1. 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 4 months ago 30,889 reads 75 comments

  2. 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...

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  3. 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 4 months ago 30,011 reads 37 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 37,147 reads 90 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 15,351 reads 10 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 30,490 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 30,334 reads 20 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 25,209 reads 19 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 21,092 reads 10 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 66,311 reads 21 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 16,064 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 20,846 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 7,501 reads 18 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 7,902 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 8,019 reads 8 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 3,682 reads 3 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 18,791 reads 17 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 35,697 reads 34 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 25,755 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 21,976 reads 29 comments

  21. MLB International Free Agents 2014: Projecting Landing Spots for Biggest Names

    With the 2014 Major League Baseball season set to end Wednesday night with Game 7 of the World Series, teams will soon direct their focus toward the free-agent market...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 22,458 reads 9 comments

  22. Full Preview, Pitcher vs. Lineup Breakdown of Winner-Take-All World Series Game

    In a postseason that has been nothing less than spectacular, it’s only appropriate that it all comes down to Game 7 of the World Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 21,527 reads 16 comments

  23. Arizona Fall League 2014: Stock Watch for All the Biggest Prospect Names

    If you love prospects, then it doesn’t get any better than the Arizona Fall League. With six teams comprised of players from all 30 organizations, the prestigious AFL offers ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 21,142 reads 6 comments

  24. SF Giants vs. KC Royals: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 6

    It's win-or-go-home time for the Kansas City Royals. After losing 5-0 to Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants in Game 5 of the World Series, the Royals find themselves ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 27,217 reads 27 comments

  25. Updated 2014 World Series MVP Odds as Fall Classic Enters Home Stretch

    The San Francisco Giants evened the 2014 World Series at two games apiece Saturday, as the National League champions scored seven unanswered runs to defeat the Kansas City Royals 11-4 in Game 4...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 19,463 reads 16 comments