1. Can Kris Bryant Grievance Help Set Stage for End of Service-Time Manipulation?

    Fortunately for Jason Heyward , the Atlanta Braves thought they had a chance to win in 2010. Unfortunately for Stephen Strasburg, the Washington Nationals knew they didn't. Both Heyward and Strasburg were young phenoms that spring...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 19,400 reads 61 comments

  2. Odds of Each Suitor Acquiring Top Remaining 2015-16 MLB Free Agents

    With 10 shopping days left before Christmas, the hot-stove league's shelves are still stocked with some premium gifts that teams can bestow upon their fans, despite a flurry of activity ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 1 month ago 77,619 reads 70 comments

  3. 10 MLB Players in Worst Spots as 2015 Winter Meetings Dust Settles

    The 2015 MLB offseason has been a major bummer for Chris Davis and Yoenis Cespedes. The winter meetings are fading into the background and those free-agent mashers are still hunting for that lucrative, and to this point, elusive, payday...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 49,333 reads 62 comments

  4. Losing Jason Heyward Could Be Blessing in Disguise for Cardinals

    St. Louis Cardinals fans have every right to feel jilted by Jason Heyward. He didn't just spurn them, after all. He ran into the arms of their longtime division rival...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 52,029 reads 217 comments

  5. Why the New York Mets Have Been Treading Lightly This Offseason

    The New York Mets are clearly within arm’s reach of a World Series title, and many fans are patiently awaiting news of a major offensive transaction that they believe is necessary ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 3,969 reads 4 comments

  6. MLB Teams Quietly Having Strong 2015 Offseasons

    At a time when Major League Baseball is silly with cash to spend on free agents and young talent to swap in trades, the hot-stove season has a dial that skips right past 11 and goes to 12...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 64,760 reads 105 comments

  7. Mark Appel's Fresh Start with Phillies Could Help Former No. 1 Pick Thrive

    The news was stunning, unexpected but completely understandable. The Houston Astros completed their trade with the Philadelphia Phillies to acquire closer Ken Giles, a flamethrower ...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 22,942 reads 31 comments

  8. Finding Trade Partners for MLB's Bloated Superstar Contracts on the Block

    Finding logical trade destinations for notorious underachievers like Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp is no enviable task. Once upon a time, Ramirez and Kemp were mashing together in the heart of the order for the Los Angeles Dodgers...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 2 months ago 27,282 reads 25 comments

  9. Mark Appel to Phillies: Latest Trade Details and Scouting Report

    In a surprise twist to a deal that was reported earlier this week, the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies pulled a sleight of hand with 2013 No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel going to the Phillies as part of the Ken Giles trade...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 13,711 reads 26 comments

  10. Charlie Morton to Phillies: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies addressed their starting rotation Saturday by acquiring pitcher Charlie Morton in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 25,940 reads 31 comments

  11. Steve Cishek to Mariners: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Seattle Mariners bolstered their bullpen Saturday by signing former Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek to a two-year contract. ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 12,942 reads 30 comments

  12. Key Takeaways from Week 5 of MLB Hot Stove Chatter

    This year’s winter meetings, while not nearly the whirlwind of blockbuster activity they were last year, gave us plenty to chew on through the new year...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 2 months ago 9,362 reads 24 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Buzz Surrounding Aroldis Chapman and Top Players Available

    The MLB hot stove continues to simmer well after the winter meetings ended Wednesday. The free-agent market continues to remain fluid—apropos the Chicago Cubs’ splash ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 2 months ago 36,454 reads 64 comments

  14. Predicting Landing Spots for Top 15 Post-Winter Meetings MLB Trade Targets

    The 2015 MLB winter meetings have come and gone, and plenty of notable moves have already changed the landscape of MLB...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 2 months ago 33,283 reads 66 comments

  15. Michael Cuddyer Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer is hanging up his mitt after 15 years. Cuddyer confirmed his decision in a post on the Players' Tribune a day after Adam Rubin of ESPN...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 2 months ago 26,276 reads 88 comments

  16. White Sox 3B Brett Lawrie Pulls off a 66-Inch Box Jump

    Ain't no box jump high enough to keep Brett Lawrie from hurling his body on top of it—well, 67 inches might be too high...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 31,835 reads 31 comments

  17. Nick Swisher Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Braves 1B's Future

    The Atlanta Braves are reportedly shopping veteran first baseman and outfielder Nick Swisher, according to Mark Bowman of MLB .com. Continue for updates. Braves hope to deal Swisher Friday, Dec...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 2 months ago 23,394 reads 32 comments

  18. Jason Heyward Splash Puts World Series-Chasing Chicago Cubs on Top of MLB

    The Chicago Cubs haven't won the World Series in 107 years. If they have it their way, the counter won't reach 108 years. And man, oh man, do they appear to be serious about that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 66,107 reads 359 comments

  19. Upset Cardinals Fan Torches Jason Heyward Jersey After He Signs with Cubs

    Understatement: St. Louis Cardinals fans have not taken the news well that Jason Heyward has left for Chicago...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 2 months ago 40,208 reads 109 comments

  20. Zack Greinke's Top Quotes from Introductory Press Conference with Diamondbacks

    After shocking the baseball world by agreeing to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks last week, superstar pitcher Zack Greinke was introduced as part of a highly anticipated press conference Friday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 12,588 reads 47 comments

  21. Jason Heyward to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    For the second time in as many years, Jason Heyward is on the move, agreeing to a deal with the Chicago Cubs . Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times first reported the news...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 305,662 reads 562 comments

  22. Tommy Hanson Autopsy Reveals Cocaine, Alcohol as Causes of Death

    Autopsy results released Friday show former Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tommy Hanson died after delayed complications of cocaine and alcohol toxicity...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 52,872 reads 66 comments

  23. MLB Winter Meetings: 5 Teams That Had a Great Week in Nashville

    With the MLB Winter Meetings coming to an end Thursday, it's time we look at those who had a good week in Nashville, Tennessee, and which teams will benefit the most this upcoming season...

    Chazz Scogna Written by Chazz Scogna about 2 months ago 1,053 reads 0 comments

  24. Jake McGee Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Rays P

    Jake McGee has been a staple at the back end of the Tampa Bay Rays' bullpen for the past several seasons, but the veteran lefty could be on the move. Continue for updates. Report: McGee Trade Talks Intensifying Friday, Dec...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 11,644 reads 19 comments

  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz After 2015 Winter Meetings

    The 2015 MLB winter meetings are officially in the books, and they will likely be remembered for a flurry of activity and nonstop rumors...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 4,102 reads 0 comments