1. Ranking the Top 15 Players Still Available at the MLB Trade Deadline

    With the likes of Scott Kazmir, Johnny Cueto and Troy Tulowitzki—as reported by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal —gone from the block, the remaining days of Major League Baseball's ...

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  2. Win or Lose, Troy Tulowitzki Makes Blue Jays Must-See TV

    It was shaping up to be a quiet Monday evening in the baseball world. There was some decent drama between the lines, but nothing major. Likewise, no momentous trades were on the horizon...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 hours ago 38,710 reads 83 comments

  3. Craig Biggio Turned Unmatched Versatility into Hall of Fame Legacy

    On Sunday, longtime Houston Astros great Craig Biggio will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. When that's done, perhaps the main takeaway will be that a little versatility can go a long way...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 11,456 reads 29 comments

  4. 10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 16's MLB Action

    As much as it may seem like the past week was full of nothing but trade rumors, I bring glad tidings. There was actual baseball played in this, the 16th week of the 2015 MLB season! If you missed any of it, you've come to the right place...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 32,394 reads 76 comments

  5. Are Any Current Pitchers Capable of John Smoltz's Tommy John to HOF Path?

    OK, folks. It's time to update your knowledge of Tommy John surgery trivia. You already know that Tommy John was the first player to undergo the revolutionary elbow ligament replacement surgery in 1974...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 days ago 9,515 reads 8 comments

  6. Scott Kazmir Trade Is Smart, Clear Message Astros Are Going for It in 2015

    If you're just now joining us from an extended stay underneath a rock or inside a hypersleep chamber, yes, the Houston Astros really are 53-43 and in the middle of the American League playoff picture...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 days ago 71,770 reads 104 comments

  7. Former No. 1 Pick Mark Appel Is Huge-Upside Wild Card of 2015 Trade Season

    Who's the best trade chip on the summer market? Heck, pick one. Between Johnny Cueto , Cole Hamels, David Price, Justin Upton and Carlos Gomez, there are plenty to choose from. But none of them is the market's most interesting trade chip...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 days ago 26,000 reads 17 comments

  8. Win-Win Trade Scenarios MLB Teams Should Pull the Trigger On

    In theory, shouldn't all baseball trades be fair deals for both sides? That's the whole point of the word "trade." Legend says it stands for Transaction Really Appeased Denizens Everywhere...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 days ago 50,989 reads 121 comments

  9. Yankees, Mets Face Difficult Trade Decisions in Balancing Present vs. Future

    The year is 2015, but in New York, it's feeling more like 2006 or 2007. For the first time since then, both the Yankees and Mets have a real shot at playing baseball in October...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 30,981 reads 41 comments

  10. Every MLB Contender's Most Likely Trade Deadline Deal

    Can you feel the tension? It's palpable. With MLB 's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline now just 10 days away, all would-be contenders are on the clock to make improvements for the stretch run to October...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 days ago 214,877 reads 255 comments

  11. Old Albert Pujols Looking Like Younger Self as He Continues Home Run Surge

    Yeah, Albert Pujols is 35 years old. And yeah, that's pretty old by baseball standards. But these days, he's swinging like he's 35 going on 25...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 days ago 32,541 reads 54 comments

  12. Odds of MLB's Biggest 2015 Surprise Stars Continuing in the 2nd Half

    Before any given season, we always think we know who baseball's big stars are and what they're going to do. And to our credit, for the most part, we tend to be right. But then there are those other guys who show up...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 45,181 reads 73 comments

  13. Breaking Down the 5 Most Likely Impact MLB Trades Post-All-Star Break

    It's seemingly come out of nowhere, but right there on the horizon is the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. For the next two weeks, all would-be contenders will be scrambling to make deals...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 10 days ago 143,189 reads 132 comments

  14. Angels Hitting Sustainable Peak Despite Front Office Civil War

    For much of 2015, things have been a bit hellish for the Los Angeles Angels . They began the year by raising a ruckus over Josh Hamilton's latest relapse...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 3,721 reads 20 comments

  15. Kyle Schwarber's Call-Up Could Be Just What Cubs Need to Ignite Offense

    The first time the Chicago Cubs called up top prospect Kyle Schwarber, it was just for a quick look-see that didn't figure to impact the Cubs' season in any major way. But now Chicago is calling on Schwarber again...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 21,304 reads 107 comments

  16. 25 Post-All-Star MLB Predictions for Trade Deadline, Playoff Races and More

    Shhh...can you hear that? Total silence on the Major League Baseball landscape. With the All-Star Game having just passed by, the 2015 season is in the eye of the storm. But this silence won't last, of course...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 121,768 reads 401 comments

  17. MLB All Star Game 2015: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Another year, another MLB All-Star Game in the books. Led by MVP Mike Trout, the American League made it three in a row over the National League by a final of 6-3...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 115,803 reads 283 comments

  18. Todd Frazier's Dramatic Win Caps Successful Debut for New Home Run Derby Format

    The 2015 Home Run Derby certainly had a great ending. When the final long ball landed in the stands of Great American Ball Park, it was local hero Todd Frazier who stood victorious...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 76,496 reads 135 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Ideal Destinations for Top 5 Players on the Market

    For the next few days, it'll be All-Star season in Major League Baseball. And that'll be fun. But after that comes the really fun part: trade season...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 50,449 reads 75 comments

  20. 10 Biggest Takeaways from Week 14's MLB Action

    And just like that, the 2015 Major League Baseball season has run out of weeks to go until the All-Star break. We've just witnessed the passing of Week 14, and in its wake lies the Midsummer Classic...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 17 days ago 15,522 reads 35 comments

  21. Updating the Top 100 MLB Players at 2015's Midseason

    Coming into the 2015 Major League Baseball season, we had a notion of who the best players in the game were. But now that we're midway through the season, that notion no longer applies...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 18 days ago 76,491 reads 335 comments

  22. How the Cardinals Built Best Franchise Rotation Since Gibson-Carlton Era

    Back in the late '60s, the St. Louis Cardinals had some darn good starting rotations. Those were the days when Bob Gibson was at his peak, and there was also a promising young lefty named Steve Carlton...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 19 days ago 23,432 reads 30 comments

  23. Amid the Chaos, Red Sox Have Quietly Developed Young Core for Future

    At roughly the midpoint of it all, the Boston Red Sox 's 2015 season is so far one for the "Disappointing" file. This team was supposed to be better than the 91-game losers of 2014, and right now it's on pace to be just slightly better...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 38,178 reads 82 comments

  24. Clayton Kershaw a Victim of Outdated Pitching Measures in 2015 All-Star Snub

    On Monday, we learned something that wasn't easy to process: Clayton Kershaw is not a National League All-Star this year. Not easy to process, indeed, and even harder to swallow...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 21 days ago 48,096 reads 98 comments

  25. 2015 MLB All Star Roster: Breaking Down the AL and NL Starters

    All the votes are in, and now the secret is out. On Sunday night, Major League Baseball revealed which players the fans voted in as the starters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game , to be played at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park on July 14...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 days ago 54,891 reads 115 comments