1. San Francisco Giants: Ranking the Top 10 Prospects Ahead of Spring Training

    It's been a while since the San Francisco Giants had a top-tier minor league system. Grabbing three championships in a seven-year span and placing an emphasis on winning now will do that...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 6,847 reads 0 comments

  2. Los Angeles Dodgers: Ranking the Top 10 Prospects Ahead of Spring Training

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have finished with a losing record twice since the turn of the millennium and have won four straight division titles. Still, they boast one of the best farm systems in baseball...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 8,299 reads 0 comments

  3. What Is Madison Bumgarner Worth in Upcoming Giants Megadeal?

    There's what Madison Bumgarner is making, what he's worth and how much he might make in his next contract. Spoiler alert: These three things are very different...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 31,978 reads 9 comments

  4. Giants Spring Training 2017 Preview: Predictions, Players to Watch and More

    For the first time since the waning days of the George W. Bush administration, the San Francisco Giants didn't win the World Series in an even year. Now, as we prepare to inaugurate President Donald J...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 5,949 reads 8 comments

  5. Dodgers Spring Training 2017 Preview: Predictions, Players to Watch and More

    The Los Angeles Dodgers need a second baseman. You know this. They know this. Your great-aunt Meredith who doesn't follow baseball knows this. Yet as I type these words, Enrique Hernandez and his ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 9,312 reads 11 comments

  6. Alexi Amarista to Rockies: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Colorado Rockies have signed veteran utility man Alexi Amarista to a contract. The team officially announced a one-year deal with Amarista for 2017...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 555 reads 0 comments

  7. Wil Myers, Padres Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    The San Diego Padres and first baseman Wil Myers finalized their agreement on a new six-year contract extension. The Padres officially announced on Jan. 17 that Myers' extension will run through 2022 with a team option for 2023...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 664 reads 0 comments

  8. Willie McCovey's Tax Evasion Charges Pardoned by President Obama

    President Barack Obama pardoned b aseball Hall of Famer and San Francisco Giants great Willie McCovey on Tuesday of tax evasion...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 56,281 reads 21 comments

  9. Wil Myers' 6-Year Extension Cements Franchise Cornerstone for Padres' New Era

    When the San Diego Padres acquired Wil Myers in December 2014, he was a talented, injury-prone enigma. Two years and change later, he has a chance to be a franchise cornerstone...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 6,542 reads 17 comments

  10. Predicting Los Angeles Dodgers Depth Charts a Month Ahead of Spring Training

    As of this writing, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a glaring hole at second base. Hence the persistent trade rumors surrounding the Minnesota Twins ' Brian Dozier...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 7,321 reads 13 comments

  11. Chad Bettis Declared Cancer-Free After November Surgery

    Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis has been declared cancer-free after a November surgery removed a malignant testicle. "I'm feeling great. Got an early Christmas present. Doctor said I was cancer-free...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 201 reads 0 comments

  12. Diamondbacks File Suit Over Stadium Repairs: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Tuesday the organization filed a lawsuit against the Maricopa County Stadium District over money for capital repairs of Chase Field. Steve Gilbert of MLB ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 4,003 reads 3 comments

  13. Los Angeles Dodgers' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post-New Year

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have spent the offseason getting the band back together, re-signing closer Kenley Jansen, left-hander Rich Hill and third baseman Justin Turner. There's nothing wrong with that...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 15,066 reads 16 comments

  14. Rockies' Nolan Arenado Live-Streams Family Whiffle Ball Game

    Colorado Rockies All-Star Nolan Arenado can celebrate a successful 2016, during which he hit .294/.362/.570 with 41 home runs and won his fourth straight National League Gold Glove Award...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 months ago 5,439 reads 0 comments

  15. Jimmy Rollins to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Jimmy Rollins isn't ready to call it a career just yet. The veteran shortstop agreed to a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants on Monday, where he'll attempt to make the 25-man roster out of spring training...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 10,121 reads 10 comments

  16. Rockies' Aggressive Offseason Could Position Colorado as MLB's 2017 Sleeper Team

    When Mike Dunn gets $19 million from the Colorado Rockies , it tells you it's always great to be a left-handed reliever. It also tells you Ian Desmond was right...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 7 months ago 15,723 reads 29 comments

  17. Does Dodgers' Expensive Roster Have Enough Firepower to Take Down Cubs?

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are going to be good in 2017. For fans of the franchise, this must be at once comforting and beside the point. The Dodgers being good has been a fact of life for the last four seasons...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 18,906 reads 67 comments

  18. Dodgers Remain Among NL Elite by Re-Signing Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner

    Nearly $200 million and exactly three familiar faces later, the Los Angeles Dodgers have retained a roster worthy of the top of the National League power structure...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 10,900 reads 55 comments

  19. Kenley Jansen Re-Signs with Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Relief pitcher Kenley Jansen has re-signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers , the team announced on Tuesday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 11,290 reads 13 comments

  20. Mark Melancon Puts Giants Back on Level for NL West Dominance

    The San Francisco Giants ' run of even-year championships finally ended in 2016 in large part because their bullpen was cursed. Or to put it more bluntly, just not very good...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 8 months ago 11,278 reads 56 comments

  21. Rich Hill Re-Signs with Dodgers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Los Angeles Dodgers were so enamored with Rich Hill after acquiring him in August that they have decided to keep him around with a new contract extension, announcing Monday that they had signed him to a three-year contract...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 7,025 reads 30 comments

  22. Mark Melancon to Giants: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    Mark Melancon spent the second half of the 2016 season with the Washington Nationals , but the 31-year-old closer is moving on from the reigning National League East champions after signing with the San Francisco Giants on Monday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 25,934 reads 118 comments

  23. Brandon McCarthy Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Dodgers Pitcher

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are looking to make a splash on the open market during the offseason, and Buster Olney of ESPN The Magazine reported that they are shopping right-handed ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 5,655 reads 2 comments

  24. Scott Kazmir Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Dodgers Pitcher

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a crowded roster heading into the meat of their offseason and are reportedly shopping left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir to create additional space, per Buster Olney of ESPN The Magazine ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 1,500 reads 0 comments

  25. Tyson Ross Is Fascinating New Possibility on Dismal MLB Free-Agent Market

    Under normal circumstances, a pitcher coming off a major shoulder procedure who posted an 11.81 ERA in extremely limited action the previous season wouldn't be a winter head-turner...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 months ago 10,412 reads 22 comments