1. MLB Market Needs Have Eliminated Qualifying-Offer Victims This Offseason

    The previous two offseasons have left us with a new, unexpected baseball term: Victim of the Qualifying Offer, which refers to a player who has spurned the offer in search of longer-term riches only to regret how he played his hand...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 days ago 13,089 reads 9 comments

  2. Key MLB Free Agents Opting for 'Greener Pastures' an Early Offseason Trend

    So far, the MLB offseason has been the winter of jumping ship. With the exception of Victor Martinez, who re-signed with the Detroit Tigers on a four-year, $68 million deal, all of the big-name free agents will be playing for new teams in 2015...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 12 days ago 16,728 reads 18 comments

  3. Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Pre-Winter Meetings Buzz

    If Major League Baseball's hot stove isn't yet at a full boil, it soon will be, what with the annual rumor-and-speculation fest that is the winter meetings, which get underway Sunday, Dec...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 22 days ago 53,063 reads 48 comments

  4. Scott Miller's Starting 9: With Nelson Cruz, Mariners Can Win Now—and Later

    Who knew it would start raining bats in Seattle? Robinson Cano last winter. Nelson Cruz this winter. Maybe the drought is finally over. The Seattle Mariners: Early AL West favorites entering 2015? You bet...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 25 days ago 84,333 reads 42 comments

  5. Seattle Mariners: Signing Nelson Cruz Is a Start, but M's Need More Hitters

    The Seattle Mariners have reportedly signed Nelson Cruz. Yancen Pujols of the Dominican newspaper El Caribe reported the news, which was confirmed by ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick ...

    Ben Rosener Written by Ben Rosener about 25 days ago 1,555 reads 1 comments

  6. Nelson Cruz's Reported 4-Year Deal Worth the Risk for Seattle Mariners

    General manager Jack Zduriencik and the Seattle Mariners aren't bashful. We'll give 'em that. For the second winter in a row, the M's have reportedly made a major splash in free agency...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 25 days ago 5,677 reads 23 comments

  7. Nelson Cruz Splash Could Finally End Mariners' 13-Year Postseason Drought

    The Seattle Mariners are betting big that Nelson Cruz , whose 40 home runs led all of Major League Baseball in 2014, can help get them to the playoffs for the first time in a long time...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 25 days ago 41,034 reads 51 comments

  8. Baltimore O's Best Free-Agency Backup Plans If They Miss on Top Targets

    The time of year has come where big free-agent splashes are being made. Teams around MLB are looking to sign top talent to big contracts in hopes that these players will be the missing pieces for a successful 2015 squad...

    Alex Snyder Written by Alex Snyder about 30 days ago 4,262 reads 2 comments