Silverman: Memo To The Mets: Get To Kershaw Early Or You May Not All NightClayton Kershaw has been the best pitcher in baseball since the 2011 season, but he's been a mere mortal in the playoffs.
5 Things: Road Teams Dominate Start of PlayoffsThrough four playoff games, the road teams are undefeated. The home teams will try to turn it around Friday in the first day of full playoff action: four games spread throughout the day for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.
Arrieta Masterful, Tosses 4-Hit Shutout As Cubs Beat Pirates 4-0 In Wildcard GameJake Arrieta carried his masterful pitching over to the postseason by tossing a four-hit shutout as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
Yankees Linked To Several Players As Trade Deadline Fast ApproachesAs they continue to look up at the top spot in the AL East and at both wild cards, the Bombers are in desperate need of everything and have actively been trying to upgrade a roster decimated by injuries.
Yankees Showing Interest In Josh Willingham; Cubs' Arrieta, Too?It could indicate the Yankees, who have struggled to put runs on the board, may be willing sacrifice a dip in average for power numbers that Ichiro Suzuki can't provide.
10 Biggest MLB First-Half SurprisesLet's look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.
National League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the National League's mid-season team MVPs.
Mets Swept By Reds; Offense SlumpingThe Reds completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Mets' bats fizzled as they lost 3-1.
Anemic Offense Plagues Yankees In Series Loss To OriolesJake Arrieta pitched eight innings of five-hit ball Wednesday night, and the Baltimore Orioles ended Ivan Nova's 15-game winning streak with a 5-0 victory over the New York Yankees.