1. 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 25,110 reads 63 comments

  2. 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 51,138 reads 109 comments

  3. 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 7,059 reads 5 comments

  4. 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 13,641 reads 85 comments

  5. 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 62,330 reads 42 comments

  6. How Will the Boston Red Sox React to Yankees 'Stealing' Jacoby Ellsbury?

    There was expected to be some changes in Boston this coming season, with a handful of key contributors from last season's World Series-winning roster hitting the free-agent market and not all of them expected to be retained...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 23,912 reads 63 comments

  7. Biggest Winners and Losers of the Doug Fister, Jim Johnson Trades

    Monday saw a pair of big trades pulled off in MLB , as the Orioles sent closer Jim Johnson to the A's for second baseman Jemile Weeks and the Tigers shipped right-hander Doug Fister to the Nationals for a package of three players...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 10,225 reads 15 comments

  8. Offseason Grades for All 30 MLB Teams After the First Month of Moves

    With roughly a month of the MLB offseason now in the rearview mirror and the winter meetings right around the corner, now seems like a good time to take inventory of what all 30 teams have done so far...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 109,504 reads 24 comments

  9. MLB Power Rankings: Post-1st Month of Free Agency

    We are now one month into the MLB offseason, and we have already seen a number of free agents get big money and one blockbuster trade between the Tigers and Rangers. With the winter meetings just around the corner, things are just getting started...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 41,741 reads 58 comments

  10. Biggest Storylines Heading into the MLB Offseason's 2nd Month

    With one month of the MLB offseason complete and the winter meetings coming up, what has already been a busy first few weeks of transactions promises to only get busier in the weeks ahead...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 12,721 reads 19 comments

  11. Projecting All 30 MLB Teams' Maximum Payroll This Offseason

    We are nearly a month into the MLB offseason, and while a number of players have already found their way onto new rosters for 2014, there is still a ton to be done between now and the start of spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 6,031 reads 5 comments

  12. Odds of 2014 BBWAA Hall of Fame Nominees Earning Induction

    Hall of Fame voting results won't be announced until Jan. 8, but this year's ballot was announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday afternoon...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 84,015 reads 164 comments

  13. 2014 MLB Offseason: Every MLB Team's Rumor That Will Actually Come True

    With Thanksgiving just around the corner and the Winter Meetings scheduled for Dec. 9-12, the MLB rumor mill that is already in full swing will only heat up in the days and weeks ahead...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 217,692 reads 100 comments

  14. Projecting What MLB's Young Superstars Will Be Paid in First Multi-Year Deals

    More and more these days in the MLB , teams are opting to give their young stars multi-year deals to buy out their arbitration years before negotiating mega deals prior to their hitting free agency...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 93,833 reads 76 comments

  15. 10 Sleeper MLB Free Agents Who Will Make Big Lineup Impacts

    While this winter's MLB free-agent class may not be the deepest in recent memory, there are a number of impact bats that will no doubt receive significant paydays...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 14,206 reads 13 comments

  16. 3 Austin Jackson Trade Ideas That Make the Most Sense

    Following Wednesday night's mega trade that saw the Tigers ship first baseman Prince Fielder and $30 million to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, there was bound to be some further roster shuffling from both teams...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 23,059 reads 43 comments

  17. Shrewd MLB Free Agency Signings That Would Pay Huge Dividends

    While it's the marquee free-agent names that capture the offseason headlines, sometimes it is the mid-level moves with plenty of room for upside that wind up making the biggest difference in a team's race to the postseason...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 months ago 10,193 reads 11 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Greatest Moments of Chris Carpenter's MLB Career

    It looks like the end of an era for the St. Louis Cardinals , as former ace Chris Carpenter is set to announce his retirement this offseason. According to a tweet from Derrick Goold of the St...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 5,040 reads 15 comments

  19. Predicting the Biggest Regrets MLB Teams Will Have This Offseason

    Every offseason has its fair share of deals that work out for everyone involved, but by the same token, there are always at least a few big regrets MLB teams have each winter...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 4,150 reads 5 comments

  20. Which MLB Suitor Needs Each Top 25 Offseason Target Most?

    Rarely is there only one team vying for the services of each of the top players on the market, and often times it comes down to who is willing to spend more in free agency or offer up more in a trade to determine where a player winds up...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 1,403 reads 10 comments

  21. Every MLB Team's Most Pressing Need It Must Fill This Offseason

    Regardless of the previous season's results, every MLB team has at least one area it needs to address each offseason, whether it's making a splash signing or just filling out the roster with a complementary piece or two...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 144,162 reads 61 comments

  22. MLB Teams on the Verge of Making Huge Offseason Mistakes

    Every MLB team is faced with a number of tough decisions each offseason, as whether or not to pull the trigger on a blockbuster trade or big free-agent signing can sometimes influence the entire future outlook of the franchise...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 23,622 reads 39 comments

  23. MLB Rumors: Loudest Trade Buzz, Free Agency Updates for Every Team

    This week saw the annual GM meetings take place in Orlando, and while there is not as much activity as the winter meetings as far as actual transactions go, this is often when the groundwork for later deals is laid...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 27,944 reads 8 comments

  24. How Masahiro Tanaka Not Being Posted Would Endanger Yankees Offseason

    Outside of Robinson Cano and potential trade chips David Price and Max Scherzer, the prize of the offseason was expected to be Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 16,287 reads 19 comments

  25. Prince Fielder Trade Ideas That Make Sense for Both Sides

    The GM meetings are taking place this week in Orlando, and as a result the MLB rumor mill has kicked into full gear over the past few days...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 months ago 13,413 reads 57 comments