1. Bleacher Report's Predictions for the 2015 MLB Winter Meetings, 1 Week Out

    Next Monday, the best and brightest minds of Major League Baseball will be yukking it up in Nashville, Tennessee, causing both the rumor mill and the transaction wire to go haywire...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 112,414 reads 210 comments

  2. Biggest Winners and Losers of the MLB Offseason's 1st Month

    I don't mean to alarm anyone, but the Major League Baseball offseason is already one month old. Or just about, anyway. Certainly, enough time has passed for us to look back and take stock of what's happened...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 76,348 reads 48 comments

  3. Carlos Carrasco Is MLB Offseason Pitching Market's Best Value

    Here's a rough estimate of how many talented starting pitchers are available this winter: like, a million. And for virtually all of them, the prices are pretty steep. Save for one apparent exception...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 29,051 reads 59 comments

  4. Freddie Freeman, Not Chris Davis, Is Clear Top First Baseman on MLB Market

    For teams on the hunt for a stud first baseman, Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles looms about as large on the offseason market as he does in real life. If a team wants to go for it at first base, it'll pay him the big bucks...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 8,211 reads 43 comments

  5. Jason Heyward Would Transform the Angels into a Defensive Juggernaut

    If the Kansas City Royals taught the world anything in going to the World Series in 2014 and winning the Commissioner's Trophy in 2015, it's that defense matters. Like, a lot. Apparently, the Los Angeles Angels were paying very close attention...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 20,302 reads 43 comments

  6. Is Jose Fernandez Worth a Farm-Crippling Megatrade?

    Hey, you there. Unnamed general manager. Word is you're interested in a blockbuster trade for Jose Fernandez . Well, good luck convincing the Miami Marlins to do it. But if you can...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 30,310 reads 134 comments

  7. Robinson Cano Is Still Good, but His $240M Megadeal Is Becoming an Albatross

    From the sound of things, you'd think Robinson Cano is the worst baseball player, the biggest whiner and the most despicable human being ever. In reality, he's not that bad of a guy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 year ago 497,392 reads 73 comments

  8. 6 Key Takeaways from the Early Weeks of MLB Hot Stove Chatter

    The World Series ended three weeks ago. Ever since, it's been all quiet on the baseball front. Unless, of course, you count all the hot stove chatter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 126,003 reads 53 comments

  9. Cardinals Desperately Need Power, but Chris Davis Is Too Much of a Risk

    The St. Louis Cardinals had many good things going for them in 2015, but power was not one of them. As such, you can't blame them for having eyes on the best power hitter money can buy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 19,623 reads 37 comments

  10. Potential MLB Trade Market Impact Has Caught Up to Free-Agent Class

    Like most of us this time of year, Major League Baseball teams have great big lists of things to buy. All they have to decide now is where to shop: Free Agents 'R' Us, or Trades 'R' Us...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 8,628 reads 10 comments

  11. Bryce Harper's Unanimous NL MVP Puts Exclamation Mark on Critic-Silencing Season

    A few months ago, Bryce Harper entered 2015 looking to silence the many doubters who thought he was, at worst, a huge disappointment or, at best, overrated...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 8,665 reads 66 comments

  12. Full Preview, Winner Predictions for the 2015 Esurance MLB Awards

    So, here's something you may not be aware of: Major League Baseball's award season does not actually end with the naming of the Most Valuable Players on Thursday. Nope. Not anymore...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 14,899 reads 41 comments

  13. Soft-Tossing Dallas Keuchel a Deserving Cy Young Winner in Hard-Throwing Times

    As a finesse left-hander whose average fastball doesn't even crack 90 miles per hour, Dallas Keuchel has no business winning a Cy Young in this day and age. But while we're on the topic, you'll never guess what Keuchel won Wednesday...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 8,174 reads 15 comments

  14. Red Sox Still Hold the Keys to the MLB Blockbuster Trade Market

    The Boston Red Sox have already pulled off the biggest blockbuster trade of the still-young offseason. In so doing, they sacrificed quite a bit of their prospect depth and financial flexibility...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 23,224 reads 59 comments

  15. Projecting Domino Effect If MLB's Biggest 2015 Hot Stove Rumors Come True

    Something like 99 percent of the rumors in any given MLB offseason don't come true. For the most part, it's all just noise. Dumb, loud, annoying noise...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 47,159 reads 69 comments

  16. Cy Young or Not, Jake Arrieta Achieved Pitching Perfection in 2015

    The shame of the 2015 National League Cy Young race is that only one pitcher can win it. Really, the award wouldn't be misplaced on any of the three finalists' mantelpieces...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 18,763 reads 59 comments

  17. B/R MLB Offseason 100: Top 100 Players Available in Trades, Free Agency

    After spending the last week or so going position by position, the B/R MLB Offseason 100 now arrives at its final destination. It's time to rank the top 100 players available this offseason...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 40,900 reads 36 comments

  18. Full Breakdown of the 2015 MLB Rookie of the Year Class

    Youth was served in great, big, heaping helpings in the 2015 MLB season. We witnessed one of the best rookie classes in recent memory—and of all time, for that matter. Surely, MLB would honor them all if it could...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 22,227 reads 52 comments

  19. Title-Hopeful Dodgers Should Go All In, Sign Both Zack Greinke and David Price

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for starting pitching, and word is they're willing to go big. They either want to re-sign Zack Greinke or, failing that, sign David Price instead...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 25,864 reads 88 comments

  20. B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 20 Outfielders Available

    After taking a stroll through the top pitchers, infielders and catchers on the market this winter, it's now time for the B/R MLB Offseason 100 to wrap things up with a look at the market's top outfielders...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 41,068 reads 52 comments

  21. B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 10 Catchers Available

    After taking a look at the top corner and middle infielders on the market this winter, the B/R MLB Offseason 100 will now head behind the dish to examine the top available catchers...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 47,021 reads 33 comments

  22. B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 15 Middle Infielders Available

    The B/R MLB Offseason 100 began its look at the best hitters on the market with a roundup of the top corner infielders . Now it's time to move to the center of the diamond and examine the top middle infielders...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 28,363 reads 40 comments

  23. Lance Lynn's TJ Surgery Positions Cardinals as Big Players in Loaded SP Market

    Starting pitching was the least of the St. Louis Cardinals ' problems in 2015. Even despite losing Adam Wainwright for the bulk of the year, the Cardinals rotation still racked up an MLB -best 2...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 13,403 reads 57 comments

  24. B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 15 Corner Infielders Available

    After wrapping up its look at the guys on the mound with a countdown of the top relief pitchers on the market, the B/R MLB Offseason 100 now turns its attention to the bats that are available this winter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 34,054 reads 45 comments

  25. B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 15 Relief Pitchers Available

    After getting started with a look at the top starting pitchers available this winter, the B/R MLB Offseason 100 will now turn its attention to the guys who live in the bullpen...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 28,246 reads 21 comments