1. Projecting Each MLB Team's Ace 5 Years from Now

    With the recent rash of arm injuries across the MLB , it's hard to predict what a pitcher will do next season, let alone five years from now...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 150,758 reads 134 comments

  2. Testing the Hype Meter of MLB's 10 Best Prospects

    Each MLB team has four minor league levels that play full-season schedules, excluding Low-A and Rookie League ball, meaning that on any given day, there are 3,000 active players across the minor leagues...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 20,196 reads 32 comments

  3. 2014 MLB All-Star Game Voting Update, Biggest Takeaways

    The third-round voting results for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game have been released, and while the game is still over a month away, we are already starting to get a good idea of what the rosters could look like on July 15...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 54,437 reads 112 comments

  4. Establishing Each MLB Team's Top 2014 Trade Market Priorities

    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline may seem like it's still a ways off, but considering the trade market really starts to heat up when the calendar turns over to July, we're just a couple of weeks from the rumor mill kicking into full swing...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 85,584 reads 195 comments

  5. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 10

    The Chicago Cubs have been playing some good baseball of late, as they are 12-8 in their last 20 games. With series wins against the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins last week, they climbed to No...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 3,291 reads 2 comments

  6. MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

    The Bay Area dominance continued this past week, as the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics proved they still belong at the top of the heap by taking care of business in their respective series...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 123,109 reads 162 comments

  7. Best Fits for Jeff Samardzija, David Price and Top MLB Trade Candidates

    The MLB trade deadline is still nearly two months away, but with the amateur draft now in the rearview mirror, the rumor mill will likely start to heat up around names like Jeff Samardzija and David Price in the days and weeks to come...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 22,700 reads 36 comments

  8. 2014 MLB Mock Draft: Predicting the Top 10 Picks of Day 2

    While the first day of the MLB draft generally garners the bulk of the publicity, there is still plenty of talent to be had from Rounds 3 to 40. The second day of the draft will kick off with the third round, starting at pick No...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 10,229 reads 11 comments

  9. MLB Draft Projections: Big League Comparisons for Every Round 1 Pick

    The first day of the 2014 MLB draft is in the books, with the first 74 selections being made on Thursday night, headed by a trio of pitchers in high school left-hander Brady Aiken, ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 59,911 reads 26 comments

  10. Joe Nathan's Struggles Show Closer Is Still Tigers' Roadblock to Title Chase

    Joe Nathan was supposed to be the answer in the ninth inning for the Detroit Tigers , the missing piece that could finally make their bullpen a legitimate weapon behind their terrific starting rotation...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 2,316 reads 12 comments

  11. The Best and Worst of Yasiel Puig's Polarizing First Calendar Year in MLB

    Today officially marks the one-year anniversary of Los Angeles Dodgers polarizing superstar Yasiel Puig making his major league debut. The Dodgers were 23-32 and 8...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 16,804 reads 59 comments

  12. MLB Position-by-Position Player Power Rankings, June Edition

    Position-by-position MLB power rankings will once again be a staple this season, and with two months of the season officially in the books it is time for an updated look at where things stand...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 72,982 reads 43 comments

  13. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top-10 Prospects for Week 9

    The Chicago Cubs ran into the top two teams in the National League on the road this past week, dropping two-of-three in each series, and they remain at No. 30 in this week's MLB power rankings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 8,627 reads 18 comments

  14. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Stand Heading into June

    After reclaiming the top spot last week, the San Francisco Giants had plenty of competition for No. 1 this week, with the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics both proving they ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 72,798 reads 161 comments

  15. Contender or Pretender for MLB's Top Cy Young, MVP Candidates Entering June

    MLB award season talk won't really heat up until after the All-Star break, but it's never too early to check in on the top candidates to take home MVP and Cy Young honors here in 2014...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 35,798 reads 114 comments

  16. Grading the Top 50 MLB Players After 2 Months of Baseball

    Attention: This is not a list of the 50 best players of 2014, or everyone's grade would simply be an "A" and this entire exercise would be pointless...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 89,059 reads 123 comments

  17. 2014 MLB All-Star Game Voting Initial Update, Biggest Takeaways

    The first voting results for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game have been released, and while the game is still roughly a month-and-a-half away, it already begins to paint a picture of what the rosters could look like on July 15...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 78,396 reads 295 comments

  18. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 8

    The Chicago Cubs turned in a 3-3 performance last week, splitting series with the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres . However, that wasn't enough for them to climb out of the No...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 3,307 reads 0 comments

  19. Early Predictions for 2014 MLB All-Star Team Snubs

    The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played on July 15, or a little over a month-and-a-half from now, but it's never too soon to start diving into what this year's rosters might look like...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 19,975 reads 44 comments

  20. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand on Memorial Day

    The curse of these rankings continues, as the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics occupied the top two spots last week but proceeded to go a combined 3-10. As a result, we again have a new No...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 126,738 reads 231 comments

  21. Every MLB Team's Biggest Trade Chip 2 Months from the Deadline

    The 2014 MLB trade deadline is still two months away, but it's never too early to get the rumor mill churning. There is still a lot of baseball to be played, as most teams have not yet established themselves as buyers or sellers...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 145,561 reads 214 comments

  22. All 30 MLB Team's Most Indispensable Player in 2014

    What does the term "indispensable" really mean when used in sports vernacular? In my mind, a team's most indispensable player is not necessarily their best overall player, but rather he is the one guy they can't succeed without...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 98,332 reads 20 comments

  23. Stephen Drew's Presence Will Fix Problems on Left Side of Red Sox Infield

    More than six months after he rejected a qualifying offer, only to find no takers in free agency, infielder Stephen Drew finally has a home for 2014 after re-signing with the Boston Red Sox ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 7,978 reads 32 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 10 MLB Players Likely to Be Traded This Year

    It will still be another month and a half before the MLB trade market kicks into full gear, but it's never too soon to start speculating as to who could be on the move this July...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 43,253 reads 41 comments

  25. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs Top-10 Prospects for Week 7

    The Chicago Cubs turned in a 3-3 performance this past week, winning a series against the Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend. However, they still have the worst record in baseball (15-27), earning them the No...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 10,974 reads 18 comments