1. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Catchers

    There's a reason top-tier catchers rarely hit the free-agent market. Finding a franchise backstop who can provide a steadying presence for the pitching staff and produce offensively, ...

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  2. MLB's 'Moneyball' Power Rankings 2017: 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 has had an impact on the way MLB teams are assembled...

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  3. Los Angeles Dodgers: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have clung tightly to their top-tier prospects in recent years, despite plenty of rumors on the trade market...

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  4. Which MLB Team Has the Most Elite Young Talent?

    Our mission: Identify which MLB team has the most elite young talent heading into the 2017 season. First, we needed to determine what constitutes "young talent," and for the sake of this exercise, we focused on players 25 years old or younger...

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  5. Chicago Cubs: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The Chicago Cubs have an impressive young core in place at the MLB level, and there's still more talent in the pipeline...

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  6. 2017 MLB Playoff Chances for Every Team at the Start of Spring Training

    Not all MLB divisions are created equal. Consider the National League Central during the 2015 season. The St...

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  7. Predicting the Biggest Winners and Losers of 2017 MLB Spring Training

    Spring training is underway, and the first games of the Cactus and Grapefruit leagues schedule are set to begin on Friday, Feb. 24...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball 2017 Preview: Sleepers, Predictions and Position Rankings

    It's that time of year, fantasy baseball fans. Maybe you're fresh off a fantasy title from a year ago and looking to prove baseball-knowledge supremacy over the rest of your league with a repeat performance...

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  9. MLB Power Rankings at the Start of 2017 Spring Training

    Spring training is finally underway, and among other things, that means it's time for an updated version of our MLB power rankings. These rankings were last updated Jan...

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  10. New York Yankees: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    The New York Yankees have arguably the best farm system in baseball right now, and it will be on full display this spring...

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  11. Boston Red Sox: Non-Roster Invitees with Best Shot to Make 25-Man Roster

    The Boston Red Sox will open the 2017 season with as much talent as any team in baseball and among the favorites to win the AL pennant. As a result, there won't be many roster spots up for grabs this spring...

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  12. MLB's All-Under-The-Radar Team Entering Spring Training 2017

    We've spent plenty of time this offseason talking about top prospects, breakout candidates and proven veterans gearing up for another big year...

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  13. MLB Farm System Rankings: Pre-2017 Spring Training Edition

    Spring training is upon us, and that means it's time for another updated version of our farm system rankings...

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  14. Spring Training Predictions for This Year's Top 25 MLB Prospects

    Three days! We're now just three days from the start of spring training, as most players will have reported to their respective camps in Arizona and Florida by this time next week...

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  15. New York Mets: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    It's been a quiet offseason for the New York Mets since they re-signed slugger Yoenis Cespedes . Maybe too quiet. Perhaps the biggest question this team will need to answer is whether the front office has done enough this winter...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 5,569 reads 0 comments

  16. Chicago Cubs: 5 Key Questions That Need Answering in Spring Training

    Even the defending champs have some questions that need answering. The Chicago Cubs have as much talent as any team in baseball; however, the coaching staff needs to decide who will fill the final spots on the bench and in the bullpen...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 20,022 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Best Last-Minute MLB Free-Agent Values

    The start of spring training is right around the corner, but a number of intriguing MLB free-agent options are still looking for new homes on the open market...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 68,284 reads 0 comments

  18. Projecting Each MLB Team's Next Big Thing

    Regardless of whether a team is a perennial World Series contender, a fringe playoff club or a cellar-dweller, there is always some reason for excitement about the future. With that in mind, we set out to find the next big thing on each MLB roster...

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  19. MLB Predictions 2017: Projecting the Final Standings

    The aftermath of Super Bowl Sunday and the conclusion of another NFL season doesn't just mean a mild Monday morning hangover and some lingering heartburn. It also means baseball is right around the corner...

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  20. World Series Odds 2017: Breaking Down Each Teams Chances Before Spring Training

    We're just a few short weeks from the start of MLB spring training, so naturally, it's time to start making World Series predictions...

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  21. San Francisco Giants: 5 Last-Minute Moves They Should Consider

    The bullpen dropped the ball for the San Francisco Giants late last season, so it's no surprise that shoring up the relief core was the main focus of the team's early offseason dealings...

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  22. Chicago Cubs: 5 Last-Minute Moves They Should Consider

    While the Chicago Cubs have not spent nearly as much money this winter as they did last, it's nonetheless been a busy offseason once again for the defending World Series champions...

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  23. New York Mets: 5 Last-Minute Moves They Should Consider

    It's been a quiet offseason for the New York Mets since they came to terms on a new deal with free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes . Granted, that move cost the team a whopping $110 million over four years — and then another $17...

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  24. Ranking All 30 MLB Teams on Homegrown Talent

    All 30 MLB teams put a different emphasis on building from within and cultivating their own homegrown talent...

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  25. MLB Free Agency 2017: Updated Team-by-Team Offseason Report Cards

    We're coming down the homestretch of another long MLB offseason, with pitchers and catchers set to begin reporting to sunny Arizona or Florida in a matter of weeks. The offseason market isn't closed just yet, though...

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