While most fans are watching the playoff races in all six Major League Baseball divisions and wild card contests, there is a contingent of other teams which are playing out their 2015 schedules. While the games may be meaningless for these teams as far as postseason contention for this season goes, the results of these games are telling as to which of these teams may be ready to contend in 2016. Continue reading Which non-contenders are closest to contending again?
Which wildcard hopefuls have the best shot at grabbing a one-game playoff berth? Continue reading Which wild card outsiders can become insiders?
Derek Helling compares the moves of the Cardinals and Pirates and how that impacts the race in the Central. Continue reading War games: comparing the upgrades by the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates
Featured Writer and ex-Marlins fan, Derek Helling, issues an open letter to the Marlins front office and ownership. Continue reading An open letter to the Miami Marlins: I’m Out.
Joe Maddon’s strange familiarity with no-hitters is explored by Derek Helling. Continue reading Joe Maddon’s strange familiarity with no-hitters
The 2015 Miami Marlins season bears a striking resemblance to their 2012 run. Derek Helling takes a look. Continue reading Meet the New Marlins, Same as the Old Marlins
Derek Helling examines what is, seemingly, one of the most irrelevant offensive statistics. Pitches per plate appearance Continue reading King of irrelevant offensive statistics: pitches per plate appearance
Albert Pujols is having a renaissance. Derek Helling looks at what’s lead to the 35-year-olds comeback. Continue reading The Renaissance Man: Explaining the resurgence of Albert Pujols
Derek Helling reviews the Anthony DeSclafani-Mat Latos trade Continue reading Hindsight’s cruelty: reviewing the Anthony DeSclafani-Mat Latos trade
Carlos Martinez is the most underserving All-Star of 2015. Derek Helling explains why. Continue reading 2015’s most undeserving ‘All-Star’: Carlos Martínez
Marlins relief pitcher Carter Capps has become well-known around Major League Baseball for his unique delivery. But he’s much more than that. Derek Helling explores. Continue reading Carter Capps is more than a funky delivery
Derek Helling looks at left-handed hitters who’re having stellar seasons. Continue reading Southpaw sovereignty