Here's how our experts see the AL and NL division playoffs playing out:
Eduardo Encina, Orioles reporter:
ALDS (best-of-five series)
Red Sox over Cleveland, 3-2
Boston can score runs in bunches. We've all seen that. But in the postseason good pitching usually beats good hitting. But from Sept 1. on, the Red Sox own an impressive 3.05 ERA.
Blue Jays over Rangers, 3-2
Toronto is riding high after their wild card win, but Texas is no slouch. The Rangers are 25 games above .500 at home, so home field advantage could be a factor. As good as the Rangers starting...
White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a lead-off solo home run in the 7th inning against the Minnesota Twins at Cellular Field in Chicago. The Twins won the game by a score of 5-3. With their ninth loss in 12 games, the Sox find themselves with a 7-11...