1. 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 28,364 reads 40 comments

  2. 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

  3. 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 34,055 reads 45 comments

  4. 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

  5. B/R MLB Offseason 100: The Top 25 Starting Pitchers Available

    Now that the World Series and, with it, the 2015 Major League Baseball season have been put to bed, it's time for dozens upon dozens of players to pack their bags and get ready to move...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 42,061 reads 129 comments

  6. Gabe Kapler Could Be Catalyst in Turning Yasiel Puig Back into an MLB Superstar

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a few priorities to address this winter. The list begins with hiring a new manager. Elsewhere, there's what to do about star right fielder/everlasting headache Yasiel Puig ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 19,392 reads 40 comments

  7. Stephen Strasburg Blockbuster Would Be Yankees' Road Back to the Top

    Now that all the actual baseballing is over, we can finally turn our attention to the possibility of a Washington Nationals star heading to the Bronx and transforming the New York Yankees ...

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  8. For Vanquished Mets, Missed Opportunities Will Forever Define 2015 World Series

    When Game 5 of the 2015 World Series went to the ninth inning, FanGraphs gave the New York Mets almost a 95 percent chance of defeating the Kansas City Royals and cutting their 3-1 series lead to a 3-2 series lead...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 14,108 reads 90 comments

  9. Don Mattingly Is a Good Get, but He Alone Can't Cure Marlins' Volatility

    When the Miami Marlins decided to go ahead with their hiring of Don Mattingly as their next manager, they gained instant credibility. Of course, that is a thing they badly needed...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 11,031 reads 19 comments

  10. Mets Head Back to New York Battered and Bruised, but Not Beaten in World Series

    If the New York Mets are going to win the 2015 World Series, they'll need to claw their way out of the 2-0 hole they've dug themselves against the Kansas City Royals . Yeah, it sounds bad...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 13,966 reads 125 comments

  11. Historic World Series Game 1 Confirms Just How Close Royals-Mets Matchup Is

    Whether it's the New York Mets or the Kansas City Royals, the winner of the World Series will have its first championship in three decades...

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  12. World Series 2015: Series Preview and Game-by-Game Predictions

    One way or another, the 2015 World Series is going to result in a party three decades in the making. On one side is the New York Mets, who are looking to win the Fall Classic for the first time since 1986...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 46,349 reads 169 comments

  13. Full 2015-2016 MLB Offseason Preview, Predictions 2 Weeks Out

    The end is near. Two short weeks from now, the World Series will be over, and Major League Baseball will hunker down for the winter. But hey, it's not as bad as it sounds...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 93,203 reads 196 comments

  14. Daniel Murphy Becomes Most Improbable Member of Elite Ring of Playoff Sluggers

    Regular-season Daniel Murphy is an OK player. Pretty good, even. If we really want to stretch, we can say he might even be quite good. But postseason Daniel Murphy? He's something else, man...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 58,782 reads 81 comments

  15. 2015 MLB Postseason Showing Instant Replay Far from Solves the Issues

    Replay in baseball will make everything better, they said. It will help eliminate controversy, they said. Well, Major League Baseball has had expanded replay for two years now...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 4,531 reads 15 comments

  16. Troy Tulowitzki's Warming Bat Returns Fear Factor to Blue Jays Lineup

    The high-powered Toronto Blue Jays lineup often looked less than high-powered through the club's first seven postseason games, and it was basically all Troy Tulowitzki 's fault...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 15,549 reads 47 comments

  17. Potent Cubs Lineup Gets High-Velocity Reality Check from Mets to Open NLCS

    Through their first five games, the Chicago Cubs made hitting in the postseason look easy. Maybe a little too easy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 19,255 reads 153 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 10 MLB Postseason Performers Thus Far

    The World Series is still on the not-so-near horizon, as the 2015 MLB postseason is only one game into the championship series round. So, it'll be a while before we have a clear picture of October's biggest stars...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 44,363 reads 126 comments

  19. Overpowering Edinson Volquez Could Be Huge Addition for Title-Hopeful Royals

    Edinson Volquez and the Kansas City Royals warmed up for the American League Championship Series by dispatching one of the most dangerous offenses in baseball...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 28,134 reads 60 comments

  20. Carlos Correa, Corey Seager and Francisco Lindor Lead MLB's Shortstop Revolution

    If it seems like MLB 's collection of young shortstop talent recently went through a dry spell, you're not wrong. Between 2010 and 2013, the shortstop position was indeed lacking in young talent...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 11,936 reads 64 comments

  21. From Greinke to Mattingly, High-Upside Dodgers Face Uncertain Offseason Future

    For a time, 2015 seemed like the year the Los Angeles Dodgers finally had things figured out. After four years of trying under the current ownership group, their magic formula for winning the World Series looked like it was on the right track...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 39,075 reads 223 comments

  22. 2015 ALCS Will Be a Battle of the Powerful Blue Jays vs. the Powerhouse Royals

    In the American League, the board for the championship series is set. On one side is the Toronto Blue Jays. On the other, the Kansas City Royals. At stake: a trip to the World Series...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 55,095 reads 195 comments

  23. Johnny Cueto Finally Validates Big Investment in Pitching Royals into the ALCS

    Better late than never, as the saying goes. And certainly, this is doubly true when "late" is somehow the same thing as "right on time." Just ask Johnny Cueto ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 17,485 reads 39 comments

  24. Is David Price Worth $200 Million Free-Agent Deal with Bad Postseason Resume?

    It's too soon to know a lot about what's coming in the MLB offseason, but at least this much is certain: David Price is going to make the big bucks. If the free-agent-to-be has his way, it'll be all the big bucks...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 22,724 reads 63 comments

  25. Cubs' Young Offense Upstages Jake Arrieta with Star-Making Slugfest in G3 Win

    Based on recent headlines, you'd think the Chicago Cubs ' rise to power has had everything to do with Jake Arrieta and little to do with, well, anything else. In reality, however, the bats have also had a lot to do with that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about over 1 year ago 66,174 reads 144 comments