1. MLB Trade Speculation: 10 Movable Players Who'd Fold Under Big City Pressure

    For some players, the idea of playing in a big city like New York, Boston or Philadelphia is appealing. The connection with the a team's fanbase is something that certain players thrive on...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,580 reads 6 comments

  2. New York Mets: 13 Players Who Have Had Better Careers on Other Teams

    Perhaps it's just coincidence and happenstance, but it seems like the New York Mets have had the worst luck and/or timing when it comes to collecting talent on their roster...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 2,066 reads 16 comments

  3. No More Brandon Wood: Los Angels Angels Demote Former Top Prospect

    The Los Angeles Angels ' patience with Brandon Wood has finally reached its breaking point. Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLBTradeRumors...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 395 reads 0 comments

  4. MLB Trade Deadline: 6 Teams on Their Way to Midseason Fire Sales

    Nobody likes the term "fire sale." I know when I hear it, it makes me cringe. And certainly, no one likes to be part of a fire sale, because it typically means that a team is struggling ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 13,852 reads 13 comments

  5. Carlos Delgado: Potential Future Hall-of-Famer Officially Calls It a Career

    Yes, Manny Ramirez announced his retirement over the weekend. But Wednesday, another slugger officially announced his career was over— Carlos Delgado . MLB ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 4,240 reads 15 comments

  6. MLB Predictions: Buster Posey's Sophomore Slump and NL's 20 Bold Predictions

    It's still early in the 2011 season. The Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals are first and second respectively in the American League Central division. Albert Pujols is hitting below the Mendoza line...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 743 reads 1 comments

  7. MLB Preview: Looking Forward to the First Mets/Phillies Series of 2011

    There aren't many rivalries in baseball bigger than that between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 272 reads 5 comments

  8. MLB Trade Rumors: Every Team's 3 Biggest Trade Chips Entering Opening Day

    Opening Day has come and gone. Teams have finalized their 25-man rosters and baseball is officially under way...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 805 reads 1 comments

  9. Opening Day 2011: An All-Injured Team

    Opening Day is upon us! And each year, teams are destined to begin their regular seasons with certain core players on the disabled list, down with some sort of ailment...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about over 3 years ago 1,407 reads 9 comments

  10. Jason Isringhausen Returns to Where It All Began with New York Mets

    It's been more than two decades since the New York Mets drafted a young right-hander by the name of Jason Isringhausen . Since that time, "Izzy" has almost 1,000 innings under his belt, with just under 300 saves...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 459 reads 1 comments

  11. SF Giants' Aaron Rowand and 6 MLB Veterans in Danger of Cuts by Opening Day

    We are about a week-and-a-half away from Major League Baseball's Opening Day. It's time now for ball clubs everywhere to start cutting personnel as they finalize their 25-man rosters...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 2,661 reads 2 comments

  12. New York Mets: Projecting the Starting Lineup, Rotation for 2011

    The New York Mets spent this past offseason filling holes in their front office, as well as on the field. They hired a new general manager, Sandy Alderson. He hired Terry Collins to be the new manager of the team...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 1,252 reads 1 comments

  13. 10 MLB Stars Who Went from Cup of Coffee to Pot of Gold

    It's almost St. Patty's Day. That means it's almost time for four-leaf clovers, leprechauns and, of course, the mystical pot of gold...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 365 reads 0 comments

  14. New York Mets: 10 Players Their Financial Unrest May Stop Them From Signing

    At this point, it's no secret the involvement of New York Mets owners Jeff and Fred Wilpon in Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme will have a deep impact on the nature of the ball club...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 782 reads 2 comments

  15. MLB Trade Rumors: 10 Johan Santana Deals That Make Sense When He Is Healthy

    Let's pretend you are Sandy Alderson. You just became the new General Manager of the New York Mets. The Mets—a team on the brink of disarray and implosion. The owners of the team, Fred and Jeff Wilpon are knee-deep in the Bernie Madoff scam...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 2,355 reads 2 comments

  16. MLB 2011 Preview: American League Predictions

    It's official—the 2011 Major League Baseball season is right around the corner. Don't believe me? Just ask the groundhog. Or maybe the fact that the next edition of Major League Baseball video games are primed for release will convince you...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 1,979 reads 4 comments

  17. Toronto Blue Jays: Should Jose Bautista Really Be a $65 Million Man?

    Word on the street is the Toronto Blue Jays are nearing an agreement with outfielder Jose Bautista. The deal would be a five-year extension worth about $65 million, thus avoiding arbitration, according to MLB...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 1,339 reads 23 comments

  18. MLB 2011 Preview: National League Predictions

    It's official. The 2011 Major League Baseball season is right around the corner. Don't believe me? Just ask the groundhog. Or maybe the fact that the next edition of MLB video games are primed for release will convince you...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 1,047 reads 4 comments

  19. Come Back Kids: MLB Players In Need of a Bounceback Season

    No one said it was easy to get into the Major Leagues. No one said it was any easier to stay in the Major Leagues. But it is possible and you are about to see some of the once highly-touted prospects who have made it to the show...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  20. Commisioner Selig: MLB Playoff Extension Will Not Happen In 2011

    Playoff and instant replay extension in Major League Baseball will have to wait at least one more season, MLB.com reports...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about almost 4 years ago 220 reads 0 comments

  21. Chicago White Sox Still in the Mix: Don't Forget the South Side

    With all of the hoopla surrounding the Boston Red Sox (Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez, Bobby Jenks), the Washington Nationals (Jayson Werth), the Philadelphia Phillies (Cliff ...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 4 years ago 1,397 reads 5 comments

  22. Red Sox Ink Carl Crawford: Should We Call Them the Boston Left Sox?

    It "only" took a seven-year, $142 million contract for the Boston Red Sox to lure Carl Crawford to Beantown...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 4 years ago 472 reads 1 comments

  23. Jayson Werth: Did the Nationals Overpay for Their New Right Fielder?

    The Washington Nationals signed Jayson Werth to a seven-year, $126 million contract. I have one question.....

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 4 years ago 318 reads 3 comments

  24. Hall Call: Why the New York Mets and the Veteran Utility Man Are a Perfect Match

    It's not often you will read an article that's primary focus is on utility player who has never been an All-Star, has one season of 30-plus home runs, and has seen his playing time consistently dwindle...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 4 years ago 650 reads 3 comments

  25. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Carlos Santana, Brandon Webb and Other Potential Sleepers

    The 2010 baseball season has come and gone. To those who won your fantasy leagues, congratulations. And to those who did not win, well, there's always next year, right? If you are part of that latter group, you may want to pay close attention here...

    Jason Lempert Written by Jason Lempert about 4 years ago 2,679 reads 1 comments