1. 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 month ago 80,482 reads 81 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 43,690 reads 33 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 21,716 reads 19 comments

  4. 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 1 month ago 25,760 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 45,065 reads 118 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 30,817 reads 75 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 14,516 reads 22 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 29,927 reads 37 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 37,121 reads 90 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 15,337 reads 10 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 29,262 reads 21 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 25,697 reads 19 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 24,704 reads 19 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 21,034 reads 10 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 66,296 reads 21 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 16,018 reads 7 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 20,800 reads 15 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 7,488 reads 18 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 7,365 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 1 month ago 7,949 reads 8 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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 1 month ago 18,777 reads 17 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 35,632 reads 34 comments

  24. 2015 MLB Free Agency: 4 Available Players Who Are About to Hit a Decline

    The conclusion of the World Series on Wednesday means that free agency is nearly upon us. This year’s free-agent class features three high-end pitchers in Max Scherzer, Jon ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 25,733 reads 4 comments

  25. Biggest Takeaways/Lessons Learned from 2014 World Series Action

    The 2014 season came to an end Wednesday night, as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of the World Series, 3-2, to claim their third title in the last five years...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 month ago 21,964 reads 29 comments