Beat the Streak Daily Update September 14

David Adler

The idea is simple — pick one player (or two) every day who you think will get a hit. The objective — surpass Joe DiMaggio’s record-long 56-game hitting streak — is a bit more challenging. Let’s take a closer look at the action from yesterday and today: Longest active streak: […]

Stats about historic 62 home runs

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com It’s now Aaron Judge, then Roger Maris, then Babe Ruth. Judge hit home run No. 62 in Game 161, a historic milestone for both the Yankees and Major League Baseball. This season, Judge has surpassed every Yankees legend — Maris’ 61 homers in 1961, Ruth’s 60 […]

Weaknesses for 2022 playoff teams

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com Every team has at least one weakness, even the biggest postseason powerhouses. So let’s take a look at what they are for this year’s field with the postseason about to begin. Here’s the biggest weakness for every 2022 postseason contender. Teams are listed in order of […]

Rookies to watch in the 2022 MLB postseason

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com Rookies to watch in the 2022 MLB postseason \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”rookies-to-watch-in-2022-postseason\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.13″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”rookies-to-watch-in-2022-postseason\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.13.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”rookies-to-watch-in-2022-postseason\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.14″:{“content”:”**7\\. Steven Kwan, Guardians**\n\n**8\\. Brendan Donovan, Cardinals**\n\nYou know what goes up in the playoffs? Strikeouts. You know what Kwan and Donovan _don’t_ do? Strike out.\n\nKwan debuted this season as baseball’s contact king — he didn’t swing and miss […]

Beat the Streak Daily Update September 20

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com The idea is simple — pick one player (or two) every day who you think will get a hit. The objective — surpass Joe DiMaggio’s record-long 56-game hitting streak — is a bit more challenging. Let’s take a closer look at the action from yesterday and […]

100-win MLB teams that finished in 2nd place

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com If you win 100 games in a season, you’re a powerhouse team. But you’re not always a first-place team. The Mets or the Braves could find that out the hard way this season. Both teams might well win 100 games — New York and Atlanta are […]

How Albert Pujols is chasing 700 home runs

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com How has Albert Pujols gotten here, to the verge of 700 home runs? How has he gone on this incredible home run surge — 12 home runs since Aug. 10 — to get to 698 in the final weeks of his final season? How has the […]

Aaron Judge leads Shohei Ohtani in latest MVP poll

David Adler

By David Adler www.mlb.com Judge-Ohtani? Ohtani-Judge? Who’s your No. 1 in the MVP race?  In the latest MLB.com MVP poll, there’s still one favorite between Aaron Judge and Shohei Ohtani in the American League. But the race is tightening as we enter the final weeks of the regular season.  In […]

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