1. 50 Reasons You Should Be Excited for the 2015 MLB Season

    Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially less than two weeks from Opening Day and what promises to be another thrilling MLB season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 95,029 reads 261 comments

  2. Early 2015 MLB Comeback Player of the Year Odds Based on Spring Action

    Spring training stats don't always mean much, but for a player looking to put together a bounce-back season, a strong preseason can be a big first step...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 7,618 reads 19 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's Rankings of the 25 Greatest Aces of the Last 25 Years

    There is a marked difference between a pitcher who is the ace of his respective staff and a legitimate ace-caliber pitcher. They can be one in the same, but at any given time, only a handful of pitchers truly deserve the title of "ace...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 42,476 reads 184 comments

  4. 10 Former Top Prospects Making Waves in 2015 Spring Training

    Top prospects around the league are often the focus of many conversations during spring training, and understandably so, as it's a chance to see what a young player is capable of against established competition...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 45,518 reads 30 comments

  5. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand, Mid-Spring Training Edition

    Midway through the month of March and three weeks from Opening Day, there is still a lot to be sorted out before the 2015 MLB season officially begins...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 100,800 reads 175 comments

  6. Bleacher Report's All-Spring Training Team Through 2 Weeks of Play

    Spring training statistics have to be taken with a grain of salt, as the MLB preseason is as much about shaking off the rust and working on specific things as it is about actual on-field performance...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 32,488 reads 39 comments

  7. Spring Training Predictions for All 30 MLB Teams' Final 25-Man Roster

    Two weeks into MLB spring training, most teams are still carrying bloated rosters as they try to get a look at as many players as possible before trimming down the roster...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 181,913 reads 211 comments

  8. Selecting the Perfect All-Time MLB Lineup, 1 Through 9

    Tasked with digging through all of baseball history and assembling the perfect all-time MLB lineup, who would be penciled onto your lineup card? The following is my answer to that question...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 55,095 reads 408 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Updating Top 25 Sleepers to Grab in Drafts

    With Opening Day now less than a month away and spring training games officially getting started, fantasy baseball fans are likely gearing up for their respective drafts...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 31,567 reads 21 comments

  10. The 100 Greatest Baseball Players of the 21st Century

    A few weeks back, I published my top 100 players for the 2015 MLB season, and, as always, it sparked some terrific debate in the comments section. So let's dig a little deeper...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 163,347 reads 624 comments

  11. MLB Position-by-Position Player Power Rankings, Preseason Edition

    Last season, I wrote a series of articles breaking down my position-by-position power rankings as the season progressed...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 38,834 reads 271 comments

  12. 3 Key Questions Facing Each MLB Team During Spring Training

    Full-squad workouts are officially underway in Arizona and Florida, and a full slate of spring training games is set to kick off Wednesday as we move ever closer to Opening Day...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 103,346 reads 228 comments

  13. Predicting Every MLB Team's Best and Worst Offseason Move

    Spring training is now in full swing around the league, and the 2015 MLB season is drawing closer with each day...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 183,449 reads 196 comments

  14. Under-the-Radar MLB Teams Poised to Impress This Spring

    Spring training performance is not always the best indicator for regular-season success, but we are nonetheless often impressed or disappointed by how an individual player or entire team performs during the MLB preseason...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 22,784 reads 45 comments

  15. Predicting Over/Under with Each MLB Contender's Vegas Win Totals

    Predicting anything in baseball is often an effort in futility, as the game is simply as unpredictable as it gets. That's what makes it so great...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 35,191 reads 117 comments

  16. MLB's 'Moneyball' Power Rankings: Who Is Overpaying/Underpaying the Most?

    The Moneyball philosophy may not have resulted in a World Series title for the Oakland Athletics yet, but it undoubtedly had an impact on the way teams are assembled throughout the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 104,583 reads 115 comments

  17. Hottest Questions of 2015 MLB Spring Training, Week 1

    Pitchers and catchers have officially begun reporting to spring training, with the first full-squad workouts slated for the middle of next week . MLB spring training is finally underway...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 6,569 reads 1 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 100 MLB Players at the Start of Spring Training

    Spring training officially kicks off this week as pitchers and catchers start to make their way to the sunnier parts of the map, and before we know it, Cactus and Grapefruit League action will be underway...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 134,556 reads 542 comments

  19. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand as Spring Training Kicks Off

    Spring training is finally here, or almost here anyway, as pitchers and catchers are set to report later this week...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 73,889 reads 353 comments

  20. Ranking MLB's 10 Most Lethal Offenses Entering Spring Training

    Dominant pitching is still the most valuable weapon in contending for a World Series title, but with offense down around the league, having a potent lineup can go a long way as well...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 50,659 reads 251 comments

  21. The 10 Most Exciting MLB Teams to Watch in 2015

    What makes an MLB team exciting to watch? Winning is certainly nice, as well as the ultimate goal every time a team takes the field, but that's not necessarily what we'll be focusing on here...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 43,507 reads 147 comments

  22. All 30 MLB Teams' Blueprint to a Perfect Spring Training

    Spring training is just around the corner, a reminder for us here in the icy Midwest that warmer weather is on the way and an exciting time for baseball fans across the country who are itching to see their team in action once again...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 65,679 reads 65 comments

  23. Contender or Pretender for Every Fringe MLB Playoff Team Entering 2015

    Now that James Shields has finally decided where he'll be playing in 2015, we can more or less put a bow on the 2015 MLB offseason, a little more than a week from when pitchers and catchers will start reporting to spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 11,549 reads 114 comments

  24. Grading the James Shields Deal, Fresh NL West Team Rankings

    The wait is finally over. Less than two weeks from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, free agent James Shields has finally decided where he'll be pitching in 2015 and beyond...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 26,748 reads 99 comments

  25. Projecting Every MLB Team's Next Big Thing

    Regardless of whether a team is a perennial World Series contender, a fringe playoff team or a cellar-dweller, there is always at least some reason for excitement looking ahead to the future...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 months ago 178,075 reads 128 comments