1. B/R's Top 50 MLB Prospects at Season's Quarter Mark

    The game of baseball is in good hands with an abundance of superstar-caliber players breaking into the league in recent years and more impressive young talent on the way. Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi was the No...

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  2. Chicago Cubs: 5 Players Who Need to Step Up ASAP After Poor Starts

    The Chicago Cubs are not off to the dominant start many expected. The World Series champions are 20-19 with a plus-eight run differential through their first 39 games, leaving them in third place in the NL Central...

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  3. MLB Trade Market Watch: Predicting the Biggest Names Who'll Be Up for Grabs

    We're still two-and-a-half months from the non-waiver trade deadline, but it's never too early to start getting a feel for what the summer trade market might look like...

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  4. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the Quarter Mark

    For the third consecutive week, we have a new No. 1 team in our weekly MLB power rankings. Had the Houston Astros and New York Yankees split their four-game series over the weekend, ...

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  5. Each MLB Team's Weakest Link in 2017

    Even the hallowed 1927 New York Yankees had a weak link. On a team with a combined .307 average and .872 OPS, third baseman Joe Dugan hit just .269 with a .683 OPS as the clear outlier in what most consider the greatest lineup ever assembled...

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  6. Finding a Perfect Trade Fix for MLB Teams

    It's never too early to start talking trade. The MLB season is a little over a month old, but already there are clear areas of need cropping up for every team around the league...

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  7. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 6

    Teams such as the Washington Nationals, Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians are right where we expected them to be through 30 or so games...

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  8. Each MLB Team's Prospect Who Has Earned a Big League Call-Up

    There are a lot of moving parts that go into an MLB prospect earning a big league promotion. First, there has to be a need at the MLB level, so as to avoid stalling a young player's development being derailed by not seeing regular playing time...

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  9. 1 Roster Move Each MLB Team Must Make ASAP

    At this point in the MLB season, no team feels completely comfortable with its roster, and there is always tinkering to be done in an effort to get the best 25 guys in the big leagues...

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  10. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the Start of May

    The first month of the 2017 MLB season was memorable, to say the least. As is the case with any new season, we've had our fair share of surprises and disappointments, both on individual and team levels...

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  11. Buying or Selling Chicago Cubs' 5 Most Surprising April Stars

    The Chicago Cubs face an uphill battle as they look to repeat as World Series champions, but it's not for a lack of talent —i t's just not an easy feat to accomplish...

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  12. Buying or Selling Boston Red Sox's 5 Most Surprising April Stars

    The Boston Red Sox entered the season with lofty expectations after winning 93 games last season and then adding Chris Sale to the mix in a winter meetings blockbuster...

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  13. The Early-Season Buzz Around Every MLB Team

    The 2017 MLB season is less than a month old and already there's plenty to talk about. Whether it's an early trade rumor, an imminent prospect promotion, a struggling player potentially ...

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  14. April Progress Reports for All the Top 2017 MLB Rookies

    This year's MLB rookie class has some big shoes to fill on the heels of one of the best rookie crops in MLB history in 2015 and another strong group a year ago, led by Corey Seager, Trea Turner and Michael Fulmer...

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  15. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 4

    We are now three weeks into the 2017 MLB season, and teams are starting to show their true colors. Hot starts from the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks are looking more and more like the real deal as they continue to win games...

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  16. Every MLB Team's Biggest 2017 X-Factor

    Every MLB team has a handful of X-factors on the roster. For contenders, that player might be an up-and-coming prospect capable of filling a need, a young big leaguer still trying ...

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  17. Each MLB Team's Prospect That Could Help Right Away

    We spend a lot of time talking about a team's top prospects, but what about the next prospect? Sometimes those two are one in the same, as highly regarded youngsters like Yoan ...

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  18. MLB Trades Teams Should Already Be Thinking About for 2017

    You don't see many blockbuster MLB trades go down in April. However, that doesn't mean that teams aren't already doing their due diligence and laying the groundwork for potential summer trades here in the early stages of the season...

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  19. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at April's Midway Point

    You have to love April baseball. Everyone out there had the Miami Marlins, Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies as the three National League divisions' leaders after two weeks, ...

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  20. Stock Up, Stock Down for Los Angeles Dodgers' Top 5 Prospects for Week 1

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have welcomed top prospects Corey Seager, Julio Urias and Joc Pederson to the big league level in recent seasons and there's more high-end talent on the way...

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  21. Fluke or For Real: Making Sense of 10 Hot MLB Starts

    There's nothing like an unexpectedly hot start to a fresh MLB season. Is it a sign of a breakout season to come or a matter of small-sample-size success before a player comes crashing ...

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  22. 5 MLB Teams That Need to Sound the Early-Season Alarm

    It's important not to overreact to a small sample size. However, each new MLB season begins with such optimism that it's tough to see a team expected to do well stumble out of the gates...

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  23. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 5 Prospects for Week 1

    Despite the wealth of young talent that has graduated the minor league ranks and become an integral part of the MLB core, the Chicago Cubs still a deep and talented farm system...

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  24. MLB Superstar Power Rankings: How Each Team's Biggest Star Stacks Up

    Some MLB teams are blessed with more talent than others, but every team has a best player. Ahead, we've taken a crack at ranking each team's biggest star here at the onset of the 2017 MLB season...

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  25. Ranking the Top 10 MLB Players Over Age 35

    Respect your elders. That's exactly what we set out to do here as we searched for the 10 best MLB players over the age of 35...

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