While the season has plenty of time left for terrible starts to rebound nicely, and of course unpredicted win streaks to come crashing down, we thought it would be fun to take a look and determine what teams are under-performing expectations and what teams are over-performing.
Nobody wants to say that an April series against the Philadelphia Phillies was a must-win, but the fans felt it and the players seemingly felt it as well.
22 games (or 14%) into the season, and the Dodgers are nowhere near the top of the division, where many predicted them to be this year. Aside from the opening day thrashing of the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers have yet to produce a game where the bats, starting pitching, and bullpen play well
The Dodgers have been so bad against lefties, that the Chicago Cubs actually tweaked their rotation, giving Jake Arrieta the night off just so they could pitch three lefties against the Dodgers.
If the Los Angeles Dodgers want to return to the World Series for the first time since 1988, now is
The Intentional Walk – such a small piece of the game of baseball; but so important to the strategy of
According to Craig Mish, the Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes suffered a potentially season ending injury.
When the results of the 2016 AL Cy Young voting came back, SI cover model Kate Upton was less than pleased. She embarked on a profanity laced tirade, questioning the legitimacy of the system that awarded Rick Porcello the Cy Young, over her husband Justin Verlander.
After one of the most intense and significant World Series in history, only one question remains: Will they become a dynasty?