1. Former Big-Name Prospects Making Waves in 2017 Spring Training

    Established veterans shaking off the rust and heralded prospects trying to make an impression alongside big league talent—that's generally the storyline during spring training...

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  2. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Third Basemen

    There might be no position in baseball more top-heavy than third base. Nolan Arenado, Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson and Manny Machado represent four of the game's truly elite talents ...

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  3. New York Yankees: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    It's not all sunshine and bat flips this preseason. For every player exceeding expectations and making a name for himself, there's an underperforming veteran making fanbases cringe or a fringe player hurting his chances of winning a roster spot...

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  4. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Shortstops

    The shortstop revolution is in full swing. Xander Bogaerts , Francisco Lindor, Carlos Correa, Addison Russell, Corey Seager, Trea Turner and Dansby Swanson have taken the major ...

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  5. Projecting MLB's 10 Most Lethal Offenses in 2020

    Predicting the league's top offensive teams for the upcoming season is not all that difficult. The Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs, St...

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  6. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    A year ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers were scrambling to fill out the starting rotation heading into the regular season as rookie Ross Stripling unexpectedly broke camp with a job...

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  7. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Second Basemen

    The second base position has rapidly become one of the deepest in all of baseball. Superstars Jose Altuve and Robinson Cano are the headliners, but they're by no means the only star-caliber options at the keystone...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    With six MLB -caliber starting pitchers and three viable starting catching options, the Boston Red Sox have some important decisions to make this spring...

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  9. New York Yankees: 5 Players Who Are in Serious Danger of Being Cut or Demoted

    With a wealth of high-end young talent and a few compelling position battles to watch, the New York Yankees camp is as intriguing as any around the league this spring. The No...

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  10. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 First Basemen

    The first base position is home to some of the game's most dynamic sluggers. Anthony Rizzo, Paul Goldschmidt and Freddie Freeman are superstars in the middle of their respective ...

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  11. Team-by-Team Spring Training Prospect Report

    Spring training often provides a fanbase with its first opportunity to see some of the club's top prospects in action, so the youngsters are inevitably one of the main focuses each spring...

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  12. Real or Fake on MLB's Biggest Week 1 Spring Training Performances

    "Spring training stats don't matter." It's a sentiment you'll hear time and again between now and Opening Day, and while it's true to a point, spring performance shouldn't be completely ignored either...

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  13. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    The Los Angeles Dodgers spent big this offseason to retain their own key free agents, while also adding an impact bat at second base in the form of Logan Forsythe ...

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  14. Chicago Cubs: 5 Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in Spring Games

    It's relatively easy for a fringe prospect or a veteran on the roster bubble to fly under-the-radar in Chicago Cubs camp these days with so much star power mulling around the team's facility...

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  15. 2017 MLB Rookies Who Are Being Hyped Up Too Early

    The hype train can leave the station in a hurry when it comes to top prospects. Nothing gets a fanbase excited like the "next big thing," and for a player in his early 20s, the pressure ...

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  16. MLB Power Rankings at the Start of March

    Spring training is now in full swing as Cactus and Grapefruit League action is underway. Coupled with the calendar flipping over to March, that makes this as good a time as any for ...

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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