MLB In Game Preview: Orioles at Angels

May 2, 2018

Orioles at Angels Preview The Los Angeles Angels halted their four-game slide in the series opener and look to post another victory when they host the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday for the middle contest of their three-game set. Los Angeles squandered a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning of Tuesday’s opener before Justin Upton singled home the decisive run in the bottom of the frame for a…

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MLB In Game Preview: Royals at Red Sox

May 1, 2018

Royals at Red Sox Preview The grand slam is back in vogue in Boston after a year off, and it has become a big part of why the Red Sox won a club-record 19 games in April. The Red Sox hope to carry that success into May starting Tuesday when they host the second of a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Play this game as an In Game…

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MLB In Game Preview: Pirates at Nationals

May 1, 2018

Pirates at Nationals Preview Max Scherzer hasn’t missed a beat since capturing his second straight – and third career – Cy Young Award last season, winning four straight decisions while allowing fewer than three earned runs on six occasions in 2018. Scherzer aims to continue his good fortune on Tuesday as the Washington Nationals play the second contest of their four-game series versus the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. Will you start…

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MLB In Game Preview: Red Sox at Blue Jays

April 24, 2018

Red Sox at Blue Jays Preview The Boston Red Sox lead the major leagues with 124 runs scored heading into play on Monday and averaged 7.5 during an eight-game winning streak before going cold over the weekend in back-to-back losses to the Oakland Athletics. The Red Sox will try to find the offense again on Tuesday, when they continue the road trip by visiting the American League East-rival Toronto Blue…

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MLB In Game Preview: Tigers at Pirates

April 24, 2018

Tigers at Pirates Preview The Pittsburgh Pirates totaled five runs while getting swept in a four-game series at Philadelphia over the weekend and are losers of six of their last seven. The Pirates will try to turn things around when they return home and host the Detroit Tigers in the opener of a three-game interleague series on Tuesday.  Pittsburgh scored two or fewer runs in each of its last six…

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MLB In Game Preview: Angels at Astros

April 23, 2018

Angels at Astros Preview The Houston Astros own the longest winning streak in the American League at six straight games and tied the best 23-game start in franchise history, but they’re just 1 1/2 games ahead of the Los Angeles Angels in the AL West. The Astros will host the Angels on Monday in the opener of a three-game division showdown. Mike Trout leads the majors in home run. Do…

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MLB In Game Preview: Mariners at White Sox

April 23, 2018

Mariners at White Sox Preview Mitch Haniger hopes to continue a power surge when his Seattle Mariners visit the slumping Chicago White Sox on Monday for the opener of their three-game series. Haniger, who is among the major-league leaders with 22 RBIs, has homered in three straight contests and is 9-for-19 during his five-game hitting streak after launching a two-run shot during Sunday’s 7-4 loss at Texas. Will Haniger make…

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MLB Preview: Yankees at Red Sox

April 12, 2018

Yankees at Red Sox Preview The New York Yankees avenged a lopsided result against the Boston Red Sox in the series opener by showing some fight – both literally and offensively – en route to posting just their second win in six contests. After two bench-clearing fracases ratcheted up the tension, the long-time rivals look to keep their emotions in check on Thursday as they reconvene at Fenway Park to…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: National League West

March 28, 2018

Imagining a perfect season for each team in the tank-free National League West If, as Scott Boras suggested earlier this winter, baseball has indeed been corrupted by tanking, a practice he decried as “a non-competitive cancer,” then the National League West is … wait, what cures cancer? In truth, it’s up for debate whether this glut of brazenly bad teams is actually a new phenomenon, or even all that harmful to the game,…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: National League Central

March 28, 2018

5 new faces key to the National League Central race Yu Darvish, SP, Chicago Cubs Cubs’ projected record (FanGraphs): 93-69 Cubs’ projected record (PECOTA): 91-71 Darvish’s projected 2018 WAR (Steamer): 3.9 Unwilling to cede their position as the unequivocal favorite in the NL Central, the Cubs replaced Jake Arrieta this offseason with a younger, bat-missing-er stud in Darvish, giving the four-time All-Star $126 million to prevent their potential dynasty from derailing. Now, barring injury,…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: American League Central

March 26, 2018

What each American League Central team should be hoping for in 2018 Cleveland Indians – “Win the whole f—— thing” At the outset of spring training, Francisco Lindor refused to characterize his club’s 2017 campaign as a successful season “because we didn’t finish.” It’s hard to disagree with him. After falling one win shy of a World Series triumph in 2016, the Indians waltzed to a second straight division title, riding a historically dominant pitching…

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MLB 2018 Season Preview: American League East

March 26, 2018

5 burning questions in the American League East 1.Who’s the favorite between the Red Sox and revamped Yankees? There really wasn’t a wrong answer to this question three weeks ago. Obviously, the Yankees’ lineup improved dramatically this winter with the acquisition of Giancarlo Stanton, but the Red Sox upgraded, too, adding J.D. Martinez to more-or-less the same roster that won 93 games in 2017 despite their lackluster offense. Thanks to the tireless efforts,…

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MLB World Series Game 1 Fanpicks contest with NBA Cross Sports

NLCS Game 6
October 24, 2017

MLB World Series Preview The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers will duke it out for baseball most valuable prize. It’s time for the World Series and it all starts tonight. Select your fantasy draft picks from the MLB World Series Cross Sports Game. Finish off your remaining selections with some NBA action. A total of three games to choose from. Check out the Astros versus Dodgers preview along…

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