MLB Power Rankings: August 8th

The Cubs remain on top of the latest installment of the MLB Power Rankings, while the Rangers and Blue Jays both leap into the top 5. Continue reading MLB Power Rankings: August 8th


Those Surging Rockies

What a difference four days makes! While the All-Star Game required only Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado to punch in, the Rockies used the four-day holiday to otherwise refocus on the MLB playoff picture. At 40-48 going into the break, the Rockies were treading water in the hunt, a distant 6th place from the last playoff spot. Since then, the Rockies have posted the best record in all the majors, going 14-5 after last night’s drilling of the LA Dodgers by a score of 12-2 at Coors Field. Impressive as the run has been, it’s even more so considering the teams that the Rockies have felled along the way. Continue reading Those Surging Rockies