1. 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 6 months ago 7,501 reads 18 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 7,952 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 8,040 reads 8 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 3,683 reads 3 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 18,794 reads 17 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 35,700 reads 34 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 25,761 reads 4 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 21,979 reads 29 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 22,472 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 21,533 reads 16 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 21,145 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 27,232 reads 27 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 19,473 reads 16 comments

  14. All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Roadblock to a Successful Offseason

    The offseason has already begun for every team but the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, and once the World Series is over, teams will begin to address their biggest needs through trades and/or free-agent signings...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 52,524 reads 10 comments

  15. Grading the Performance of Top MLB Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    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 6 months ago 10,689 reads 5 comments

  16. Scouting Reports, Potential Suitors for MLB's Top International Free Agents

    With the 2014 Major League Baseball season coming to an end, all 30 teams will soon direct their focus toward the free-agent market...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 11,655 reads 10 comments

  17. Power Ranking the Top 20 Players of the 2014 World Series

    The Kansas City Royals’ streak of eight consecutive wins to begin the postseason came to an end Tuesday night, as the American League champions dropped Game 1 of the World Series to the San Francisco Giants 7-1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 8,229 reads 8 comments

  18. 10 Crucial Stats That Project the 2014 World Series Champion

    You can’t predict baseball, they say. Yet, when it comes to the postseason, that’s exactly what we attempt to do, using any relevant statistic, trend or storyline to contextualize individual performances and head-to-head matchups...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 7,116 reads 2 comments

  19. The Biggest Must-Follow Storylines of the Upcoming 2014 World Series

    The 2014 World Series is yet to begin, but it's already rich with storylines. On Tuesday night, the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, the wild-card winners from each league, ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 12,861 reads 12 comments

  20. The Greatest Series-Clinching Home Runs in MLB Postseason History

    Travis Ishikawa became a postseason hero on Thursday with his walk-off home run against the Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 19,655 reads 37 comments

  21. Underperforming Postseason Stars Who Have to Step Up Before It's Too Late

    The San Francisco Giants are World Series-bound for the third time in the last five years after knocking off the St. Louis Cardinals in five games to clinch the National League Championship Series...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 13,716 reads 6 comments

  22. Despite Tough NLCS Exit, Cardinals Have Youth, Veteran Core to Keep Coming Back

    The St. Louis Cardinals ’ World Series aspirations were dashed Thursday with one swing of the bat, as Travis Ishikawa ’s three-run, walk-off home run in Game 5 of the ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 10,064 reads 33 comments

  23. Making Sense of Don Mattingly's Dodgers Future in Andrew Friedman Reign

    After early departures from the postseason in back-to-back years, the Los Angeles Dodgers were ready to shake things up...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 11,851 reads 30 comments

  24. 5 MLB Teams with the Prospects to Pull off Offseason Blockbuster Trade

    While the postseason is heading toward the World Series and, thus, the conclusion of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, that only involves the four teams still playing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 54,262 reads 99 comments

  25. Mike Matheny's Questionable Calls Come Home to Roost in Cards' NLCS Game 3 Loss

    The St. Louis Cardinals lost a heartbreaker Tuesday, as Randy Choate’s throwing error in the 10th inning gave the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 win in Game 3 of the NLCS...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 6 months ago 19,681 reads 46 comments