1. Young Core Starting to Shine for Arizona Diamondbacks

    Lost in the ugliness of the Arizona Diamondbacks ' 4-14 start to the season and the team's marquee hiring of Tony La Russa has been the gradual growth and development of the D-backs' young core position players...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 4 months ago 404 reads 0 comments

  2. Boston Red Sox Need to Send Jackie Bradley Jr. Back to the Minors

    The Boston Red Sox don't really have any viable options to play center field everyday, but the time has come to send Jackie Bradley Jr. back down to the minor leagues...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 4 months ago 1,367 reads 0 comments

  3. Boston Red Sox Should Trade for Outfielder Alex Rios

    The Boston Red Sox badly need production from their outfield. They are currently featuring the third-worst offensive OF group in the majors according to FanGraphs, and everything that went right in 2013 has seemed to go wrong in 2014...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 4 months ago 1,732 reads 2 comments

  4. Tony La Russa Changes Everything for the Arizona Diamondbacks

    In a move that was surprising and seemingly came out of left field, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced last Saturday that the organization hired Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa to become the team's newly created chief of baseball operations.

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 4 months ago 1,700 reads 0 comments

  5. Arizona Diamondbacks Should Dump Pitcher Trevor Cahill

    In mid-April, KTAR 98.7's John Gambadoro was the first to report that the Arizona Diamondbacks were moving struggling starter Trevor Cahill to the bullpen. It's was a good first step at the time, but it's not enough...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 5 months ago 920 reads 0 comments

  6. Arizona Diamondbacks' Organization Is at a Crossroads in 2014

    In 2007, the Arizona Diamondbacks made a surprising run toward the playoffs and reached the National League Championship Series before finally falling short against the Colorado Rockies ...

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  7. Critical Roadtrip Will Provide Answers for the Arizona Diamondbacks

    The numbers don't lie: 9-22 . The Arizona Diamondbacks are the worst team in baseball at the moment. While Miguel Montero's 5-4 walk-off home run Wednesday night might have ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 5 months ago 463 reads 0 comments

  8. Miguel Cabrera's Contract Is a Terrible Move for the Detroit Tigers

    Great player. Bad move. Terrible contract. "Why?" That was my first thought when it was first reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman that the Detroit Tigers had extended the contract of Miguel Cabrera through the 2023 season...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 6 months ago 685 reads 3 comments

  9. Arizona Diamondbacks Look Like a 4th-Place Team in the NL West

    I have been trying to look at the Arizona Diamondbacks ' glass half-full this spring. But, I'll admit I have been having a hard time doing it, especially in light of the terrible ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 6 months ago 309 reads 1 comments

  10. Elbow Injury Is Terrible News for Arizona Diamondbacks and Patrick Corbin

    The season for the Arizona Diamondbacks might be over before it begins with the news, first reported by AZCentral's Nick Piecoro, that the D'Backs' young ace Patrick Corbin has a UCL tear in his elbow that might require Tommy John surgery...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 845 reads 5 comments

  11. Toronto Blue Jays Should Pass on a One-Year Deal for Ervin Santana

    It was reported Saturday by ESPN Deportes reporter Enrique Rojas (via MLB Trade Rumors ) that the Toronto Blue Jays are one of the two finalists still in play for free-agent pitcher Ervin Santana ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 1,177 reads 10 comments

  12. Toronto Blue Jays Need to Stop Settling for Also-Ran Status

    The Toronto Blue Jays made the biggest trade of the winter during the 2012-13 offseason, acquiring Jose Reyes , Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle in a megadeal with the Miami Marlins ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 1,672 reads 2 comments

  13. Injury Concerns for Bronson Arroyo and the Arizona Diamondbacks

    Bronson Arroyo is having trouble with a slightly bulging disk in his back and was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday by the Arizona Diamondbacks . The news first came from MLB...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 599 reads 2 comments

  14. Kansas City Royals Need to Re-Sign Pitcher Ervin Santana

    It's March and Ervin Santana is still sitting out there in free agency without a home. The Kansas City Royals still have a glaring hole at the top of their starting rotation...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 3,120 reads 0 comments

  15. Are the Boston Red Sox Setting Themselves Up for a Run at David Price?

    The Boston Red Sox used the formula of giving short-term deals to high-character veterans in the winter of 2012 in order to build last year's world championship squad...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 7,308 reads 19 comments

  16. Patience Finally Pays off for the Baltimore Orioles

    For much of the winter, the Baltimore Orioles looked to be on the outside of the action in the MLB , watching the other teams in the American League continue to make moves to improve ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 7 months ago 1,194 reads 1 comments

  17. 2014 MLB Payroll Paints an Ugly Picture for Arizona Diamondbacks

    The payroll numbers don't lie and they tell a very disturbing story for the 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks and their potential fortunes for the upcoming season...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 8 months ago 2,197 reads 36 comments

  18. Bronson Arroyo Solidifies Arizona Diamondbacks' Starting Rotation

    The news that the Arizona Diamondbacks had signed Bronson Arroyo first came from John Gambadoro at Arizona Sports 98.7 KTAR ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 8 months ago 816 reads 0 comments

  19. It's Time for the New York Yankees to Release Alex Rodriguez

    Alex Rodriguez finally learned his fate when arbitrator Fredric Horowitz dropped his suspension from 211 games to 162 games, first reported by USA Today's Bob Nightengale...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 8 months ago 7,875 reads 21 comments

  20. Should the New York Yankees Move Derek Jeter to Third Base?

    If the New York Yankees are ever going to consider moving Derek Jeter from shortstop, the time seems ripe for the Yankees to float the idea given the events that have transpired over the past year and New York's rebuilding this winter...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 8 months ago 2,688 reads 18 comments

  21. Arizona Diamondbacks Miss out on Masahiro Tanaka and Matt Garza

    The Arizona Diamondbacks made it very clear from the beginning in this article from Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal that they planned on being in the hunt for Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 8 months ago 1,138 reads 8 comments

  22. Lack of Talent Continues to Hurt New England Patriots

    Again the New England Patriots went into the AFC Championship Game undermanned, and for the second year in a row, they paid the price...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 8 months ago 1,819 reads 18 comments

  23. Mark Mulder Deal Is a Perfect Fit for the Los Angeles Angels

    Mark Mulder is the perfect low-risk, high-reward signing. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick was the first to report the signing of veteran pitcher with the Los Angeles Angels ...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 9 months ago 1,722 reads 2 comments

  24. Oakland A's Continue to See Baseball's Big Picture

    On the one hand, the moves made by Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane this winter seem out of character for a team that had a payroll of $ 61.9 million in 2013...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 9 months ago 1,904 reads 0 comments

  25. Could the New York Yankees Have Solved Their Pitching Problems Already?

    It's fair to wonder if the New York Yankees could have already resolved all of their pitching needs before the Masahiro Tanaka posting situation is completed...

    Jonathan Cullen Written by Jonathan Cullen about 9 months ago 13,158 reads 57 comments