1. Hot MLB Rumors the Linked Teams Should Avoid at All Costs

    This offseason has been particularly busy. But the winter meetings have traditionally been the greatest vehicle for wheeling and dealing...

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  2. Predicting the Biggest Contracts of the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings

    Generally speaking, the MLB winter meetings tend to generate the most free-agent signings and surprising trades. But in 2013, the tides might have changed...

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  3. 5 MLB Players Who Have Already Been Way Overpaid This Offseason

    With the new ESPN television revenue deal kicking in this season, MLB teams have noticeably been spending a lot more money this offseason compared to years prior. In fact, to date, teams have spent approximately $6...

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  4. 5 Injured MLB Players Poised to Make a Huge Comeback in 2014

    Injuries are a big part of all major sports. And while baseball isn ’t contact-heavy like football or hockey, players still fall prey to injury all the time...

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  5. Potential Suitors for MLB's Top 10 Remaining Free Agents

    Over the past week, a flurry of free agents were gobbled up by major league teams. The likes of Ricky Nolasco, Phil Hughes, Dan Haren and Manny Parra were all inked to a wide range of deals...

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  6. 5 Signs Baseball Contracts Are Spiraling out of Control

    Baseball players get paid a lot of money. And with each passing year, new contracts seemingly become more and more excessive...

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  7. 2014 MLB Free Agents Whose Stats Don't Tell the Truth

    Even for fans who have a more traditional outlook when it comes to statistics, baseball is still a game of numbers. And for those who do embrace advanced statistics, they know there’s a lot more to these numbers than what meets the eye...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 8 months ago 1,946 reads 1 comments

  8. 5 MLB Free Agents Who Need to Sign ASAP

    Perhaps trying to squeeze in some business before Thanksgiving, many teams decided to throw their hats into the offseason acquisition race this past week...

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  9. 5 Biggest MLB Offseason Questions

    Even though the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers surprisingly swapped Ian Kinsler and Prince Fielder, most of the high-ranking free-agent talent is still available...

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  10. Backup Plans for MLB Contenders Losing Their Own Star Free Agents

    Even for contending teams, it’s commonplace to lose star players to free agency. But while subtracting an ace pitcher or slugging outfielder can create a huge roster void for teams, general managers must find ways to replace the departed...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 8 months ago 1,178 reads 1 comments

  11. Projecting the 2014 WAR for Top 5 MLB Free Agents

    The biggest free-agent signing to date has been Marlon Byrd, who inked a two-year, $16 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies...

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  12. Early Predictions for the 2014 MLB Season's Major Award Winners

    Fans and critics alike were on the edge of their seats awaiting the coveted 2013 MVP award winner announcements...

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  13. Ranking the 11 Most Dominant Pitchers in MLB Today

    There are a lot of great pitchers in baseball who find a variety of ways to get outs. Justin Masterson was able to secure a 3.45 ERA this season, which was mostly due to his knack for inducing groundballs (he did so at a 58...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 8 months ago 5,744 reads 31 comments

  14. 5 MLB GMs on the Hot Seat This Winter

    The offseason just kicked off. And while there hasn ’t been a monumental free-agent signing or a blockbuster trade, it’s inevitable that the first domino will fall soon...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 8 months ago 5,578 reads 18 comments

  15. Key Offseason MLB Storylines That Will Determine Who Comes out on Top

    With over 200 players set to become free agents, there will inevitably be a lot of big storylines breaking throughout the offseason...

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  16. MLB Contenders That Might Not Be Able to Fix Big Needs Via Free Agency

    Unlike most other sports, baseball has an extremely active offseason. The sheer volume of players available via free agency often has the ability to turn a mediocre team into a potential contender...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 8 months ago 2,283 reads 4 comments

  17. Final 2013 Report Card Grades for MLB's 25 Biggest Offseason Moves

    Like any baseball season, the 2013 season had its ups, downs, surprises and “I told you sos." While it’s always exciting to watch rookies like Michael Wacha emerge ...

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  18. World Series Stars About to Cash in with Big Paydays

    The 2013 World Series has been an exciting one. Despite dropping Game 2 and 3 to the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox have come roaring back, taking a 3-2 lead in the series...

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  19. Advanced MLB Stats That Could Determine the 2013 World Series Champion

    With the Boston Red Sox taking Game 1 of the World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals are already in the hole...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 9 months ago 1,265 reads 0 comments

  20. 2013 World Series: Ranking the Top 5 MVP Candidates

    After a grueling regular season and playoffs to date, the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox are set to duke it out in the World Series...

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  21. 5 Unsung LCS Heroes Who Will Shake Up the World Series

    Between David Ortiz and Carlos Beltran, the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals, respectively, have two of the greatest October players in history...

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  22. Critical Managerial Moves That Shifted the ALCS, NLCS

    Managing during the regular season and playoffs are two entirely different animals. In the postseason, skippers are constantly faced with contentious situations that not only make or break a game, but also the season...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 9 months ago 1,249 reads 5 comments

  23. Odds of 2013 MLB Postseason's Heroes Keeping Up Hot Streaks

    The postseason has always been a vehicle for pedestrian players to be elevated to hero status. Even though there hasn’t been a Francisco Cabrera moment as of yet, that doesn’t mean some players’ performances haven’t been heroic...

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  24. The Greatest Championship Series Performances in MLB History

    The 2013 playoffs have been an almost perfect representation of the regular season. In the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals owned the best regular-season record (97-65), with the Los Angles Dodgers being the strongest second-half team (45-23)..

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  25. ALCS 2013: Step-by-Step Guide for Detroit Tigers to Win the Series

    Despite possessing arguably the best hitter (Miguel Cabrera) and pitcher (Max Scherzer ) in the American League, the Detroit Tigers are still the underdogs against the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS...

    Ben Berkon Written by Ben Berkon about 9 months ago 1,547 reads 0 comments