1. Introducing Lucas Giolito, the Pitching Phenom Making Strasburg Expendable

    The signing of free agent Max Scherzer to a seven-year, $210 million contract improved the Washington Nationals ’ starting rotation from arguably the best to undoubtedly the best in baseball...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 hours ago 5,822 reads 3 comments

  2. Projecting the Atlanta Braves' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    The 2015 Opening Day roster for the Atlanta Braves will look much different than the 2014 Opening Day roster. That roster included Jason Heyward , Justin Upton, Evan Gattis and Ervin Santana, among others...

    Daniel Kock Written by Daniel Kock about 4 hours ago 4,087 reads 12 comments

  3. How the Cubs Should Handle the Unleashing of Uber-Prospect Kris Bryant

    The Kris Bryant era in Chicago will begin in 2015. The question is: When? Or alternatively: How soon? In the wake of the Chicago Cubs ' acquisition last week of center fielder ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 hours ago 6,972 reads 25 comments

  4. Like You Needed Another Reason to Admire Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw

    He's emerging as the most dominant pitcher of his generation. He's renowned for his work ethic, competitiveness, faith and humanitarianism. All at the age of 26.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 7 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Why the Dodgers Should Let Zack Greinke Walk

    There's been an influx of Zack Greinke discussion recently, maybe that's because of a long offseason, maybe it's because of real concern that Zack Greinke is going into the last year ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Rule Changes? Tigers Share Their Thoughts

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 19 minutes ago 3 reads 0 comments

  7. Victor Martinez Bolsters Tigers' Belief in the Present

    That Victor Martinez wanted to remain with the Detroit Tigers when he could have been a highly coveted hitter this off-season said a lot about his commitment to the team. It also spoke to his belief that the Tigers could remain in the hunt for a title..

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. A Six-Man Rotation Is a Bad Idea

    The Cardinals are looking to manage innings from their starters this season due to concerns with injuries, but a six-man rotation is not a good way to go for the Cardinals in 2015...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 27 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. How Do the Cardinals' Hitting Peripherals Compare to MLB as a Whole?

    On Monday, we took a look at how the St. Louis Cardinals ' likely 2015 starting rotation peripherals compare to the major-league starter rates...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 28 minutes ago 5 reads 0 comments

  10. Cards Reliever Belisle Has Eyes Set on October

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 30 minutes ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Roark May Land in 'Pen with Nats' Full Rotation

    WASHINGTON -- Tanner Roark could not have done much more to entrench himself in the Nationals ' starting rotation last year. In his first full big league season, the right-hander went 15-10 with a 2...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 31 minutes ago 6 reads 0 comments

  12. Scouting report: Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

    Cuban infielder Hector Olivera just held a two-day showcase at the Giants ' facility in the Dominican Republic. Along with the Giants, the A's, Padres and Braves all had representatives on hand to watch...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 hour ago 3 reads 0 comments

  13. On the Cusp: San Francisco Giants

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 hour ago 6 reads 0 comments

  14. Yankees Refusing to Pay A-Rod Home Run Bonus a Joke

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 hours ago 200 reads 0 comments

  15. Showalter on Duquette and Wieters on His Throwing Progression

    The Blue Jays ' announcement yesterday that Paul Beeston would return in 2015 as president and CEO shouldn't be viewed as breaking news. We heard about it as far back as the Winter Meetings...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  16. Projecting the Dodgers' 2015 Opening Day Roster

    The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the 2015 season with a roster full of new faces, but the particular collection of players is still capable of advancing to the postseason for a third consecutive year...

    Nick Ostiller Written by Nick Ostiller about 10 hours ago 3,544 reads 3 comments

  17. Joe Kelly Predicts He'll Win Cy Young; Dustin Pedroia Eyes Playing in All 162

    LEDYARD, Conn. — The Red Sox tried something new this offseason, and the Red Sox players didn't seem to mind it at all...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Yankees Who Would Love MLB to Ban Defensive Shifts

    New MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said recently he might be in favor of undoing much of the work teams have done combating the best hitters in the game and eliminate defensive shifts...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  19. Did the Shift Really Hurt Mark Teixeira in 2014?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 hours ago 29 reads 0 comments

  20. Is Devin Mesoraco Poised to Become MLB's Next Great Franchise Catcher?

    The development of former first-rounder Devin Mesoraco took a little longer than the Cincinnati Reds might have expected, but their patience has paid off, as they have ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 21 hours ago 7,200 reads 26 comments

  21. Red Sox HOFer Monbouquette Dies at Age 78

    The Boston Red Sox announced Monday the passing of team Hall of Famer Bill Monbouquette because of complications from leukemia. Monbouquette, 78, died on Sunday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 13 hours ago 9 reads 0 comments

  22. Allen Craig, Former St. Louis Cardinal, Has No Clear Role for Boston Red Sox

    The St. Louis Cardinals made their biggest roster move in 2014 when they sent Allen Craig and Joe Kelly to Boston in exchange for Corey Littrell and John Lackey. It was a move that fans questioned, both logically and emotionally...

    Bill Ivie Jr Written by Bill Ivie Jr about 20 hours ago 4,725 reads 17 comments

  23. A-Gon Puts Faith in Dodgers' New-Look Lineup

    LOS ANGELES -- The skeptics' view of the Dodgers ' lively offseason is that they now lack punch because the losses of Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez have left Adrian Gonzalez with very little protection in the middle of the lineup...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 14 hours ago 49 reads 0 comments

  24. Devin Mesoraco, Reds Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    Devin Mesoraco and the Cincinnati Reds apparently have no interest in fighting each other in the arbitration process...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 23 hours ago 11,176 reads 13 comments

  25. Astros' Roster Upgrades Have Hinch Raring to Go

    HOUSTON -- The roster has been retooled and improved since A.J. Hinch took over as manager of the Astros last fall.....

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 15 hours ago 2 reads 0 comments