1. Mapping Out Cubs' New Plan After Whiffing on Key Target Russell Martin

    Though the Chicago Cubs failed to sign free-agent catcher Russell Martin last week, it doesn ’t mean the team won’t have other intriguing options moving forward...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 17 hours ago 13,948 reads 35 comments

  2. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

    The signings of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez by the Boston Red Sox have rightfully dominated the discourse around MLB for the past two days...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 17 hours ago 47,811 reads 79 comments

  3. MLB Rumors: Latest Trade and Free-Agent Rumors Around the League

    The first month of the MLB offseason is the most crucial because it generally establishes which teams are going to be players and which teams are going to sit most of the winter out...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 1 day ago 4,730 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Justin Upton, Brandon Moss and More

    The 2014 MLB offseason has been underway for several weeks, meaning it's about that time when we'll start to see some major dominoes fall. Some big pieces have already fallen...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 1 day ago 3,216 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Teams That Look Most Aggressive to Make Waves This Offseason

    Major League Baseball's offseason is anything but. The games may have ended in October, but the action is still ongoing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 days ago 65,900 reads 72 comments

  6. MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Talk for Justin Upton, Jay Bruce and More

    The hot-stove season has already provided plenty of heat. Some high-profile free agents have already agreed to deals, while other big names have been moved in trades...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 days ago 31,833 reads 12 comments

  7. Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-2015 MLB Offseason, Week 3

    Major League Baseball's offseason has just begun, and already there are all sorts of rumors and speculation—and questions—surrounding a number of free agents and trade candidates, as well as teams' objectives and plans of attack...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 days ago 33,503 reads 13 comments

  8. MLB Rumors: Breaking Down Trade Buzz for Justin Upton, Nick Swisher and More

    You can feel the urgency between Major League Baseball teams and players picking up each day. There's been a pattern in recent years where it took months for deals and trades to happen...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 7,358 reads 0 comments

  9. Cole Hamels Trade Suitors with Chips to Pull off Huge Winter Trade

    Cole Hamels is the definition of an ace, having made at least 30 starts in seven consecutive seasons while eclipsing 200 innings all but once during that time frame. During his nine-year career with the Phillies , the left-hander has pitched to a 3..

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 27,991 reads 75 comments

  10. Mets Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Talk

    The New York Mets , like all other baseball teams, are actively involved in the current offseason. During this time, every team looks through free agency and the trade market to find upgrades in order to improve...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 7 days ago 7,705 reads 4 comments

  11. MLB Rumors: Latest Trade Chatter Around Andre Ethier, Hisashi Iwakuma and More

    Rumor turned to report when the MLB offseason's first blockbuster trade unfolded Monday. Following constant buzz about the Atlanta Braves shopping Jason Heyward , they dealt him and relief pitcher Jordan Walden to the St...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 5,725 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest News, Rumors and Speculation

    After a relatively quiet weekend, several notable MLB moves were made in rapid succession on Monday. First, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Miami Marlins and Giancarlo ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 8 days ago 29,376 reads 47 comments

  13. Blue-Chip MLB Prospects That Are Linchpins of Possible Blockbuster Trades

    It’s not a coincidence that many of the biggest trades in recent years have involved blue-chip prospects...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 days ago 26,717 reads 33 comments

  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Justin Upton, Cole Hamels and More

    The MLB offseason finally had its first blockbuster trade on Monday, but many more are likely coming before the season begins. Jason Heyward was dealt from the Atlanta Braves to the St...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 days ago 3,226 reads 3 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Ryan Howard and More

    Football fans may have their fill of action during the winter, but baseball fans are glued to the hot stove with next year’s standings hanging in the balance with every personnel move...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 3,842 reads 2 comments

  16. What Trade Will Finally Fix Crowded LA Dodgers' Outfield Situation?

    It’s no secret the Los Angeles Dodgers have more quality outfielders on the roster than any one club needs...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 9 days ago 7,752 reads 5 comments

  17. Potential MLB Trade Targets Who Could Be True Franchise Game-Changers

    The free-agent market is yet to develop, but it’s only a matter of time until the dominoes will start to fall. When they do, expect the trade market to take shape as well...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 days ago 28,776 reads 21 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jason Heyward, Ubaldo Jimenez and More

    Even though spring training is when you start to see what a team is capable of doing in the regular season, the offseason is when you get a real sense of where all 30 Major League Baseball teams view themselves heading into the next year...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 11 days ago 22,615 reads 21 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Cole Hamels, Ubaldo Jimenez and More

    The trade market is rich with talented arms and bats who could find themselves packing their bags and changing cities over the course of the next few months...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 12 days ago 995 reads 1 comments

  20. Updating the Hottest Questions of the 2014-15 MLB Offseason, Week 2

    Major League Baseball's offseason has just begun, and already there are all sorts of rumors and speculation—and questions—surrounding a number of free agents and trade candidates, as well as teams' objectives and plans of attack...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 days ago 17,058 reads 10 comments

  21. 1 Risky Move All 30 MLB Teams Should Make This Offseason

    The MLB offseason is the perfect time for teams to take risks. The bigger the risk, the bigger the payout. Looking around the league, there are all sorts of prominent free agents and trade targets for clubs to gamble on...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 12 days ago 182,422 reads 135 comments

  22. Top Takeaways, News from the 2014 MLB GM Meetings

    The annual general managers meetings, which wrapped up Thursday in Phoenix, are merely the first salvo in the MLB offseason. Most of the big deals and major signings are yet to come...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 12 days ago 1,118 reads 1 comments

  23. MLB Rumors: Analyzing Trade Buzz for Cole Hamels, Howie Kendrick and More

    For Major League Baseball teams, trying to trade established big leaguers can be a bigger chore than trying to sign a free agent. You have to deal with money that's left on a contract and decide who will be going back in the move...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 644 reads 0 comments

  24. 5 MLB Players Who Are High-Upside Change-of-Scenery Trade Targets

    Sometimes things just don’t work out in Major League Baseball . No matter how much talent or upside a player may have, it isn’t always in the cards that the results will meet expectations with one franchise...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 13 days ago 17,009 reads 7 comments

  25. Andrew Cashner, Tyson Ross, Ian Kennedy Shake Up the MLB Trade Market

    A market that already is chock-full of quality top- and mid-rotation arms is adding even more quantity to the quality, as the latest report from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports indicates ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 13 days ago 7,731 reads 14 comments