1. MLB Power Rankings: 5 Best Hitters from Each Baseball 'Era'

    Comparing Albert Pujols to Stan Musial really isn't fair. So much about the game is different, from the run environments to the nation's economy to the travel and exposure involved...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 1,743 reads 7 comments

  2. Jesus Montero Called Up: 6 Reasons He Will Make the Postseason Roster and Thrive

    Jesus Montero is on his way to the New York Yankees, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Montero, 21, has been big-league ready for months now, but the Yankees had reason ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 1,117 reads 4 comments

  3. Miguel Tejada and Aaron Rowand Cut by San Francisco Giants: Huh?

    Miguel Tejada and Aaron Rowand are freely available. Take a number. The San Francisco Giants designated Tejada and Rowand for assignment Wednesday in order to clear space to ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 775 reads 7 comments

  4. Stephen Strasburg Returns: Power Ranking the 15 Best Young Pitchers in Baseball

    Stephen Strasburg will return to the Washington Nationals Tuesday, according to Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 2,378 reads 5 comments

  5. Chicago Cubs: 10 Cubs Who Should Not Be Back in 2012

    Carlos Pena has been a terrific bargain for the 2011 Chicago Cubs . He has saved untold errors for the infield defense, driven the ball well at times and demonstrated what perfect baseball makeup is even during a lost season...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 8,403 reads 34 comments

  6. Nolan Ryan and the 25 Greatest Right-Handed Pitchers in MLB History

    In a season that has seen Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers announce himself as a true ace and maybe the best pitcher in baseball, it has been common to see Verlander compared to fellow flamethrower Nolan Ryan ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 2,034 reads 18 comments

  7. Lance Berkman Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons He Cannot Save Your Team

    Lance Berkman might be the Comeback Player of the Year in the National League. His bat is one huge reason the St...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 369 reads 0 comments

  8. Chicago Cubs: 10 Ways the Team Can Get Better with All Current Personnel

    Since firing GM Jim Hendry on August 19, the Chicago Cubs have played amid a constant swirl of rumors about who will stay and who will go as the team prepares for 2012...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 1,454 reads 1 comments

  9. MLB Waiver Wire: 5 Teams That Could Vie for Johnny Damon

    Johnny Damon likely was on a few radar screens throughout August, after clearing waivers very early on and becoming eligible for trade. But the Tampa Bay Rays DH had scuffled so badly entering Monday—a ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 822 reads 0 comments

  10. The Best Beer to Enjoy at Every MLB Ballpark

    Going to a baseball game should be an experience. A true fan will derive joy from watching the game unfold but, at the same time, whether or not the home team wins cannot be the sole determinant of success or failure in a day at the park...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 15,965 reads 27 comments

  11. Chicago Cubs: 10 Exciting Prospects in the Low Minors

    The Chicago Cubs are bad. Starlin Castro, Geovany Soto, Darwin Barney and Brett Jackson form a formidable up-the-middle core around which to build, but oof, do Tom Ricketts and company have much building to do...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 7,193 reads 5 comments

  12. MLB Waiver Wire: 5 Teams That Could Land Chris Capuano

    Chris Capuano had the best game of his career Friday night at Citi Field, leading the New York Mets to a 6-0 win over the Atlanta Braves. The rest of the series has been postponed due to Hurricane Irene...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 1,819 reads 1 comments

  13. Chicago Cubs: Darwin Barney is Not a Part of the Solution as Second Baseman

    In a gloomy season on the North Side of Chicago, many point to rookie second baseman Darwin Barney (in addition to Starlin Castro and Matt Garza) as a bright spot...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 2,206 reads 21 comments

  14. 2011 NFL Preseason Schedule: News, Injury Reports and Predictions for Week 3

    It's beginning to look a lot like football. As starters such as Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers are playing deeper into these Week 3 preseason games, the NFL is starting to look more and more like the NFL...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 810 reads 3 comments

  15. How Many Members of Each MLB Team Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

    The Boston Red Sox are a fantastic ball club. They're all business between the white lines, and they have the talent to cruise deep into October. But David Ortiz doesn't need the Sox to be dominant to have fun playing the game...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 476 reads 0 comments

  16. Jim Thome Traded to Cleveland Indians: 10 Reasons They Still Can't Catch Detroit

    Jim Thome accepted a trade to the Cleveland Indians Thursday, leaving the Minnesota Twins less than two weeks after hitting career home run No. 600 in that uniform...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 355 reads 8 comments

  17. MLB Trade Speculation: 15 Hitters Who'll Be Dealt over the Winter

    Given that the New York Yankees developed a series of prospects in the mid-1990s that almost single-handedly kept them in World Series contention for 15 years, their reticence to ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 24,935 reads 31 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Wandy Rodriguez Reportedly Claimed by Colorado Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies claimed Wandy Rodriguez of the Houston Astros on trade waivers this week, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 382 reads 1 comments

  19. Power Ranking the 50 Greatest MLB Closers of All Time

    Mariano Rivera is the only remaining MLB player wearing No. 42, a number retired in honor of Jackie Robinson in 1997. Rivera trails only Trevor Hoffman in all-time saves and has perhaps the most dominant one-pitch arsenal this side of Phil Niekro...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 6,587 reads 11 comments

  20. 10 Chicago Cubs Prospects Who Could Play at Wrigley Field in 2012

    Brett Jackson is ready to step in for the Chicago Cubs , and he could easily be the starting center fielder starting right now. But the Cubs wisely have elected to hold Jackson back a bit, and he will not get that opportunity until next Opening Day...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 2,751 reads 0 comments

  21. 20 Greatest Left-Handed MLB Hitters of All Time

    Jim Thome is not what an average baseball fan might call a pure hitter. His career batting average is under .280, and he ranks second all-time in batter strikeouts. But Thome also boasts 601 career home runs and a ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 14,972 reads 10 comments

  22. Jim Hendry Out as Chicago Cubs GM

    Jim Hendry and the Chicago Cubs announced today that Hendry has been dismissed as Cubs GM. After nine years on the job, Hendry was told July 22 he would not return and owner ...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 273 reads 0 comments

  23. Best Food Option at Each MLB Ballpark

    A ballgame is an experience. Be it Yankee Stadium or Safeco Field, Fenway Park or Tropicana Field, man does not live on wood and leather alone...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 5,990 reads 14 comments

  24. MLB Headlines: Jeff Francoeur Contract, Mike Jacobs HGH Suspension Making News

    The Kansas City Royals have signed right fielder Jeff Francoeur to a two-year contract extension, according to kansascity.com...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 893 reads 0 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs Rumors: 10 Announcements Tom Ricketts Could Make to Thrill Fans

    If you have any idea what the Chicago Cubs are up to, please let them know. The weeks since the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline have been fraught with rumors about the team's intentions for both the near and the long term...

    Matt Trueblood Written by Matt Trueblood about 3 years ago 1,017 reads 5 comments