1. Ranking the Top 50 MLB Players from 2012

    Back in October, I gave my take on the top 50 MLB players of the 2012 season. Now over three months later, it's time to look back at those selections and see if anything has changed...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 16,980 reads 88 comments

  2. MLB Free Agent Rumors: Top Suitors for the Top 10 Pitchers Still on the Market

    The market for MLB free-agent pitchers is now decidedly thinner, but suitors for those pitchers are still out there, ready to pounce...

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  3. Vernon Wells Phillies Rumors: Trade Would Be Colossal Mistake for Aging Team

    Vernon Wells to the Philadelphia Phillies . At least that's what the latest rumors would have you believe. For Phillies fans, it could be more of a nightmare than a happy thought...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 9,508 reads 23 comments

  4. Ranking Every Key MLB Offseason Trade, Free-Agent Signing from Worst to Best

    Christmas came early for quite a few players across Major League Baseball. Between trades and free-agent signings, there has been a whirlwind of activity already, and the offseason isn't even halfway over yet...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 3,171 reads 10 comments

  5. The Most Overpaid and Underpaid Player on Every MLB Team

    The terms "underpaid" and "overpaid" suggest a grading of performance based on the value paid for that performance. In Major League Baseball, with the rapid increase in salaries over the past two decades, value is has become an all-important commodity...

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  6. Vegas-Style Odds for Top 2013 AL Cy Young Candidates with R.A. Dickey in Toronto

    Predicting the Vegas-style odds for the 2013 AL Cy Young Award is a little like predicting who will win the Best Actor Oscar award. A complete dark-horse could come out of the pack and surprise everyone...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 6,527 reads 30 comments

  7. MLB Trade Rumors: Trade Targets That Can Shift MLB's Balance of Power in 2013

    Thus far this offseason, MLB trade rumors have been aplenty, and many of the reported trade targets have in fact made their way to their new teams...

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  8. One Gift Every MLB Team's Fans Want for Christmas

    With Christmas now just 10 days away, each MLB team's fans have likely put together their wish lists for their favorite team. In most cases, it includes a World Series title. For many, that's more of a desperate hope than a legitimate wish...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 9,563 reads 36 comments

  9. Ranking the Top 25 MLB Free Agents, Trade Targets Still Available

    Thursday was certainly an active day for MLB free agents. With Josh Hamilton agreeing to a five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels and Ryan Dempster a two-year deal with ...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 2,813 reads 3 comments

  10. MLB Free Agency: Best-Case Scenarios for All 30 Teams This Winter

    The 2013 MLB free-agency class is slowly dwindling, but with two months left until pitchers and catchers report, teams will continue searching for the pieces that can allow them to achieve their goals...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 21,694 reads 27 comments

  11. Analyzing How the Shin-Soo Choo Trade Impacts Future Offseason Moves

    It looks like 2012 is turning into the Year of the Blockbuster. At least in Major League Baseball, that is. Shin-Soo Choo was dealt by the Cleveland Indians to the Cincinnati Reds as part of a three-team, nine-player trade on Tuesday...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 1,812 reads 2 comments

  12. Predicting the Top 50 MLB Players of 2013

    The 2013 MLB season starts in less than four months, and pitchers and catchers can start reporting to spring training exactly two months from today...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 1,867 reads 74 comments

  13. All the Top Pictures, Quotes from Zack Greinke's Dodgers Press Conference

    The Los Angeles Dodgers introduced the newest member of the team on Tuesday afternoon. Zack Greinke , with a freshly-signed six-year, $147 million contract in tow, was the guest of honor at Dodger Stadium...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 4,809 reads 5 comments

  14. MLB Free Agency 2013: Playing Fact or Fiction with All the Hottest Rumors

    The MLB free-agency class of 2013 continues to slowly get smaller and smaller. However, several major players are still left without a job, and rumors continue to flow about their possible employers for the 2013 season and beyond...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 20,844 reads 14 comments

  15. Biggest Winners and Losers of the James Shields, Wade Davis, Wil Myers Trade

    Now that the dust has settled on the trade involving James Shields, Wade Davis and Wil Myers, the baseball world is digesting the significance of the transaction itself. The Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays completed the deal on Sunday...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 206 reads 5 comments

  16. Top 5 Available Players at Each Position Following Winter Meetings

    With the MLB winter meetings now in the rear-view mirror, the available pool of players in the 2013 MLB free-agency class has dwindled significantly...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 23,925 reads 29 comments

  17. Analyzing 5 Under-the-Radar MLB Trades That Will Have Huge 2013 Impact

    The art of predicting under-the-radar MLB trades is a tricky proposition. With modern-day baseball, salaries have to be considered for each player, along with length of contract, whether a player is under team control and other factors as well...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 4,936 reads 16 comments

  18. One Risky Move All 30 MLB Teams Should Make This Offseason

    As MLB teams prepare each offseason, they make assessments based on team needs both for the present and the future. At times, they may make a play for a free agent or consider a trade that some might consider to be a risky move...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 98,241 reads 56 comments

  19. MLB Free Agency: Under-the-Radar Free Agents No One Is Talking About

    This offseason's MLB free agency group of players featured quite a few players who figured to get quite a bit of publicity. That has certainly been the case for players such as Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke, Michael Bourn and a host of others...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 19,122 reads 22 comments

  20. MLB Free Agency: Updated Destination Predictions for the Top 25 Available Names

    With the 2013 MLB free agency period now in full swing with the start of the winter meetings, available players are starting to find homes...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 8,220 reads 18 comments

  21. MLB Free Agency and Trade Rumors: Tracking the Hottest Winter Meetings News

    On Monday morning, MLB free agency will take center stage in Nashville, TN as the Winter Meetings kick off. Trades will also be a hot topic in the Gaylord Opryland Resort, the site that will play host to the MLB Winter Meetings for the sixth time...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 59,833 reads 48 comments

  22. 2013 MLB Offseason: Biggest Question Mark on Every MLB Team

    Each MLB team enters the offseason with question marks. No matter what the question is, the answer needs to be found in some way, shape or form...

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  23. MLB Trades/Free Agency: 25 Bold Predictions for the Upcoming Winter Meetings

    The annual MLB winter meetings are set to start on Monday, and the 2013 MLB trade and free agency markets will take center stage at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about over 1 year ago 30,557 reads 85 comments

  24. MLB Rumors: Identifying the Buyers and Sellers at the Winter Meetings

    In just three days' time, many MLB rumors could become reality as the winter meetings get underway in Nashville. Teams will be gathering at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, the host of the winter meetings for the sixth time...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about almost 2 years ago 7,205 reads 6 comments

  25. MLB Free Agency 2013: Updating All 30 Teams' Biggest Need Still Left Unaddressed

    The MLB free agency class of 2013 features dozens of players with varying degrees of skill. Thus far, however, only a handful of those available have been signed. That could change as soon as next week...

    Doug Mead Written by Doug Mead about almost 2 years ago 16,517 reads 49 comments