1. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 12 News, Rumors and Speculation

    The bulk of the action we'll see this offseason on the MLB trade market is likely already in the rearview . That doesn't mean there's not still time for another blockbuster deal to be pulled off between now and the start of spring training, though...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 20,471 reads 17 comments

  2. MLB Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Stack Up 1 Month from Spring Training

    There's a light at the end of the tunnel, baseball fans. Pitchers and catchers are set to begin reporting to spring training in less than a month as we come down the homestretch of another long and eventful MLB offseason...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 97,414 reads 198 comments

  3. Cubs Spring Training 2017 Preview: Predictions, Players to Watch and More

    The Chicago Cubs will enter the 2017 season as marked men, looking to undertake the uphill battle that is repeating as World Series champions...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 days ago 7,687 reads 24 comments

  4. Power Ranking MLB's Best Pitching Staffs for 2017 Ahead of Spring Training

    Offense puts fans in the seats, but pitching wins championships. As we've seen in recent years, that statement is all too true. And it's not specific to starting pitching, either, as the San Francisco Giants can attest...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 days ago 62,254 reads 108 comments

  5. Ranking MLB's Top 25 Overall Future Trade Assets

    Let's pretend for a second that every player in Major League Baseball was placed on the trade block. Ignoring things like team need and franchise direction, who would be the most ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 days ago 54,986 reads 37 comments

  6. Each MLB Team's Untouchable Top Prospects Entering 2017

    It's risky these days to call any prospect untouchable, as we've seen too many blockbuster deals in recent years to truly believe anyone is 100 percent safe from being moved in the right deal...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 days ago 89,677 reads 64 comments

  7. Predicting Chicago Cubs Depth Charts a Month Ahead of Spring Training

    For the first time since the 1909 season, the Chicago Cubs will carry the enormous target that comes with being the defending World Series champions...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 12 days ago 10,046 reads 33 comments

  8. MLB Spring Training 2017: The Top 10 2nd Basemen to Watch

    The second base position has quickly become one of the deepest in baseball thanks to the emergence of a handful of new young stars and the sustained success of some veteran staples...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 13 days ago 36,805 reads 26 comments

  9. MLB Spring Training 2017: The 10 First Basemen to Watch

    Some of the league's most dynamic offensive players call first base home. Miguel Cabrera, Paul Goldschmidt, Anthony Rizzo, Joey Votto and Freddie Freeman are all elite sluggers and true superstars...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 16 days ago 33,115 reads 16 comments

  10. Bleacher Report's Updated Farm System Rankings at the Start of 2017

    We're still over a month away from pitchers and catchers making their way to sunny Arizona or Florida, and the hot stove has cooled considerably, so now seems like the perfect time for an updated look at how all 30 MLB farm system stack up...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 17 days ago 154,221 reads 119 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs' Top Free-Agent, Trade Targets Post New Year

    Fresh off a long-awaited World Series title and with a young core that rivals any in baseball, the Chicago Cubs entered the offseason with a fairly short to-do list...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 19 days ago 21,981 reads 15 comments

  12. MLB Free Agency: Team-by-Team Report Cards at the Start of 2017

    There is roughly one month remaining before pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training, but there are still a number of impact options on the free-agent market...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 19 days ago 112,426 reads 63 comments

  13. All 30 MLB Teams' Updated To-Do List Heading into 2017

    As always, it's been a busy offseason around Major League Baseball, with teams already crossing off a number of items on their winter shopping lists...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 24 days ago 100,750 reads 56 comments

  14. Lesser-Known MLB Players Who Will Have Breakthrough Years in 2017

    Each season, we are treated to a handful of out-of-nowhere breakout performances from around Major League Baseball as lesser-known players become significant contributors...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 26 days ago 45,090 reads 42 comments

  15. Every MLB Team's Biggest Missed 2016-17 Offseason Opportunity 2 Months In

    The MLB offseason is still far from over, but most of the big dominoes have already fallen on another busy winter...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 29 days ago 75,349 reads 48 comments

  16. 2016-2017 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 1 month ago 44,001 reads 43 comments

  17. Playing Panic or Patience on MLB's Least Active Contenders This Offseason

    Nothing raises the ire of a fanbase during the offseason more than inactivity. It's hard to get excited about a Rule 5 selection or a non-roster invitee when other teams are spending ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 12,208 reads 11 comments

  18. Each MLB Team's Prospect Who Will Become a Household Name in 2017

    Not every baseball fan keeps an eye on prospect development and the minor league ranks, but most are familiar with the top prospects around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 105,490 reads 21 comments

  19. 1 Perfect Remaining Offseason Move for Each of MLB's 30 Teams

    The MLB winter meetings have come and gone with no shortage of excitement, but there are still several notable free agents left unsigned and holes to be filled on all 30 rosters around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 75,763 reads 37 comments

  20. Impact MLB Deals That Will Still Go Down Before the New Year

    The annual winter meetings provided the MLB world with plenty of excitement, but there's still work to be done this offseason...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 44,941 reads 47 comments

  21. MLB Power Rankings: How 2016 Winter Meetings Changed Balance of Power

    The winter meetings always provide a good deal of excitement around the MLB community, and this year has been no different, with several major transactions occurring...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 109,821 reads 183 comments

  22. MLB Winter Meetings 2016 Day 3: Live Coverage of All the Latest Deals, Rumors

    After a relatively quiet first day at the winter meetings, Tuesday afternoon was anything but, as we saw one of the biggest blockbuster trades in recent memory...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 26,777 reads 51 comments

  23. MLB Trade Ideas Based on Latest Winter Meetings News, Rumors and Speculation

    It was a quiet first day at the annual MLB winter meetings in terms of deals getting done, but there was no shortage of intriguing rumors...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 26,332 reads 62 comments

  24. MLB Winter Meetings 2016 Day 1: Live Coverage of All the Latest Deals, Rumors

    Between the new collective bargaining agreement being hammered out, a number of notable free agents already signing and a handful of significant trades, it's been a busy first month of the MLB offseason...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 23,784 reads 62 comments

  25. Bleacher Report Predicts Landing Spots for Top 25 MLB Free Agents, Trade Targets

    While there have been a few significant moves already in MLB since the World Series wrapped up roughly a month ago, things generally don't get going until the annual winter meetings, which are set for Dec...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 65,087 reads 63 comments