Tag: 2021 MLB Season

The Tampa Bay Rays won in extra innings on Monday to push their winning streak to 11 games. (Image: Julio Aguilar/Getty)

Tampa Bay Rays Win 11 Straight to Assert Themselves in AL East Race

The Tampa Bay Rays won in dramatic fashion on both Sunday and Monday, extending their winning streak to 11 games and taking over first place in the highly competitive AL East race. The Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 14-8 on Monday, overcoming two Vladimir Guerrero Jr. home runs to […]

The Chicago White Sox have the best record in baseball and lead the AL Central by 3.5 games. (Image: Jim Mone/AP)

The Chicago White Sox Might Just be the Best Team in Baseball

The Chicago White Sox came into the 2021 season with high hopes. They expected to contend for the AL Central title, and most experts considered them one of the top teams in the American League. Now, after 40 games, the White Sox aren’t just meeting those expectations, they’re surpassing them, […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers come into the 2021 season as the defending World Series champions and the clear favorites in the NL West. (Image: Rick Scuteri/USA Today Sports)

San Diego Padres Only Threat to Los Angeles Dodgers in NL West Race

The Los Angeles Dodgers come into the 2021 season as the defending World Series champions, and as the consensus best team in baseball. That should make them an easy pick to win the NL West, except for one thing: the second-best team in the league might just be the San […]

Jose Abreu will lead the Chicago White Sox as the team looks to dethrone the Minnesota Twins in the AL Central. (Image: Patrick Gorski/USA Today Sports)

Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins Set to Duel for AL Central Title

In the shortened 2020 season, a three-way battle for the AL Central title came down to a single game, with all three contenders ultimately making the expanded playoff field. In 2021, however, there will be no guarantees outside of winning the division, meaning that the White Sox, Twins, and Indians […]

The New York Yankees are poised to win the AL East in 2021, provided Aaron Judge and others can remain healthy. (Image: Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post)

New York Yankees Favored to Reclaim AL East Title in Three-Way Race

The Tampa Bay Rays won the American League East in a landslide last season, running away by seven games in the truncated 60-game schedule. But the New York Yankees come into the 2021 campaign as the favorite to win the AL East title for the second time in three years. […]