1. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    The latest installment of this feature on minor league pitchers includes three right-handers on the "hot" side that are still fairly new to their organizations and another impressive low-level prospect in the Giants' organization...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 1,166 reads 0 comments

  2. MLB Trade Rumors: Updates on Waiver-Wire Buzz, Week of August 26

    As of Aug. 26, 15 major league teams either hold a playoff spot or are within seven games of one and could be looking to improve their playoff chances by making a waiver-wire deal in the near future...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 10,546 reads 4 comments

  3. Max Scherzer and the Greatest Single-Season Pitching Performances in MLB History

    With a win over the Mets on Saturday, Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer ran his regular-season record to 19-1, which would give him the highest single-season winning percentage (95%) in major league history...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 7,283 reads 30 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating All of the Hottest Waiver-Trade Buzz

    As of Aug. 23, 15 major league teams either hold a playoff spot or are within seven games of one and could be looking to improve their playoff chances by making a waiver-wire deal in the near future...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 21,418 reads 8 comments

  5. 4 Reasons Shin-Soo Choo is Right Fit for the Chicago Cubs

    Yesterday's news that the Cubs will likely pursue free agent-to-be outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, as reported by Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago , shouldn't come as much of a surprise...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 10,659 reads 17 comments

  6. Potential Trade Suitors, Packages for Chase Headley If He Clears Waivers

    On Tuesday, the Padres placed third baseman Chase Headley on revocable waivers, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports . This is probably not big news. But if he passes through unclaimed, it can certainly be...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 9,308 reads 17 comments

  7. 2014 MLB Free Agency: Ranking Suitors for Top Hitters Set to Hit the Market

    The 2014 MLB free-agent market for hitters is strong overall, although it's extremely outfield-heavy, while there appear to be slim pickings in catching and infield talent. If this sounds familiar, that's because last offseason's group was similar...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 18,024 reads 44 comments

  8. Guide to Matt Kemp Being Final Piece to a Dodgers World Series Run

    During the Los Angeles Dodgers ' remarkable 43-10 run that started on June 22, they've gotten exactly 37 at-bats from superstar center fielder Matt Kemp ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 9,375 reads 22 comments

  9. Breaking Down Top MLB Prospects Who Could Help in Each Fantasy Category

    Not surprisingly, the top prospects in baseball also figure to be the one's with the most potential to rack up points for your fantasy baseball team...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 5,148 reads 1 comments

  10. Offseason Moves the Angels Can Make to Compensate for Albert Pujols' Decline

    If the owner of your favorite baseball team has a "win at all cost" attitude, that's usually a good thing, right? Yes! Being aggressive and spending money has paid off for many eventual World Series champions...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 12 months ago 5,451 reads 30 comments

  11. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    The latest installment of this feature on minor league pitchers includes one of the best relievers in the majors from 2011-2012 on the "cold" side and one of the fastest-rising prospects in the Pittsburgh organization on the "hot" side...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 1,588 reads 3 comments

  12. Is Erik Bedard or Dan Haren the Better Trade Fit for Rangers' AL West Chase?

    With starting pitcher Alexi Ogando expected to miss at least one start with an inflamed nerve in his shoulder, the Rangers ' "Plan A," according to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News , is to acquire a replacement...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 5,125 reads 24 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating All the Hottest Waiver-Trade Buzz

    As of Aug. 19, 15 major league teams either hold a playoff spot or are within 7.5 games of one and could be looking to improve their playoff chances by making a waiver-wire deal in the near future...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 36,858 reads 18 comments

  14. How Top Cardinals Prospect Kolten Wong Could Impact the NL Playoff Chase

    It's rare that a top hitting prospect will be called up early in the season without a regular lineup spot...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 6,750 reads 6 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating All the Hottest Waiver-Trade Buzz

    As of Aug. 16, 15 major league teams either hold a playoff spot or are within 8.5 games of one and could be looking to improve their playoff chances by making a waiver-wire deal in the near future...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 26,918 reads 22 comments

  16. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Hitters at Every Minor League Level

    Jaff Decker, last week's pick for "Hottest Hitter" at the Triple-A level, was promoted to the big leagues over the weekend and hit his first major league homer on Monday...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 3,683 reads 2 comments

  17. 8 Upcoming Free Agents Who Have Made Themselves Irreplaceable in 2013

    The 2013 free-agent class is starting to take shape and there are some big names expected to be available at the conclusion of the World Series. Some will bolt for new clubs while their former team is left to figure out how to replace their production.

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 37,064 reads 62 comments

  18. 5 Most Unbelievable MLB Contract Clauses and Incentives

    The Yankees are unlikely to avoid paying Alex Rodriguez for at least the last two-plus years of his current deal, which runs through the 2017 season...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 20,257 reads 17 comments

  19. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    At this time last season, NL Rookie of the Year favorite and possible Cy Young Award candidate Jose Fernandez was pitching in the High-A Florida State League...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 5,810 reads 13 comments

  20. MLB Contenders with the Most MLB-Ready Prospect Depth

    Several rookies have already made a big impact on contending teams, including Evan Gattis ( Atlanta Braves ), Shelby Miller ( St...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 12,127 reads 11 comments

  21. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating All the Hottest Waiver-Trade Buzz

    As of today, 16 major league teams either hold a playoff spot or are within 8.5 games of one and could be looking to improve their playoff chances by making a waiver wire deal in the near future...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 44,474 reads 41 comments

  22. 4 Teams Who Should Try to Convince Jimmy Rollins to Waive No-Trade

    This may or may not be big news but Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has cleared waivers...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 4,711 reads 1 comments

  23. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating All the Hottest Waiver-Trade Buzz

    The first big move of August was made today with the Rangers acquiring outfielder Alex Rios from the White Sox , as was first reported by Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 9,415 reads 1 comments

  24. Stock Up, Stock Down Update on MLB'S Top Upcoming Free Agents

    The 2013-14 free-agent class was looking pretty pathetic early in the season, but several veterans have turned their season around and rebuilt their value, improving the overall depth amongst the group of impact players who will be available...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 4,377 reads 8 comments

  25. 5 MLB Teams That Desperately Need to Make a Waiver Deal

    Teams that desperately need to make a waiver deal— I explained the the process here last week —are probably the same teams that needed to make a trade deadline deal but couldn't make it happen for some reason...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 1 year ago 4,147 reads 0 comments