1. Kansas City Royals Should Look to Washington, Baltimore and Oakland for Hope

    The Kansas City Royals have the longest postseason drought of any team in baseball. When the Washington Nationals clinched a playoff spot this year, it assured that every single ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 816 reads 1 comments

  2. San Diego Padres Should Give Reliever Jose Valverde a Shot

    Despite pitching horribly at the end of 2012, former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jose Valverde might be a low-risk, high-reward pickup for the San Diego Padres ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,536 reads 28 comments

  3. Arizona Diamondbacks Should Offer Trevor Bauer for David Wright

    According to R.J. White of CBSSports.com , the Arizona Diamondbacks are willing to listen to trade offers involving their phenom pitching prospect, Trevor Bauer. This would be a potentially risky move for the Diamondbacks...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 3,952 reads 36 comments

  4. Phil Jackson Should Say 'No Thanks' to Los Angeles Lakers

    Mike Brown has been fired as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach. Right away the wheels started to turn in Los Angeles to figure out who would take over the team that has its eyes on a 16th title...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 2,220 reads 26 comments

  5. Tampa Bay Rays: Is B.J. Upton an Overrated Player?

    The team that signs Tampa Bay Rays outfielder B.J. Upton to a long-term deal could be making a career-defining mistake. The proof is in the numbers. Pretend that you are a general manager of a team...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 370 reads 27 comments

  6. Why Didn't Los Angeles Lakers Fire Mike Brown Last Spring?

    According to USA Today Sports writer Sam Amick , Mike Brown was fired today in the wake of a 1-4 start and evidently losing the respect of Kobe Bryant...

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  7. Colorado Rockies Hire Walt Weiss as Their New Manager

    In the end, the Colorado Rockies chose the high school baseball coach over the guy who felt he was best qualified to be a bouncer at a strip club. According to Troy E...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 328 reads 2 comments

  8. San Diego Padres Catcher Yasmani Grandal Suspended for PEDs

    The rebuilding of the San Diego Padres hit a road bump as catcher Yasmani Grandal tested positive for testosterone. According to the Associated Press , he will serve a 50 game suspension starting at the beginning of the season...

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  9. Arizona Diamondbacks Pitcher Chase Anderson Shines in the AFL

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are going into 2013 with no shortage of solid young pitching. Trevor Cahill , Ian Kennedy and Wade Miley are all reliable and will be 28 years old or younger next year...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 800 reads 0 comments

  10. New York Mets Could Trade R.A. Dickey and Alienate Fans

    According to Rotowire .com , the New York Mets have picked up the option on Cy Young candidate R.A. Dickey. They could also be looking to trade him before the 2013 season begins...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 710 reads 2 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants and Ichiro Suzuki Are a Perfect Match

    The parade route the San Francisco Giants took to celebrate the 2012 World Championship has been cleaned up. Now they start the not-always-pleasant process of trying to defend their title...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 11,231 reads 135 comments

  12. Oakland Athletics Bring Suspended Pitcher Bartolo Colon Back

    The Oakland Athletics are re-signing Bartolo Colon to a $3 million contract. He was suspended for 50 games earlier this year after testing positive for testosterone. And all of that seems to be in the rearview mirror for Oakland management...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 337 reads 4 comments

  13. Colorado Rockies Managerial Search Is Delayed and Bizarre

    Since the end of the 2012 season, there have been several managerial moves and changes throughout big league baseball. The Boston Red Sox got rid of Bobby Valentine and brought in John Farrell...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 712 reads 2 comments

  14. Colorado Rockies Pitcher Jorge De La Rosa Exercises His 2013 Option

    Jorge de la Rosa had a player option on his contract he signed with the Colorado Rockies at the end of the 2010 season. Today, according to the Associated Press , he exercised that option and will remain a member of the Rockies for the 2013 season...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 478 reads 1 comments

  15. Miami Marlins Hire Mike Redmond as Their New Manager

    The Ozzie Guillen era is over with the Miami Marlins . It lasted as long as the Joe Girardi era: one season...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 564 reads 0 comments

  16. Colorado Rockies Have Infielders They Can Shop in the Offseason

    The Colorado Rockies have many holes on their team that need to be filled this offseason. The top priority would be a manager and then hopefully bringing back some veterans who were hurt in 2012...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 575 reads 0 comments

  17. Houston Astros Need to Sign a Veteran Starting Pitcher

    New Houston Astros manager Bo Porter must know that his first season at the helm will not be a smooth one. The team will be moving from the National League Central to the very competitive American League West...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,641 reads 3 comments

  18. Houston Astros Should Pursue Former Yankee Nick Swisher

    The Houston Astros may have been the worst team in baseball for 2012, but they would be an ideal home for free agent Nick Swisher . Nick Swisher's time in New York has come to an end and the results were mixed...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 896 reads 7 comments

  19. Colorado Rockies Infielder Josh Rutledge Indirectly Helped Giants Win the Title

    A lot of Giants players and coaches have been credited with lifting the team to their unlikely sweep of the Tigers and 2012 World Series title...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 629 reads 1 comments

  20. Houston Astros: 15 Most Painful Postseason Losses

    The Houston Astros will be switching leagues after 50 years in the senior circuit. Perhaps the change to the American League will help change the fortunes of the team, who are still looking for their first World Series title...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  21. Colorado Rockies: Carlos Gonzalez Wins the Gold Glove

    There has not been a lot to cheer about for the 2012 Colorado Rockies . Injuries, an unresponsive pitching staff, front office strife and a managerial resignation conspired to put the Rockies in dead last place in the NL West with a 64-98 record...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 485 reads 0 comments

  22. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim: Mike Trout Does Not Win Gold Glove Award

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim phenom Mike Trout will win his share of offseason awards after his first year in the major leagues. But a Gold Glove for the defensive star will not be one of them...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 1,878 reads 10 comments

  23. Arizona Diamondbacks: Why the D-Backs Should Reacquire Dan Haren

    The Arizona Diamondbacks once acquired Dan Haren from an AL West team based in California, and it worked out well for them. They have a chance to do it again and they should...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 755 reads 7 comments

  24. Houston Astros Claim Outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin off of Waivers

    The Houston Astros made one of their first moves in the offseason leading to their migration to the American League. According to R. J. White of CBSSports ...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 600 reads 1 comments

  25. Colorado Rockies Are Considering Walt Weiss as Manager

    When Jim Tracy abruptly left the Colorado Rockies as manager at the end of the season, it put the team in a managerial search that had a few glaring handicaps. Putting together a winning team in Denver poses unique problems...

    Paul Francis Sullivan Written by Paul Francis Sullivan about 2 years ago 565 reads 0 comments