1. MLB History: Each Team's Worst Logo Ever

    The New York Yankees logo may not be a primary reason for their ascension to the top of the sports world, but it sure hasn't hurt. Their elegant, understated and yet commanding look has long been a part of the supposed Yankee mystique...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 1,106 reads 17 comments

  2. MLB Trade Speculation: 15 Deals That Will Happen Between Now and Opening Day

    Gio Gonzalez might find that his fate is tied to that of Yu Darvish, so come next week, the Oakland Athletics southpaw could be dealt relatively quickly...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 10,740 reads 42 comments

  3. Yu Darvish Rumors and Updates: Where Will Japanese Star Land?

    Yu Darvish could be headed for the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers or Toronto Blue Jays by the end of the week...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 3,981 reads 7 comments

  4. MLB Free Agency: Ranking Jonathan Papelbon Amid 30 Most Moronic Contracts Ever

    Jonathan Papelbon got $50 million over four years from the Philadelphia Phillies last month. That's a ridiculously awful decision, regardless of its outcome. Ruben Amaro was an idiot to commit to that deal...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 3,576 reads 27 comments

  5. MLB Free Agency 2012: Predicting the Big Winners and Losers

    We're a long way from the end of the moving and shaking in MLB free agency this winter, but some things are already becoming clear. Teams are tipping their hands about their winter strategies...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 1,174 reads 2 comments

  6. Albert Pujols to Los Angeles Angels: 25 Predictions for His 10-Year Deal

    Albert Pujols is a Los Angeles Angel of Anaheim. That much we know. After signing his 10-year, $254 million contract last week, Pujols joins a team suddenly slated for an Opening Day payroll well above $150 million in 2012...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 5,095 reads 8 comments

  7. Ryan Braun or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Cheating in Sports

    Ryan Braun doesn't have a problem; America does. The Milwaukee Brewers slugger and reigning NL MVP may or may not have cheated this season. He may or may not have taken an illegal substance...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 623 reads 0 comments

  8. Diamondbacks Trade Jarrod Parker in Package for Trevor Cahill, Get Worse

    For some reason, the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a trade with the Oakland Athletics , in which right-handed pitcher Trevor Cahill will head for Arizona, while the A's will receive a package headlined by pitching prospect Jarrod Parker...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 1,968 reads 3 comments

  9. Gio Gonzalez Trade Rumors: 10 Pitchers Teams Could Pursue If A's Price Is Wrong

    Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane has a hot commodity in his hands, and he knows it. Left-handed hurler Gio Gonzalez has teams from the New York Yankees to the Kansas City Royals drooling, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 1,295 reads 1 comments

  10. Chicago Cubs Trade for Ian Stewart: Why the Deal Makes Sense for Chicago

    Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein filled one of the key holes on the Chicago Cubs ' roster Thursday, closing the Winter Meetings by trading for Colorado Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 2,410 reads 11 comments

  11. MLB Winter Meetings: 10 Things We Learned This Week in Dallas

    Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim won the MLB Winter Meetings this week, proving it's not how you start, but how you finish...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 4,187 reads 9 comments

  12. Albert Pujols, CJ Wilson to Angels: 10 Best Free Agent Coups in MLB History

    Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson just might be enough to restore the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to their recent glory. After two years without a playoff appearance, the Angels have a chance to regain their former place atop the AL West hierarchy...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 2,351 reads 2 comments

  13. Albert Pujols Signs with LAA Angels: 10 Teams Who'll Pay Big for Prince Fielder

    Thanks to Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim , the Rule V draft is going almost completely unnoticed. A 10-year deal worth $250 million for the best player of the last decade in MLB will do that...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 1,067 reads 4 comments

  14. MLB Free Agency: Barry Zito and 25 Free-Agent Checks GMs Wish Had Bounced

    The San Francisco Giants won the 2010 World Series on the strength of the best pitching staff in Major League Baseball. Barry Zito was not helpful in making that happen...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 7,181 reads 22 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs Rumors: Projecting the Opening Day Lineup

    Two days into the MLB Winter Meetings, the Chicago Cubs haven't done much to make waves or news. Thus is life at the annual baseball swap meet/job fair/drinking game...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 11,369 reads 15 comments

  16. Hanley Ramirez Trade Rumors: 7 Reasons Miami Marlins Star Isn't Going Anywhere

    Mongers of Hanley Ramirez trade rumors, please stop. The Miami Marlins are not going to trade their erstwhile shortstop and star performer at third base. The mere implication is nonsense...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 3,332 reads 4 comments

  17. Jose Reyes to Miami Marlins: Updated Power Ranking of All 30 MLB Infields

    Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins have agreed on a six-year, $106 million deal, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 5,498 reads 28 comments

  18. Omar Vizquel and the 25 Best Defensive Infielders in MLB History

    When voting on whom to put in the Hall of Fame, both the writers and players take into account far too little of what it means to be truly great in the game of baseball...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 3,162 reads 7 comments

  19. MLB Winter Meetings: Ranking the 20 Best Batters Available

    Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols might hold out until the holidays before signing for huge money via free agency. For most of the other top names available this winter, however, next week's MLB Winter Meetings will be the tipping point...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about over 2 years ago 3,191 reads 9 comments

  20. Comparing Every "Sandlot" Character to an MLB Player

    You loved "The Sandlot." Admit it. When the movie came out in 1993, it hit the funny bones of kids and touched a long dormant place in some adults' hearts...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about almost 3 years ago 873 reads 6 comments

  21. 10 Biggest Traitors in MLB History

    Could David Ortiz really play for the New York Yankees next season? Surely not. The Boston Red Sox 's longest-tenured leader would be an incongruous fit for the Yankees anyway, ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about almost 3 years ago 6,979 reads 16 comments

  22. MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement: 10 Reasons the New Deal Stinks

    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig wanted to expand the playoffs in order to help define his final legacy as baseball's custodian. Michael Weiner, head of the MLB Players' Association, appeased him...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about almost 3 years ago 3,366 reads 13 comments

  23. Justin Verlander 2011 AL MVP: 10 Reasons This Is a Horrible Choice by Writers

    Justin Verlander won the 2011 AL MVP award Monday. No pitcher had won the award since Dennis Eckersley in 1992, though in the interim, Pedro Martinez, Greg Maddux and Roger Clemens had all laid very legitimate claims to the trophy...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about almost 3 years ago 4,498 reads 40 comments

  24. MLB Free Agency: Power Ranking the Top 25 Infielders Available

    Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Jose Reyes get all the hype, but for teams willing to compromise on certain points in the name of finding players with major strengths, there are ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about almost 3 years ago 1,340 reads 6 comments

  25. Carlos Zambrano and All 30 MLB Teams' Best Winter Ball Participants

    With Bryce Harper and Danny Hultzen and a dozen other elite prospects lighting up the Arizona Fall League, it's understandable that many of MLB 's other affiliated winter leagues go a bit unnoticed this time of year...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about almost 3 years ago 4,217 reads 7 comments