1. Reds' Bullpen Still Awaiting Attention

    While left field concerns are understandably getting the bulk of the attention this offseason for the Reds , the club has not made a significant move to fix the bullpen either...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 days ago 302 reads 0 comments

  2. Why the Chicago Cubs Are Not World Series Contenders for 2015

    There's a warm cheer sweeping throughout the city of Chicago this week, but it's not the holiday season. It's baseball. Forget the summer of 2014. December is the highlight of the Chicago Cubs ' 2014 season by far...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 9 days ago 5,594 reads 8 comments

  3. New Cub Jason Motte Has Something to Say to Cardinals Nation

    Dan Steckenberg Written by Dan Steckenberg about 9 days ago 164 reads 0 comments

  4. Joe Maddon Joins Olbermann

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon joins Keith Olbermann to discuss his Hazleton Integration project and the Cubs' outlook for the 2015 season after signing Jon Lester.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 365 reads 0 comments

  5. GM John Mozeliak Has Been Value Shopping so Far This Offseason

    After two disappointing free agent signings in a row (in 2012 and 2013), it appears John Mozeliak has done a little better shopping for value so far this offseason.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  6. Prospect Breyvic Valera Is Having a Hot Winter

    Breyvic Valera, one of the St. Louis Cardinals top prospects, is having a pretty amazing season in the fall and winter leagues...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 9 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  7. Cubs' Hype-Filled Roster Still at Least a Year Away from MLB Success

    It's possible, likely even, that in the long and storied history of Major League Baseball, there has never been a team coming off five consecutive losing seasons with more hype surrounding it than the Chicago Cubs have right now...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 days ago 19,157 reads 70 comments

  8. Brewers Sign Two Minor-League Outfielders

    The Brewers moved to fill a void they have in outfielders at the Class AAA level on Tuesday by signing Bryan Petersen and Ben Guez to minor-league deals. Petersen was invited to major-league spring training...

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  9. After Lester: More Decisions for Cubs

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  10. Brewers Will Wait to Pick Up Relief Help

    San Diego — It was so quiet in Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin's hotel suite during the winter meetings he could almost hear his fractured ankle healing.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  11. Quiet Since Winter Meetings, What's Next for Reds?

    CINCINNATI -- The Reds ended the Winter Meetings with a flurry last week -- trading starters Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon for four players.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 164 reads 0 comments

  12. County Has Unique Plan to Fix Reds Park's Seats

    CINCINNATI -- Ohio's Hamilton County has adopted a do-it-yourself approach to fix stadium seats in the Great American Ball Park that are unexpectedly falling apart.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 157 reads 0 comments

  13. Are the Reds Running out of Free-Agent of Options?

    In the game of musical chairs that is free agency, there aren't too many outfielder chairs remaining, and the Reds are still looking.....

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 168 reads 0 comments

  14. Reds Announce 2015 Promotional Schedule

    On Monday, the Reds unveiled their full promotional schedule for 2015, which is highlighted by 14 fireworks shows and nine bobblehead giveaways...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 10 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  15. Taillon Still Has Long Road to Recovery

    The music blared and strobe lights flashed, and it was Jameson Taillon's turn. A young boy approached him and informed him so...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  16. How Many Starters Do the Cardinals Need for 2015?

    It is very rare for a team to make it through the year relying on the five starters it starts the season with...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  17. Breakfast with Bernie: Motte's Signing Sets Up Showdown

    The Cardinals clearly thought Jason Motte was expendable; the Cubs thought a $4.5 million, 1-year deal was well worth it. Now, Bernie says, the 2015 season will show which front office was right about the reliever's future...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  18. Cardinals' 25-Man Roster Already Set?

    ST. LOUIS • Every winter about this time, as the hangover from the Winter Meetings lifts and the euphoria of a week spent rumor-mongering and trade-conjuring fades, a bit of reality sets in, or should...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 days ago 146 reads 0 comments

  19. SI Cover: The Jon Lester Factor

    The Chicago Cubs haven't won the World Series since 1908, haven't been to the Fall Classic since 1945 and have failed to reach the playoffs in each of the past six seasons...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 321 reads 0 comments

  20. Former Rays Utility Infielder Pleased to Find New Home

    Sean Rodriguez was the fourth utility infielder the Pirates acquired this offseason after Pedro Alvarez's move to first base set up Josh Harrison to play regularly at third...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 112 reads 0 comments

  21. Trade Ideas, Suitors If Cincinnati Reds Head for Full-Blown Fire Sale

    To rebuild or not to rebuild... It's not always easy for a team or its fanbase to accept the need to blow things up and start over, but often times it's a necessary evil to avoid toiling in mediocrity...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 days ago 9,587 reads 29 comments

  22. Cubs Went All-out for Lester: 'I Was Ready to Soak Myself in Deer Urine'

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 11 days ago 389 reads 0 comments

  23. Cubs Steadfast in Aggressive Pursuit of Lester

    CHICAGO -- The first day Jon Lester became a free agent, the Cubs reached out and sent a 15-minute video about the team, its future and why the left-hander was a good fit. And the club didn't stop there...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 272 reads 0 comments

  24. Brewers Announce 'Selig Experience' for Fans at Miller Park

    The Brewers on Monday announced the construction of a new fan experience at Miller Park, a state-of-the-art attraction to honor retiring baseball Commissioner and former team owner Bud Selig...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 156 reads 0 comments

  25. Jason Motte to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    On the same day the Chicago Cubs officially announced they signed Jon Lester, the team is reportedly shoring up the bullpen. According to MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 11 days ago 22,344 reads 24 comments