1. Odds of Each Suitor Acquiring Top Remaining 2014 MLB Free-Agent, Trade Targets

    From Max Scherzer to Jordan Zimmermann, there are still some big-time arms up for grabs on the 2014 MLB free-agent and trade markets. While there are lots of front-line starters to be had, the pool of impact bats has all but dried up...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 day ago 6,737 reads 6 comments

  2. Key MLB Free Agents Opting for 'Greener Pastures' an Early Offseason Trend

    So far, the MLB offseason has been the winter of jumping ship. With the exception of Victor Martinez, who re-signed with the Detroit Tigers on a four-year, $68 million deal, all of the big-name free agents will be playing for new teams in 2015...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 3 days ago 15,935 reads 18 comments

  3. Re-Ranking the Top 25 Available MLB Free Agents Post-Winter Meetings

    The MLB free-agent market is getting light, really light. Max Scherzer and James Shields still headline the class of arms, but as far as position players go, there's Melky Cabrera and not a whole lot else...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 days ago 65,587 reads 68 comments

  4. MLB Winter Meetings 2014 Day 3: Analyzing Impact of All the Latest Deals, Rumors

    The Los Angeles Dodgers had a busy day in San Diego. On the final day of the 2014 MLB winter meetings, the National League West club completely reshuffled its middle infield...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 8 days ago 56,897 reads 39 comments

  5. All 30 MLB Teams' Updated To-Do List Entering the 2014 Winter Meetings

    From Jon Lester to Melky Cabrera, there are still some prominent pitchers and impact bats up for grabs as the 2014 MLB winter meetings kick off...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 10 days ago 51,252 reads 64 comments

  6. What If the 2014-2015 MLB Free-Agent Class Could Form Its Own Team?

    Imagine a team built entirely of players from the 2014-2015 MLB free-agent class. No general manager would ever do that. No GM could ever do that. It would be far too expensive...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 14 days ago 19,809 reads 16 comments

  7. 10 Remaining MLB Free Agents Who Suddenly Look Like Huge Values

    The MLB free-agent market is drying up fast. That is especially true with the pool of bats. The biggest names like Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval, Nelson Cruz, Victor Martinez and Russell Martin have already inked deals of four seasons or more...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 15 days ago 27,514 reads 17 comments

  8. MLB Teams Should Be Saving Blank Checks for Next Year's Free-Agent Class

    Sometimes it's best not to spend all of your money in one place. For MLB clubs, sometimes it's best not to spend all of their money in one offseason. That's starting to look like the case this year...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 17 days ago 10,096 reads 13 comments

  9. Josh Donaldson Trade Just the Start for the Oakland Athletics

    The Oakland Athletics have dealt Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for Brett Lawrie and three players you've never heard of, per the team's Twitter account...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 19 days ago 7,313 reads 19 comments

  10. Impact MLB Free Agents Who Aren't Getting Enough Attention This Winter

    While impact hitters like Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez have already landed monster deals, the MLB free-agent market for pitchers has been remarkably quiet...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 19 days ago 15,312 reads 9 comments

  11. Best Potential Matt Kemp and Justin Upton Trade Packages and Landing Spots

    Justin Upton and Matt Kemp should probably keep their phones nearby. The outfielders have been two of the most talked-about players in MLB trade rumors this offseason...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 21 days ago 37,426 reads 78 comments

  12. Odds of All 30 MLB Teams' Hottest Rumor Becoming Reality

    Rumors rule the MLB offseason. It's the time of year when general managers are seemingly listening to trade offers for every player on their roster, and when the big-time free agents are connected to all sorts of unexpected teams...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 24 days ago 176,426 reads 84 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 10 Potential Impact Closers on the MLB Free-Agent Market

    There are a lot of question marks when it comes to the MLB free-agent market for closers. The class is headlined by American League All-Star David Robertson, but after that, nearly all of the late-inning options are attached to a red flag or two...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 25 days ago 4,585 reads 18 comments

  14. How Each Top-15 MLB Free Agent Will Be Replaced by Former Team

    When it comes to the MLB free-agent market, general managers always need to have a backup plan. That's especially true for an executive like Brian Sabean, who's looking to extend Pablo Sandoval's stay with the San Francisco Giants...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 75,668 reads 12 comments

  15. Power Changes Everything: 9 MLB Players with the Most Intense Training Regimens

    Some MLB players are just born with power. It's the most valuable tool in the game. However, even the major leaguers who are naturally powerful have to do whatever it takes to hone their strength...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 12,430 reads 20 comments

  16. Offseason Competitions Just 1 More Unnecessary Injury Gamble with MLB Stars

    You were probably sleeping when Robinson Cano broke his toe on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. The injury occurred in the seventh inning of a game between the MLB All-Stars and Samurai Japan—a game that began at 4 a...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 2,089 reads 3 comments

  17. 1 Risky Move All 30 MLB Teams Should Make This Offseason

    The MLB offseason is the perfect time for teams to take risks. The bigger the risk, the bigger the payout. Looking around the league, there are all sorts of prominent free agents and trade targets for clubs to gamble on...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 191,453 reads 135 comments

  18. Odds of Max Scherzer Signing Blockbuster Deal with Each Top Possible Suitor

    It takes a ton of confidence to do what Max Scherzer did back in the spring. The right-hander passed on a monster contract extension offered by the Detroit Tigers reportedly worth ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 65,047 reads 73 comments

  19. Dark Horses Who Could Shake Up the 2014 MLB Award Voting Results

    Even though the 2014 MLB awards have yet to be handed out, in certain cases, the name of the winner has all but been etched onto the trophy. Take, for instance, Clayton Kershaw and the National League Cy Young Award...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 8,226 reads 8 comments

  20. Important Tell-All Stats to Know About the MLB Free-Agent Class' Top Stars

    There are all sorts of numbers for general managers to crunch as they sift through the MLB free-agent market. Sometimes, that crunching leads to a designated hitter who goes yard nearly as frequently as he punches out...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 3,477 reads 3 comments

  21. Projecting 1 Impact Signing Every MLB Team Will Make This Winter

    From Pablo Sandoval to Jon Lester, it's officially time for MLB free agents to start cashing in. Teams from all around the league now have the chance to sift through the market to find that big bat or front-line arm...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 70,083 reads 90 comments

  22. Bleacher Report's Final 2014 MLB Gold Glove Predictions

    An airtight defense makes all the difference—just look at the Kansas City Royals. It comes as no surprise that the ballot for the 2014 MLB Gold Glove awards is loaded with players from manager Ned Yost's squad...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 54,187 reads 89 comments

  23. Tomorrow's All-Stars: Predicting the 10 Best Right Fielders in 5 Years

    A lot is expected of right fielders. They're not only asked to have light-tower power, but also to have unreal arm strength...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 50,263 reads 57 comments

  24. Handicapping the Early World Series Odds for the 2015 Season

    The 2015 World Series is only 350-something days away. Between now and then there will be an offseason of free-agent signings and trades, spring training, a 162-game regular season, ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 10,549 reads 19 comments

  25. The Most Likely Player from Each MLB Team to Be Traded This Offseason

    The MLB trade market is the perfect place for general managers to shop when they're looking for those difficult-to-find items. At the top of that list are shortstops, aces and power hitters...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 177,233 reads 82 comments