Tag: MLB Playoffs

The New York Yankees are a playoff lock after jumping out to the best record in baseball. (Image: Adam Hunger/AP)

MLB Playoffs Tier List: Who’s In, Who’s Out, and Who’s on the Bubble

Traditionally, mid-June is far too early to declare much about the MLB playoffs. But with the expanded postseason now including 12 teams, there are at least a few squads that have essentially booked their spots in October, even with 100 games remaining in their seasons. More playoff teams also means […]

The New York Yankees congratulate Anthony Rizzo after he smashed a home run against the Miami Marlins. (Image: Eric Espada/Getty)

Bronx Surge: New York Yankees Now Favorites to Make Playoffs

The New York Yankees have been on a tear since the trade deadline and have seen their postseason odds vastly improve. According to a playoffs prop bet by DraftKings, the Yankees are -140 odds that they’ll make the postseason, presumably as an AL wild-card team. You can fade the Yankees […]

The Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposal to expand the MLB playoffs going forward in exchange for a universal DH. (Image: USATSI)

Players Union Rejects Proposals for Universal DH, Expanded Playoffs in 2021

When Major League Baseball expanded its playoff format to 16 teams and made the designated hitter universal across both leagues, many observers thought these changes were here to stay, at least in some form. But the MLB Players Association has rejected a proposal to keep a universal DH in exchange […]

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis, Jr dives into home plate against the LA Dodgers. (Image: Gregory Bull/AP)

World Series Futures: Dodgers +240, Yankees +350 Top the Final 8

Only eight MLB teams remain in the relentless pursuit of the championship after the first-ever Wild Card Series has come to an end. The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to be the team to beat and oddsmakers at DraftKings listed the boys in blue at +240 odds to win the World […]

NY Yankees RF Aaron Judge (99) congratulates teammate Gio Urshela after hitting a grand slam against Cleveland. (Image: Jason Miller/Getty)

Gio Salami! Yankees Sweep Cleveland in Thriller, Advance to ALDS

The New York Yankees lived up to their Bronx Bombers moniker thanks to a grand slam from Gio Urshela that put the Yanks back into contention after falling behind 4-1. The back-and-forth AL Wild Card Series game lasted nearly five hours before Cleveland blew a ninth-inning lead. The Yankees clawed […]

Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres hits a home run against the LA Dodgers. (Image: KC Alfred//Getty)

World Series Futures: Dodgers, Yankees, Rays, Padres Top 4 Odds

The LA Dodgers came into this season as the favorite to win the World Series and, on the cusp of the postseason, the Dodgers continue to be the favorite at +350 odds, according to DraftKings. Despite their struggles, the New York Yankees are +600 odds to win the World Series. […]