight.  Tampa Bay (66-66) also is looking to get back over .500 heading into an off day.   231 more words

Harper says fading Nationals trying to 'shock the world'

From bravado to hyperbole, Bryce Harper and the reeling Washington Nationals know time is running out on their once-promising season.

Following Tuesday’s walk-off loss, their 25th defeat in their last 42 games, the preseason-favorite Nationals sit 6 1/2 games back of the division lead and nine behind the second wild-card spot. 196 more words


How Does Mike Trout's Start Stack Up All-Time?

When he first burst onto the scene, Mike Trout was the poster child for the sabermetric movement as the internet exploded into debate around the 2012 American League MVP race. 1,428 more words


Blue Jays hope to install dirt infield for next season

The Toronto Blue Jays are looking to compliment their revamped roster with stadium upgrades, and the changes could start as soon as next year.

A team official tells the National Post that the club is hoping to install a dirt infield for the 2016 season, ahead of its eventual move to a natural grass playing surface in 2018 as part of a massive five-year, $250-million project to upgrade Rogers Centre. 132 more words


Marlins Face Braves Looking For Rare Series Sweep

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ATLANTA (CBSMiami/SportsDirect) – It hasn’t happened often this season but the Miami Marlins have a chance to complete a rare series sweep on Wednesday. 474 more words