1 – Washington Nationals (13-5); SD Score +1.36, Ranking Last Week – 16
Opponents – at Braves (3-0), at Mets (3-0)
After a slow start, the Nationals have won 10 of their last 12 games, including 7 in a row. That’s one way to climb any rankings list.
2 – Houston Astros (13-6);
How long has it been since we have seen multiple teams have their seasons go up in flames in the same week? Well, that just may be the case for 2 teams in the National League.
Word came down from the Commissioner of Baseball’s office this past Tuesday that the Pittsburgh
After a 2-6 start to the 2017 campaign, the Braves welcomed SunTrust Park with a four-game sweep of the San Diego Padres. They looked the part, offensively and defensively, that many Braves fans hoped they would going into the season. And with that showing, they picked themselves back up to
Freddie Freeman went 0 for 4 last night with one strikeout. With the way Freeman has been playing lately, 0 for 4 feels like more of a shock than 3 for 4 with a home run. This rarity of a game for Freeman sent his batting average down to .407. No,
Cutch is back. There isn't an argument anymore. After the loss of Marte with his 80 game PED suspension, McCutchen was plugged back into center field. He made the most of his opportunity. Over the course of the Cardinals series, Cutch showed a fire that was missing most of
When Craig Kimbrel was acquired from the San Diego Padres for top-tier prospects, there were high expectations for the dominant closer. With a fastball that is near triple digits, and a violent breaking ball that is nearly unhittable, his stuff is out this world for a closer. If only he
The Rays surprised a lot of people in week one of the 2017 baseball season (myself included).Alas, in week two, that went down quickly when they went 1-6 on their road trip. There were a lot of highs that happened within the week. However, there were some questionable lows (and
For an explanation of how the SD Score is calculated, see below.
1– New York Yankees (8-4); SD Score +2.29 Ranking Last Week – 18
Opponents – vs Tampa (3-0), vs Cardinals (3-0)
While it wasn’t a great start, the Yankees are now on a seven game winning streak.
2 – Los Angeles Dodgers (7-6) SD Score
Well, we are just over 2 weeks into the 2017 Major League Baseball season and already there are some surprise teams both on top and on the bottom of their divisions.
This week, Graham and Chris take a look at the 6 MLB divisions, the surprises in each division, plus should
The Astros came back from a five-run deficit to beat the A’s on Saturday, but SS Carlos Correa left the game after being hit by a pitch on the hand.