1. Making New Year's Resolutions for MLB's Top 25 Players

    With less than a week remaining in the 2013 calendar year, spring training is already on the horizon for baseball fans itching to see their favorite teams in action once again...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 40,779 reads 122 comments

  2. Unknown MLB Players Who Will Have Breakthrough Years in 2014

    Every year, a handful of players across Major League Baseball emerge from relative obscurity to become key contributors for their respective teams and household names to baseball fans across the country...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 27,993 reads 35 comments

  3. All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Surprise, Disappointment of 2013

    The 2013 MLB season wrapped up nearly two months ago, and now that we've had some time to digest everything that happened in what was another exciting year, it's time to take a look back...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 86,020 reads 64 comments

  4. Early 2014 MLB Playoff Team Projections Heading into the New Year

    With the calendar set to flip from 2013 to 2014, there is still a good deal of MLB offseason left between now and the start of spring training, but already it has started to become clear who will and will not contend in the season ahead...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 19,273 reads 70 comments

  5. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Fall in Final Week of 2013

    With the calendars set to turn over to 2014 next week, the MLB offseason has now been in full swing for two full months. And while a number of top players have found new homes, there is still a lot to be done between now and Opening Day 2014...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 147,085 reads 337 comments

  6. Biggest Winners and Losers of MLB's Offseason with Most Big Names Gone

    This past weekend saw another major free agent find a new home with Shin-Soo Choo agreeing to a seven-year, $130 million deal with the Texas Rangers...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 38,336 reads 77 comments

  7. Top MLB Free Agents, Trade Targets Still Available at Every Position

    As we approach the end of December, there are still plenty of options on the free-agent market for teams looking to shore up their rosters between now and the start of spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 6,697 reads 2 comments

  8. Comparing Top 25-and-Under MLB Starting Pitchers to Greats of the Past 25 Years

    The last few seasons have seen a wave of talented young pitchers break into the league and perform at a high level right out of the gates...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 6,836 reads 16 comments

  9. Projecting Top MLB Suitors for Star Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo

    A recent wave of star Cuban baseball players defecting and making their way to the MLB has brought some tremendous talent to the league in recent years, and the next in line may have just become available in center fielder Rusney Castillo.

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 9,619 reads 14 comments

  10. Can the Yankees Catch Lightning in a Bottle with Brian Roberts in 2014?

    Losing Robinson Cano was a big blow to the New York Yankees , not only because he is a great player, but because finding a quality second baseman on the open market is not easy...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 23,035 reads 61 comments

  11. MLB Offseason Recruiting Updates for All 30 Teams

    Let's pretend for a moment that each MLB team's offseason was evaluated in a way similar to that of a college football or basketball program...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 59,109 reads 50 comments

  12. Picking All 30 MLB Teams' Best Offseason Move Thus Far

    A month-and-a-half into the MLB offseason, and with the Winter Meetings behind us, there has already been plenty of activity in free agency and on the trade market since the 2013 season ended...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 11,583 reads 2 comments

  13. How Each MLB Division's Balance of Power Was Affected at Winter Meetings

    This year's winter meetings were relatively quiet, at least compared to the last few years. Still, they were not without a handful of moves that could have a significant impact on the 2014 standings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 26,380 reads 101 comments

  14. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Post-Winter Meetings

    The winter meetings are now behind us, and a number of the market's top free agents have already found new homes for the 2014 season here midway through the month of December...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 17,384 reads 70 comments

  15. Grading All 30 MLB Teams Based on 2013 Winter Meetings Activity

    The winter meetings have essentially come to a close with the Rule V draft now in the rearview mirror and three full days of meetings having taken place earlier this week...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 257,733 reads 155 comments

  16. Will Michael Morse Revive MLB Career with San Francisco Giants?

    This year's winter meetings have been relatively quiet, with so much action taking place in the week leading up to them, but one team expected to make a play for a bat was the San Francisco Giants ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 13,149 reads 39 comments

  17. Matt Kemp Trade Rumors: Assembling Perfect Trade Packages for Mariners, Tigers

    This year's winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., wrap up on Thursday, and while there have been a handful of big trades to this point, perhaps the biggest bat on the market still remains available in Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 29,220 reads 50 comments

  18. Ranking Roy Halladay Among Top 10 MLB Starting Pitchers of the Last 20 Years

    The first day of the winter meetings brought very little in the way of transactions, but it did see one of the greatest pitchers in recent memory call it a career when Roy Halladay ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 8,382 reads 54 comments

  19. When Should the Chicago Cubs Commit to Spending Big Money Again?

    This MLB offseason marks the third that Theo Epstein and company have been at the reins of the Chicago Cubs , and to this point, it has been a relatively quiet winter on the North Side...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 9,394 reads 45 comments

  20. Evaluating the Success Rate of MLB Contracts over $100 Million

    Last week saw a flurry of action on the MLB free-agent market, with the big move coming when the Seattle Mariners signed second baseman Robinson Cano to a massive 10-year, $240 million deal that ranks as the third-largest contract in MLB history...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 17,399 reads 32 comments

  21. Full 2013 MLB Winter Meetings Preview, Predictions

    The 2012 winter meetings took place in Nashville, Tenn., from Dec. 3-6, and even in what was a relatively quiet year, there were plenty of notable trades and free-agent signings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 25,107 reads 63 comments

  22. Yankees' Top Options, Potential 2014 Lineup After Losing Robinson Cano

    The biggest story of the MLB offseason to this point broke on Friday afternoon, as Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners agreed on a massive 10-year, $240 million deal just days before this year's winter meetings kick off in Orlando...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 51,124 reads 109 comments

  23. Biggest Storylines Heading into the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings

    Baseball's annual Winter Meetings kick off on Monday, Dec. 9 in Orlando, as all 30 teams will come together for four days of wheeling and dealing...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 7,058 reads 5 comments

  24. Comparing How Jacoby Ellsbury, Johnny Damon Became Red Sox Nation “Traitors”

    Another chapter was written in perhaps the greatest rivalry in baseball earlier this week, as former Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury jumped ship and signed a seven-year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 13,629 reads 85 comments

  25. All 30 MLB Teams' Blueprint for Success at the 2013 Winter Meetings

    This year's MLB winter meetings are set to take place in Orlando, Fla., from Dec. 9-12. And with the hot stove really heating up here over the past few days, it promises to be a busy four-day stretch around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 62,328 reads 42 comments