1. Bryce Harper, Mike Rizzo Turn Baseball Business into Pointless Personal Spat

    You have to wonder at this point if Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals are ever going to get along...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 7,011 reads 14 comments

  2. Re-Evaluating Each Top MLB Offseason Target's Value Post-Winter Meetings

    When the 2014 Major League Baseball season ended, all we could do was take our best guesses for what available players would be worth on the offseason market...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 74,165 reads 76 comments

  3. How Each MLB Division Has Been Shaken Up After Offseason Frenzy

    When we last saw them in the regular season, Major League Baseball's six divisions were nice and orderly. A place for every team, every team in its place. But then the offseason happened...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 26,900 reads 89 comments

  4. Grading, Analyzing Every Impact Deal of the 2014 MLB Winter Meetings

    Now that Major League Baseball's winter meetings are in the rearview mirror, we can get to work breaking down all the impact deals that were made. If you've been keeping up with the action in San Diego, you'll know that we have much to talk about...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 146,772 reads 99 comments

  5. Marlins' Mat Latos, Dee Gordon Trades Show They Smell Blood in NL East

    Remember when the Miami Marlins shed all those star players a couple years ago, effectively punting on trying to contend in the National League East in the near future? If you ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 18,414 reads 39 comments

  6. Jimmy Rollins, Dee Gordon Trades Are Wins for Dodgers' Present and Future

    After the Los Angeles Dodgers put together the smartest front office money can buy in October and November, said front office didn't seem in much of a hurry to start living up to that title...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 36,517 reads 26 comments

  7. Has A.L.'s Flurry of Offseason Activity Made It the Clearly Superior MLB League?

    When we talk about who's "winning" the Major League Baseball offseason, we tend to think small. Players. Teams. Executives. Agents. You know, things like that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 7,374 reads 24 comments

  8. Matt Kemp Is Key High-Risk, High-Reward Trade Target in Weakened Hitting Market

    Trading for Matt Kemp shouldn't feel like an equivalent to hitting on 17 in blackjack. And yet, there are a few good reasons for why it does. We'll get to that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 20,384 reads 46 comments

  9. Is MLB Offseason Pitching Market Actually Too Crowded with Top Talent?

    You know that old saying about how you can never have too much pitching? It would seem that the 2014-2015 Major League Baseball offseason is intent on putting that to the test...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 7,724 reads 5 comments

  10. David Robertson Signing Pushes White Sox 1 Step Closer to Contention

    If it wasn't clear after the additions of Zach Duke and Adam LaRoche , it's definitely clear after the latest addition: The Chicago White Sox are going for it in 2015...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 25,871 reads 51 comments

  11. Why Is the MLB Offseason Pitching Market so Far Behind the Hitters?

    One month in, Major League Baseball's free-agent market hasn't been lacking for action. Per ESPN.com , over $600 million has already been spent on free-agent contracts. But by now, you've probably noticed the weirdness...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 12,573 reads 15 comments

  12. Identifying Favorite to Sign Each Top Free Agent Entering Winter Meetings

    Thanks in large part to the early run on position players, most of the best talent on this winter's free-agent market is already spoken for. But fret not...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 117,905 reads 157 comments

  13. 10 Impact Deals to Watch for During MLB Winter Meetings

    Put a whole bunch of Major League Baseball executives and player agents in one place for a few days, and there's bound to be action. Yup, it's time to start looking forward to the winter meetings...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 55,895 reads 55 comments

  14. Would Blockbuster Matt Kemp Trade Be Enough for Padres to Make NL West Push?

    After looking up at the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants in the NL West in 2014, the San Diego Padres are giving off strong signals that they mean to level the playing field this winter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 20,236 reads 68 comments

  15. Which Red Sox Pitching Target Makes the Most Sense in a Yoenis Cespedes Trade?

    Let's go ahead and take a couple things for granted about Yoenis Cespedes . One is that the Boston Red Sox are all but guaranteed to trade him, as the slugger is now expendable ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 27,403 reads 63 comments

  16. Are MLB Teams Getting Good Bang for Their Buck Early on in Free Agency?

    With Opening Day of the 2015 Major League Baseball season not until April 5, the free-agent market is still a long way from closing. There's no need for clubs to make a mad dash for what's left...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 29,312 reads 14 comments

  17. Running Down the Top Buy-Low Non-Tenders Now on the Free-Agent Market

    Allow me to present a couple reasons why you should give a darn that Major League Baseball's non-tender deadline came and went Tuesday night: Justin Turner, Chris Coghlan, Sam Fuld and Ryan Webb...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 27,385 reads 27 comments

  18. Los Angeles Dodgers Are MLB Offseason's Volcano Ready to Erupt

    Point your ear in the direction of Chavez Ravine, and you'll hear the sound of silence. So far, the eerily quiet Los Angeles Dodgers have been letting other clubs dictate the MLB offseason's headlines...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 30,354 reads 25 comments

  19. Are Dodgers, Yankees Headed Toward a Bidding War over Relief Ace Andrew Miller?

    Many years from now, we may find ourselves recalling how the first great bidding war between the megarich Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees of the 2000s was not over a hulking slugger or a fire-balling starter, but over a left-handed reliever...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 28,470 reads 26 comments

  20. Orioles Must Have Aggressive Winter to Keep Hard-Won A.L. East Supremacy

    It's early yet, but so far this offseason, the Baltimore Orioles sure are acting like a team that just went 96-66 and won the American League East by a dozen games. You'd expect a team like that to play it cool, and that's what the Orioles are doing..

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 6,558 reads 10 comments

  21. What Can MLB Do to Solve Its Expanding Strike Zone Problem?

    You've probably noticed how nobody in Major League Baseball can hit anymore. And out of the many reasons for that, the most overlooked is how the strike zone has really let itself go in the last few years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 8,231 reads 31 comments

  22. Which Seattle Mariners Power Target Makes the Most Sense for Them?

    The Seattle Mariners haven't found a right-handed power hitter yet. But bless their heart, they sure are trying. With righty power in short supply, the Mariners don't have a laundry list of options...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 16,844 reads 46 comments

  23. Which Superstar Will Be MLB's Next $300 Million Man?

    In the wake of Giancarlo Stanton becoming Major League Baseball's first $300 million man , a question comes to mind...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 38,032 reads 104 comments

  24. Where Do the Giants Go from Here After Pablo Sandoval's Surprising Departure?

    Suddenly, the San Francisco Giants have a panda-sized hole to fill. As expected, the Giants made a spirited run at re-signing free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 35,518 reads 101 comments

  25. Top 2014-15 MLB Free Agents Who Do and Don't Deserve the Hype

    For baseball fans, one of the only things to do this time of year is talk about free agents. Especially the hyped free agents, who we talk about again and again...and again...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 107,497 reads 100 comments