A wild season ahead
An added Wild Card team, plenty of young talent and old veterans hanging on should make for a compelling 2012 season.
The major leagues are now a major free-for-all. Credit (or blame) goes to an expanded postseason format that adds two more wild-card clubs this October.
Check out these rookies to watch, beginning with two players trying to follow in teammate's footsteps.
New York's Mariano Rivera and Atlanta's Chipper Jones aren't the only ones in the 40s still playing a young man's game.
A new home for the Fish, a special anniversary and a farewell to the NL for the Astros highlight the 2012 major league season. A handful of dates to mark on the schedule: