1. 4 Reasons NL Cy Young Winner R.A. Dickey Should Retire as a New York Met

    I'm not sure exactly what the New York Mets were expecting when they signed knuckleballer R.A. Dickey to a minor league contract prior to the 2010 season...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 2 years ago 744 reads 2 comments

  2. MLB History: Greatest Players to Wear Jersey Numbers 1-57, and Beyond

    For some, jersey numbers are just that—numbers. No special meaning, no significance. Just a number. But for certain players, that number on their back holds true meaning. For instance, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki wears No...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 2 years ago 39,425 reads 5 comments

  3. MLB Free Agents 2012: Top 6 Players the New York Mets Should Target

    Sandy Alderson's first year as Mets general manager was a strange one to say the least. His tenure started with hiring Terry Collins as the team's new manager. And then Alderson was given the keys and told to drive...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 3,284 reads 9 comments

  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Predicting 10 Stars Who Could Be on the Move This Winter

    The 2011 Major League Baseball regular season has officially come to a close. And what a dramatic and historic end it was. Now, the eight best clubs in baseball turn their attention to October play, with one goal in mind—winning the World Series...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 1,729 reads 1 comments

  5. MLB Awards Predictions: 7 Stars Who Could Steal Awards with Hot Finishes

    Sometimes, it's a runaway. Sometimes, it's a dogfight to the very end. But when a player receives postseason accolades and awards, it truly shows the value and strength he brought his ballclub...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 1,123 reads 4 comments

  6. MLB's 5 Worst Managing Blunders Ever

    There have been some extraordinary managers in the long history of Major League Baseball. Bobby Cox, John McGraw, Casey Stengel and Joe Torre are just some of the brilliant men to have held the helm of baseball teams throughout history...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 3,268 reads 3 comments

  7. 7 Bold Predictions for the MLB Pennant Races

    It's crunch time, folks. We've reached the stretch run. With a month left until the 162nd game is played, we are officially in the pennant race...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 5,088 reads 57 comments

  8. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Best Hitters Who Could Still Be Available

    The big trading day in Major League Baseball has come and gone. The non-waiver trade deadline expired at 4pm EST on July 31. But by no means does that mean teams are done dealing in 2011...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 356 reads 0 comments

  9. MLB's Best 2nd-Half Performances in the Past 10 Seasons

    A baseball season is comprised of 162 grueling games, which stretch over a six-month span. Most of the games are played in the midst of the summer, including the brutal dog days of August...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 2,838 reads 3 comments

  10. MLB Trade Speculation: Updating 5 Players Who Could Still Move in August

    Sure, July 31 has come and gone. With that, the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline has expired. But that doesn't necessarily mean that teams are done trading here in 2011...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 178 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB Trade Deadline: 7 Players Who Look the Weirdest in Their New Uniforms

    It's been almost a week since the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline expired. A flurry of moves were made up until the July 31, 4:00 p.m. EST deadline. Contenders acquired the pieces they felt were needed for a playoff run...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 933 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Trades: Each MLB Team's Biggest Weakness Heading into the Deadline

    One of the most exciting times in baseball is just around the corner. The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline is a mere day away. Rumors have been swirling for weeks now...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 3 years ago 1,501 reads 6 comments

  13. MLB Power Rankings: 20 Players Who Underwent Tommy John Surgery

    If someone told you that you needed to have your elbow operated on to repair torn ligaments, your first thought or action would be to run and hide...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 2,925 reads 0 comments

  14. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: 5 Reasons to Take All-Star Voting Away from Fans

    We live in a democratic society, where the people have the right to vote for their leaders and All-Stars. And while I have no intentions on changing the American political system, ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,480 reads 14 comments

  15. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: Picking the AL and NL's All-Time All-Star Roster

    How does one pick the single best Major League Baseball player at each position, of all-time? It is by no means a simple task. So many legends have graced the game with their incredible skills and equally impressive statistics...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,336 reads 10 comments

  16. MLB Trade Rumors: 8 Outlandish Trade Whispers That Might Actually Happen

    The Major League Baseball non-waiver trading deadline is swiftly approaching. Just 30 short days to be exact...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 8,616 reads 2 comments

  17. MLB 2011: An Inside Look at the Powerless Third Basemen

    Typically, in the game of baseball, there are positions that are expected to generate a lot of offense, and some that are more defensive-oriented with little power threat...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,089 reads 5 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Randy Johnson and the 12 Best All-Time Pitchers over 6'5

    It's not easy being a Major League hitter. But it's even more difficult when you have a towering pitcher, who is already standing on top of a mound that is 10 1/2 inches higher than home plate, hurling 95-MPH fastballs at you...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. MLB Power Rankings: Every Team's Most Worthless Pitcher So Far in 2011

    We've passed the two month mark on the 2011 season. The First-Year Player Draft is among us, and All-Star ballots are filing in by the thousands...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,948 reads 5 comments

  20. Mel Ott and Every MLB Franchise's Longest Tenured Player

    It's a true testament of both a player and a team when an athlete can remain with one organization for their entire career, especially in this day-and-age, with the innovation of free agency...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 7,073 reads 0 comments

  21. Albert Pujols Trade Rumors: 10 Possible Teams That Could Make a Deadline Deal

    Coming into the 2011 season, Albert Pujols possessed 408 career home runs—all of which have come in a St. Louis Cardinals uniform. But by the time the 2011 season comes to an end, Pujols could be wearing a different uniform...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 4,155 reads 5 comments

  22. MLB Trade Speculation: The 10 Best Power Hitters Who Will Be Available

    The first month of the season has come and gone. And so far, there have only been a handful of minor trades. But before long, trading season will start to open up, and rumors will be swirling more and more...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 4,752 reads 5 comments

  23. Justin Verlander No-Hitter: Recapping the 8 No-Hitters Since 2010

    Is perfection contagious? Maybe, maybe not. But since 2010, there have been more no-hitters and perfect games thrown in Major League Baseball than from 2007-2009 combined. And on Saturday, Tigers ' ace Justin Verlander added to that number...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,813 reads 7 comments

  24. MLB Journeymen: 10 Players Who Have Worn Many, Many Hats

    Sometimes it's hard to be a ball player. As a Major League athlete, you are expected to perform at a high level, day in and day out without fail. On top of all of that, you have to be prepared to change addresses at a moment's notice...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 2,376 reads 0 comments

  25. The 9 Stupidest Player Arrests in MLB History

    People get arrested all the time—but it's even more interesting when pro athletes get caught by the police...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 3,719 reads 5 comments