1. The One Area Every MLB Contender Must Still Improve Before 2016 Season

    The crazy part about Yoenis Cespedes, Chris Davis, Alex Gordon and Justin Upton all remaining unemployed at this late date in the offseason is that there's still a tremendous need for corner bats across the game...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 49,963 reads 153 comments

  2. Retired Pitcher Dan Haren Goes on Funny Twitter Tell-All About MLB Career

    After spending 13 years pitching in the major leagues, Dan Haren has compiled plenty of thoughts and stories only a big leaguer has experienced...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 144,391 reads 41 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's Updated Farm System Rankings Entering 2016

    While the hot stove continues to smolder and we wait on a number of key free-agent signings, now seems like a good time to take an updated look at how all 30 MLB farm systems stack up around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 149,596 reads 217 comments

  4. Final Predictions for the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class

    Get ready, folks. On Wednesday afternoon, the results of the Baseball Writers' Association of America vote for the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be announced...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 69,347 reads 91 comments

  5. Will Chapman-Miller-Betances Trio Really Mask Yankees' Other Weaknesses?

    For most of the last two years, the New York Yankees specialized in acquisitions that were anything but flashy. Many were useful and some were surprisingly good, but none of them screamed, "Look at us!" Trading for Aroldis Chapman did...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 20,716 reads 121 comments

  6. Voters Must End Mike Piazza's Unfair Hall of Fame Waiting Game

    Mike Piazza , the best offensive catcher in baseball history, isn't in the Hall of Fame. And nobody can really explain why. Yes, you will hear phrases like "stain of the steroid era" and "cloud of suspicion...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 10,144 reads 69 comments

  7. Legendary WWE Broadcaster Jim Ross Says He Wants to Call Games for the Pirates

    Everything is better with Jim Ross broadcasting it. That includes baseball. The legendary WWE announcer hosted a Twitter Q&A on Sunday, and one fan asked him about the ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 61,243 reads 71 comments

  8. Key Takeaways from Week 8 of MLB Hot Stove Moves, Chatter

    Major League Baseball's hot stove has cooled considerably since the winter meetings came and went, but with a number of impact free agents still searching for a new home, there is plenty of action still on tap before the start of spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 23,850 reads 50 comments

  9. Kenta Maeda to Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    After losing Zack Greinke via free agency, the Los Angeles Dodgers made a move to bolster their pitching staff, as they agreed to a deal with Japanese starting pitcher Kenta Maeda...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 61,365 reads 200 comments

  10. Post-New Year Predictions for the Rest of the MLB Offseason

    Yoenis Cespedes, Chris Davis, Alex Gordon and Justin Upton have historically bad luck. As Joel Sherman of the New York Post sees it, the market for free-agent game-changers has never developed at a slower pace...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 60,573 reads 90 comments

  11. Updating the Hottest Questions of the MLB Offseason Entering the New Year

    As the calendar flips to 2016 and the spring training clock begins ticking in earnest, it's time to update the hottest questions of the 2015-16 MLB offseason. Plenty has transpired this winter...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 43,405 reads 38 comments

  12. New Year's Resolutions for All 30 MLB Teams in 2016

    For the Miami Marlins, the club's New Year's resolution is incredibly simple: Just don't trade Jose Fernandez...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 83,040 reads 130 comments

  13. Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 8's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

    Two months have passed since the Kansas City Royals celebrated their first World Series championship in 30 years, yet we sit here on New Year's Eve with more questions than answers ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 19,384 reads 18 comments

  14. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering 2016

    The new year begins Friday, but we are still a couple months away from the start of the 2016 MLB season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 106,973 reads 400 comments

  15. Cliff Lee Can Still Be a Low-Risk, High-Reward Starter for a Contender

    The teams are interested and lining up. They can certainly smell a potential deal that benefits them when the scent wafts through the offseason air. And the aroma is strong with this one...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 1 month ago 15,627 reads 50 comments

  16. These 9 MLB Stars Are the Only Ones Worthy of 2016 HOF Enshrinement

    The Hall of Fame ballot arrived in the mail last month, filled with tough choices. Too many steroid guys, too many close calls. And one sure-fire, no-doubt Hall of Famer...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 31,978 reads 73 comments

  17. MLB's Biggest 2015-16 Offseason Winners and Losers Entering the New Year

    One part of the 2015 MLB season that will persist even after we all change our calendars is the offseason...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 57,958 reads 126 comments

  18. Scott Kazmir Fills a Need, but Won't Turn Tide of Dodgers' Disappointing Winter

    Scott Kazmir is nice. Quite fine, even. But Scott Kazmir is not enough to fix what is becoming a more uninspiring offseason by the day for the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 1 month ago 22,030 reads 83 comments

  19. Scott Kazmir to Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Scott Kazmir failed to live up to expectations after the Houston Astros acquired him at the 2015 trade deadline, and the lefty decided to make those struggles a thing of the past by bolting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in free agency...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 19,234 reads 50 comments

  20. Ranking the Most Underrated Impact Moves of the MLB Offseason's 1st 2 Months

    Sometimes, the moves that make the biggest impacts in sports are the ones that are swept under the rug in favor of more high-profile transactions. It's no different in baseball than it is in any other sport...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 1 month ago 18,765 reads 42 comments

  21. Win-Win Ideas for Top Remaining MLB Trade Chips Entering the New Year

    With the new year rapidly approaching and fanbases starting to count the days until the start of spring training, the MLB hot stove has started to cool a bit since the winter meetings came and went...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 27,252 reads 44 comments

  22. Is Jurickson Profar, Former No. 1 Overall MLB Prospect, Worth the Trade Gamble?

    It's not uncommon for a player to go from being a top prospect to being trade bait in a matter of years. That sort of thing happens all the time. But Jurickson Profar? He's a different story...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 39,947 reads 42 comments

  23. How Jose Fernandez Blockbuster Could Happen Without Crippling Dodgers' Farm

    First, let's get this out of the way: Jose Fernandez won't come cheap, if he comes at all. The Miami Marlins are under no obligation to trade the 23-year-old budding ace. And if they do, they'll demand a king's ransom...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 61,414 reads 116 comments

  24. Where Can Yoenis Cespedes Make the Most Impact Among His Front-Running Suitors?

    Yoenis Cespedes had help, but the fact is the New York Mets were just two games over .500 when he arrived and National League champions when he left...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 57,772 reads 111 comments

  25. Frank Malzone, Former Red Sox Star, Dies at Age 85

    Former MLB third baseman Frank Malzone, who made six All-Star teams with the Boston Red Sox , died Tuesday. He was 85. The Red Sox confirmed Malzone's death on their Twitter feed...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 6,305 reads 6 comments