1. Breaking Down the Lance Berkman Baseball Hall of Fame Debate

    After a terrific 15-year big league career spent mostly with the Houston Astros, slugger Lance Berkman is officially calling it a career, as he announced his retirement on Wednesday afternoon...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 7,430 reads 59 comments

  2. Projecting Every MLB Team's Starting Lineup 2 Weeks from Spring Training

    Pitching may win championships, but having a high-powered offense to back that pitching goes an awful long way as well...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 123,242 reads 181 comments

  3. Predicting All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Surprise, Disappointment of 2014

    One of the best things about baseball is that you never know what to expect from one season to the next. There are obviously established superstars throughout the league, but every ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 70,630 reads 65 comments

  4. Predicting the Faces of Major League Baseball 5 Years from Now

    While every MLB team has a handful of star players and fan favorites, there are only a few players league-wide that can be considered the faces of Major League Baseball...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 17,761 reads 55 comments

  5. The Next MLB Starting Pitchers Headed for Deals over $100 Million

    With the New York Yankees agreeing to terms on a seven-year, $155 million deal with Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on Wednesday morning, another pitcher has joined the $100 million club...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 10,735 reads 29 comments

  6. Dodgers, Cubs Top Free Agent, Trade Options After Losing out on Masahiro Tanaka

    The pursuit of Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was perhaps the biggest story of this offseason, and with so many teams involved, there was bound to be a ripple effect felt throughout the league once he did chose a team...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 29,929 reads 70 comments

  7. MLB Power Rankings: How Masahiro Tanaka to the Yankees Shakes Up the League

    After an offseason filled with rumors, the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes has finally come to an end, as the Japanese right-hander agreed to a seven-year, $155 million deal, according ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 152,723 reads 478 comments

  8. Offseason Report Card Grades for All 30 MLB Teams so Far

    Spring training is set to kick off in less than a month, and it has been an exciting offseason across the league this winter, as teams have tweaked — and, in some cases, overhauled — their roster for the upcoming season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 155,371 reads 223 comments

  9. Biggest Winners and Losers of the MLB Biogenesis Scandal

    The 2013 MLB season gave us plenty of memorable moments, but it also saw another chapter in the Steroid Era play out, as the Biogenesis scandal led to the suspension of 13 players...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 5,426 reads 5 comments

  10. Is the 'Buster Posey Rule' Enough to Warrant Letting Him Catch Long Term?

    Earlier this week, Major League Baseball voted unanimously in favor of an expanded replay system, but that may not be the only rule change taking effect this coming season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 7,741 reads 32 comments

  11. Offseason Recruiting Updates for All 30 MLB Teams

    Last month, I took a different approach to breaking down the MLB offseason. Instead of assessing a team on how well needs have been filled or how much money has been spent, I focused solely on how much talent has been added to each roster...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 58,121 reads 45 comments

  12. Must-Know Facts of the New MLB Replay System

    Taking a break from trade rumors and free-agent news for a moment, MLB announced on Wednesday that it will be implementing a new replay system for the upcoming season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 12,095 reads 46 comments

  13. Do the Los Angeles Dodgers Need Another Splash to Overcome Risky Roster?

    Since the new ownership group took over in 2012, the Los Angeles Dodgers have spent aggressively in pursuit of their first World Series title since 1988. They reached the NLCS last season, losing to the St...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 5,645 reads 14 comments

  14. Does Lengthy Clayton Kershaw Extension Set Up LA Dodgers for Future Dynasty?

    After an offseason of projected salary theories and $300 million rumors, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have finally come to terms regarding a long-term extension...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 20,427 reads 279 comments

  15. Projecting How Dominoes Will Fall for Top 10 Remaining MLB Free Agents

    Roughly a month from the start of spring training, there are still a handful of impact players on the free-agent market...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 5,047 reads 8 comments

  16. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand 1 Month from Spring Training

    We are coming down the home stretch of the MLB offseason here in the middle of January, as pitchers and catchers are set to report roughly a month from now, but there is still a lot to be determined...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 27,840 reads 45 comments

  17. Top MLB Free Agents, Trade Targets Still Available at Each Position

    With roughly a month to go until the start of spring training, the free-agent market has thinned considerably at this point, but there are still a handful of impact players available and a number of secondary roster pieces as well...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 18,906 reads 17 comments

  18. The 10 Most Overrated Moves of the 2014 MLB Offseason

    The MLB offseason is a time of over-analysis on the part of sportswriters and fans alike. Every move that is made is scrutinized, and too-early predictions are made left and right, all while we bide our time until the new season begins...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 12,291 reads 26 comments

  19. Masahiro Tanaka Is Smart Splash for Cubs, White Sox Rebuilds

    The new year has begun, and Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has yet to officially be posted by the Rakuten Golden Eagles...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 9,957 reads 67 comments

  20. Picking Every MLB Team's Best Overall Player

    Each MLB team has at least one or two players it can point to as the core pieces of the team, the guys it relies on to put up big numbers each season, whether it's an ace starter atop the staff or an impact hitter in the lineup...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 71,292 reads 54 comments

  21. Final Predictions for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America will announce the 2014 MLB Hall of Fame class on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 63,286 reads 110 comments

  22. The 1 Area Every MLB Team Must Improve Before 2014 Season

    With pitchers and catchers set to report to spring training in just over a month, the bulk of this offseason's action is already behind us...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 111,155 reads 129 comments

  23. 2014 Goals for All 30 MLB Teams

    As the 2014 year begins, we are just a couple months from the start of spring training. There is still a good deal to be done this offseason, but team rosters have already started to take shape for the upcoming season...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 9,885 reads 14 comments

  24. 7 MLB Prospects Who'll Become Stars in 2014

    This past season saw one of the best rookie classes of all time take the league by storm, and the 2014 crop of rookies will certainly have their work cut out for them trying to follow up that performance...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 3,052 reads 48 comments

  25. Scouting International Players We Can't Wait to See in the Majors

    There has been no shortage of talent on the international market the past few seasons. Hyun -Jin Ryu was the big international signing last offseason, while the likes of ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 3,617 reads 7 comments