1. Full-On Power: The Top 8 Power Sluggers in the Game This Season

    When it comes to sluggers, there's been no match for Boston Red Sox designated hitter and first baseman David Ortiz in 2016. Big Papi leads all big leaguers in slugging percentage, doubles, extra-base hits and Isolated Power (ISO)...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 4 days ago 6,522 reads 23 comments

  2. Latin-American Countries Producing the Most MLB Players

    From David Ortiz to Johnny Cueto to Jose Bautista , the Dominican Republic is an MLB star-producing factory unlike any other...

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  3. Yes, They're Back: 8 MLB Teams Who Are Better Than Last Year

    What a difference a year has made for David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox. In 2015, the club landed in the cellar in the American League East—15 games behind the division-winning Toronto Blue Jays...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 1,093 reads 0 comments

  4. 5 Keys to the Chicago Cubs Getting on a Track to the World Series

    It's no secret how the Chicago Cubs have raced out to the best record in the majors. The National League Central club, who OddsShark.com pegs as the early Fall Classic favorites, has scored the most runs in baseball and given up the fewest...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 3 months ago 7,041 reads 25 comments

  5. 6 Technological Advances That Are Changing Major League Baseball

    When it comes to trendsetting technological advancements, no sport does it better than Major League Baseball. Much of the credit for the sport's tech savvy approach goes to the vision of commissioner Rob Manfred...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 3 months ago 4,247 reads 4 comments

  6. Keys to the Washington Nationals Getting Back on Track to the Playoffs

    As the Washington Nationals learned in painful fashion just a season ago, in the bigs, everything that can go wrong will go wrong...

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  7. Ranking the Best Latin American Baseball Players

    From rising superstar Carlos Correa to established giant Miguel Cabrera, there are no shortage of ultra-talented big leaguers vying for the top spot in the rankings of the best Latin American baseball players...

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  8. Run on Impulse: The Best Natural Base Stealers in MLB

    It's not just his unreal knack for swiping bags that earns Billy Hamilton the title of best natural base stealer in MLB . It's also the fact that the king of thieves almost never gets apprehended...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 4 months ago 16,356 reads 25 comments

  9. 2016 MLB Rookies Who Are Being Hyped Up Too Early

    It's not a disaster that rising stars like Corey Seager and J.P. Crawford landed berths on the list of 2016 MLB rookies who are being hyped up too soon...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 19,015 reads 39 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 5-Tool MLB Prospects in 2016 Spring Training Camp

    It's no accident Byron Buxton is one of the premier farmhands in the game. Simply put, the Minnesota Twins center fielder is the top five-tool MLB prospect, and it isn't even close...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 27,273 reads 43 comments

  11. Spring Training 2016 Position Battles with the Most at Stake

    From the chase for the final spot in the Toronto Blue Jays rotation to the free-for-all for playing time in the Los Angeles Dodgers outfield, MLB spring training 2016 is awash with position battles that will have serious October implications...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 15,838 reads 17 comments

  12. MLB's All-Hype Team at the Start of 2016 Spring Training

    For rising star Mookie Betts and prominent trade acquisition Todd Frazier, it's far from a disaster that they've landed berths on the 2016 MLB All-Hype Team...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 42,797 reads 124 comments

  13. MLB Teams Who Didn't Do Enough This Winter to Keep Up Entering 2016

    From the Zack Greinke -less Los Angeles Dodgers to the injured and depleted St. Louis Cardinals, it's been a bummer of an offseason for some of the top MLB clubs from 2015...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 28,655 reads 99 comments

  14. Predicting Boom or Bust on Each Hyped-up MLB Offseason Rebuild

    From the reloaded Chicago Cubs to the restocked San Francisco Giants, there's no shortage of teams that have gone big during the MLB offseason...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 44,807 reads 164 comments

  15. Predicting Every MLB Team's Best and Worst 2015-16 Offseason Move

    From the Toronto Blue Jays' mini-extension for Josh Donaldson to the New York Mets' pact with Yoenis Cespedes, MLB brain trusts across the league have been swinging some seriously shrewd deals during the 2016 offseason...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 49,462 reads 165 comments

  16. MLB Stars Who'd Benefit the Most from NL Adopting the DH

    In what would be a major boon for aging sluggers such as Jose Bautista, the designated hitter could soon be arriving in a National League city near you...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 25,060 reads 108 comments

  17. MLB Predictions 2016: Projecting the Final Standings

    Thanks to the Toronto Blue Jays' relentless offense and the Chicago Cubs' incredible stable of talented young position players, those two teams are the kings of these 2016 MLB predictions...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 188,917 reads 303 comments

  18. The Most Heartwarming On-Field Moments in MLB History

    From Lou Gehrig's famous farewell to Hank Aaron's 715th trip around the bases, MLB history is littered with heartwarming moments. They're the kind of stirring and moving scenes that make you stop, think and ultimately smile...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 8,309 reads 26 comments

  19. Predicting MLB's 10 Most Exciting Teams to Watch in 2016

    Don't tell the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets that baseball is boring. Thanks to Chicago's absurd collection of bats and New York's contingent of power arms, those two teams are set up to be two of the most exciting MLB squads in 2016...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 76,903 reads 196 comments

  20. Updating the Hottest Remaining MLB Questions 1 Week from Spring Training

    The rough MLB winter rolls on for Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond and Yovani Gallardo. There's just two weeks to go before spring training camps fire up around Arizona and Florida, ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 40,562 reads 50 comments

  21. Predicting Each MLB Team's Prospect Who Will Turn the Most Heads This Spring

    Julio Urias and Raul Adalberto Mondesi are not just two of the top prospects in the game, but also the kind of rising talents who will make fans stop this spring and say, "Whoa, who was that?" The list that follows is flooded with players of that ilk..

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 79,640 reads 67 comments

  22. The Next High-Upside MLB Hitters Who Will Ascend to Superstar Status in 2016

    Kyle Schwarber and Mookie Betts are the kind of phenoms who just aren't playing around. In 2015, the Chicago Cubs' masher and the Boston Red Sox's sparkplug demonstrated that they're ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 70,713 reads 171 comments

  23. Updating the Hottest Remaining MLB Questions 2 Weeks from Spring Training

    Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond, Yovani Gallardo and Howie Kendrick have a lot in common. They're all quality big leaguers , and they're all unemployed...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 9,898 reads 19 comments

  24. Projecting Every MLB Team's Starting Lineup 2 Weeks from Spring Training

    With MLB spring training still two weeks away, now is not the time for big league skippers to be writing in their lineups with a Sharpie. But it's also not too soon to break out the No...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 123,808 reads 215 comments

  25. Dark Horses Who Could Win MLB's Hottest Upcoming 2016 Spring Position Battles

    One of the best parts about MLB spring training is getting the chance to watch dark horses like Trayce Thompson and Aaron Sanchez, who will be angling to steal jobs from more-established teammates...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 6 months ago 25,937 reads 52 comments