A year ago, it was the Philadelphia Phillies, and then the rest of the National League. Everyone was picking Roy Halladay and Co. to win the pennant.
Previewing the National League.
Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones will miss the start of his farewell season.
Flanked by his family, his former manager and a group of teammates he hates to leave behind, Chipper Jones choked up a bit and delivered the news that's been looming for years:
Baseball has decided that expanding the postseason is such a good idea it's going to happen a year ahead of schedule.
Pretty neat way to warm up for the playoffs, huh?
Nearly an hour after one more loss in a historic collapse, Freddie Freeman walked through the Braves clubhouse still wearing his No. 5 uniform, as if he couldn't believe he'd be taking it off for the final time this year.
Fans thrilled to a frenzied finish all over the majors on Wednesday night with a startling rally by the Tampa Bay Rays coupled with a Boston Red Sox collapse to get the Rays their American League wild card spot.
No team enters this postseason under more pressure than the Philadelphia Phillies.