1. Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2017 MLB Winter Meetings

    After four days of trades, signings and rumors about trades and signings, Major League Baseball's annual winter meetings came to a close Thursday. It'll be years before fair judgment can be passed on the winners and losers...

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  2. Manny Machado's Down Year, Rental Status Make Blockbuster Trade a Massive Risk

    Manny Machado is on the block and teams are lining up to trade for him. Because what could go wrong with a deal for one of Major League Baseball's top superstars? Plenty, actually...

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  3. How Many HRs Will Yankees Hit? Giancarlo Stanton Can Push Them to New MLB Record

    The New York Yankees are indeed the Bronx Bombers. Throughout Major League Baseball history, the franchise has cranked out 1,952 more home runs than any other. They've led the American League in homers 40 times ...

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  4. Imagining Sky-High Contracts If MLB's Biggest Stars Were Free Agents Right Now

    Don't expect any contract records to fall at the hands of this winter's free-agent class. There are some gems out there, to be sure. Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta, J.D. Martinez, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain top the list...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Final Predictions for the 2017 Winter Meetings' Top Free-Agent Signings, Trades

    Major League Baseball's annual winter meetings have arrived. That means deals, deals and more deals. This might have been a tad presumptuous as recently as last Friday...

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  6. Ranking the Top 7 Shohei Ohtani Favorites Heading into the Winter Meetings

    Shohei Ohtani has narrowed his list down to a lucky seven. From that list will come an even luckier No. 1. The Japanese phenom with the eyebrow-raising job title of "Ace/Slugger" was posted by the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters last week...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  7. 10 Blockbuster Trade Ideas MLB Teams Should Pull Off This Winter

    Major League Baseball 's Hot Stove season has yet to produce any blockbuster trades. Perhaps what it needs is a few ideas. Ahead lie 10 blockbuster trade concepts within the realm of possibility...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. How Red Sox Can Get Superstar Slugger Without Risking $100M Megadeal

    At a time when the Boston Red Sox badly need a slugger, it's not encouraging that their options are dwindling. According to Craig Mish of SiriusXM , the Red Sox are out of the running for Miami Marlins superstar Giancarlo Stanton...

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  9. Yankees Could Cut $40M in Payroll This Offseason and Still Get Much Better

    Even if the 2018 Major League Baseball season started tomorrow, the New York Yankees could still go out and improve on a 2017 season that ended at the doorstep of the World Series...

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  10. Marcell Ozuna, Not Giancarlo Stanton, Is Superstar Trade MLB Teams Need

    It's past time to ponder a hot-stove blockbuster involving the Miami Marlins ' other All-Star outfielder. As in, not Giancarlo Stanton ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. The Yankees' Path to Creating Dream Bryce Harper and Aaron Judge Pairing

    It had been easy to assume Bryce Harper would be fitted for pinstripes the moment he became a free agent after 2018. Then a 6'7", 282-pound problem with that idea arose in 2017...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 19 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Carlos Santana, MLB's Best 'Bang for Buck' FA, Can Return Fear Factor to Red Sox

    In front of a Boston Red Sox team in need of an impact bat is an array of expensive stars. Giancarlo Stanton tops the charts as a trade target. Then come free agents J.D. Martinez and Eric Hosmer ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Dodgers Can Form Unstoppable Giancarlo Stanton-Cody Bellinger 100 HR Duo

    Even though it was the most homer-happy season in Major League Baseball history, 2017 somehow missed out on a truly historic pair of slugging teammates...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Giancarlo Stanton Red Sox Trade Would Set Up Dream HR Rivalry with Aaron Judge

    It's good enough that Major League Baseball has Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge set to go toe-to-toe in pursuit of slugging accolades for many years to come...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 26 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Manny Machado's Already Huge $400M Free-Agent Value May Soon Rise Even Higher

    There may be nearly a whole year in between now and then, but it's a given that Manny Machado will be up for a gigantic payday if and when he hits free agency next winter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 27 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. One YOLO Risk That Could Skyrocket or Destroy Each MLB Contender's Future

    "You Only Live Once" is either a great excuse for doing something bold or a bad excuse for doing something stupid...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Cardinals Blockbuster for Giancarlo Stanton Would Be Cubs' Worst Nightmare

    If the St. Louis Cardinals want to intimidate the Chicago Cubs , it would help to have some muscle. This could explain their interest in Giancarlo Stanton ...

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  18. MLB Turned NBA: Blockbuster Offseason Trade Ideas to Build 'Superteams'

    Today's Major League Baseball isn't all that dissimilar to today's National Basketball Association. They're leagues of haves and have-nots, wherein the latter are tanking while the former are loading up...

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  19. Can J.D. Martinez Ride MLB-Best HR Pace to $200 Million Megadeal?

    'Tis the season for holiday wish lists. Little boys and girls wish for the hottest new toys. Bigger boys and girls wish for a little peace and quiet. J.D. Martinez , meanwhile, wishes for $200 million...

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  20. MLB Metrics 101: Projecting Big-Money Contracts of Offseason's Top Free Agents

    The time for playing in Major League Baseball is over. It's now time for spending. And, thus, a new challenge for Bleacher Report's MLB Metrics 101. Hello and welcome back...

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  21. Champion Astros Can Own MLB by Forming Keuchel-Verlander-Arrieta Super Rotation

    In winning 101 regular-season games and the franchise's first-ever World Series championship, the Houston Astros ascended to the top of Major League Baseball in 2017. Now they should aim for the moon by signing Jake Arrieta...

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  22. The Cubs' Path to Reuniting MLB MVPs Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant

    Following a 2017 season in which much went wrong, the Chicago Cubs have a lot to figure out this winter. It also isn't too early to hammer out a plan for reuniting Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant...

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  23. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Final 300 Players of 2017

    The 2017 Major League Baseball season just ended, so there's no time like the present to look back on the players who shone the brightest. Over the past few weeks, Bleacher Report has been rolling out its rankings for the top players at each position...

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  24. Dodgers Should Go All-In on $295M Giancarlo Stanton Trade Blockbuster

    Although their latest attempt was their best yet, the Los Angeles Dodgers still haven't cracked the code for how to bring home their first World Series championship since 1988...

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  25. No One's Safe from Blame as Dodgers Blow Chance to Grab Epic World Series Title

    The Los Angeles Dodgers came oh so close to winning their first World Series in 29 years. Close enough to touch it. Heck, close enough to taste it. Instead, the only thing they're tasting is defeat...

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