1. Selecting the 2014 Fall/Winter League All-Star Team

    The Arizona Fall League may be over, but the other notable offseason leagues, such as the Dominican, Puerto Rican and Venezuelan Winter Leagues, are in the middle of their respective regular seasons, with the postseason still roughly a few months away...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 hours ago 2,943 reads 2 comments

  2. MLB Teams Poised to Turn Free-Agent Losses into Big 2015 MLB Draft Gain

    Whether you love it or hate it, the implementation of the qualifying offer under Major League Baseball’s collective bargaining agreement has undeniably changed both free agency and the First-Year Player Draft...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 23 hours ago 11,563 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking Signing Odds for Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada's Top 8 Suitors

    A case can be made that this year’s most intriguing free agent isn’t Max Scherzer or Jon Lester. Rather, it’s Yoan Moncada, who has dominated the headlines of late, as Major League Baseball officially declared him a free agent on Nov...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 day ago 50,231 reads 58 comments

  4. Analyzing Yasmany Tomas' Potential Impact on Each Top MLB Suitor

    The sweepstakes for Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is down to four teams, writes Jon Heyman of CBSSports .com , with the Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants all in the mix...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 days ago 43,404 reads 33 comments

  5. Everything You Need to Know About Jung-Ho Kang, Power-Hitting Korean Shortstop

    Add Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang to the list of international free agents hoping to make the jump to the major leagues in 2015...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 17,935 reads 19 comments

  6. High-Reward MLB Reclamation Projects Worth Taking a Chance on

    Free agency isn’t just about which teams land the top players on the market. It’s also an opportunity for teams to find value where others don’t...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 days ago 23,486 reads 13 comments

  7. Introducing Addison Russell, Possible Centerpiece of Game-Changing Winter Trade

    The Chicago Cubs ' future was on display late last summer with franchise cornerstones Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro playing on the same field as highly regarded prospects such as Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Arismendy Alcantara...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 days ago 40,659 reads 99 comments

  8. Cole Hamels Trade Suitors with Chips to Pull off Huge Winter Trade

    Cole Hamels is the definition of an ace, having made at least 30 starts in seven consecutive seasons while eclipsing 200 innings all but once during that time frame. During his nine-year career with the Phillies , the left-hander has pitched to a 3..

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 7 days ago 28,470 reads 75 comments

  9. Japanese Star Kenta Maeda Proving He's Ready for MLB Challenge

    If you looked at some general managers’ calendars for November, there’s a good chance you’d find Wednesday the 12th circled...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 days ago 12,897 reads 22 comments

  10. Blue-Chip MLB Prospects That Are Linchpins of Possible Blockbuster Trades

    It’s not a coincidence that many of the biggest trades in recent years have involved blue-chip prospects...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 days ago 27,583 reads 33 comments

  11. Blue Jays Take Gamble with Russell Martin $82 Million Contract Splash

    It’s long been known that Russell Martin , the top free-agent catcher on the market, would command a large contract this offseason. After rejecting the Pittsburgh Pirates ' $15...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 days ago 36,412 reads 90 comments

  12. Big-Name Offseason Targets Who Should No Longer Be Considered MLB Stars

    This year’s free-agent class has its share of star players, with Max Scherzer , Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval and Yasmany Tomas expected to receive contracts of at least $100 million...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 days ago 14,957 reads 10 comments

  13. Potential MLB Trade Targets Who Could Be True Franchise Game-Changers

    The free-agent market is yet to develop, but it’s only a matter of time until the dominoes will start to fall. When they do, expect the trade market to take shape as well...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 12 days ago 28,840 reads 21 comments

  14. Everything You Need to Know About Yoan Moncada, 19-Year-Old Cuban Phenom

    The sweepstakes for outfielder Yasmany Tomas appears to be winding down. The 24-year-old outfielder could sign with a team as soon as this weekend, according to Jorge ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 23,768 reads 18 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 25 MLB Prospects Making Waves in Offseason Leagues

    There’s only one game remaining on this year’s Arizona Fall League schedule, but it’s a big one. The Salt River Rafters (17-11-4) and Peoria Javelinas (15-4-3) will play in the AFL Championship Game on Saturday, beginning at 3:08 p...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 13 days ago 23,140 reads 19 comments

  16. How Top International Targets Becoming Available Would Impact MLB Free Agency

    The New York Yankees made Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka the highest-paid international free agent in baseball history last offseason, signing him to an unprecedented seven-year, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 14 days ago 20,701 reads 10 comments

  17. Predicting 5 Impact MLB Free Agents Who Will Sign Quickly This Offseason

    One big name came off the board Wednesday, as Victor Martinez re-signed with the Detroit Tigers for four years, $68 million, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 14 days ago 65,769 reads 21 comments

  18. Complete 2014 Arizona Fall League Update with Breakout Stars, Disappointments

    The 2014 Arizona Fall League is set to end this weekend, with the championship game to be played Saturday at 3:08 p.m. ET, airing on MLB Network/MLB.com ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 15 days ago 15,790 reads 7 comments

  19. 10 MLB-Ready Prospects That Will Benefit Most from the Free-Agent Frenzy

    During the regular season, teams usually call up their top prospects to fill a role that’s been affected by injuries or productivity issues...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 20,272 reads 15 comments

  20. Yankees Would Be Smart to Stick to Plan of Avoiding Big-Name FAs This Winter

    Believe it or not, the New York Yankees don’t plan on being big spenders this offseason. At least compared to previous years...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 16 days ago 7,352 reads 18 comments

  21. MLB International Free Agency: Contract Predictions for Top 10 Players

    This year’s class of free agents features top-tier pitchers such as Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields, as well as a few middle-of-the-order hitters such as Hanley Ramirez, Victor Martinez and Pablo Sandoval...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 18 days ago 6,494 reads 1 comments

  22. Japanese Star Kenta Maeda's Scouting Report, Top Potential Suitors

    The (multi) million-dollar question this offseason is whether Japanese pitcher Kenta Maeda will be posted by Nippon Professional Baseball’s Hiroshima Carp...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 19 days ago 7,417 reads 8 comments

  23. Are 2014 AL, NL Comeback Winners Good Bets to Sustain Future Success?

    Major League Baseball announced the 2014 Comeback Players of the Year in the American and National Leagues on Friday, and they got both of them right...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 days ago 3,573 reads 3 comments

  24. Impact MLB Prospects Who Could Be Traded This Winter

    Baseball’s offseason has only just begun, but with the winter meetings roughly a month away, speculation regarding this year’s trade market is already heating up...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 21 days ago 18,649 reads 17 comments

  25. Odds of Top Potential Suitors Signing Each Elite 2014-2015 Free-Agent Target

    The offseason is officially underway, as Major League Baseball on Thursday released its list of 121 players set to become free agents. However, that number has already increased, as both teams and players have already declined options...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 26 days ago 35,394 reads 34 comments