1. Top MLB Offseason Targets Ranked by Star Power Left in the Tank

    Lest they forget, Major League Baseball evaluators might as well have the same motto tattooed somewhere: "Past performance doesn't guarantee future results." It's a fact of life for evaluating players...

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  2. Cubs Can Build a 2018 Champion Without Sacrificing Bryce Harper Dream

    Anyone looking from afar can be forgiven if they perceive the Chicago Cubs to be so preoccupied with fitting Bryce Harper for a uniform that they're neglecting more immediate priorities...

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  3. Power Ranking MLB's 10 Best Starting Rotations Entering 2018

    These are dark times for starting rotations in Major League Baseball. Starters are going into the 2018 season knowing that last year was a nadir characterized by small workloads and way too many home runs ...

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  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Top Potential Landing Spots for Players Still on the Block

    The trade market has saved the 2017-2018 Major League Baseball offseason from inactivity infamy. Among those who have been dealt are Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna , Evan ...

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  5. Yu Darvish vs. Jake Arrieta: Which Free-Agent Ace Is Best Big-Money Bet?

    Although spring training is just over the horizon, Major League Baseball teams in need of a No. 1 starter still have two free agents to choose from: Yu Darvish and Jake Arrieta ...

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  6. Will J.D. Martinez's $150M FA Gamble Pay Off or Blow Up in His Face?

    J.D. Martinez aims to get what he wants, come hell, high water or even spring training. With pitchers and catchers due to start reporting Feb...

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  7. 7 More Blockbuster MLB Trades That Could Still Strike This Offseason

    With the free-agent market still struggling to get off the ground, the trade market has had to bear a heavy burden in keeping the hot-stove season worthy of headlines...

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  8. Odds for Each Suitor on Top Free Agents Jake Arrieta, Yu Darvish and More

    On one hand, it's disconcerting that many of Major League Baseball's top free agents are still looking for work with spring training games less than six weeks away...

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

  9. One Thing MLB Could Do to Make Its Offseason as Exciting as the NBA's

    Not much can be done to make baseball like basketball. They're both sports, of course, but they're otherwise about as akin as spiders and spider monkeys...

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  10. Predicting Final Landing Spots for Top 10 Available MLB Offseason Targets

    Glaciers, garden snails and Bengie Molina trying to leg out a triple are just a few things that can claim to have moved faster than this winter's offseason market. But it's not over yet...

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

  11. 5 Win-Win Trade Ideas to Shift MLB's Balance of Power

    Until the hot stove finally heats up, there's no time like the present to engage in everyone's favorite winter pastime: dreaming up baseball trades. The goal here is to imagine five blockbusters...

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

  12. What Eric Hosmer Must Do to Avoid Being Colossal $140M MLB Offseason Bust

    A free-agent market that's been stagnant all winter may finally be ready to dish out a nine-figure contract. The potential lucky recipient is at once unsurprising and arguably undeserving...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 18 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Yankees Must Avoid Regretful Trade Splash on Doorstep of World Series

    The New York Yankees have entered the new year as arguably the winners of the offseason and, after coming just one win short in 2017, as arguably the team to beat in the race to the 2018 World Series...

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

  14. Jake Arrieta for Yu Darvish Swap Would Put Cubs Big Step Closer to Another Title

    As they seek a return to the World Series after winning it in 2016, the Chicago Cubs are a rare team that's done its part to breathe life into Major League Baseball's hot stove...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 24 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Evan Longoria Trade Means Giants Have No Choice but to Go on Big Spending Spree

    The San Francisco Giants have acquired a three-time All-Star and Gold Glover to play third base, thereby adding a significant upgrade over what remains of Pablo Sandoval. Now all they need is more...

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

  16. The MLB All-Star with 38 Home Runs Nobody Wants to Sign

    Mike Moustakas is a two-time All-Star who's coming off a career-high 38 home runs and is only two years removed from winning a World Series ring. Who wants to sign him as a free agent? ...

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  17. Odds for Each Blockbuster Trade Suitor on Manny Machado, Zack Greinke, and More

    As Major League Baseball's free-agent market crawls slowly along, the offseason trade market has already churned out a few blockbusters. And it's not done yet...

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

  18. Red Sox Must Avoid Making $300M Eric Hosmer-JD Martinez Panic Move

    You will know the Boston Red Sox have overreacted to their biggest rival's offseason splashes when they drop a few hundred million dollars on Eric Hosmer and J.D. Martinez...

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

  19. 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...

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

  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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...

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  23. 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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  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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