1. Previewing Free-Agent Names the Boston Red Sox Should Be Chasing This Offseason

    Under pressure to rebuild a team that had lost 90-plus games for the first time since 1966, Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington had an extremely active and nearly ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 13,455 reads 30 comments

  2. MLB Teams Poised to Make Waves with Big Winter Moves

    An exciting offseason usually centers around aggressive teams such as the Angels (Albert Pujols, C.J. Wilson) and Marlins (Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Heath Bell) prior to the 2012 season or the Blue Jays (R...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 6,792 reads 6 comments

  3. Predicting 'Winner or Loser' for All 30 MLB Teams in Free Agency

    There are still games to be played, some very meaningful, but there's no question that front offices for all 30 teams have already started preparing their offseason game plans...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 13,635 reads 34 comments

  4. 2014 MLB Free Agency: Predicting Winter's Highest-Paid FA at Each Position

    When it comes to Major League Baseball's free-agent market, timing can be a major factor in how much a player ends up getting paid...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 29,460 reads 18 comments

  5. How the Texas Rangers Can Avoid a Complete September Collapse

    Losing a 5.5-game division lead with 25 games left in the season is not easy to do. Barring a complete “collapse,” most teams in that position would be tough to catch...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 3,254 reads 6 comments

  6. Updated Stock Watch for Upcoming MLB Free Agents, Week 24

    The free-agent market won't be officially open for business for about another month-and-a-half (at the conclusion of the World Series), but most free agents-to-be are down to their last 12 to 15 games to either boost, maintain or lose value...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 6,122 reads 7 comments

  7. Soon-to-Be MLB Free Agents Who Will Earn Big Contracts Down the Stretch

    Small sample size or not, how a free agent-to-be performs over the last few weeks of the 2013 season could be the difference between several millions of dollars on his next contract...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 10 months ago 1,471 reads 1 comments

  8. How Derek Jeter's Injury Uncertainty Will Impact Yankees' Offseason Plans

    The latest setback for Derek Jeter — Bryan Hoch of MLB .com reported that Jeter was done for the season due to soreness in his surgically-repaired ankle—is just a ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 2,707 reads 8 comments

  9. Is Brian McCann Playing His Final Games as an Atlanta Brave?

    After battling through a shoulder injury during a disappointing 2012 season, Braves catcher Brian McCann has returned to form this year and has put himself in position to become one of the highest-paid catchers in baseball this upcoming offseason...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 6,601 reads 24 comments

  10. Early Predictions for 2013 MLB Playoff Teams, 25-Man Postseason Rosters

    We're less than three weeks away from the start of the playoffs—the NL Wild Card Game will take place on Tuesday, October 1 and the AL Wild Card Game will be played the following day—and things are still far from settled...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 20,426 reads 46 comments

  11. September Call-Up Snubs Who Will Make MLB Debuts in 2014

    Just because a prospect didn't get a September call-up — costing them some service time and a nice big-league paycheck or two to close out the year — doesn't mean they're being punished...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 2,283 reads 0 comments

  12. Updated Stock Watch for Upcoming MLB Free Agents, Week 23

    With less than a month to go in the regular season, free agents-to-be are running out of time to leave a lasting impression on potential suitors...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 9,840 reads 8 comments

  13. MLB Contenders with the Most Dynamic Roster Depth for the Stretch Run

    We've officially reached the point of the season that is often referred to as the "home stretch," where the remaining contenders fight for a playoff spot and jockey for home-field advantage...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 4,499 reads 7 comments

  14. Young MLB Pitchers Ready to Break Out Next Season

    In 2013, a new group of young pitching stars emerged with Matt Harvey and Jose Fernandez leading the way. Rookies Gerrit Cole, Pat Corbin, Shelby Miller, Martin Perez, Hyun ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 13,221 reads 22 comments

  15. MLB Free Agency 2014: Predicting Every MLB Teams' Biggest Target This Winter

    Immediately following the World Series, Major League Baseball's free agency period will begin, and the crop of talent expected to be available should make for a very interesting winter...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 18,223 reads 22 comments

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

    The latest installment of this feature includes two White Sox pitching prospects heading in opposite directions, the best Giants pitching prospect to emerge since Zack Wheeler was ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 3,275 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Waiver Deadline: Moves That Teams Will Regret Not Making

    A handful of teams that failed to make impact moves at the July 31 trade deadline were able to make up for it with waiver-wire deals in August...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 8,131 reads 11 comments

  18. 5 Reasons to Keep Watching the Chicago Cubs with an Eye on 2014

    Most of us had already suspected that this was going to be a rough season for the Cubs . In fact, it was widely considered a rebuilding year with an eye on 2014 and beyond...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 10,047 reads 9 comments

  19. 5 Reasons to Keep Watching the San Francisco Giants with an Eye on 2014

    For just the second time in four years, there'll be no World Series championship to celebrate in San Francisco. In fact, the Giants are on pace to finish with 90 losses for the first time since 2008 and in last place for the first time since 2007...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 15,894 reads 23 comments

  20. MLB Trade Rumors: Hottest Weekend Waiver Wire Buzz

    As of August 30, 16 major league teams either hold a playoff spot or are within 6.5 games of one and could be looking to improve their playoff chances by making a waiver-wire deal ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 9,883 reads 10 comments

  21. MLB Waiver Deadline: Which Hot Rumors Will Actually Happen Before the Deadline?

    With a few potential impact players on the MLB trade block before the August 31 deadline to acquire a player who would be eligible for the playoffs, talks are likely to heat up in the next day or two...

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  22. Re-Grading MLB's Important July Trades with 1 Month to Go

    With several weeks in the books since the July 31 trade deadline, it's time to re-assess the biggest deals that happened and the impact they had on their new teams...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 11,801 reads 15 comments

  23. 5 Potential MLB Call-Ups Who Could Be Showcased for Winter Trades

    Not all prospects who'll receive regular playing time in September will be auditioning for 2014 jobs with their current organizations...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 5,104 reads 1 comments

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

    The latest installment of this feature includes two of the fastest rising outfield prospects in the minors and a former outfielder turned second baseman who will be transitioned back to the outfield in the Arizona Fall League...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 2,051 reads 2 comments

  25. 5 MLB Contenders Still Desperate for a Waiver-Trade Upgrade

    Nine American League teams are still fighting it out for five playoff spots. Anything can happen. Nothing is close to being set in stone...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 11 months ago 6,860 reads 7 comments