As August begins to move closer towards September, the plucky Oakland A's simply continue to be the Steve Urkel of Major League Baseball: Uninvited, often clumsy and awkward looking, but damn entertaining. At 60-51, they are entrenched in a three-way tie with the Detroit Tigers (not a surprise) and another surprise team, the Baltimore Orioles, for the Wild Card. No more than one and a half games out lurk the Los Angeles Angels and the team that replaced Oakland as baseball's "Little Engine That Could," the Tampa Bay Rays.
As we get closer toward September and baseball's pennant races, it's time to examine how teams are faring in Major League Baseball. Let's start off with a breakdown of teams who normally make the postseason, who won't be making it t... Read Post
The San Diego Padres have been one of the more active teams in Major League Baseball this offseason. Their personnel machinations continued on Thursday, as they reportedly traded for Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris. Mark Fein... Read Post